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
is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise of health.
- James Thomson
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
- John Button, Jr.
who do not find time for exercise will have to find
time for illness.
- Earl of Derby
- It it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great
preservation of health is a duty. Few seem conscious
that there is such a thing as physical morality.
- Herbert Spencer
body of man is a machine which winds its own springs.
- J. O. De La Mettrie
Healthy Body for a Healthy Mind
exercise in the free air, under the wide sky, is the
best medicine for body and spirit.
- Sarah Louise Arnold
is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
- Hugh Blair
sound mind in a sound body is a thing to be prayed for.
exercise, my friend, inures the mind;
And what we once disliked we pleasing find.
is remarkable how ones wits are sharpened by physical
- Pliny the Younger
enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise
of the body; the two are united.
- Alexander von Humboldt
is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps
the mind in vigor.
can do nothing without the body, let us always take
care that it is in the best condition to sustain us.
Proverbs and Quotes
dinner, rest awhile, after supper, walk a mile.
- Arabic Proverb
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
is the best possible exercise.
- Thomas Jefferson
human body was designed to walk, run or stop;
it wasn't built for coasting.
- Cullen Hightower