I know this is a finance blog, but I was saddened to hear of Jack LaLanne’s death recently. He was an amazing man, and he motivates me to push myself physically even though I am past 40 years of age. I saw this article on Esquire with some quotes. Here are my favorites
If man makes it, don’t eat it.
Of course I have fears. But what good is thinking or talking about them? Billy Graham is about the hereafter. I’m for the here and now.
The only way you can hurt your body is if you don’t use it.
If you want to change somebody, don’t preach to him. Set an example and shut up.
Scales lie! You lose thirty pounds of muscle and you gain thirty pounds of fat and you weigh the same, right? Take that tape measure out. That won’t lie. Your waistline is your lifeline. It should be the same as it was when you were a young person.
Would you get your dog up every day, give him a cup of coffee, a doughnut, and a cigarette? Hell, no. You’d kill the damn dog.