Even the best diet combined with the most potent vitamins will never tune up your muscles the way good exercise will.
— Covert Bailey
Exercise is excellent therapy for depression.
— George Allen
Exercise can be a tremendous mental and physical stimulant, clearing away sluggishness. It also teaches you persistence and concentration.
— Napoleon Hill
The exercise of swimming is one of the most healthy and agreeable in the world.
— Benjamin Franklin
Aging is a deterioration of connective tissue. The stiffness, shrinkage and drying up of aging occur directly in that great web of fiber that ties us together. What exercise does is resist this stiffening. Age is what makes it tight; movement is what keeps it loose.
— John Jerome
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
— Frank Lloyd Wright
It’s great to show people that you don’t have to put an age limit on your dreams, and you don’t have to be a teenager to win a gold medal.
— Dara Torres, at thirty-three, the oldest U.S. swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Games
There is no age limit on transforming your life. No rule that says that after a certain age you are simply the way you are and that’s it. Change not only is possible at any time but is essential.
— Rick Pitino
The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball – the further I am rolled, the more I gain.
— Susan B. Anthony
All things are difficult before they are easy.
— Thomas Fuller
Iron sharpens iron; scholar, the scholar.
You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.
— Barbara Sher
Often the desire to appear competent impedes our ability to become competent, because we are more anxious to display our knowledge than to learn what we do not know.
— Madeleine de Sablé
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning you’re not old.
— Rosalyn Yalow
If there is a fountain of youth, it has to be exercise.
— Gary Player
I’m convinced that, as I get older, I shall increase, rather than decrease, the amount of exercising I do.
— Jack Nicklaus
Exercising and eating right are two of the most important things you can do to enhance your well-being and keep up with the rush of life’s oncoming challenges.
— Mary Lou Retton
It is remarkable how one’s wits are sharpened by physical exercise.
— Pliny the Younger
Exercise is the most overlooked secret of happiness. Exercise produces neurotransmitters such as serotonin and norepinephrine that enable us to be happy. Exercise also makes us proud of our bodies, proud of how we look and feel, proud of what we can do.
— Dr. Frank Pittman III
Solon, the sage of Athens, was asked the secret of strength and youth. He replied: “I learn something new every day.”
— Orison Marden
The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
— George Santayana
We have to think of different ways to learn and grow every day. Because when you stop growing, you start to decay.
— Mike Krzyzewski
It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.
— Earl Weaver
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
— Henry Ford
The highest calling of a human being is unselfish love – to love without being loved back, without any self-interest.
— Reinold Niebuhr
Love is the long-sought Fountain of Youth. As long as we love, we remain young.
— Leo Buscaglia
Where love is present, where parents put each other first, children look forward to coming home.
— Eknath Easwaran
Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.
— Song of Solomon 8:7
I was lucky to be brought up loved. Not that everything I did was liked, but I knew that I was loved – and knowing this gave me the ability and freedom to be who I wanted to be.
— Dr. Bernie Siegel
Winners listen to other people. They’re always trying to learn; they respect other people’s opinions. Losers just want to talk.
— Doug Sanders
Always keep learning. It keeps you young.
— Patty Berg
As long as you’re learning, your brain keeps growing. Your body may be aging but your ability to stay young depends upon your mind’s capacity for continuous learning.
— Robert Dedman
Learning is a lifelong occupation.
— Jewish Proverb
Keep learning about the world. Use your mind to the hilt. Life passes quickly and, towards the end, gathers speed like a freight train running downhill. The more you know, the more you enrich yourself and others.
— Susan Trott