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    exercise Quotes

    Every government, every country, has the right to exercise force when necessary.
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    It's really fun to say no sometimes. I just don't want to discount how fun it is to say no and exercise your right to say no, and - as a girl - it's important to know how to say no... and that no means no!
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: girls  right  fun  exercise 
    When I exercise, I like to take lots of different classes because I want to really apply myself and feel like I'm learning a new skill. Not that I ever want to have to demonstrate any of those skills!
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: learning  exercise 
    I go running. I go into nature. I really alleviate lot of emotional stress, any kind of stress I'm going through - exercise is my favorite medicine.
    — Ziggy Marley
    To exercise no-thought and rest in nothing is the first step toward resting in Tao. To start from nowhere and follow no road is the first step toward attaining Tao.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: exercise 
    That which exercises reason is more excellent than that which does not exercise reason; there is nothing more excellent than the universe, therefore the universe exercises reason.
    — Zeno of Citium
    tags: universe  exercise 
    One has to be willing to face the fact that what has transpired in Iraq is not exactly a very successful exercise.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Two years ago I focused on one apartment to see how many variations you can come up with in a given space with the same parameters. I would work on this repeatedly for days and you see that there is maybe seven hundred options for one space. This exercise gives you an idea of the degree at which you can interpret the organization of space, it is not infinite but it's very large.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: work  space  ideas  year  exercise 
    Exercise is an important element of being an actor, on any level.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: exercise 
    Judo has helped me to understand that pictorial space is above all the product of spiritual exercises. Judo is, in fact, the discovery by the human body of a spiritual space.
    — Yves Klein
    Meditation is actually a very simple exercise in resting in the natural state of your present mind, and allowing yourself to be simply and clearly present to whatever thoughts, sensations, or emotions occur.
    — Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
    I like sports, and swimming is my favorite. Doing physical exercises keeps one fit and healthy and helps one work more efficiently. I think we all need to strike a balance between work and relaxation. This can keep us energetic and help us do our job better.
    — Xi Jinping
    tags: work  help  job  balance  healthy  exercise 
    Having heard Clifford Brown play all those fast runs, I used to really practice Clarke trumpet exercises all day long so that I could play fast. That's all I wanted to do. I was like a child with a toy.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: children  child  exercise 
    I am not one of those who believe that a great standing army is the means of maintaining peace, because if you build up a great profession those who form parts of it want to exercise their profession.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    We can afford to exercise the self-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns to misuse it.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: strength  exercise 
    On the one hand I follow a vocation because I have an ability that I should exercise, but I want to use it for a reason, because I don't see that the freedoms that I enjoy are God-given realities. So I have a very healthy, activist general tension in me which feels that no, this is not gratuitous, it is important to keep this in focus.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    It is going to have healthy food and exercise mixed together. With smaller portions, and more exercise, you live a better life.
    — Wolfgang Puck
    tags: live  food  healthy  exercise 
    I eat right. I exercise. I run 5 miles a day on the treadmill.
    — Wolf Blitzer
    tags: right  exercise 
    But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: human  value  mental  exercise 
    If you're a musician, you can practice your guitar every day and write songs, but when you're an actor, you can't just like burst into a monologue. Your only exercise is when you're in prep or you're working.
    — Winona Ryder
    tags: song  write  exercise 
    When you're singing, you're using extra muscles, and it requires a lot of exercise and breathing. You can't do that if you're a sissy. If I have any fitness advice for people, I'd tell them to sing more. It's good therapy, too.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: people  advice  exercise 
    I think the best exercise that I do is singing for an hour-and-a-half out on the stage, because, yes, I use the lung, the biggest muscle in your body.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: body  exercise 
    Measure your progress by your experience of the love of God and its exercise before men.
    — William Wilberforce
    Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise.
    — William Whewell
    Of all literary exercitations, whether designed for the use or entertainment of the world, there are none of so much importance, or so immediately our concern, as those which let us into the knowledge of our own nature. Others may exercise the understanding or amuse the imagination; but these only can improve the heart and form the human mind to wisdom.
    — William Warburton
    The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
    — William Temple
    tags: men  live  poor  healthy  exercise 
    You can treat experience as a set of surprises on which to exercise your quirky self.
    — William Stafford
    It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, [for] all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly.
    — William Sloane Coffin
    tags: live  risk  bad  exercise 
    All of life is the exercise of risk.
    — William Sloane Coffin
    tags: risk  exercise 
    Exercise? A Jew doesn't exercise.
    — William Shatner
    tags: exercise 
    To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.
    — William Rounseville Alger
    We hold that the greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong, that in the exercise thereof people have an inviolable right to express their unbridled thoughts on all topics and personalities, being liable only for the abuse of that right.
    — William Randolph Hearst
    The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study.
    — William Ramsay
    tags: people  mind  quality  exercise 
    Was not necessity the plea of every illegal exertion of power or exercise of oppression?...Necessity is the plea for very infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
    — William Pitt
    tags: freedom  power  human  exercise 
    The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head. Often the best part of your work will have nothing to do with potions and powders, but with the exercise of an influence of the strong upon the weak, of the righteous upon the wicked, of the wise upon the foolish.
    — William Osler
    Patients should have rest, food, fresh air, and exercise - the quadrangle of health.
    — William Osler
    tags: health  food  exercise 
    Let each hour of the day have its allotted duty, and cultivate that power of concentration which grows with its exercise.
    — William Osler
    tags: power  exercise 
    Hiking a ridge, a meadow, or a river bottom, is as healthy a form of exercise as one can get. Hiking seems to put all the body cells back into rhythm. Ten to twenty miles on a trail puts one to bed with his cares unraveled.
    — William O. Douglas
    tags: body  care  healthy  exercise 
    When a legislature undertakes to proscribe the exercise of a citizen's constitutional right to free speech, it acts lawlessly; and the citizen can take matters into his own hands and proceed on the basis that such a law is no law at all.
    — William O. Douglas
    tags: law  right  speech  exercise 
    The Free Exercise Clause protects the individual from any coercive measure that encourages him toward one faith or creed, discourages him from another, or makes it prudent or desirable for him to select one and embrace it.
    — William O. Douglas
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