Exercise Quotes

Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It mig...

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
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"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall g...

"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 dismember or overthrow it." Abraham Lincoln, inaugural speech
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"My friend the most bad...

"My friend the most badass leg exercises is skipping it entirely" - Ronyl Leo
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So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyranniz...

So long as the people do not care to exercise their freedom, those who wish to tyrannize will do so; for tyrants are active and ardent, and will devote themselves in the name of any number of gods, religious and otherwise, to put shackles upon sleeping men. ...Voltaire
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"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to p...

"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to preserve our freedom, it is an instrument through which we can exercise our freedom; yet by concentrating power in political hands, it is also a threat to freedom." -- Milton Friedman
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"If we don't create time to exercise, to sleep, or to prepare healthy food, we're bo...

"If we don't create time to exercise, to sleep, or to prepare healthy food, we're borrowing from our future healthβ€”a future that we'll have to spend on diets, doing sport, at the doctors, or off sick recovering from the bad decisions of today." - Adam Fletcher
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Clothes make the man. Naked ...

Clothes make the man. Naked people exercise little or no influence on society. - Mark Twain
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The interior drama, therefore, is always the important one. There is no reason for y...

The interior drama, therefore, is always the important one. There is no reason for you to view the drama and feel trapped by it. The power to change your own condition is your own. You have only to exercise it - Jane Roberts: The Eternal Validity of the Soul
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We need patience to protect our peace of mind, our compassionate mind. Patience ...

We need patience to protect our peace of mind, our compassionate mind. Patience is part of our defense, as is forgiveness. Enemies and troublemakers are helpful in that they give us the opportunity to exercise patience and forgiveness. Dalai Lama
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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrar...

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. -W. Somerset Maugham
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"Exercise relieves stress. Nothing...

"Exercise relieves stress. Nothing relieves exercise." β€” Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata
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"It is a good morning exercise for a research s...

"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young." β€” Konrad Lorenz
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β€œHe was jeopardizing his traditional rig...

β€œHe was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.” β€”Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
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β€œLack of activity destroys the good condition o...

β€œLack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.” – Plato
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"If you don't make time for ...

"If you don't make time for exercise, you'll have to make time for illness." - Robin Sharma
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Being entirely hones...

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. Sigmund Freud
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"Sadly, sadly, the sun rose; it rose upon no sadder sight than the man of good abilities...

"Sadly, sadly, the sun rose; it rose upon no sadder sight than the man of good abilities and good emotions, incapable of their directed exercise, incapable of his own help and his own happiness, sensible of the blight on him, and resigning himself to let it eat him away."
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"Reading is to the mind...

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." β€” Sir Richard Steele
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"To get back my youth I would do anythi...

"To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable." β€” Oscar Wilde
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β€œWhen we attempt to exercise power or control ove...

β€œWhen we attempt to exercise power or control over someone else, we cannot avoid giving that person the very same power or control over us.” ― Alan Watts
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"It is a good morning exercise for a research s...

"It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young." β€” Konrad Lorenz
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"The heart is a muscle like any other and th...

"The heart is a muscle like any other and the best exercise you can do for it is called picking yourself up off the floor." (~Iain Thomas)
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β€œEconomic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a p...

β€œEconomic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman’s tool is values; the bureaucrat’s tool is fear"
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β€œReading Is To The ...

β€œReading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body.” Brian Tracy
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As a gardener, I wonder if flowers real...

As a gardener, I wonder if flowers really can't speak or just exercise unfailing good judgment in the matter. ~Robert Brault
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β€œThe children now love luxury. They have bad manner...

β€œThe children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.” ― Socrates
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"Being entirely honest...

"Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise." - Sigmund Freud
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"Old minds are like old horses; you...

"Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order." - John Adams
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Being entirely honest...

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. "Sigmund Freud".
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"Exercise should be r...

"Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart." ~ Gene Tunney
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"You think you're fatigued, therefore you ...

"You think you're fatigued, therefore you can't exercise. In fact, you choose not to move, therefore you feel fatigued." - Tim Ferriss
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"Let each man ex...

"Let each man exercise the art he knows" - Aristophanes
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"Life is a pointless e...

"Life is a pointless exercise in survival always ending in failure." --Jo
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β€œCourage is like a muscle, wear it down, ...

β€œCourage is like a muscle, wear it down, exercise it, strain it to hell and it might just come back stronger than ever.” -Myself.
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"The only time Free Will is truly exercised is when one is completely in the pres...

"The only time Free Will is truly exercised is when one is completely in the present. Controlling the present changes the future, and subsequently what is to be the past. Controlling one's timeline is living as one's 4th dimensional self." -Anonymous
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"If I am in favor of democracy, I can only...

"If I am in favor of democracy, I can only regret that propaganda renders the true exercise of it almost impossible" - Jacques Ellul
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True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a voca...

True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that - it is spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth. "Unknown"
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"I exercise extreme self control. ...

"I exercise extreme self control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast." - Ambrose Bierce
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"Reading, in contrast to sitting ...

"Reading, in contrast to sitting before the screen, is not a purely passive exercise.." - George F. Kennan
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Patience is a virtue but you will never...

Patience is a virtue but you will never ever accomplish anything if you don't exercise action over patience. - Byron Pulsifer
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"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civil...

"The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilised community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant (…) the individual is sovereign." - John Stuart Mill
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"You think you’re fatigued, therefore you ...

"You think you’re fatigued, therefore you can't exercise. In fact, you choose not to move, therefore you feel fatigued." - Tim Ferriss
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The only exercise I take is wal...

The only exercise I take is walking behind the coffins of friends who took exercise - Peter O'Toole
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β€œWhen we attempt to exercise power or control over some...

β€œWhen we attempt to exercise power or control over someone else, we cannot avoid giving that person the very same power or control over us.” ― Alan W. Watts, The Way of Zen
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"The heart is a muscle like any other and t...

"The heart is a muscle like any other and the best exercise you can do for it is called picking yourself up off the floor." - Iain Thomas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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"Tragic paradox of freedom: the mediocre...

"Tragic paradox of freedom: the mediocre men who alone make its exercise possible cannot guarantee its duration." - Emil Cioran
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A business has to be involving, it h...

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. – Richard Branson
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β€œWhenever I feel the need to e...

β€œWhenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.” - Robert Maynard Hutchins
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If one meets a powerful person ask them five questions: "What power hav...

If one meets a powerful person ask them five questions: "What power have you got? Where did you get it from? In whose interests do you exercise it? To whom are you accountable? And how can we get rid of you?" - Tony Benn
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β€œThe hardest thing about exercise is to ...

β€œThe hardest thing about exercise is to start doing it. Once you are doing exercise regularly, the hardest thing is to stop it.”
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"What we call Man's power over Nature turns o...

"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
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"Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles...

"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
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"We must exercise ourselves in the things which bring happiness...

"We must exercise ourselves in the things which bring happiness, since, if that be present, we have everything, and, if that be absent, all our actions are directed toward attaining it." -Epicurus
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"Small natures require despotism to exercise ...

"Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart." - HonorΓ© de Balzac
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