Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.— Antonin Scalia
Eye-opening back muscle quotes that are about lean muscle
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Stretch your courage! Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use.
The average person is either a weakling, or just a happy person who wants to get along, or thinks being tough is having big muscles and strutting around town and having a good-looking girlfriend.
Preparing a character is the opposite of building-it is a demolishing, removing brick by brick everything in the actor's muscles, ideas and inhibitions that stands between him and the part, until one day, with a great rush of air, the character invades his every pore.
Think of all the girls who could become top athletes but quit sports because they're afraid of having too many defined muscles and being made fun of or called unattractive.
I found enormous opposition to my religion.
It's like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion.
I served in all commissioned ranks from Second Lieutenant to Major-General.
And during that period, I spent most of my time being a high class muscle-man for Big Business, for Wall Street and for the Bankers. In short, I was a racketeer, a gangster for capitalism.
The brain is like a muscle. When it is in use we feel very good. Understanding is joyous.
The single biggest mistake that most beginners make is putting 100% of their effort into the positive (concentric) part of the rep, while paying no attention to the negative (eccentric) segment
Mindgasm (noun) - An exhilarating neurostorm of intense intellectual pleasure.
Fully revelatory understanding of a certain topic. Involuntary contractions of brain muscles usually accompanied by the overwhelming sensation of truth proximity. Visionarism. State of awe.
Your muscles know nothing. It's your brain. Exercise is something you've got to do the rest of your life. It's a lifestyle. Dying is easy. Living is a pain in the neck. You've got to work at it.
I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.
Mind is everything. Muscle - pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.
Maybe the body learns from dreams. Maybe the muscles, the neutrons, revitalize.
True flexibility can be achieved only when all muscles are uniformly developed
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
After being taught sets and reps and working at it for a length of time you can't paint by numbers anymore. It must come from within. Any artist has an emotional contact with their work. A true bodybuilder doesn't just build muscle he creates muscle. You can't be a robot.
Your mind is the strongest and most valuable muscle you can grow in the gym.
Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.
Learning to inhibit unwanted contractions of muscles that function without, or in spite of, our will, is the main task in coordinated action.
If the javelin had hit me 10cm to the left, it would have punctured my lung, 20cm higher the throat, which would have been the worst-case scenario. Just 1cm higher and it would have hit bone, muscle and tendon and that would have been the end of my sporting career.
Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands;
The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands.
A bodybuilder is a sculptor who carries with him his own material.
Living the past is a dull and lonely business;
looking back strains the neck muscles, causing you to bump into people not going your way.
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
Skeletal muscle - Skeletal muscle is one of three major muscle types, the others being cardiac muscle and smooth muscle. It is a form of striated muscle tissue, which is
Muscle contraction - Muscle contraction is the activation of tension-generating sites within muscle fibers. In physiology, muscle contraction does not necessarily mean muscle
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Cardiac muscle - Cardiac muscle (also called heart muscle or myocardium) is one of three types of vertebrate muscles, with the other two being skeletal and smooth muscles. It
Gastrocnemius muscle - The gastrocnemius muscle (plural gastrocnemii) is a superficial two-headed muscle that is in the back part of the lower leg of humans. It runs from its
Sternocleidomastoid muscle - The sternocleidomastoid muscle is one of the largest and most superficial cervical muscles. The primary actions of the muscle are rotation of the head
Piriformis muscle - piriformis, meaning 'pear-shaped') is a muscle in the gluteal region of the lower limbs. It is one of the six muscles in the lateral rotator group. It was
Muscle tissue - Muscle tissue is a soft tissue that composes muscles in animal bodies, and gives rise to muscles' ability to contract. This is opposed to other components
Deltoid muscle - The deltoid muscle is the muscle forming the rounded contour of the human shoulder. It is also known as the 'common shoulder muscle', particularly in
We should take care not to make the intellect our god;
it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
Phrenology taught us that the mind thinks by means of the brain, is liable to become fatigued by too long attention, as the locomotive muscles are by too much walking; and I therefore proposed to them to take a brief rest.
The person drawn to dance as profession is notoriously unintellectual.
He thinks with his muscles, delights in expression with body, not words; finds analysis painful and boring; and is a creature of physical ebullience.
I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.
Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.
After I hurt the knee, football wasn't nearly as much fun.
I was limited. But you make do with what you have. I adjusted some. I was lucky to play as long as I did, with the different kinds of injuries I got. I played with two severed hamstring muscles in my leg late in my career. I could barely run, other than to drop back to pass.
It turns out that moving our muscles produces proteins that travel through the bloodstream and into the brain, where they play pivotal roles in the mechanisms of our highest thought processes.
Goodwill to others is constructive thought.
It helps build you up. It is good for your body. It makes vour blood purer, your muscles stronger, and your whole form more symmetrical in shape. It is the real elixir of life. The more such thought you attract to you, the more life you will have.
It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people then to dominate them, more 'manhood' to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.