It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking, and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind.
Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body more than raiment?
Health, a light body, freedom from cravings, a glowing skin, sonorous voice, fragrance of body: these signs indicate progress in the practice of meditation.
War destroys men, but luxury destroys mankind; at once corrupts the body and the mind.
Luxury, that alluring pest with fair forehead, which, yielding always to the will of the body, throws a deadening influence over the senses, and weakens the limbs more than the drugs of Circe's cup.
Possessions, outward success, publicity, LUXURY -- to me these have always been contemptible. I assume that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind
He who knows that this body s like froth, and has learnt that it is as unsubstantial as a mirage, will break the flower-pointed arrow of illusion, and never see the king of death.
There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs.
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
I think your body is just a little bit stronger after pregnancy.
Heavy thoughts bring on physical maladies; when the soul is oppressed so is the body
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly
The recipe for beauty is to have less illusion and more Soul, to retreat from the belief of pain or pleasure in the body into the unchanging calm and glorious freedom of spiritual harmony.
Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us?
Army: A body of men assembled to rectify the mistakes of the diplomats.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.
The face is the soul of the body.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
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.
If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.
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.