Saturday, September 24, 2005

Exercise Quotes

The human body is made up of some four hundred muscles; evolved through centuries of physical activity. Unless these are used, they will deteriorate. - Eugene Lyman Fisk

The human body was designed to walk, run or stop; it wasn't built for coasting. - Cullen Hightower.

We sit at breakfast, we sit on the train on the way to work, we sit at work, we sit at lunch, we sit all afternoon, a hodgepodge of sagging livers, sinking gall bladders, drooping stomachs, compressed intestines, and squashed pelvic organs. - John Button, Jr.

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness. -
Earl of Derby

It is remarkable how ones wits are sharpened by physical exercise. - Pliny the Younger

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united. - Alexander von Humboldt

Fitness - It it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body. - Cher

The preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality. - Herbert Spencer

A sound mind in a sound body is a thing to be prayed for. - Juvenal

The body of man is a machine which winds its own springs.
J. O. De La Mettrie

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. - Paul Dudley White

After dinner, rest awhile, after supper, walk a mile. - Arabic Proverb

Walking is the best possible exercise. - Thomas Jefferson

You can chase a butterfly all over the field and never catch it. But if you sit quietly in the grass it will come and sit on your shoulder.

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