"I show them the funny part, the silly part, the laughing part, the crazy part and then the really deep, deep part where I'm talking from my heart to these people. Because I've been through everything they've been through."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Richard Simmons on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Richard Simmons on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Richard Simmons on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Richard Simmons on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Richard Simmons on Elbert Hubbard
"But if you pick up every other magazine, it is the peanut butter diet, or the cabbage soup diet, and then you go to the radio and you hear that you can drink some solution and you will lose weight overnight. It just does not work that way!"
"Our children are obese, either have or being threatened by diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and not socially adjusting properly to others because of a lack of fitness."
"Well mine is not gimmicky - it is the 6 food groups that God made, and exercising every day. Trying to think positively."
"I hope in my lifetime we can all continue to laugh at ourselves and not put down anyone for what they weigh."
"Everyone has a story that makes me stronger. I know that the work I do is important and I enjoy it, but it is nice to hear the feedback of what we do to inspire others."