Quotations for Daily Use

Health, Exercise, Fitness, Taking Care of Self

"Apart from a five-minute stretching exercise in the shower, and the normal walking-about on errands, I do no formal exercise. I have friends my age contemplating triathlons, or who play tennis, singles, for 90-minute stretches. My own greatest athletic accomplishment at 80 is that I can still put on my trousers while standing up. When others speak of staying in shape, I wonder what shape it is precisely they have in mind." Joseph Epstein writing about turning 80 for The Weekly Standard

"As you grow older, if you don't move, you won't move." Yvonne Dowlen, 88-year-old figure skater

"I expect all officers in this department to take care of their own morale. No one is taking care of my morale." General George Marshall, (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959) was an American statesman and soldier, famous for his leadership roles during World War II and the Cold War.

"Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever, and take care of your soul as if you were going to die tomorrow." Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, Saint Austin, Blessed Augustine, and the Doctor of Grace, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy.

"You want the people whom you love the most in this life, on this earth, to be with you for the longest part of your life." Nick Ouellette (Any information about who Nick Ouellette is?)

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