"I think if you exercise, your state of mind - my state of mind - is usually more at ease, ready for more mental challenges. Once I get the physical stuff out of the way it always seems like I have more calmness and better self-esteem."
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."Stone Gossard on John F. Kennedy
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."Stone Gossard on Mahatma Gandhi
"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live."Stone Gossard on Jim Rohn
"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."Stone Gossard on Thomas Jefferson
"Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast."Stone Gossard on Thomas Jefferson
"I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It's just amazing to me now that we'd walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill."
"A lot of fun stuff happens when you go out on a bike compared to when you're in a car. You're more in the environment. It's enjoyable. Even when It's raining It's still fun."
"I really enjoy not getting in a car and running errands on bikes."
"Well, you go to Holland and everybody's on a bike - nobody would think to have a car."
"I like rhythmic things that butt up against each other in a cool kind of way."