Weight Lifting Quotes

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Oliver DeMille
“Thinking is like exercise, it requires consistency and rigor. Like barbells in a weightlifting room, the classics force us to either put them down or exert our minds. They require us to think.”
Oliver Van DeMille, A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century

Gheorghe Muresan
“We are going to change the way young people think about fitness.”
Gheorghe Muresan, The Boy's Fitness Guide: Expert Coaching For the Young Man Who Wants to Look and Feel His Best

“Do not fear what you cannot lift, fear that which can lift you.”
Uziel Matos Lima

Michael Ben Zehabe
“Saul had gained his six-foot frame at sixteen, but his muscles didn’t arrive until his early twenties. Between those lost years, he was a gangly, uncoordinated klutz. He was told that he could improve his dancing by watching himself in the mirror. He tried. What he saw was so repulsive that he resolved never to inflict himself on a dance partner.
These days, Saul hid those memories behind weight lifting and jogging. His new athletic physique hid his aimless decade as an outsider, an odd and lonely kid--as he remembered it.”
Michael Benzehabe

Pope John Paul II
“~Have NO fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with YOU, therefore NO harm can befall YOU; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence~”
Pope John Paul II

Joseph C. Reyes
“I get better everyday, everyday I get better.”
Joseph C. Reyes, Private Sessions: and the Sweaty Sexy Stories Behind the Sprawling Walls of the World's Most Luxurious Gym

“Exercise stimulates growth plates, by putting pressure on bone cells, forcing them to specialize and create new cells. Too much pressure, however, damages the growth plates, which are soft and fragile...The rule of thumb is that lifting one's own body weight (in push-ups,pull-ups, etc) is fine at any age, and kids over fifteen can lift weights.”
Arianne Cohen, The Tall Book: A Celebration of Life from on High

“A person's mental capacity can enable him or her to become a vigorous human being because he or she will be persistent to tolerate a lot of physical or mental weight that are loaded upon him or her.”
Saaif Alam