Body Quotes

Don't chain your worries to your body. The burden soon becomes heavy and your health will give too much of itself to pick up the extra load.

Astrid Alauda

Industrial societies turn their citizens into image-junkies; it is the most irresistible form of mental pollution. Poignant longings for beauty, for an end to probing below the surface, for a redemption and celebration of the body of the world. Ultimately, having an experience becomes identical with taking a photograph of it.

Susan Sontag

To trace the history of a river or a raindrop…is also to trace the history of the soul, the history of the mind descending and arising in the body. In both, we constantly seek and stumble upon divinity, which like feeding the lake, and the spring becoming a waterfall, feeds, spills, falls, and feeds itself all over again

Gretel Ehrlich

Hatred is the most severely damaging mental condition. It poisons the body, and its effects are virtually irreversible


Worry is just about the worst form of mental activity there isónext to hate, which is deeply self destructive. Worry is pointless. It is wasted mental energy. It also creates bio-chemical reactions which harm the body, producing everything from indigestion to coronary arrest, and a multitude of things in between


The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly


QUORUM, n. A sufficient number of members of a deliberative body to have their own way and their own way of having it. In the United States Senate a quorum consists of the chairman of the Committee on Finance and a messenger from the White House; in the House of Representatives, of the Speaker and the devil.

Ambrose Bierce

Jazz is the music of the body

Anais Nin

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 preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them...

Richard Henry Lee

Making a decision to have a child--it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body

Elizabeth Stone

Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren.... Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action.

George Gilder

A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.


Grace is to the body, what good manners are to the mind

FranÁois de la Rochefoucauld

Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which.

Algernon Charles Swinburne
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