The only possible form of exercise is to talk, not to walk.

Oscar Wilde

Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.

Thomas Jefferson

There's no easy way out. If there were, I would have bought it. And believe me, it would be one of my favorite things!

Oprah Winfrey

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.

George Sheehan

I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.

Buzz Aldrin

Dig where the gold is…unless you just need some exercise.

John M. Capozzi

Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.

Marcus Valerius Martialis

Mach-S, the speed at which stress can't keep up, is simply forward motion. But it has to be self- propelled. Note that people in cars are still stressed.

Jef Mallett

I like weights. You know where you stand with them. Well, sometimes you're lying under them, trying not to let them crush you, but you see, you KNOW they'd crush you if they could. There's honesty.

T. Campbell and Gisele Lagace

Once I was a forty pound weakling. Now I am two separate gorillas.

Vivian Stanshall

Nothing's better than the wind to your back, the sun in front of you, and your friends beside you.

Aaron Douglas Trimble

Walking isn't a lost art: one must, by some means, get to the garage.

Evan Esar

Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.

Joseph Addison

I think that anyone who comes upon a Nautilus machine suddenly will agree with me that its prototype was clearly invented at some time in history when torture was considered a reasonable alternative to diplomacy.

Anna Quindlen

Exercise alone provides psychological and physical benefits. However, if you also adopt a strategy that engages your mind while you exercise, you can get a whole host of psychological benefits fairly quickly.

James Rippe

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.

Oscar Wilde

Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it; if you are sick, you shouldn't take it.

Henry Ford

The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.

Thomas Jefferson

Opinion is that exercise of the human will which helps us to make a decision without information.

John Erskine

Attracting and retaining companies to any community is an extremely competitive exercise.

Lynda Weatherman

People must exercise caution and drive carefully.

Wayne Minnaar

We're all sitting around getting fat. Exercise is boring, so why not do what we like?

Sparkle Thomas

We're getting to exercise what we have learned in a new area and this will make us better prepared if an event happens here.

Carl Lindgren

It wasn't going anywhere, and we had to exercise our options.

Brian Phipps

We need to encourage more people to exercise.

Deanna Krautner

You've probably heard that exercise helps diminish stress.

Pamela Edwards

Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.

James Thomson

We wouldn't be able to (make an) offer based on this exercise. This is very preliminary.

Matt Burdick

I don't exercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor.

Joan Rivers

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united.

Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt

Whether they wish to exercise that is entirely up to them. I'm not either going to confirm or deny anything he may have told you.

David Zavoda

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

William Temple, Sr.

Exercise almost completely protected against the loss of these neurons.

Michael Zigmond

That's where the idea came from that exercise might affect risk for breast cancer.

Brian Henderson

We wanted to exercise, it's fun, you meet people.

Fredda Seidenbaum

It's got a challenging climb -- I like the exercise aspect.

Chad Henke

The whole thing has been a very childish exercise and this is the price of democracy.

Mahesh Bhatt

And the nice thing is that we're talking about modest exercise, not two hours in the gym every day.

Dallas Anderson

The exercise was a success.

Ben Parker

I've never been a big fan of free weights. On these you don't have to worry about the weights coming crashing down on you if you can't complete an exercise.

Chris Swenson

They say you react seriously as you do practice, ... so this is one thing that we do with the exercise.

David Davis

If you're not comfortable on the treadmill or exercise bicycle, you'll never use it.

Todd Durkin

As we enact these reforms, we must exercise some care in avoiding unforeseen consequences.

Henry Hyde

Nobody said there is the intent to exercise a veto.

Kypros Chrysostomides

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.

Richard Branson

This is kind of an exercise in absurdity.

Greg Mello

It was a fair amount of exercise.

Steve Layson

The bank cannot disregard the exchange rate because the exchange rate can exercise considerable influence on developments in inflation.

Xolile Guma

The only exercise I excel at is jumping to conclusions.

James Nathan Miller

Canadians are asked to exercise judgment in reducing the use of oil and gas at this time.

John Efford

Change the exercise and you get a whole different stimulus. If you don't change what you do, your body doesn't have to adapt and you don't get better.

Neal Pire

We figured we'd get in one last bit of exercise before being cooped up for days.

Ben Smith

But the doctors say the broken bones in her back are knitting well and she is enthusiastically pursuing the exercise regime that has been put in place for her.

Peter Fricker

All of life is the exercise of risk.

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

I don't exercise. If God wanted me to bend over, he'd put diamonds on the floor.

Joan Rivers

Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise.

Dr. Hans Selye

In my opinion, you either realize that exercise is really good for you and you make it a No. 1 priority, or you don't.

Cris Slentz

It's socialization and it's basketball, but it's even more than that — it's also exercise a couple times a week that they really need.

Bill Hope

If you can walk in the door, you can exercise at Curves. It's comfortable, it's non-competitive and it's non-intimidating.

Jeanette Helgerson

Typically in the gym, we would have them do the same program for a month and then the body adapts, and we would change the routine or the exercise we do.

Steve Kaczmarski

Proper warm-up (exercise) is key.

Dale Lindsey

This day will enable voters to exercise their democratic right.

Nkosana Sibuyi

Exercise certainly has a positive effect on mood. It doesn't have to be anything more than a brisk walk for 20 minutes a day.

Cullen Schwemer

It's a good exercise. It really helps with my flexibility. I do the spider drill all of the time.

Chad Owens

We have been expecting this legal move but it?s an exercise in futility.

Raul Lambino

We demonstrated that one in five elite athletes suffer from exercise-induced asthma.

Great Britain

Golf is essentially an exercise in masochism conducted out of doors.

Paul O'neil

We're becoming a mommy support group - with the added benefit of exercise.

Barbara Rosser

I think that making love is the best form of exercise.

Cary Grant

It's an educational exercise. It's a fun way to get into the news and things that are going on in the world.

Suzanne Freeman

It's never too late to start an exercise program.

Donita Stewart

We don't have as much home anymore, but there's the exercise room and a community room to reserve when the kids come home.

Rick Sawvell

I walked up and down this canal for my exercise, saw wildlife, fed my fish.

Jesse Hardy

There are no bad sides to doing an exercise like this.

Jerry Cochran

It is a data collection exercise cutting across the whole country.

Abhishek Singhvi

Getting them exercise keeps them in shape.

Lyle Johnson

The most edifying exercise.

Mark Durkan

The exercise I do now is a mammoth change for me because I never did any exercise ever.

Della Reese

Where the boundaries aren't clear, we're delineating those. It's a clean-up and a house keeping exercise.

Susie Wiles

Between this and the exercise, the meals kind of go to the wayside.

Pam Kirkbride

Exercise is key. If you can't fill that need, everything else falls apart.

Stephanie Shain

There are not supposed to be designated cages where you can exercise your First Amendment rights. It's supposed to be all over this country.

Medea Benjamin

Changes in routine and lack of exercise are the two most common causes of stress in animals.

Bonnie Beaver

It's just a big exercise in building confidence without being out on the field.

Chris Minaker

The nice thing about Dr. Avery is he encourages you to exercise.

Faye Roberts

Writing about the classics is a really important exercise, because you really need to dig deep to do it.

Patrick Moody

What Russell and Peter are proposing is a complex legal exercise.

Nick Pappas

We are looking at China as a long-term market exercise.

David Foley

I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

Mark Twain

If I don't exercise, I feel kind of grouchy and glum.

Warren Raymond

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.

Harvey S. Firestone

If the chief minister is unable to exercise control, he should leave.

Uddhav Thackeray

The way I exercise has changed.

Faye Roberts

We were made to exercise. We feel better.

Bob Greene

A lot of staff use the labyrinth as well, to relieve stress and get exercise.

Linda Wagner

Make sure you exercise more than once a week. Make sure you're active, even when you're not playing basketball.

John Leddy

Trying to change the name of it is a phony exercise.

Howard Hampton

Exercise is good for them.

Roy Beck

What you put in your mouth and how much exercise you get, that's pretty personal. It doesn't get much more personal than that.

Jacob Sullum

This is the first such ASEAN-level exercise after the ASEAN agreement.

Nadzrin Siron

We are very pleased with the exercise, because we suspected there was something very wrong with our system.

Sizwe Kupelo

I think we enjoy the camaraderie as much as anything. It's just about getting out, getting exercise and enjoying the friendship.

Chuck Newman

You can't exercise by sight because your sight will make you quit. You need to exercise by faith.

Billy Blanks

Diet and exercise are key factors in preventing chronic diseases and delaying aging.

Dr. Luigi Fontana

There's really no words. You can say it was an exercise in futility out there today.

Doug Brown

Exercise doesn't have to leave you exhausted for it to make a difference to your health.

Mark Richardson

Exercise amount appears to be more important than exercise intensity for eliciting gains in cardiovascular fitness.

Brian D. Duscha

The Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition will continue to exercise our constitutional rights.

Ann Mauney

Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.

John C. Calhoun

We're just out here to run around and get some exercise.

David Olsen

We have to change our behavior, ... We drink too much, smoke too much, eat the wrong foods and don't exercise. We can change racial disparities by changing our behavior.

Robert Atwell

We are advising banks to review credit quality and exercise greater control on credit.

Rakesh Mohan

Let each man exercise the art he knows.


It was a very constructive exercise. The final product is a better measure.

David Crane

It's exercise and traditional dance. If you try it, you're going to love it.

Hamidou Koivogui

The only exercise Keith does is lifting the bottle to the mouth.

Ronnie Wood

One of the things we wanted to do was find a way to make exercise fun.

Aloha Kishinami

Shared sovereignty doesn't work, because sovereignty depends on being able to exercise authority.

Michael Ancram

I thought, 'Well, one of these days I am going to get out of here, and I don't want to be fat,' so I decided to exercise.

Ruth Harber

They think I'm crazy. They say, 'Find something better to do.' It's good exercise, though.

Kyle Freeman

Coming from the modeling industry I have to exercise a lot, but I do enjoy it... I don't want to put my swimsuit on if I'm not fit.

Brooke Burke

The county takes threats seriously. We have plans in place, and we're going to exercise those plans.

Mark Marshall

But it is a trivial exercise unless he changes his outlook.

Tushar Gandhi

But yoga is helping a lot, at the end of exercise you are a relaxed person.

Ram Prasad

That has to beg questions about the credibility of the exercise.

John Gavin

Get outside more; if it's gray, there is some light getting through. Exercise helps any depression or anxiety.

Dr. Denise Deschenes

If you eat right and you exercise and you get breast implants, you can look like us.

Gena Lee Nolin

PASTIME, n. A device for promoting dejection. Gentle exercise for intellectual debility.

Ambrose Bierce

It is potentially dangerous for democracy. It could lead to an authoritarian exercise of power.

Teodoro Petkoff

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

What is law, ultimately, but the exercise of force?

Jonathan Zittrain

They're always astonished, then enlightened by the exercise.

Ross Mayfield

We did not communicate anything (regarding the sampling) with the companies to maintain absolute confidentiality and the objectivity of the exercise.

Clark Bruner

We disagreed with them that this disclosure was a productive exercise--how would it at all improve the situation on the Hudson?

Gary Sheffer

This helps the kids who aren't getting much exercise during the school day.

Jason Genck

This has been an elaborate exercise in navel gazing.

Dana Milbank

Of course, the assumption that Pakistan is in a position to exercise complete influence is flawed.

Abdul Sattar

Life is a continuous exercise in creative problem solving.

Michael J. Gelb

It is two hours of fun aerobic exercise for some, or two hours of learning hot dance moves for others.

Natasha Spears

I think people have to exercise caution. I think these are things that can be very beneficial to them, but they must experiment to see what works best for them.

Bob Goldman

Freedom is a muscle... you have to exercise it.

Roy Scheider

It's sort of like exercise.

Mike Blum

I recommend it to my patients as an exercise.

James Rodriguez

This will be sort of a brainstorming exercise.

Superintendent Michael Cormier

I'm going to exercise a lot more, although when you get to a certain age you can injure yourself in training as well.

Nigel Mansell

All sports have exercise and stretching prior to the activity, and skiing should be no exception.

Carly Carmichael

Black people are beginning to exercise our freedom.

Ciara Henry

The greatest hazard of exercise is not doing it.

Dr. Harvey Simon

Everyone wants to know the secret of exercise and diet, and the only secret there is, in my opinion, is consistency.

Hank Drought

Everybody in my neighborhood is complaining. We're not getting our exercise.

Ruth Hendrix

People should continue to be able to exercise their rights.

Guillermo Luz

It's great exercise, it's relaxing. If you want to get competitive, there are opportunities for that too.

Meredith Sampson

Do an exercise you like. Don't do something that is absolutely miserable.

Sasha Courbat

I do a lot of exercise, you know? Every day. And that helped me a lot.

Renata Sialdini

The truth is, you don't have to do very much to get most of the benefits of exercise.

Robert Recker

It may seem counter-intuitive, but aerobic exercise is an excellent way to counter fatigue.

Dr Sarah Jarvis

This is a vote of confidence in the power of collective bargaining. It was an exercise in persistence.

Michele Patenaude

This exercise is designed to bring in Gamal.

Ayman Nour

The exercise component to this is nice, too.

Erik Skarvan

When you exercise, the shivering dissipates.

Ellen Glickman