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A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
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
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.
Many psychoanalysts refused to let me speak at their meetings. They were exceptionally vigorous because I had previously been an analyst and they were very angry at my flying the coop.
One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit.
The growth of art seems to be in cycles, and often its vigorous lifetime is restricted to a century or two. The periods of distinctive drama, Greek, English, Spanish, fall within such a limit; the schools of painting and sculpture likewise; and, in poetry, the Victorian age or the school of Pope will serve as examples.
George Edward Woodberry
Even low-calorie diets and vigorous exercise fail to work in the long term for at least some people.
The way to put oneself in a position to take the harder, more honorable political path is to argue for one's virtues in a vigorous way.
For the stage displays the first vigorous expression, as the natural thing and without conspicuous restraint, of private individuality.
Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts.
William Strunk, Jr.
Religion is life inspired by Heavenly Love; and life is something fresh and cheerful and vigorous.
Vigorous independent and critical media are indispensable in a democracy.
You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat!
There is nothing inconsistent about having a conservative outlook and being vigorous.
My mom was really vigorous about making sure that we saw things and that we questioned things. Education was so important to both of my parents.
Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame.
Lady Bird Johnson
I'm so vigorous, and I so take it for granted, because I've always been a real physical person.
You have to be vigorous. That's the only way you are going to get it because everybody has dreams and everybody has goals, but the only people who achieve them are the ones that go after it and don't take no for an answer.
Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed.
My political career goes back to the '60s and those were times of vigorous debates.
There is room in our ranks for the old and decrepit, as well as the young and vigorous.
I'm looking for a way out of here. I can't have it physically, so I'm going to have it intellectually. It was a beautiful thing to ride Seabiscuit in my imagination. And it's just fantastic to be there alongside Louie as he's breaking the NCAA mile record. People at these vigorous moments in their lives - it's my way of living vicariously.
The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures.
A career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.
I'm virile, vigorous, and potent!
G. Gordon Liddy
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