Exercise Quotes

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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
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
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
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Chauncey Depew

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
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
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
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.
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 have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.
Mark Twain
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
Marcus Valerius Martialis
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
Blaine Lee
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
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
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
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
John Calhoun
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
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Thomas Jefferson
The only possible form of exercise is to talk, not to walk.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.
Michael J. Gel
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
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about.
George Santayana
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
The happiness that is genuinely satisfying is accompanied by the fullest exercise of our faculties and the fullest realization of the world in which we live.
Bertrand Russell
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
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
Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.
John Erskine
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
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
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
William Proxmire
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
Elie Wiesel
If women understood and exercised their power they could remake the world.
Emily Taft Douglas