Exercise Quotes

Sex without love is merely healthy exercise.

Robert A. Heinlein

Another good reducing exercise consists in placing both hands against the table edge and pushing back.

Robert Quillen

Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.

Jean-Paul Sartre

Reading is a lot like physical exercise. Reading is a workout for the brain.

Steve Pavlina

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor

William Temple, Sr.

Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise

Alfred North Whitehead

For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist, it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart -- then no problem.

Dalai Lama

Exercise of faith will be the safest where there is a clear determination summarily to reject all that is contrary to truth and love

Mahatma Gandhi

Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.

Grantland Rice

Notice carefully that sound judgment must precede the exercise of initiative

Charles Gow

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility.

Albert Einstein

To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable

Oscar Wilde

In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.

Mao Tse-Tung

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse

George Sheehan

It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, [for] all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly.

William Sloan Coffin

At the heart of the controversy in these cases are those recurring pregnancies that pose no danger whatsoever to the life or health of the mother but are, nevertheless, unwanted for any one or more of a variety of reasons convenience, family planning, economics, dislike of children, the embarrassment of illegitimacy, etc. ... I find nothing in the language or history of the Constitution to support the Court's judgment. ... As an exercise of raw judicial power, the Court perhaps has authority to do what it does today; but, in my view, its judgment is an improvident and extravagant exercise of the power of judicial review that the Constitution extends to this Court

Byron R. White

The only way we can develop muscle is through regular exercise. As soon as we stop stretching and working toward higher ethics, our standards start to sag. The muscle gets soft, and instead of excellence we have to settle for mediocrity. Maybe something even worse.

Price Pritchett

Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.

James Thomson

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

Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information

John Erskine

Education should be exercise; it has become massage.

Martin H. Fischer

All our talents increase in the using, and the every faculty, both good and bad, strengthen by exercise.

Anne Bronte 1820

Not all the arts of diplomacy are learned solely in its practice. There are other exercise yards.

Dean Acheson
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