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Aphorisms

Sep 14

Written by: Del Meyer
09/14/2018 12:40 PM 

From The Handbook

Attributing overweight to overeating is hardly more illuminating than ascribing alcoholism to alcohol. —Jean Mayer

All that running, and exercise can do for you is make you healthy. —Denny McClain

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. —Paul Dudley White 

Not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise. —Thomas Jefferson

Drink a glass of wine after your soup, and you steal a ruble from the doctor. —Russian proverb

The longer I live the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater is my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen. —John Redman Coxe

We sit at breakfast, we sit on the train on the way to work, we sit at work, we sit at lunch, we sit all afternoon . . . a hodge-podge of sagging livers, sinking gallbladders, drooping stomachs, compressed intestines and squashed pelvic organs. —John Button, Jr.

We can now prove that large numbers of Americans are dying from sitting on their behinds. —Bruce B. Dan

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. —John F. Kennedy

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