Fitness Quotes (52)

Quotes and citations about fitness


Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.

By : Paula Abdul

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The goodness of a thing created is the perfection of its fitness for the use which it serves. Now that use is either particular or universal.

By : William Ames

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The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.

By : Charles Babbage

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Guided only by their feeling for symmetry, simplicity, and generality, and an indefinable sense of the fitness of things, creative mathematicians now, as in the past, are inspired by the art of mathematics rather than by any prospect of ultimate usefulness.

By : E. T. Bell

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It's not about weight, it's about fitness, and one component of being fit is to have relatively low body fat, because fat is not very efficient, whereas muscle is.

By : Deborah Bull

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My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need to make a concerted effort, all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables, but there is more.

By : Lois Capps

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I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments.

By : Richard Cobden

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Now I say that if you run more than 15 miles a week, it's for something other than aerobic fitness. Once you pass 15 miles, you do not see much further improvement.

By : Kenneth H. Cooper

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We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.

By : Kenneth H. Cooper

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So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance.

By : Kenneth H. Cooper

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The health industry, the fitness industry, was really starting to pick up. This was around the mid 80's.

By : Warren Cuccurullo

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The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fitness.

By : Richard M. Daley

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I thought I did well for someone who has been out for 10 or 11 months. Then I was sub against Liverpool and tried to play for the guys and work on my fitness.

By : Paul Gascoigne

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I have found a flat on Merseyside and am settling down here. If I can keep playing and get back to full match fitness, I know I have a lot to offer still.

By : David Ginola

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I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results.

By : Tipper Gore

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I was a bit worried coming back to the Premiership from America, but I have been pleased with my form, and the interest I have received has been good for my ego. I have no worries about my fitness, and I am really looking forward to the season starting now.

By : Richard Gough

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I have always maintained a high level of fitness, and that is why I am still able to handle the demands of playing in the Premiership. People have always commented on my fitness, and it's something I pride myself on.

By : Richard Gough

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As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.

By : Lee Haney

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I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls, so I had to beat them with my mind.

By : Martina Hingis

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Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.

By : Daniel Inouye

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My Daddy liked physical fitness and wanted me to be a prizefighter.

By : Judy Johnson

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I also meet with city officials, representatives from governors' offices, really anyone in that sort of position who has shown an interest in youth fitness, to let them know why this sort of program is so important. I give the same message when I speak at conferences.

By : Rafer Johnson

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The main thing is that it's nice to see these young people - 9 to 14 years old - take the opportunity to get more involved in their health and fitness. We need more kids to be more active.

By : Rafer Johnson

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Overall, I think I'm in pretty good shape, but I'm not really someone that is gung-ho or a fitness fanatic.

By : Cobi Jones

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

By : John F. Kennedy

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Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.

By : John F. Kennedy

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Personally, I need a high level of physical fitness in order to feel at ease.

By : Jurgen Klinsmann

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We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.

By : Philip Knight

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It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me. I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.

By : Jonah Lomu

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A life coach does for the rest of your life what a personal trainer does for your health and fitness.

By : Elaine MacDonald

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Fitness will be a major factor in the first race and I think that will play into the hands of drivers who have been racing recently, rather than people like me who haven't raced properly for a decade. I'am not one of the favourites to start with.

By : Nigel Mansell

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The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force.

By : Andre Maurois

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It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature.

By : Lord Melbourne

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The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is conducted.

By : Gregor Mendel

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Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.

By : Ann Oakley

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You must also give mental and physical fitness priority.

By : Jim Otto

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Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.

By : Fred Perry

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In terms of fitness and battling through cancer, exercise helps you stay strong physically and mentally.

By : Grete Waitz

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I am about to get involved with the biggest cancer hospital in Norway. They are building a fitness center to work with patients. I will be a consultant.

By : Grete Waitz

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Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.

By : Alan Thicke

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