Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Theme Series: Walking, the Perfect Balance

Perhaps the most therapeutic regimen to counter the promises of many pharmaceuticals is a stimulating walk. The following quotes provide wonderful perspectives:

-Walking is the great adventure, the first meditation,
a practice of heartiness and soul primary to humankind.
Walking is the exact balance between spirit and humility.
~ Gary Snyder

-If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk. ~Raymond Inmon

-My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is. ~ Ellen DeGeneres

-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

-But the beauty is in the walking -- we are betrayed by destinations. ~ Gwyn Thomas

-Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow. ~Henry David Thoreau

Selected by quoteflections.

-“Now shall I walk or shall I ride?
'Ride,' Pleasure said;
'Walk,' Joy replied.” ~ W. H. Davies

-Make your feet your friend. ~J.M. Barrie

-I firmly believe that everyone deserves to live within walking distance of either beauty or convenience, if not both. ~ Victoria Moran

-Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise. ~Carrie Latet

-It is a great art to saunter.~ Henry David Thoreau

-Meandering leads to perfection.~ Lao Tzu

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