Quotes: exercises

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    ''To give style'' to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    Food probably has a very great influence on the condition of men. Wine exercises a more visible influence, food does it more slowly but perhaps just as surely. Who knows if a well-prepared soup was not responsible for the pneumatic pump or a poor one for a war?
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God.
  • St. John of the Cross
    St. John of the Cross
    Spanish mystic, a Roman Catholic saint, a Carmelite friar and a priest 1542-1591
    St. John of the Cross
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    He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird to escape from his hand; he can hardly catch it again.
  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
    Malcolm Muggeridge
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    In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, licking the earth.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.
  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
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    The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
  • Blaine Lee
    Blaine Lee
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    The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
    John Kenneth Galbraith
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    The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
  • Grover Cleveland
    Grover Cleveland
    American politician and lawyer 1837-1908
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    Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
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