Exercise Quotes

John adams - old minds are like old horses; you must exercise...
Sigmund freud - being entirely honest with oneself is a good...

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
A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.
Anonymous
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
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

Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Titus Livius
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 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
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele
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
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
It can be shown that for any nutty theory, beyond - The - Fringe political view, or strange religion there exists a proponent on the Net. The proof is left as an exercise for your kill - File.
Unattributed truth from r. g. frp
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
John Calhoun
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
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
Michael J. Gel
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
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?
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 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
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
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
Author Unknown
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
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
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Chauncey Depew
The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest.
Barbara M. White
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holme
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
Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
M Scott Peck
What was significant about the laughter... was not just the fact that it provides internal exercise for a person... a form of jogging for the innards, but that it creates a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work, too.
Norman Cousins
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel
The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
Thomas Jefferson
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B. C.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Thomas Jefferson
If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world.
Emily Taft Douglas
The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men.
John Henry Newman
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