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Gene Tunney Quotes
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Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.
- Gene Tunney

A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar.
Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat,
milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar.
- Gene Tunney

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
- Gene Tunney

Though I was not a belligerent kid, I do not think
I ever passed up a good opportunity to fight.
- Gene Tunney


 

Upon awakening in the morning, I wondered if the proceedings
of the night before had been a dream.
It was hard to believe that I was the world's heavyweight champion.
- Gene Tunney

The man who has allowed his body to deteriorate cuts a pitiful figure -
chest collapsed,
stomach protruding.
- Gene Tunney

Never eat less than four hours before boxing.
Then eat only lightly.
- Gene Tunney


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My own ambition in the ring had always been skillful boxing,
speed and defense - on the order of Mike Gibbons.
- Gene Tunney

Handball, swimming, running, jumping,
basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.
- Gene Tunney

If all human lives depended upon their usefulness -
as might be judged by certain standards -
there would be a sudden and terrific mortality in the world.
- Gene Tunney

In youth, we get plenty of exercise through games and running around,
but as middle life approaches, we settle down,
literally and figuratively.
- Gene Tunney

I did six years of planning to win the championship from Jack Dempsey.
- Gene Tunney

Fat is one of the chief enemies of the heart because
it has to be plentifully supplied with blood and thus
needlessly increases the pumping load that the heart must sustain.
- Gene Tunney

As a West Side kid fooling around with boxing gloves,
I had been, for some reason of temperament,
more interested in dodging a blow than in striking one.
- Gene Tunney

One half-conscious thought was burned in my mind:
stay on your feet.
- Gene Tunney

Ever since boyhood I've made a religion of keeping in shape by regular,
conscientious exercise.
- Gene Tunney

A boxer must exercise and develop every part of his body.
- Gene Tunney

A concave chest means that your diaphragm is sagging.
- Gene Tunney

The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions,
and that I did; studying them with professional purpose
during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward.
- Gene Tunney

Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied
my fights might have known.
But the impression was that I was essentially defensive,
the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books,
even Shakespeare.
- Gene Tunney

God did not intend religion to be an exercise club.
- Naguib Mahfouz

When I want to be bold about my movement ...
I for sure do not call it exercise!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whenever I feel the need to exercise,
I lie down until it goes away.
- Robert Maynard Hutchins

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

Health is the vital principle of bliss,
and exercise, of health.
- James Thomson

The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence,
to live as if he were poor.
- William Temple

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
- Hugh Blair

You have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power.
- Major Owens

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

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief,
is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.
Make sure you eat a variety of foods,
get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement,
increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
- Bob Filner

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise.
It's something I long for but the biggest problem is
bending down and putting my tennis shoes on.
Once I go out I'm OK.
- David Soul

Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing
diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as
well as increasing levels of exercise.
- Linford Christie

If we could give every individual the right amount
of nourishment and exercise,
not too little and not too much, we would have found
the safest way to health.
- Hippocrates

Never hurry.
Take plenty of exercise.
Always be cheerful.
Take all the sleep you need.
You may expect to be well.
- James Freeman Clarke

Let each man exercise the art he knows.
- Aristophanes

It seems every year, people make the resolution to
exercise and lose weight and get in shape.
- Ed Smith

The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.
- Jack LaLanne

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy,
Oscar.
- Daniela Pestova

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the
refrigerator are so far apart,
some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all.
- Joey Adams

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down
airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark

I repeat...
that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;
that from the people and for the people all springs,
and all must exist.
- Benjamin Disraeli

As I mentioned previously, the tools that allow for
optimum health are diet and exercise.
- Bill Toomey

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

Business, more than any other occupation,
is a continual dealing with the future;
it is a continual calculation,
an instinctive exercise in foresight.
- Henry R. Luce

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained
only because the alternative is worse.
- George A. Sheehan

I like exercise.
I like a healthy body.
- Erin Gray

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only
from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it.
- Cyril Falls

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body;
the two are ever united.
- Wilhelm von Humboldt

It's challenging, but you have to at least try to eat right and exercise.
- Joely Fisher

If you're asking your kids to exercise,
then you better do it, too.
Practice what you preach.
- Bruce Jenner

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

If a man achieves victory over this body,
who in the world can exercise power over him? He who
rules himself rules over the whole world.
- Vinoba Bhave

You need to eat normally and healthfully,
and you need to exercise.
I'm so passionate about this because I think people
spend their lives not happy in their bodies.
- Courtney Thorne Smith

I would rather exercise than read a newspaper.
- Kim Alexis

The poor don't know that their function in life is
to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight,
otherwise known as political power.
- Maggie Gallagher

Walking is the best possible exercise.
Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist
to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast.
It keeps him young.
- Konrad Lorenz

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in.
If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats,
it's not inspiring for your workout.
- Cheryl Tiegs

A year ago I had a back injury and followed a good
nutrition program to help speed up my recovery.
I focused on exercise and staying healthy in order
to get back out on the ice.
- Sasha Cohen

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate.
The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we.
Set small goals and build upon them.
- Lee Haney

Marriage is an exercise in torture.
- Frances Conroy


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