Quotes with exercise
Faddists are continually proclaiming the value of exercise but four out of five people are more in need of rest.
Modern Methods of Treatment (1924)
A man with a surplus can control circumstances, but a man without a surplus is controlled by them, and often he has no opportunity to exercise judgment.
There is no better way to exercise the imagination than the study of the law. No artist ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
It is the customer, and the customer alone, who casts the vote that determines how big any company should be.... The regulations laid down by the consuming public are far more potent and far less flexible than any code of law, merely through the exercise of the natural forces of trade.
From his lengthy testimony before house committee on monopoly power, November 15, 1949.
True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united.
Never use the words "suddenly" or "all hell broke loose." This rule doesn't require an explanation. I have noticed that writers who use "suddenly" tend to exercise less control in the application of exclamation points.
From Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing, as appeared in The New York Times (July 16, 2001)
Am I wringing as much bias out of myself as I can; am I judging people, as much as I can, based on not the color of their skin but the content of their character? That would, I think, be an appropriate exercise in the wake of this tragedy.
During a statement on race in America following Zimmerman verdict, July 19, 2013.
The only exercise I take is walking behind the coffins of friends who took exercise.
In Mail on December 27, 1998.
Exercise is not a thing we do to fix a problem—it is a thing we must do anyway, a thing without which there will always be problems.
Normal TV limits what you can do. With science fiction, you can exercise your imagination more. I fell in love with it.
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.
Sceptical Essays (1928)
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.