Quotes and Sayings about Exercise



"If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Exercise, Fact)

"Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order."
- John Adams
(Related: Exercise, Horses, Old, Order)

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Body, Exercise, Mind, Reading)

"The exercises of our meeting are to be simple and devoid of all ceremonial and formalism."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Meeting)

"As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Time, Language, Rules, Will)

"In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Life, Crisis, Eating, Exercise, First, Right, Sleep, Stress)

"I would rather exercise than read a newspaper."
- Kim Alexis
(Related: Exercise)

"To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Genius, Exercise, First, Maxim, Mind)

"I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Play)

"He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Music, Order, Play)

"In the exercise of God's efficiency, the decree of God comes first. This manner of working is the most perfect of all and notably agrees with the divine nature."
- William Ames
(Related: Nature, God, Efficiency, Exercise, First)

"From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer."
- William Ames
(Related: Religion, Faith, Love, God, Hope, Act, Hearing, Prayer, Spiritual, Word)

"Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Life, Faith, Influence, Profession)

"Your great country is wonderful at stealing pieces of history and using it for its own purposes, so there didn't seem to be anything particularly unusual about it but the English were incredibly exercised about it."
- Michael Apted
(Related: History, Country, English)

"Let each man exercise the art he knows."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Art, Exercise, Man)

"I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Running, Waste)

"In short, all things that please the natural man in this world, are, to a true Christian, only so many crosses and temptations, allurements of sin and snares of death, that continually exercise his virtue."
- Johann Arndt
(Related: Death, Virtue, Christian, Exercise, Man, Sin, Temptations, World)

"A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Goal, Exercise)

"I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it."
- John Astin
(Related: Meditation, Now, Yoga)

"On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Time, Exercise, May, Sea)

"God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: God, Exercise, Grave, Intellect, Limits)

"It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse."
- David Bailey
(Related: Nature, Body, Concern, Drinking, Eating, Exercise)

"Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Equality, Heart, Exercise, Play)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"It is true I gained muscular vigour, but with it a prodigious appetite, which I was compelled to indulge, and consequently increased in weight, until my kind old friend advised me to forsake the exercise."
- William Banting
(Related: Friend, Appetite, Exercise, Old, Weight)

"A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Education, People, Exercise, Jury, State)

"The test and the use of man's education is that he finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Education, Exercise, Man, Mind, Pleasure)

"My bones are as hard as a rock. Every time I have a biopsy, the doctors are doing hand exercises a week, ten days out."
- Don Baylor
(Related: Time, Doctors)

"I write about myself with the same pencil and in the same exercise book as about him. It is no longer I, but another whose life is just beginning."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Life, Beginning, Exercise)

"Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination."
- Daniel Bell
(Related: Imagination, Art, Technology, Exercise)

"Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Education, Children, Exercise, Future, Rights)

"If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Power, Victory, Body, Exercise, Man, Rules, World)

"And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Diet, Health, Exercise, Public, Today)

"Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties."
- Hugh Blair
(Related: Exercise, Improvement)

"To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love."
- Alan Bleasdale
(Related: Love, Age, Heart, Body, Exercise, Frigidity, Mind, Old, Study)

"At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Time, American, Cause, Democracy, Disgrace, Exercise, Iraq, Republican, Soldiers)

"When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being close to St James Park which is also good for me because it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!"
- David Blunkett
(Related: Being, London)

"I've exercised with women so thin that buzzards followed them to their cars."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Women)

"Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Life, Circumstances, Country, Day, Events, First, Public, Satisfaction, Will)

"All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort."
- Anna C. Brackett
(Related: Action, Acting, Effort, Exercise, Force, Freedom, Necessity, Will)

"A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Business, Exercise, Fun)

"I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Love, Music, Lie, Books, Will)

"Yes, we have the freedom to do what we please, but it only works because we don't do everything we might please - we should exercise some degree of personal, and corporate, responsibility."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Corporate, Exercise, Freedom, Responsibility)

"The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Government, Performance, Act, Duty, Enjoyment, Exercise, Rights, states, United, Will, Word)

"We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Europe, Prosperity, World, Zone)

"When Stevie and I joined the band, we were in the midst of breaking up, as were John and Christine. By the time Rumours was being recorded, things got worse in terms of psychology and drug use. It was a large exercise in denial - in order for me to get work done."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Time, Work, Being, Denial, Exercise, Order, Psychology)

"For me, it's like biking around the neighborhood, the walks and stuff, because I have never enjoyed the gym. Or I'll do, since I used to dance a lot, all the old dance exercises."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Dance, Biking, Old)

"The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Knowledge, Fact, Smile, Spiritual)

"To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Government, Chance, Exercise, Influence, Pride)

"To enable men to exercise that power is the object of protection."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Men, Power, Exercise, Protection)

"The first of all commodities to be exchanged is labour, and the freedom of man consists only in the exercise of the right to determine for himself in what manner his labour shall be employed, and how he will dispose of its products."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Exercise, First, Freedom, Man, Right, Will)

"Exercise caution, as I have advised many people."
- George Carman
(Related: People, Caution, Exercise)

"I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me, because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low, liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Exercise, Hurt, Influence, Liberal, Numbers)

"Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. Exercise is nothing short of a miracle."
- Cher
(Related: Exercise, Nothing)

"Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Health, Perseverance, Climate, Dress, Exercise, Temperance)

"The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control - "indoctrination," we might say - exercised through the mass media."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Control, Media, states, United)

"But you can't exercise and be high. It's impossible."
- Tommy Chong
(Related: Exercise)

"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."
- Linford Christie
(Related: Diet, Exercise)

"I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Exercise, Pretty, Walking)

"Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well."
- James Freeman Clarke
(Related: Exercise, May, Sleep)

"War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: War, Exercise, Will)

"Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century."
- John Clayton
(Related: Creation, New testament, Questions, Worship)

"Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Trust, Public, Public trust)

"I think in the wake of Katrina, the Coast Guard may well have been the only entity or agency that came out of that exercise free of fault and free of blame."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Blame, Exercise, Fault, May)

"It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, for all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly."
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Related: Life, Sports, Being, Exercise, Risk)

"Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Work, Dreams, Exercise, Practice, Variety)

"A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good nutrition program to help speed up my recovery. I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order to get back out on the ice."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Exercise, Help, Injury, Order)

"If I had not been already been meditating, I would certainly have had to start. I've treated my own depression for many years with exercise and meditation, and I've found that to be a tremendous help."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Depression, Exercise, Help, Meditation, Years)

"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
(Related: Government, Virtue, May, Stars)

"Marriage is an exercise in torture."
- Frances Conroy
(Related: Marriage, Exercise)

"There are six components of wellness: proper weight and diet, proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit, control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Diet, Control, Habit, Management, Alcohol, Exercise, Smoking, Stress, Weight)

"The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Life, Quality, Exercise, Reason)

"Since then, I have not missed five consecutive days in getting some type of aerobic exercise, mostly jogging."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Exercise)

"I think investments in general related to the exercise industry are going to be good for a long time."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Time, Exercise)

"According to the Gallup Poll, 24 percent of American adults exercised regularly in 1961, and 50 percent after 1968. The peak was 59 percent in 1984, dropping off to 51 percent last September."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: American)

"Far too many times over the next 12 to 15 years, it was brought to my attention that people who followed my exercise guidelines exactly but ignored their diet, their weight and their cigarette smoking had heart attacks at age 55."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Age, Diet, People, Heart, Attention, Exercise, Smoking, Weight, Years)

"Squash - that's not exercise, it's flagellation."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Exercise)

"The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Life, Change, Experience, Mistake, Growth, Enjoyment, Exercise, Mankind)

"After deep exercise of soul I was brought by grace to feel I could entirely."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Soul, Deep, Exercise, Grace)

"During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased; but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Soul, Thoughts, Effect, Exercise, Gain, Solitude)

"The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party, however, apply to me, apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Freedom, Rights, Party, Speech)

"I have - I have more than an interesting task in piloting Wales into our new democracy, without wanting to exercise draconian powers on behalf of anybody else - I can assure of that."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Democracy, Exercise)

"And, I hope now that everybody understands that the Labour Party - as it always has done - stands for free speech and individual Members of the Labour Party are entitled to exercise that free speech."
- Ron Davies
(Related: Hope, Exercise, Free speech, Now, Party)

"I have to be very careful about diet and exercise."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Diet, Exercise)

"I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Acting, Exercise, Friends)

"It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Eyes, Temper)

"It's hard for me to talk about Dom right now because I am Dom right now. So it's a really strange exercise to try to reflect on something that I am at the moment. But I guarantee you that when I'm done with the movie and you ask me that question, I'll be able to give you something insightful."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Exercise, Now, Question, Right, Talk)

"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
(Related: Power, People, Trust, Exercise)

"You see people who have been very heavy in their life who have taken that body, trimmed it down, firmed it up through discipline, exercise and being able to say no. Eating properly, that all comes into it."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Life, People, Discipline, Being, Body, Eating, Exercise)

"When I get my heart rate up, I get good exercise and I think it's good for a lot of things, plus it's not hurting my hips right now."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Heart, Exercise, Now, Right)

"Eating properly is great. I mean you cut the fat down, cut the cholesterol out, but still you got to get your rest and you got to have some form of exercise."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Eating, Exercise, Rest)

"I really believe the only way to stay healthy is to eat properly, get your rest and exercise. If you don't exercise and do the other two, I still don't think it's going to help you that much."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Exercise, Help, Rest)

"I consider the 70s to be the youth of old age. So all you women out there who are afraid of getting older, just keep your orgasms in place, eat a lot of vegetables, take exercise, and you'll be fine."
- Betty Dodson
(Related: Women, Age, Exercise, Old, Youth)

"Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last."
- Maureen Dowd
(Related: Exercise, Press, Wooing)

"I would much rather see responsibilities exercised by individuals than have them imposed by the government."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Government)

"I've always had a kind of visual eye, and it was a pleasant exercise for that."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Exercise, Eye)

"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
(Related: Power, Being, Exercise)

"Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Exercise)

"So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It's still their ball game. It's their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director's impulses."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Dance, Successful, Exercise, Film, Impulses, Wishes)

"In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Christianity, Affection, Chastity, Exercise, Intimacy, Romantic, Sexes)

"Thinking has become a superfluous exercise... purely internal, without compelling force, more or less a game."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Exercise, Force, Thinking)

"Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information."
- John Erskine
(Related: Decision, Exercise, Information, Opinion, Will)

"The demographic weight of countries such as China and India exercise a massive pressure on our wages and salaries. They have accomplished massive technological advances and the revolution in information technology has reduced the costs of transport."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Technology, Countries, Exercise, Revolution, Information, Pressure, Wages, Weight)

"The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it."
- Cyril Falls
(Related: Leadership, Exercise)

"A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often has no opportunity to exercise judgment."
- Marshall Field
(Related: Opportunity, Control, Circumstances, Exercise, Judgment, Man)

"Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Diet, Home, Childhood, Eating, Exercise, Obesity, Restraint)

"It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Exercise, Right)

"I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes."
- Peggy Fleming
(Related: Beauty, Sports, Ability, Athletes, Competition, Exercise, Tests)

"All forms of power - even based on the consensus of the democratic system - react when they are being attacked, or when those who exercise power become a target."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Power, Being, Exercise)

"On February 7, 2.2 million Haitians went to the polls and exercised their constitutional right to select a leader. They went by foot, by tap tap and other forms of transportation, traveling hours and standing in line for almost a day to get to their polling places."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Leader, Day, February, Right, Traveling)

"Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Work, Exercise, Help, Recreation, Sleep, Want, Worry)

"Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Exercise)

"The number of kids affected by obesity has tripled since 1980, and this can be traced in large part to lack of exercise and a healthy diet."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Diet, Exercise, Kids, Obesity)

"The real rulers in Washington are invisible, and exercise power from behind the scenes."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Power, Exercise, Washington)

"Normally I make myself swim, do exercises. For zest I like going to the cinema."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Cinema, Zest)

"Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Being, Exercise)

"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Conservative, Justification, Man, Philosophy, Selfishness)

"When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Power, Exercise)

"The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise."
- Edward Gibbon
(Related: Choice, Exercise, Language, Mind, Style)

"Early on, it's good to develop the ability to write. Learning to write is a useful exercise, even if what you're writing about is not that relevant."
- Walter Gilbert
(Related: Ability, Exercise, Learning, Writing)

"Whether it is successful or not is not the exercise for me. It is not up to me. It is out of my hands now. I am not going to in two years have hindsight and say I made a big mistake."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Mistake, Successful, Exercise, Hindsight, Now, Years)

"The belief of our Reason is an Exercise of Faith, and Faith is an Act of Reason."
- Joseph Glanvill
(Related: Faith, Belief, Act, Exercise, Reason)

"So being present becomes more and more the exercise the older you get."
- Paul M. Glaser
(Related: Being, Exercise, Present)

"When people ask me what I do, strangers on a plane, perhaps, I tell them that I think. Thinking is excellent exercise, as much as swimming or jogging."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: People, Exercise, Strangers, Thinking)

"The bottom line is that there is a lot more that could and should be done to help people with nutrition and exercise."
- Parris Glendening
(Related: People, Exercise, Help)

"Psychiatrists always say, Oh, we're very professional. I use exercise as my medication."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Exercise)

"There must be room for the imagination to exercise its powers; we must conceive and apprehend a thousand things which we do not actually witness."
- William Godwin
(Related: Imagination, Exercise)

"I think if you exercise, your state of mind - my state of mind - is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Exercise, Mind, Self, State)

"I think that making love is the best form of exercise."
- Cary Grant
(Related: Love, Exercise)

"I like exercise. I like a healthy body."
- Erin Gray
(Related: Body, Exercise)

"We were made to exercise. We feel better."
- Bob Greene
(Related: Exercise)

"We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Home, Men, War, Women, People, American, Choice, Congress, Deception, Exercise, Fantasy, Fight, Right, Troops, Will)

"Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Poetry, Exercise, Literary, Spiritual)

"We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Community, Ireland, Justice, Now, Old, Public, Service, Tomorrow)

"We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest."
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton
(Related: Society, Day, Exercise, Night, Rest, Solitude, Summer, Winter)

"Walking is great to be used as an exercise program."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Exercise, Walking)

"When doing your aerobic exercise, go at a comfortable pace until you've developed more stamina."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Exercise)

"Exercise is one of the best ways in preventing the rapid growth of obesity in America."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Growth, America, Exercise, Obesity)

"Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Goals, Day, Exercise, World)

"Beginning with exercise, the best training program available for real results is circuit training."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Beginning, Exercise, Results, Training)

"To attempt to superimpose its views through the exercise of force, is seldom the part of intelligence; it is frequently the part of ignorance."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Intelligence, Exercise, Force, Ignorance)

"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
(Related: Power, Nature, Feelings, Exercise, Nothing)

"There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises."
- P. J. Harvey
(Related: Nothing, Singing)

"The exercise of power is determined by thousands of interactions between the world of the powerful and that of the powerless, all the more so because these worlds are never divided by a sharp line: everyone has a small part of himself in both."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Power, Exercise, World)

"We have to be thankful considering our number as a family we enjoy very good health generally but you may be sure me and my partner have quite enough to exercise our minds and occupy our attention."
- John Hawley
(Related: Family, Health, Attention, Exercise, May)

"Sex without love is merely healthy exercise."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Love, Sex, Exercise)

"Everybody needs a way out of that pain. Many people choose drugs and alcohol. Some people obsessively exercise or develop strange dietary habits, which is what I did. At least it got me toward a path of healthier living."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: People, Alcohol, Drugs, Exercise, Habits, Living, Needs, Pain)

"I began by doing physical yoga, initially just for the workout, as exercise. I would get peaceful and calm at the end of it, and I was curious about that."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: End, Exercise, Yoga)

"A lot of exercise is mindless; you can have music or the radio on and not be aware. But if you're aware in anything you do - and it doesn't have to be yoga - it changes you. Being present changes you."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Music, Being, Exercise, Present, Yoga)

"Hussein has a strategy. I'm sure he'll implement that strategy, and it would be to our detriment. We're embarking on an exercise about which we know nothing."
- John Hewson
(Related: Strategy, Exercise, Nothing)

"About 10 years ago, I took some vocal lessons. I'll bet that helped. I got a tape of exercises that the girl gave me, which I don't do anymore, but they were good. And I don't smoke."
- Dan Hicks
(Related: Years)

"If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health."
- Hippocrates
(Related: Health, Exercise, Right)

"But to be the Vicar of Christ, to claim to exercise his prerogatives on earth, does involve a claim to his attributes, and therefore our opposition to Popery is opposition to a man claiming to be God."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: God, Christ, Earth, Exercise, Man, Opposition)

"The functions of these elders, therefore, determine the power of the people; for a representative is one chosen by others to do in their name what they are entitled to do in their own persons; or rather to exercise the powers which radically inhere in those for whom they act."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Power, People, Act, Exercise, Name)

"A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body without exercise and abstinence; and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty."
- Henry Home
(Related: Abstinence, Body, Exercise, Man, Mind, Poverty, Sound)

"The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other."
- Mark Hopkins
(Related: Love, Power, Affection, Consciousness, Exercise, Giving, Race)

"Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance."
- Horace
(Related: Effort, Exercise)

"He helps me every day to do my exercises. Siegfried told me once, 'The one who is a hero is the one who can hang on just one minute longer.'"
- Roy Horn
(Related: Day)

"A lot of songs you write are just for exercise - just pencil sharpeners."
- Harlan Howard
(Related: Exercise, Songs)

"Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Life, Exercise)

"True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united."
- Wilhelm von Humboldt
(Related: Body, Enjoyment, Exercise, Mind, United)

"Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Attitude, Skill)

"The church, inserted and active in human society and in history, does not exist in order to exercise political power or to govern the society."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Power, Society, History, Church, Exercise, Order)

"I'm very girly. I love to talk about diets, exercise, kids, make-up."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: Love, Exercise, Kids, Talk)

"The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Children, Commerce, Exercise)

"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Exercise, Walking)

"I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Society, People, Control, Discretion, Exercise)

"A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Nature, Character, Body, Boldness, Exercise, Independence, Games, Mind)

"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Health, Exercise, Learning, Reading, Recreation, Will, Worth)

"If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Exercise, Kids, Practice)

"Our mission for younger people is to do our best to make exercise cool, hip - the thing to do."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: People, Exercise, Mission)

"What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small."
- Richard Mentor Johnson
(Related: Government, Virtue, Rights, Nations, Religious)

"Exercise is labor without weariness."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Exercise, Labor)

"Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Work, God, Creation, Exercise, Intentions, Mind, Prayer)

"No, I don't want to exercise all the time. I still despise it, not at all."
- Star Jones
(Related: Time, Exercise, Want)

"Good men who exercise power are really the most fascinating of all people."
- John Keegan
(Related: Men, Power, People, Exercise)

"But I do not admit the comparison between your slaves and even the lowest class of European free labourers, for the former are allowed the exercise of no faculties but those which they enjoy in common with the brutes that perish."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Class, Exercise)

"Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Women, Talent, Performance, Dress, Exercise, Yesterday)

"There is no age, height, or weight requirement to skate. It is good exercise no matter what your age is. If you want to be competitive, most start young. But, I practice with many adult competitors."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Age, Exercise, Practice, Want, Weight)

"I feel my story has been exercised very thoroughly and very frequently."
- Jack Kilby
"With narration, you have to be very accurate with your voice. It's a good exercise to do."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Exercise, Voice)

"You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise."
- Grenville Kleiser
(Related: Body, Exercise)

"The main thing is healthy eating, exercise, which I do for special events, like if it's Sports Illustrated, or the swim suit catalogue for Victoria's Secret, or my own calendar that I did for the year 2000."
- Heidi Klum
(Related: Sports, Eating, Events, Exercise)

"I think if you are writing an instrumental you are dealing with more of an aesthetic in a sense but a lyric is more of a putting yourself on the line and a much more expensive exercise."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Exercise, Sense, Writing)

"The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Exercise)

"You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat!"
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Body, Exercise, Measure)

"Yes, exercise is the catalyst. That's what makes everything happen: your digestion, your elimination, your sex life, your skin, hair, everything about you depends on circulation. And how do you increase circulation?"
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Life, Sex, Exercise, Hair, Skin)

"So many older people, they just sit around all day long and they don't get any exercise. Their muscles atrophy, and they lose their strength, their energy and vitality by inactivity."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: People, Strength, Day, Energy, Exercise, Vitality)

"I do it as a therapy. I do it as something to keep me alive. We all need a little discipline. Exercise is my discipline."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Discipline, Exercise, Therapy)

"By exercise. I'll tell you one thing, you don't always have to be on the go. I sit around a lot, I read a lot, and I do watch television. But I also work out for two hours every day of my life, even when I'm on the road."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Work, Life, Day, Exercise, Road, Television)

"Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Life, Work, Exercise, Spirit)

"The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself."
- Blaine Lee
(Related: Power, Work, Leader, Honor, Will)

"I got involved with an acting school and studied for a couple years. They used to have improv exercises that you would work on and you would do improvs."
- Barry Levinson
(Related: Work, Acting, School, Years)

"Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: May, Tyranny, Victims)

"What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Men, Nature, Power, Man)

"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Government, People, Country, Exercise, Right)

"I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: Act, Authority, Exercise, Guidance, London, Office, Respect, State, Will)

"Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Intelligence, Nature, Difficulties, Exercise, May)

"Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: War, Peace, Civilization, Country, Exercise, Independence, Humanity, Influence, Liberty, Now, states, United)

"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
(Related: Pet, Day, Exercise, Research)

"Egypt, the Egypt of antiquity, at a later time, exercised a mysterious fascination over me. I recognized a picture of it immediately, without hesitation and astonishment, in an illustrated magazine."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Time, Hesitation)

"I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman's body."
- Tina Louise
(Related: Body, Woman)

"Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight."
- Henry R. Luce
(Related: Business, Exercise, Foresight, Future, Occupation)

"Divisional exercise is a great game of make-believe."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Exercise)

"As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed."
- James Madison
(Related: Exercise, Liberty, Man, Opinions, Reason, Will)

"There have been a lot of exercises and I've had to force myself to go out for walks even when I didn't feel like it, but apart from that, I am a lot better."
- Magnus Magnusson
(Related: Force)

"God did not intend religion to be an exercise club."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Religion, God, Exercise)

"A Chicago alderman once confessed he needed physical exercise but didn't like jogging, because in that sport you couldn't hit anyone."
- Andrew H. Malcolm
(Related: Chicago, Exercise)

"Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Happiness, Knowledge, Earth, Exercise, Generosity, Harmony, Practice, Reason, Universe)

"God does say He will graciously entertain our prayers. He says that if we exercise faith, and if our request is in accordance with His will, He will hear us."
- Walter Martin
(Related: God, Faith, Exercise, Will)

"But is it not the fact that religion emanates from the nature, from the moral state of the individual? Is it not therefore true that unless the nature be completely exercised, the moral state harmonized, the religion cannot be healthy?"
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Nature, Religion, Fact, State)

"Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Imagination, Belief, Exercise)

"I almost fainted. There was no family history. I had been eating a vegetarian diet and I exercised."
- Rue McClanahan
(Related: Diet, Family, History, Eating)

"I do not write by any set time schedule. I realize there are many writers who follow a daily regime where they arise at 6:00 a.m., do some sort of exercise, eat breakfast and then sit down and produce words for a three to four hour period."
- Donald McKay
(Related: Time, Exercise, Words, Writers)

"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
(Related: Power, Purpose, Community, Harm, Will)

"We have a right, also, in various ways, to act upon our unfavorable opinion of anyone, not to the oppression of his individuality, but in the exercise of ours."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Act, Exercise, Individuality, Opinion, Oppression, Right)

"The only exercise I excel at is jumping to conclusions."
- James Nathan Miller
(Related: Exercise)

"And I think we as a people need to stop being disingenuous about what the Constitution provides for. It does not provide for this all-encompassing power that we've seen exercised over the last several decades. It's what's gotten us into this bankrupt position."
- Joe Miller
(Related: Power, People, Being, Constitution)

"Floor exercise, the longest you run is two or three steps. In the vault, it's not a whole lot more than that."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Exercise)

"For the most part I'll probably do floor exercise and balance beam. Those are the two things that I do."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Balance, Exercise)

"The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous. Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Childhood, Exercise, Help, Obesity, Teaching, Want)

"To read a book, to think it over, and to write out notes is a useful exercise; a book which will not repay some hard thought is not worth publishing."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Thought, Exercise, Publishing, Will, Worth)

"But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Negative, Exercise, Liberty, Poets, Self)

"We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity."
- Akio Morita
(Related: Heart, Teamwork, Desire, Exercise, Spirit, Will)

"Like most people I can be lazy, so it's nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I'm outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer."
- Viggo Mortensen
(Related: Love, Work, People, Goal, Exercise, Play, Reason, Soccer)

"For my convalescence, I had to exercise my voice only with vowels. It is a medical rule after a long loss of voice."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Medical, Exercise, Loss, Voice)

"Democracy belongs to those who exercise it."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Democracy, Exercise)

"The love of our private friends is the only preparatory exercise for the love of all men."
- John Henry Newman
(Related: Love, Men, Exercise, Friends)

"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 M. Nixon
(Related: Government, Doctrine, President, Questioning, Separation)

"Isn't one of your first exercises in learning how to communicate to write a description of how to tie your shoelaces? The point being that it's basically impossible to use text to show that."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Being, First, Learning)

"Exercise is really important to me - it's therapeutic. So if I'm ever feeling tense or stressed or like I'm about to have a meltdown, I'll put on my iPod and head to the gym or out on a bike ride along Lake Michigan with the girls."
- Michelle Obama
(Related: Exercise, Feeling, Girls)

"To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know of reaching a true introspective state. If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors."
- Al Oerter
(Related: Exercise, Open, Right, State)

"The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Purpose, Comedy, Disgust, Drama, Emotions, Exercise, Expression, Light, Office, Tears, Terror, Tragedy)

"Temptation is like a knife, that may either cut the meat or the throat of a man; it may be his food or his poison, his exercise or his destruction."
- John Owen
(Related: Food, Destruction, Exercise, Man, May, Poison, Temptation)

"In the due exercise of your official power, in strictest accordance with law and the Constitution, you can deprive the enemy of that which, above all else, has given, and still gives him, aid and comfort."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Power, Comfort, Constitution, Enemy, Exercise, Law)

"The people are forbidden to give aid and comfort to rebels. What of a government that has the power to cut off from aid and comfort all the rebels of the South and fails to exercise it?"
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Government, Power, People, Comfort, Exercise, Forbidden)

"It is very difficult to get legislation passed. But then the danger always is that you have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power."
- Major Owens
(Related: Power, Danger, Exercise, Legislation)

"You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power."
- Major Owens
(Related: Power, Exercise)

"They actually bought me for Daredevil 2, but they have to exercise the option."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Exercise)

"The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Nature, Thought, Action, Belief, Effect, Exercise, Future, Influence, Thinking, Will)

"For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy, Oscar."
- Daniela Pestova
(Related: Exercise, Now)

"Researchers can measure what kind of angles your legs take up during the day when they're just trailing around behind you in weightless conditions, and what kind of impacts you feel during your exercise. They're going to compare that with what we do on the ground."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Day, Exercise, Measure)

"Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that."
- Mary Pickford
(Related: People, Exercise, Laughter, Theatre)

"Human beings exercise responsibilities within a social setting and a framework of obligations which transcend the principle of intelligence."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Intelligence, Exercise)

"But the system of prices ruling the market not only transmits information in the light of which economic agents can mutually adjust their actions, it also provides them with an incentive to exercise economy in terms of money."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Money, Actions, Economy, Exercise, Information, Light)

"Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Exercise, Fantasy, Mind, Wrong)

"We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion."
- Max de Pree
(Related: Ideas, Dignity, Diversity, Exercise, Healing, Joy, May, Space)

"I don't do yoga. I bite the hella outta my nails. I smoke, I eat all the wrong food, I don't exercise."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Food, Exercise, Wrong, Yoga)

"With a lot of hair and make-up then I'm possibly, remotely attractive. But it's rare, I don't think I'm ugly but I'm nothing particularly special. I'm not a yoga and health girl. I don't exercise that much and I eat crap and smoke and bite my nails."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Health, Exercise, Hair, Nothing, Ugly, Yoga)

"Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous."
- William Proxmire
(Related: Power, National security)

"The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice."
- Quintilian
(Related: Character, Virtue, Contemplation, Mind, Multiplicity, Variety, Vice)

"The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study."
- William Ramsay
(Related: Quality, Exercise, Mind, Study)

"Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise, but he will be disappointed in its content. The New Year's prospect fairly chills his daunting breast."
- John C. Ransom
(Related: Work, Content, Exercise, New year, Will)

"I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Control, Exercise)

"The exercise I do now is a mammoth change for me because I never did any exercise ever."
- Della Reese
(Related: Change, Exercise, Now)

"My doctor explained that exercise and diet changes might help and that I also might need a medication."
- Della Reese
(Related: Diet, Exercise, Help)

"If the quantity of labour realized in commodities, regulate their exchangeable value, every increase of the quantity of labour must augment the value of that commodity on which it is exercised, as every diminution must lower it."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Quantity, Value)

"Well, I have an interest in power. I have an interest in people who find themselves in the position to exercise absolute power."
- Boyd Rice
(Related: Power, People, Exercise, Interest)

"Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor."
- Grantland Rice
(Related: Body, Exercise, Man, Sound, Will)

"What we call generosity is for the most part only the vanity of giving; and we exercise it because we are more fond of that vanity than of the thing we give."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Exercise, Generosity, Giving, Vanity)

"The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Government, Successful, Growth, Exercise, Judgment, Practice, Reason)

"I suppose you all grant that woman is a human being. If she has a right to life she has a right to earn a support for that life. If a human being, she has a right to have her powers and faculties as a human being developed. If developed, she has a right to exercise them."
- Ernestine L. Rose
(Related: Life, Being, Exercise, Right, Support, Woman)

"The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral. His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department for the Commander-in-Chief and the country."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Control, Country, Defense, Exercise)

"Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Capitalism, Exercise, Liberty, Principles, Tyranny)

"By his disobedience of God's law, before man had exercised his power to bring children into the earth, not only Adam lost everything for himself, but his children were born as sinners, imperfect, and without the right to live."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Power, God, Children, Earth, Law, Man, Right)

"It's an intuitive exercise to do a Shakespeare play and to go through a Shakespeare play."
- Mark Rylance
(Related: Exercise, Play, Shakespeare)

"The Italian prose tale had begun to exercise that influence as early as Chaucer's time: but circumstances and atmosphere were as yet unfavourable for its growth."
- George Saintsbury
(Related: Growth, Circumstances, Exercise, Influence, Prose)

"The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Life, Exercise, Generosity, Poor)

"Humanism: an exaltation of freedom, but one limited by our need to exercise it as an integral part of nature and society."
- John Ralston Saul
(Related: Nature, Society, Exercise, Freedom)

"And this thesis is somewhat connected with general social and political observations, because it establishes the fact that the number of consumers is considerably larger than the number of producers, a fact which exercises a not inconsiderable social and political pressure."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Fact, Pressure)

"The moment at which music reveals its true nature is contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations. The complete mystery of music is explained right there."
- Pierre Schaeffer
(Related: Music, Nature, Exercise, Mystery, Right)

"Freedom is a muscle... you have to exercise it."
- Roy Scheider
(Related: Exercise, Freedom)

"No one wants to abandon the Israelis. But I think the perception is, and I think it's probably an accurate perception, that the tail is leading the dog - that we are giving the Israelis carte blanche ability to exercise whatever they want to do in their area."
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: Perception, Ability, Exercise, Giving, Leading, Want)

"A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration."
- Richard Schickel
(Related: Fate)

"Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Body, Exercise, Spirit, Stress, Training)

"Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Faith, Environment, Exercise, Man, Morals, Problems, Responsibility, Will)

"It's good to always do some sort of exercise."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Exercise)

"Those edges and turns teach control and discipline, just like finger exercises on the piano."
- Barbara Ann Scott
(Related: Control, Discipline)

"I do it because I want to exercise people's compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful."
- Kyra Sedgwick
(Related: People, Compassion, Exercise, Reason, Want)

"Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise."
- Hans Selye
(Related: Love, Food, Exercise, Man, Stress)

"Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Belief, Exercise, Judgment, Man)

"Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse."
- George A. Sheehan
(Related: Exercise, Wishes)

"It is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of it's own reason."
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(Related: Being, Exercise, Reason, Result)

"I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute; it's always subject to some overriding utility which may prevent its exercise."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Exercise, Lying, May)

"Exercise? I get it on the golf course. When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics."
- Red Skelton
(Related: Exercise, Friends, Golf)

"To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Nature, Exercise, Human nature, Perfection, Selfishness)

"The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Fear, Discipline, Losing)

"You need to eat normally and healthfully, and you need to exercise. I'm so passionate about this because I think people spend their lives not happy in their bodies."
- Courtney Thorne Smith
(Related: People, Exercise)

"It seems every year, people make the resolution to exercise and lose weight and get in shape."
- Ed Smith
(Related: People, Exercise, Resolution, Weight)

"I'm tired of being considered some kind of criminal or dangerous throwback for no other reason than that I value, exercise, and defend my rights under the first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Being, Constitution, Exercise, First, Rights, Reason, states, United, Value)

"Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Faith, Courage, Exercise, Mountains)

"Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Time, People, Right, Voting)

"Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise. It's something I long for but the biggest problem is bending down and putting my tennis shoes on. Once I go out I'm OK."
- David Soul
(Related: Exercise, Tennis)

"Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: People, Exercise, Free speech, Rights, Numbers, Property)

"But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Companionship, Value)

"The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Balance, Fight, Training)

"To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Life, Exercise)

"The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable, and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for the liberty, free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right."
- Ezra Stiles
(Related: Body, Conscience, Enjoyment, Exercise, Interest, Judgment, Liberty, Mankind, Right)

"We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities."
- Barbra Streisand
(Related: Family, Arrogance, Elderly, Exercise, Fraud, Presidency, President, Republican)

"I have to think of my status as a resident in this country. But I do insist that in Paraguay there was order; the judiciary had the power of complete independence; justice was fully exercised."
- Alfredo Stroessner
(Related: Power, Country, Independence, Justice, Order)

"I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes on the liberty of others."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Exercise, Liberty)

"The arrival of a good clown exercises a more beneficial influence upon the health of a town than of twenty asses laden with drugs."
- Thomas Sydenham
(Related: Health, Drugs, Influence)

"The art of medicine was to be properly learned only from its practice and its exercise."
- Thomas Sydenham
(Related: Art, Exercise, Medicine, Practice)

"Science as an intellectual exercise enriches our culture, and is in itself ennobling."
- Henry Taube
(Related: Science, Culture, Exercise)

"Your meditations may be as profound, as exalted, as devout as you like; you may practise every pious exercise you can manage, but all this is as nothing in comparison with the Blessed Sacrament. What we do may be godly, but this sacrament is God Himself!"
- Johannes Tauler
(Related: God, Exercise, May, Nothing)

"A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises."
- Johannes Tauler
(Related: Meditation, Religious)

"The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor."
- William Temple
(Related: Abstinence, Exercise, Man, Poor)

"It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives."
- Dorothy Thompson
(Related: Fact, Liberty)

"In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises."
- Ken Thompson
(Related: College, Games, Programming)

"Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health."
- James Thomson
(Related: Health, Exercise)

"The powers of government exercised locally derive from a federal law authorizing government by consent in local affairs only, unless those affairs are otherwise governed by federal law."
- Dick Thornburgh
(Related: Government, Law)

"The capacity of the commonwealth government created under the local constitution to exercise governmental powers in local affairs is like that of local government in the states of the union in regard to non-federal affairs at the local level."
- Dick Thornburgh
(Related: Government, Constitution, Exercise, states)

"It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout."
- Cheryl Tiegs
(Related: Exercise, Inspiring, Old, Right)

"I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Arithmetic, Entertainment, Public)

"As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for optimum health are diet and exercise."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Diet, Health, Exercise, Tools)

"Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Power, Company, Temper)

"Becoming the new feminine ideal requires just the right combination of insecurity, exercise, bulimia and surgery."
- G. B. Trudeau
(Related: Exercise, Insecurity, Right)

"I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers. I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Brothers, Exercise, First, Newspapers, Office)

"The claim of the State Socialists, however, that this right would not be exercised in matters pertaining to the individual in the more intimate and private relations of his life is not borne out by the history of governments."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: History, Life, Right, State)

"The exercise of authority over the same area by two States is a contradiction."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Authority, Contradiction, Exercise, states)

"In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Perseverance, Exercise, Help, Running, Training, Will)

"A boxer must exercise and develop every part of his body."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Body, Exercise)

"Ever since boyhood I've made a religion of keeping in shape by regular, conscientious exercise."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Religion, Exercise)

"To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Health, Exercise)

"In youth, we get plenty of exercise through games and running around, but as middle life approaches, we settle down, literally and figuratively."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Life, Exercise, Games, Running, Youth)

"Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Heart, Exercise, Tribute)

"Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity."
- Alan Turing
(Related: Exercise, Intuition, May)

"I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Exercise)

"When I was pregnant. I exercised and was healthy, but it was also the first time since I was 14 that I wasn't on a diet."
- Liv Tyler
(Related: Diet, Time, First)

"An obituary should be an exercise in contemporary history, not a funeral oration."
- Peter Utley
(Related: History, Exercise)

"It is the spirit of the age to believe that any fact, no matter how suspect, is superior to any imaginative exercise, no matter how true."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: Age, Exercise, Fact, Spirit)

"In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Fitness, Cancer, Exercise)

"It can become an exercise in trying to get the reader to like and admire you instead of an exercise in creative art."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: Art, Exercise, Trying)

"We exercise great caution in airing an audio- or videotape released by a terrorist organization holding a hostage. These are decisions made by CNN's editorial staff and not by any third party."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Caution, Decisions, Exercise, Party)

"If I've got food and water, as long as I can exercise my mind and keep it nimble, then I'll be okay."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Food, Exercise, Mind, Water)

"If you exercise your mind, you're not going to get sick."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Exercise, Mind)

"It's a remarkable exercise to sit and look at your own work over the years."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Work, Exercise, Remarkable, Years)

"A life spent largely among books, and in the exercise of a literary profession, has very obvious drawbacks, as a subject-matter, when one comes to write about it."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Life, Books, Exercise, Literary, Obvious, Profession)

"I think if people value democracy, they had damn well better get out and exercise their right to vote while their vote still means something."
- Bob Weir
(Related: People, Democracy, Exercise, Right, Value, Vote)

"My poems were just kind of all over the place. They had no focus, no location, nothing. Kind of a series of images that could have been set anywhere. A lot of the poems were just exercises for myself."
- James Welch
(Related: Focus, Nothing, Poems)

"Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise."
- William Whewell
(Related: Experience, Ideas, Constitution, Exercise, Mind, Result)

"But I work harder now because I have so much more exposure. And actually the harder you work as a writer, the better you get at it. It's like anything else. It's a muscle you have to exercise. I write more now than ever."
- Ron White
(Related: Work, Exercise, Now, Writer)

"What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast property to the church, when a man gave his perishable substance to save himself from the dark torments of purgatory."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Men, Church, Man, Property, Reason)

"In fact, it is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of its own reason."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Being, Exercise, Fact, Reason, Result)

"How are men to be secured in any rights without instruction; how to be secured in the equal exercise of those rights without equality of instruction? By instruction understand me to mean knowledge - just knowledge; not talent, not genius, not inventive mental powers."
- Frances Wright
(Related: Equality, Men, Talent, Genius, Knowledge, Exercise, Rights)

"He who lives in the single exercise of his mental faculties, however usefully or curiously directed, is equally an imperfect animal with the man who knows only the exercise of muscles."
- Francis Wright
(Related: Exercise, Man)

"In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry; and where a man possesses these, although the bis."
- John Wycliffe
(Related: Power, God, Knowledge, Church, Authority, Exercise, Existence, Man, Order)

"Don't get me wrong, I think bikes are terrific. I own several of my own, including a trendy mountain style, and ride them for pleasure and light exercise."
- Brock Yates
(Related: Exercise, Light, Pleasure, Style, Wrong)

"I was seeing everything through pain. I would roll out of bed and do my exercises. I had to do that to work out the remainder of the pain pills. I would drink coffee and go to the set and plunge myself so far into my work."
- Dick York
(Related: Work, Bed, Coffee, Pain)

"The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life."
- Philip Zimbardo
(Related: Life, Class, Prison, Students)

"I soon became convinced... that all the theorizing would be empty brain exercise and therefore a waste of time unless one first ascertained what the population of the universe really consists of."
- Fritz Zwicky
(Related: Time, Exercise, First, Population, Universe, Waste)