Quotations that match 'exercises'.

A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration. Richard Schickel
[ Adaptations Because Become Characters Concerned Decoration Exercises Fail Fate Fictions Great Imposes Inconvenient Interior Lives Mere Monumental Movie Narratives Novel Often Primarily Respond Them These]
I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises. Clyde Tombaugh
[ Ahead Always Arithmetic Entertainment Exercises Had Kansas Kinds Library Looking Miles Out Public Radio Sticks Things Tv Used Were Western Young]
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Every Exercises Faith Inevitable Influence Life Profession Silent]
He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music. Herb Alpert
[ Athlete Designed Exercises Function Keep Method Music Musician Order Perform Physical Play Shape Which]
Those edges and turns teach control and discipline, just like finger exercises on the piano. Barbara Ann Scott
[ Control Discipline Edges Exercises Finger Just Piano Teach Those Turns]
About 10 years ago, I took some vocal lessons. I'll bet that helped. I got a tape of exercises that the girl gave me, which I don't do anymore, but they were good. And I don't smoke. Dan Hicks
[ Ago Anymore Bet Exercises Gave Girl Good Got Helped Lessons Smoke Some Tape Took Vocal Were Which Years]
In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises. Ken Thompson
[ Amuse Before College Exercises Games Ourselves Posing Programming Video Would]
I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. Neil Armstrong
[ Any Around Believe Doing Every Exercises Finite Heartbeats Human Intend Mine Number Running Waste]
Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust. Grover Cleveland Politics
[ Chief Every Exercises Magistrate Public Surely Trust Voter Your]
Isn't one of your first exercises in learning how to communicate to write a description of how to tie your shoelaces? The point being that it's basically impossible to use text to show that. Donald Norman
[ Basically Being Communicate Description Exercises First How Impossible Learning Point Shoelaces Show Text Tie Use Write Your]
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. Leo Buscaglia Inspirational
[ Another Becomes Bit Continual Exercises Fact Flower Knowledge Plant Receive Return Seed Share Smile Someone Spiritual]
The exercises of our meeting are to be simple and devoid of all ceremonial and formalism. Felix Adler
[ Ceremonial Devoid Exercises Meeting Our Simple]
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself. Blaine Lee Business
[ Exercises Himself Honor Inside Leader Out Power Starting Will Work]
The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises. Jason Statham
[ Balance Coordination Exercises Extensive Fight Lot Stretching Training Very]
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. John Kenneth Galbraith Politics
[ Conservative Engaged Exercises Justification Man Modern Moral Oldest Philosophy Search Selfishness Superior]
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. Confucius
[ Compared Exercises Government His Keeps May Means North Place Polar Star Stars Towards Turn Virtue Which]
And this thesis is somewhat connected with general social and political observations, because it establishes the fact that the number of consumers is considerably larger than the number of producers, a fact which exercises a not inconsiderable social and political pressure. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Because Connected Considerably Consumers Establishes Exercises Fact General Inconsiderable Larger Number Observations Political Pressure Producers Social Somewhat Than Thesis Which]
I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman's body. Tina Louise Fitness
[ Body Concentrate Down Exercises Laziest Part Since Waist Woman]
There have been a lot of exercises and I've had to force myself to go out for walks even when I didn't feel like it, but apart from that, I am a lot better. Magnus Magnusson
[ Am Apart Been Better Even Exercises Feel Force Go Had Lot Myself Out Walks]
But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing. Wole Soyinka
[ Amazing Companionship Deprived Devise Exercises Human Kinds Lengthy Mental Period Survive Then Value]
I was seeing everything through pain. I would roll out of bed and do my exercises. I had to do that to work out the remainder of the pain pills. I would drink coffee and go to the set and plunge myself so far into my work. Dick York
[ Bed Coffee Drink Everything Exercises Far Go Had Into Myself Out Pain Pills Plunge Remainder Roll Seeing Set Through Work Would]
There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises. P. J. Harvey
[ Boring Doing Exercises More Nothing Singing Than]
Normally I make myself swim, do exercises. For zest I like going to the cinema. Antonia Fraser
[ Cinema Exercises Going Make Myself Normally Swim Zest]
For me, it's like biking around the neighborhood, the walks and stuff, because I have never enjoyed the gym. Or I'll do, since I used to dance a lot, all the old dance exercises. Delta Burke
[ Around Because Biking Dance Enjoyed Exercises Gym Lot Neighborhood Never Old Since Stuff Used Walks]
The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life. Philip Zimbardo
[ Came Class Dynamics Encouraged Exercises Experiment Life Out Prison Stanford Students Understand Which]
I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play. Herb Alpert Music
[ Exercises Horn Little Morning Pick Play Stretching Up Wake]
I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it. John Astin
[ Certain Chant Exercises Get Into Little Meditation Now Out Positions Replaced Some Sort Times Use Working Yoga]
My poems were just kind of all over the place. They had no focus, no location, nothing. Kind of a series of images that could have been set anywhere. A lot of the poems were just exercises for myself. James Welch
[ Anywhere Been Could Exercises Focus Had Images Just Kind Location Lot Myself Nothing Over Place Poems Series Set Were]
The arrival of a good clown exercises a more beneficial influence upon the health of a town than of twenty asses laden with drugs. Thomas Sydenham
[ Arrival Asses Beneficial Clown Exercises Good Health Influence Laden More Than Town Twenty Upon]
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks. Thomas Jefferson
[ Advise Ball Body Boldness Character Companion Constant Enterprise Exercise Exercises Games Gives Gun Independence Makes Mind Moderate Nature Others Played Species Stamp Strong Therefore Too Violent Walks While Your]
I got involved with an acting school and studied for a couple years. They used to have improv exercises that you would work on and you would do improvs. Barry Levinson
[ Acting Couple Exercises Got Improv Involved School Studied Used Work Would Years]
He helps me every day to do my exercises. Siegfried told me once, 'The one who is a hero is the one who can hang on just one minute longer.' Roy Horn
[ Day Every Exercises Hang Helps Hero Just Longer Minute Once Told]
A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than many outward religious exercises. Johannes Tauler
[ Beneficial Even Exercises Good Interrupted Many Meditation More Much Nodding Occasional Outward Religious Than]
Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises his assigned executive powers is not subject to questioning by another branch of government. Richard M. Nixon
[ Another Assigned Branch Doctrine Executive Exercises Government His Manner Personally Powers President Questioning Separation Subject Under Which]
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away. Charles Dickens
[ Away Countenance Cry Down Exercises Eyes Lungs Opens Temper Washes]
I love to read. I love to stretch. In the morning, I get up, and if I'm not in a hurry, I will lie on the floor on a rug, look through some books and magazines, and maybe listen to music and try to do stretching exercises to tune up. Jackson Browne
[ Books Exercises Floor Get Hurry Lie Listen Look Love Magazines Maybe Morning Music Read Rug Some Stretch Stretching Through Try Tune Up Will]
As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again. Josef Albers
[ Again Basic Cases Color Continually Different Discovered Distinct Done Effects Exercises Fixed Language Must Never New Over Practiced Rules Therefore Time Toward Will]
My bones are as hard as a rock. Every time I have a biopsy, the doctors are doing hand exercises a week, ten days out. Don Baylor
[ Bones Days Doctors Doing Every Exercises Hand Hard Out Rock Ten Time Week]