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86 Greatest Quotes About Exercise


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
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
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. Ellen DeGeneres
Whenever I feel the need to take some exercise I lie down until the feeling goes away. Winston Churchill
If you are in a bad mood go for a walk.If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk. Hippocrates
Not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise, and the weather should be little regarded. Thomas Jefferson
All decision-making is a values-clarifying exercise. Tony Robbins
I get my exercise being a pallbearer for those of my friends who believed in regular running and calisthenics. Winston Churchill
See every problem as an opportunity to exercise creative energy. Stephen Covey
True heroism is minutes, hours, weeks, year upon year of the quiet, precise, judicious exercise of probity and care—with no one there to see or cheer. This is the world. David Foster Wallace
Exercise is the key not only to physical health but to peace of mind. Nelson Mandela
Don't drink at all, don't smoke, you must exercise and eat vegetables and fruit. Robert Mugabe
The health of nations is more important than the wealth of nations. Will Durant
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. Henry David Thoreau
Poirot," I said. "I have been thinking." "An admirable exercise my friend. Continue it. Agatha Christie
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch. Mary Kay Ash
The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. Herbert Spencer
Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection. Victor Hugo
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
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance. Ban Ki-moon
Drawing is exercise for a restless imagination. Tim Burton
Exercise is amazing, from the inside out. I feel so alive and have more energy. Vanessa Hudgens
To be wholly devoted to some intellectual exercise is to have succeeded in life. Robert Louis Stevenson
What I do to take care of my heart is exercise and try to eat healthy. Martina McBride
Take care of yourselves, and live as long as you can, and do all the good you can. Brigham Young
In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority. Edmund Burke
Brute animals are the most healthy, and they are exposed to all weather, and of men, those are healthiest who are the most exposed. Thomas Jefferson
I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine. Neil Armstrong
I must be right. Never an aspirin. Never injured a day in my life. The whole country, the whole world, should be doing my exercises. They'd be happier. Joseph Pilates
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
It is only when the people become ignorant and corrupt, when they degenerate into a populace, that they are incapable of exercising their sovereignty. James Monroe
The spirit, like the body, can be strengthened and developed by frequent exercise. Just as the body, if neglected, grows weaker and finally impotent, so the spirit perishes if untended. Wassily Kandinsky
If you’re not eating the right foods in the right amounts, all the exercise in the world won’t combat the caloric intake. Jennifer Hudson
Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust. Grover Cleveland
Literature can train, and exercise, our ability to weep for those who are not us or ours. Susan Sontag
The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation. Michel de Montaigne
I've always wanted to play a spy, because it is the ultimate acting exercise. You are never what you seem. Benedict Cumberbatch
Concentrate on the correct movements each time you exercise, lest you do them improperly and thus lose all the vital benefits of their value. Joseph Pilates
Drawing is . . . not an exercise of particular dexterity, but above all a means of expressing intimate feelings and moods. Henri Matisse
Only oppression should fear the full exercise of freedom. Jose Marti
Exercise? I get it on the golf course. When I see my friends collapse, I run for the paramedics. Red Skelton
It's rough to go through life with your contents looking as if they settled during shipping. Milton Berle
The need of exercise is a modern superstition, invented by people who ate too much and had nothing to think about. George Santayana
Before any real benefit can be derived from physical exercises, one must first learn how to breath properly. Our very life depends on it. Joseph Pilates
As land is improved by sowing it with various seeds, so is the mind by exercising it with different studies. Pliny the Elder
I have a two-story house and a bad memory, so I'm up and down those stairs all the time. That's my exercise. Betty White
I exercise at least five times a week with stretching, Pilates, push-ups, planks, sit- ups, squats and light weights. Reba McEntire
Wait. Why am I thinking about Krispy Kremes? We’re supposed to be exercising. Meg Cabot
Acting isn't a game of "pretend." It's an exercise in being real. Sidney Poitier
It's a remarkable exercise to sit and look at your own work over the years. Vera Wang
I was exercising so hard that I began to lose weight. Taylor Lautner