Body Quotes

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.


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

Jim Rohn

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

Michael Jordan

The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.

Thomas A. Edison

If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred.

Walt Whitman

Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself.

Leo Tolstoy

It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body.

Marcel Proust

The Soul is the voice of the body's interests.

George Santayana

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

Henry Miller

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.

Joseph Conrad

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body

Publilius Syrus

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

Albert Einstein

... a big man, and you're a little boy, I shall ask you to have some jam," I should have failed entirely to smother my laughter. Do you think the doleful one would have seen the fun of the remark if she had any power over the body or soul of that devoted child? Nay. She would have whined about slyness, and cunning hints, and greediness, and the probabilities of utter ruin and disgrace overtaking underhand schemers, until that child would have been stunned, puzzled, deprived of self-respect, and rendered entirely wretched. Long ago I heard of a doleful one who turned ...

James Runciman

Your body is built for walking.

Gary Yanker

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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