My people too were scared with eerie sounds, A footstep, a low throbbing in the walls, A noise of falling weights that never fell, Weird whispers, bells that rang without a hand, Door-handles turn'd when none was at the door, And bolted doors that open'd of themselves; And one betwixt the dark and light had seen Her, bending by the cradle of her babe.
An uniformity of weights and measures, arranged upon mathematical principles, would be a benefit to the whole commercial world, if it were wise enough to adopt such an expedient.jean-baptiste say
People thought I was a charlatan and a nut, [he remembered]. The doctors were against me they said that working out with weights would give people heart attacks and they would lose their sex drive.jack la lanne
Mr. LaLanne said he performed his exercises until he experienced “muscle fatigue,” lifting weights until it was impossible for him to continue. It produced results and, as he put it, “the ego in me” made the effort worthwhile.jack la lanne
The house kept its own time, like the old-fashioned grandfather clock in the living room. People who happened by raised the weights, and as long as the weights were wound, the clock continued ticking away. But with people gone and the weights unattended, whole chunks of time were left to collect in deposits of faded life on the floor.haruki murakami
Great wits and valours, like great states, Do sometimes sink with their own weights.
Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy ass weights.ronnie coleman
How one walks through the world, the endless small adjustments of balance, is affected by the shifting weights of beautiful things.”