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I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.
I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.
I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.
Intellectual tasting of life will not supersede muscular activity.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy you don't need it. If you are sick you shouldn't take it.
Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
Exercise: you don't have time not to.
Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. To us, exercise is nothing short of a miracle.
The physically fit can enjoy their vices.
Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul.
I don't jog, if I die I want to be sick.
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men.
We are under exercised as a nation. We look instead of play. We ride instead of walk. Our existence deprives us of the minimum of physical activity essential for healthy living.
Exercise is labor without weariness.
The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.
A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts.
Whenever I feel like exercise I lie down until the feeling passes.
If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.
Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Athletes have studied how to leap and how to survive the leap some of the time and return to the ground. They don't always do it well. But they are our philosophers of actual moments and the body and soul in them, and of our maneuvers in our emergencies and longings.
I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast.
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.

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