Exercise Quotes

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When one has great gifts, what answer to the meaning of existence should one require beyond the right to exercise them.
Wystan Hugh Auden
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
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?

Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
Blaine Lee
The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
Thomas Jefferson
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holme
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
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
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Titus Livius
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
George Santayana
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, The Spectator, July 12, 1711
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
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
I get plenty of exercise carrying the coffins of my friends who exercise.
Red Skelton
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 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
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 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 a sufficient warrant.
John Stuart Mill, "On Liberty", 1859
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
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.
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
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
John Calhoun
If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world.
Emily Taft Douglas
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
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
Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.
John Erskine
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
Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
M Scott Peck
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
Dig where the gold is unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi
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