Quotations on Exercise
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Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Fitness, Dancing, Exercise, Forget, Fun)
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
(Keywords: Exercise, Fact)
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
- John Adams
(Keywords: Exercise, Horses, Old, Order)
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Body, Exercise, Mind, Reading)
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
(Keywords: Life, Crisis, Eating, Exercise, First, Right, Sleep, Stress)
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
(Keywords: Genius, Exercise, First, Maxim, Mind)
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
(Keywords: Nature, God, Efficiency, Exercise, First)
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
(Keywords: Art, Exercise, Man)
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
(Keywords: Death, Virtue, Christian, Exercise, Man, Sin, Temptations, World)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: God, Exercise, Grave, Intellect, Limits)
Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.
- Honore de Balzac
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Exercise, Man, Mind, Pleasure)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Diet, Health, Exercise, Public, Today)
Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
- Hugh Blair
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Time, American, Cause, Democracy, Disgrace, Exercise, Iraq, Republican, Soldiers)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Business, Exercise, Fun)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Government, Performance, Act, Duty, Enjoyment, Exercise, Rights, states, United, Will, Word)
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
(Keywords: Time, Work, Being, Denial, Exercise, Order, Psychology)
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
(Keywords: Government, Chance, Exercise, Influence, Pride)
To enable men to exercise that power is the object of protection.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Exercise, First, Freedom, Man, Right, Will)
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
(Keywords: 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.
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Health, Perseverance, Climate, Dress, Exercise, Temperance)
I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Exercise, May, Sleep)
War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter.
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Keywords: War, Exercise, Will)
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
(Keywords: 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.
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Depression, Exercise, Help, Meditation, Years)
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
(Keywords: Diet, Control, Habit, Management, Alcohol, Exercise, Smoking, Stress, Weight)
The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Exercise, Reason)
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
(Keywords: Age, Diet, People, Heart, Attention, Exercise, Smoking, Weight, Years)
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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Soul, Thoughts, Effect, Exercise, Gain, Solitude)
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
(Keywords: Hope, Exercise, Free speech, Now, Party)
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
- Chauncey Depew
(Keywords: Acting, Exercise, Friends)
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
(Keywords: Exercise, Now, Question, Right, Talk)