To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
— Charles Caleb Colton

Nothing lifts me out of a bad mood better than a hard workout on my treadmill. It never fails. To us, exercise is nothing short of a miracle.
— Cher

Housework is a treadmill from futility to oblivion with stop-offs at tedium and counter productivity.
— Erma Bombeck

Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
— Edna Ferber

We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
— Fred A. Allen