Body Quotes

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A girl without freckles is like a night without stars. ~Author Unknown

A home without books is a body without soul. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. ~Benjamin Franklin

A human being is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing. ~Christopher Morley

A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone. ~Robert Frost

A room without books is like a body without a soul. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history. ~Mahatma Gandhi

A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry documented deductions of the brain. ~Llewelyn Powers

A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained in arms, is the best most natural defense of a free country. ~James Madison

A woman is as young as her knees. ~Mary Quant

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Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. ~Victor Hugo

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. ~Winston Churchill

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body. ~Irene Claremont de Castillejo

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. ~Thomas Jefferson

Every man is the builder of a Temple called his body, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. ~Henry David Thoreau

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. ~John Muir

Exercise, play, move. Stretch, feel, reach, sweat. Skip, dance, hug! Use the body God gave you, don't let it rot. ~Terri Guillemets

Few of us have lost our minds, but most of us have long ago lost our bodies. ~Ken Wilbur

Flesh goes on pleasuring us, and humiliating us, right to the end. ~Mignon McLaughlin

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For male and female alike, the bodies of the other sex are messages signaling what we must do, they are glowing signifiers of our own necessities. ~John Updike

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity. ~Edvard Munch

Games lubricate the body and the mind. ~Benjamin Franklin

Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other. ~Henry David Thoreau

Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind. ~Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind. ~Thomas Jefferson

Hate and fear can poison the body as surely as any toxic chemicals. ~Joseph Krimsky

Hormones, vitamines, stimulants and depressives are oils upon the creaky machinery of life. Principal item, however, is the machinery. ~Martin H. Fischer

How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle? ~Katherine Mansfield

I am a private person, but I will reveal this about myself: if you start massaging my shoulders, don't expect me to tell you to stop. ~Robert Brault

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I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind. ~Albert Einstein

I have a woman's body and a child's emotions. ~Elizabeth Taylor

I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me. ~Herman Hesse

I have the body of an eighteen year old. I keep it in the fridge. ~Spike Milligan

I love the body. Flesh is so honest, and organs do not lie. ~Terri Guillemets

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially. ~Denzel Washington

I speak two languages, Body and English. ~Mae West

If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world. ~Vinoba Bhave

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry. ~Emily Dickinson

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If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong. ~Thomas Jefferson

If the mind, that rules the body, ever so far forgets itself as to trample on its slave, the slave is never generous enough to forgive the injury, but will rise and smite the oppressor. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If we were meant to be nude, we would have been born that way. ~Author Unknown

If you don't take care of your body, where will you live? ~Author Unknown

If your body's not right, the rest of your day will go all wrong. Take care of yourself. ~Terri Guillemets

In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self. ~William Penn

In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

In vain we shall penetrate more and more deeply the secrets of the structure of the human body, we shall not dupe nature; we shall die as usual. ~Bernard Le Bovier de Fontanelle

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It is a scientific fact that your body will not absorb cholesterol if you take it from another person's plate. ~Dave Barry

It is not the body's posture, but the heart's attitude that counts when we pray. ~Billy Graham

Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Just as man can't exist without his body, so no rights can exist without the right to translate one's rights into reality, to think, to work and keep the results, which means: the right of property. ~Ayn Rand

Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

Let us form one body, one heart, and defend to the last warrior our country, our homes, our liberty, and the graves of our fathers. ~Tecumseh

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit. ~Khalil Gibran

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

Man has made many machines, complex and cunning, but which of them indeed rivals the workings of his heart? ~Pablo Casals

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Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs. ~Aldous Huxley

Man is the sole animal whose nudity offends his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind. ~Montaigne

Massage is the only form of physical pleasure to which nature forgot to attach consequences. ~Robert Brault

Mind and body obstruct one another's pleasures. ~Mason Cooley

Mindfulness of the body is awareness of... the taste and smell of this moment. ~Steve Hagen

Money is to my social existence what health is to my body. ~Mason Cooley

My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn't stand the sideline. ~Michael Jordan

No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause. ~Theodore Roosevelt

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills. ~Ambrose Bierce

Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies. ~Frank Gillette Burgess

Our body is a machine for living. It is geared towards it; it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself; it will be more effective than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies. ~Leo Tolstoy

Our feet are our body's connection to the earth. ~Andrew Weil

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense. ~Henry Miller

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. ~John F. Kennedy

Scars are tattoos with better stories. ~From a Toyota advertisement in Sports Illustrated magazine

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge. ~Carl Sagan

Sex is full of lies. The body tries to tell the truth. But, it's usually too battered with rules to be heard, and bound with pretenses so it can hardly move. We cripple ourselves with lies. ~Jim Morrison

Skin does not equal sin. ~Author Unknown

Skin is a covering for our immortality. ~Terri Guillemets

Some patients I see are actually draining into their bodies the diseased thoughts of their minds. ~Zacharty Bercovitz

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Sometimes your body is smarter than you are. ~Author Unknown

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul. ~Mahatma Gandhi

Sweat your prayers, dance your pain, and move on. ~Gabrielle Roth

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. ~Jim Rohn

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. ~Swami Vivekananda

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The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system. ~Robert C. Peale

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

The body has a mind of its own. ~Mason Cooley

The body is a big sagacity, a plurality with one sense, a war and a peace, a flock and a shepherd. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

The body is a bundle of careful compromises. ~Randolph Nesse and George Williams

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The body is a sacred garment. ~Martha Graham

The body is an instrument which only gives off music when it is used as a body. ~Anaïs Nin

The body is but a pair of pincers set over a bellows and a stew pan and the whole fixed upon stilts. ~Samuel Butler

The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up. ~Marilyn Monroe

The body is not a permanent dwelling, but a sort of inn which is to be left behind when one perceives that one is a burden to the host. ~Seneca

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The body is sensitive. It registers every thought and feeling. Be tender with it. ~Brendan O'Regan

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in. ~B.K.S. Iyengar

The body never lies. ~Martha Graham

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected: the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition. ~W.H. Auden, The Dyer's Hand

The educated do not share a common body of information, but a common state of mind. ~Mason Cooley

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The fact that the mind rules the body is, in spite of its neglect by biology and medicine, the most fundamental fact which we know about the process of life. ~Franz Alexander

The first idea that the child must acquire, in order to be actively disciplined, is that of the difference between good and evil; and the task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity. ~Maria Montessori

The heart is not simply suspended in a body but in a culture, a place, a time. ~Mimi Guarneri

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. ~Tony Robbins

The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants. ~Theodore Roosevelt

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The human body is a machine which winds its own springs. ~Julien Offroy de la Mettrie

The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts. ~Hermann M. Biggs

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body. ~Mahatma Gandhi

The mind can cook up very subtle syndromes to throw at our bodies. ~Terri Guillemets

The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free. ~Swami Vivekananda

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The trouble with having a body is that people know it's where you hang out and you don't get any privacy. ~Robert Brault

The way he treats his body, you’d think he was renting. ~Robert Brault

The word arse is as much god as the word face. It must be so, otherwise you cut off your god at the waist. ~D.H. Lawrence

There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. ~Victor Hugo

There is a wisdom in the body that is older and more reliable than clocks and calendars. ~John Harold Johnson

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There is but one temple in this Universe: The Body. We speak to God whenever we lay our hands upon it. ~Thomas Carlyle

There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever. ~Mahatma Gandhi

To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body. ~Mahatma Gandhi

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~Buddha

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Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body. ~Arnold Schwarzenegger

Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents. ~William Osler

We are so curiously made that one atom put in the wrong place in our original structure will often make us unhappy for life. ~William Godwin

We don't stop at our skin. ~Dolores Krieger

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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We have a pharmacy inside us that is absolutely exquisite. It makes the right medicine, for the precise time, for the right target organ—with no side effects. ~Deepak Chopra

We use our brains too little, and when we do, it is only to make excuses for our reflexes and our instincts. ~Martin H. Fischer

What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it is clothed? ~Michelangelo

What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera. ~Aldous Huxley

When I die, I'm leaving my body to science fiction. ~Steven Wright

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Why do we pay for psychotherapy when massages cost half as much? ~Jason Love

Why should a man's mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations with such a precarious object as his body? ~Thomas Hardy

Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. ~Mark Twain

Yet this is health: To have a body functioning so perfectly that when its few simple needs are met it never calls attention to its own existence. ~Bertha Stuart Dyment

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind. ~Mahatma Gandhi

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You know the definition of the perfectly designed machine.... The perfectly designed machine is one in which all its working parts wear out simultaneously. I am that machine. ~Frederick Alexander Lindemann

Your body is a beautiful manifestation powered by spirit. ~Mike Dolan

Your body is a flower that life let bloom.... ~Ilchi Lee

Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one. ~Terri Guillemets

Your heart knows not how to lie. It is great that it lays deep in your chest and not in your mouth. ~Kak Sri

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