Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Exercise and Intelligence...

The Greeks understood that mind and body must develop in harmounious proportions to produce a creative intelligence. And so did the most brilliant intelligence of our earliest days - Thomas Jefferson - when he said, not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise.

If the man who wrote the Decleration of Independence, was Secretary of State, and twice President, could give it two hours, our children can give it ten or fifteen minutes.

- John F Kennedy (1917-63), US statesman, Address to the National Football Foundations, 5 Dec 1961.

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