Body Quotes

As the soul is the life of the body, so God is the life of the soul. As therefore the body perishes when the soul leaves it, so the soul dies when God departs from it.

St. Augustine of Hippo

The man or the woman in whom resides greater virtue is the higher; neither the loftiness nor the lowliness of a person lies in the body according to the sex, but in the perfection of conduct and virtues.

Christine de Pizan

The command has been to "go," but we have stayed - in body, gifts, prayer and influence. He has asked us to be witnesses unto the uttermost parts of the earth... but 99% of Christians have kept puttering around in the homeland.

Robert Savage

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.

Daniel Defoe

A home without books is a body without soul.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.


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.

Mohandas Gandhi

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

Mohandas Gandhi

Safeguard the health both of body and soul.


A little body often harbors a great soul.


The soul is often hungrier than the body and no shop can sell it food.

Henry Ward Beecher

Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart, filled it too, with melody that would last forever.

Bess Streeter Aldrich

Animals are in possession of themselves; their soul is in possession of their body. But they have no right to their life, because they do not will it.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Anarchism, really stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion; the liberation of the human body from the dominion of property; liberation from the shackles and restraint of government.

Strider1957 Emma Goldman
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