Body Quotes

They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.

Unknown

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul.

Isadora Duncan

The language of the body is the key that can unlock the soul.

Konstantin Stanislavsky

The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us

Robert Louis Stevenson

I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.

Oprah Winfrey

The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts.

Hermann M. Biggs

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.

B.K.S. Iyengar

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.

Roger Von Oech

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

Marilyn Monroe

I speak two languages, Body and English.

Mae West

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A junkie is someone who uses their body to tell society that something is wrong.

Stella Adler

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.

Marcel Proust

A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton

The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.

George Santayana

A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.

Joseph Addison

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

If God is indeed in the body—and consciousness and physiology are, from an evolutionary perspective, inextricably linked—we must acknowledge that divine consciousness is available in and through physicality.

Sol Luckman

As many suffer from too much as too little. A fat body makes a lean mind.

Christian Nestell Bovee

For let me tell you, that the more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me is the pleasure and charm of conversation

Plato

Worry, hate, fearˇtogether with their offshoots: anxiety, bitterness, impatience, avarice, unkindness, judgmentalness, and condemnationˇall attack the body at the cellular level. It is impossible to have a healthy body under these conditions

Unknown

Pregnancy demonstrates the deterministic character of woman's sexuality. Every pregnant woman has body and self taken over by a chthonian force beyond her control. In the welcome pregnancy, this is a happy sacrifice. But in the unwanted one, initiated by rape or misadventure, it is a horror. Such unfortunate women look directly into nature's heart of Darkness. For a fetus is a benign tumor, a vampire who steals in order to live. The so-called miracle of birth is nature getting her own way.

Camille Paglia

Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the State. As the beams to a house, as the bones to the microcosm of man, so is order to all things.

Robert Southey
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