To lay out, apply, or employ in any way; to consume by use; to use up or distribute, either in payment or in donations; to spend; as, they expend money for food or in charity; to expend time labor, and thought; to expend hay in feeding cattle, oil in a lamp, water in mechanical operations.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. Helen Keller
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. Albert Camus
Death is the great hope of all life; the desire to expend itself; to be used and consumed by its own longing for itself. Bryant H. McGill
I expend far too much of my maternal energies on guilt and regret. Ayelet Waldman
Studies have shown that people who are physically active sleep better than those who are sedentary. The more energy you expend during the day, the sleepier you will feel at bedtime. Andrew Weil