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The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.

Author: Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857)

Profession: British Humorist, Playwright

Exercise is labor without weariness.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.

Author: Carol Leifer


I don't jog, if I die I want to be sick.

Author: Abe Lemons


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

Author: Marcus Valerius Martial (40-104)

Profession: Latin poet and epigrammatist

A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul.

Author: David Mccord


Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.

Author: Camille Paglia (1947)

Profession: American Author, Critic, Educator

Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.

Author: Jean Paul


The physically fit can enjoy their vices.

Author: Lord Percival


Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.

Author: Charles M. Schultz (1922)

Profession: American Cartoonist, Creator of ''Peanuts''

I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and resting.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

Exercise: you don't have time not to.

Author: Source Unknown