Exercise Quotes

Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.

Joseph Addison

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Andrew Holmes

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.

Thomas Jefferson

I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.

Marsha Doble

Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.

Edward Stanley

Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate

Bertrand Russell

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.

Charles-Victor de Bonstettin

Conversation is an exercise of the mind;gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.

Unknown

To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.

Kim Campbell

Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society

John Ralston Saul

Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.

Carrie Latet

Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America.

Lee Haney

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.

Bob Filner

Golf is an exercise in Scottish pointlessness for people who are no longer...

Florence King

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.

Henry R. Luce

He doth entreat your grace, my noble lord, To visit him to-morrow or next day: He is within, with two right reverend fathers, Divinely bent to meditation, And in no worldly suits would he be moved To draw him from his holy exercise.

William Shakespeare

Perhaps the reward of the spirit who tries is not the goal but the exercise.

E. V. Cooke

Stay busy, get plenty of exercise, and don't drink too much. Then again, don't drink too little.

Smith-Johannsen

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.

Thomas Jefferson

These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose favourites upon the score of their wisdom, capacity and virtue; of teaching ministers to consult the public good; of rewarding merit, great abilities and eminent services; of instructing princes to know their true interest by placing it on the same foundation with that of their people: of choosing for employment persons qualified to exercise them; with many other wild impossible chimeras, that never entered before into the heart of man to conceive, and confirmed in me the old observation, that there is nothing so extravagant and irrational which some philosophers have not maintained for truth.

Jonathan Swift

Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.

Unknown

War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter.

Karl von Clausewitz

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. It is wholesome and bracing for the mind to have its faculties kept on the stretch.

August Hare

The fundamental idea of modern capitalism is not the right of the individual to possess and enjoy what he has earned, but the thesis that the exercise of this right redounds to the general good.

Ralph B. Perry
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