Exercise Quotes

John stuart mill,
Benjamin disraeli - i repeat... that all power is a trust; that we...

The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
George Santayana
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
When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them.
Wystan Hugh Auden
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis

The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
Author Unknown
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
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Titus Livius
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
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
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
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
Konrad Lorenz
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
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Thomas Jefferson
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Chauncey Depew
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.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
John Adams
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Ursula K. LeGuin
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
John Henry Newman
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B. C.
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
John Calhoun
Jenny replied to this with a bitterness which might have surprized a judicious person, who had observed the tranquillity with which she bore all the affronts to her chastity; but her patience was perhaps tired out, for this is a virtue which is very apt to be fatigued by exercise.
Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
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
A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.
Anonymous
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
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
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?
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
Sigmund Freud
Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.
John Erskine
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
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato
Dig where the gold is unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison