Exercise Quotes

John m. capozzi - dig where the gold is unless you just need some...
Thomas jefferson - walking is the best possible exercise. habituate...

The maxim that people should not have a right till they are ready to exercise it properly, is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
Thomas B. Macaulay
I get plenty of exercise carrying the coffins of my friends who exercise.
Red Skelton
Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.
Earl of Chesterfield
The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
Thomas Jefferson

Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.
John Erskine
If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world.
Emily Taft Douglas
Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato, The Republic
The greatest and most amiable privilege which the rich enjoy over the poor is that which they exercise the least - - The privilege of making others happy.
Charles Caleb Colton
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
John Calhoun
Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly.
James Rippe, M. D.
To be good, we must do good and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power.
Tryon Edwards
When men exercise their reason coolly and freely on a variety of distinct questions, they inevitably fall into different opinions on some of them. When they are governed by a common passion, their opinions, if they are to be called, will be the same.
Alexander Hamilton
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Sir Francis Bacon
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Dig where the gold is? Unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi, Why Climb the Corporate Ladder When You Can Take the Elevator?
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor.
Joseph Addison
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
George Santayana
The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.
Arthur Schopenhaue
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holme
Business more than any other occupation is a continual dealing with the future it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry Robinson Luce
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Melish, January 13, 1813
I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
Author Unknown
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - And to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love.
Karl von Bonstetten
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
Thomas Jefferson
Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
Michael J. Gel
When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B. C.
I repeat... that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
Benjamin Disraeli
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
John Henry Newman
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Chauncey Depew
I repeat... that all power is a trust that we are accountable for its exercise that from the people, and for the people all springs, and all must exist.
Benjamin Disraeli