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Suzanne Somers Quotes

Suzanne Marie Somers

Suzanne Somers quotes: on being a teen mom, shedding the dumb blonde stereotype, turning problems into profits, and more.

“You are the most important person in your life. You are in control of your life.”

“When you have a dream, just go get it.”

“Visualize your ultimate goal and then do the work to make it happen.”

“You have to commit. I think the biggest word is commit.”

“All my careers had hit walls at various points, but I made sure to reinvent myself and kept going.”

“You are never are too old to learn something.”

“You cannot look at what other people are doing and wish you were them, it just doesn’t work.”

“Creativity is life.”

“There is a general knowledge that I am multi-dimensional, that when you are creative you do a lot of things.”

“What I really need is for people to know that I don’t just do this, I do this and this and this and this. We all have creativity in us and we all are multi-dimensional and we are all interested in a lot of things… and that women are fabulous. We can handle a lot of things.”

“What I really want women to know is, it ain’t over.”

“Family can help us cope with what we can’t fix on our own.”

“Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.”

“Forgive the person who has caused the most pain in your life and it will make you feel better.”

“I sell my problems. I’m a woman with problems. I’ve had problems since the day I was born. And I have found a way to turn my problems into assets.”

“Writing is my greatest passion because I can share the things that matter most to me with you.”

“I moved on from my acting dream to a beautiful career as a writer and performer, and recently released my 27th book.”

Get Skinny was my sixth book. I look over the books that I’ve written, and my subject matters are varied, and I write books pertaining to that which I’m dealing with at the moment.”

“I do good in the world. At least I try to. I speak on behalf of women, and I know I have made the lives of women happier as a result of teaching them what I have learned relative to true health rather than disease care.”

“Throughout my life, I have tried to share my philosophy that getting and staying healthy doesn’t have to feel like work. I don’t diet or slave away in a gym; what I do is make excellent food choices.”

“I have always loved food. I began cooking for my family as a young girl, and to this day, it’s one of my greatest pleasures in life.”

“I was actually going to be a chef before I got sidetracked. I used to make deserts for restaurants as a young teenage mother to make money.”

“You know, as long as you do everything in moderation, you don’t go overboard, you don’t, you know, turn your lips into guppy lips… I mean, a little zip or a little zap, that is not a big deal.”

“I started reading and talking and interviewing nutritionists and a thread was starting to form for me which is: a protein digests in a different rate of speed than a carbohydrate.”

“All those spices and herbs in your spice rack can do more than provide calorie-free, natural flavorings to enhance and make food delicious. They’re also an incredible source of antioxidants and help rev up your metabolism and improve your health at the same time.”

“We all gain a bit of weight in life. It’s all about fighting to stay healthy.”

“To age like a fine wine is a goal.”

“I am in control of how I age, and I am in control of my health. I have no bone loss, no brain loss, I have a lot of energy and a lot of strength. My heart is perfect so I think I’m more ready than I would have been in my 20s, honest to God. I’m going to live to be 110 years old!”

“The biggest myth about aging is that we can’t do anything about it. That it’s a road to being decrepit, frail, and sick.”

“I have great energy at this age. It’s great! But it’s never too late.”

“I would like to do my own daily talk show. Wisdom is the gift of aging; no young person can have or buy it. My success was and is self-evident. I’m alive. I’ve lived. I’ve thrived and have grown as a person. I’m now healthier than ever. Who can argue with that?”

“From middle age on, there’s nothing more vital to your health and weight control than building lean muscle mass, and the only way that happens is with weight training and exercise.”

“Pay attention to the language of your body. The body talks all the time, and we rarely listen. My big message to aging women is, it’s not over. We women are so incredible. We work, raise our children, run our households, and do a million things in a day. Women have to prioritize their health, too.”

“Reduce the stress levels in your life through relaxation techniques like meditation, deep breathing, and exercise. You’ll look and feel way better for it.”

“I came to fame as the dumbest woman in America. But I was acting! The problem was, I was really good at it.”

“I understood something way back when I was on Three’s Company. When I got the part, I was flat broke. I was so happy to get the part, but I kept thinking, ‘Ugh, dumb blondes are so irritating; how do I make her likable?’ I think that I achieved that. It took a while for people to realize I was acting.”

“I got pregnant at 18 and had to self-educate myself because of my child. I saw pure love when my son looked at me, and I knew that I had to make a good life for the two of us.”

“When people asked me what I did for a living, I told them I make pilots. They thought I was a stewardess.”

“Being a celebrity has its positives and negatives. Sometimes, when you are in the public eye, you just really need to just be part of the crowd, and look at other people rather than other people look at you.”

“Fame is an uncomfortable state of being, but if I can use it and put out messages that are important, then I embrace fame.”

“Travel is good for the soul. For years I have been going to the South of France to cool out.”

“I live a quiet kind of life now.”

“I’ve learned to follow the flow that life takes you on. Don’t fight it because you’ll probably end up doing the right thing.”

“Even in our failures, we should never give up.”

Cory Johnson: likes bumping #OnRepeat through the Bang & Olufsen sound system in his naturally aspirated V10; post-workout pumps; big boobs; dumb comedy; and your mom’s potato salad. He hates awkward handshakes. But who cares? Let’s talk about you.