Exercise Quotes

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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
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 nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison
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?

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
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
George Santayana
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Titus Livius
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
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
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holme
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B. C.
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Chauncey Depew
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
Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
Author Unknown
Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.
John Erskine
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
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
Ursula K. LeGuin
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
Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
Michael J. Gel
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
John Adams
The only possible form of exercise is to talk, not to walk.
Oscar Wilde
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Sir Richard Steele
Dig where the gold is unless you just need some exercise.
John M. Capozzi
Power always has to be kept in check power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
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
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
Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind.
Plato
A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.
Anonymous
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 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
If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world.
Emily Taft Douglas
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