Body Quotes

... not that his face was much lined, but all the blood and colour seemed to have faded from his body, and even his eyes, which last he kept usually closed, as though the light distressed him. There was an unspeakable degree of slyness in his expression, which kept me ill at ease; he seemed to lie there with his arms folded, like a spider waiting for prey. His speech was very deliberate and courteous, but scarce louder than ...

Robert Louis Stevenson

A flower's structure leads a bee toward having pollen adhere to its body . . . we don't know of any such reason why beautiful places attract humans.

David Rains Wallace

If you know wilderness in the way that you know love, you would be unwilling to let it go. We are talking about the body of the beloved, not real estate.

Terry Tempest Williams

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.

John Muir

Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.

De Saint-Real

The soul may sleep and the body still be happy, but only in youth.

Mignon McLaughlin

See yourself as a soul with a body, rather than a body with a soul.

Wayne Dyer

For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously

George Gissing

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

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

Buddha

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

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body.

Irene Claremont de Castillejo

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.

Juvenal

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

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

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

Algernon Charles Swinburne

The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.

James A. Michener

If anything is sacred, the human body is sacred.

Walt Whitman

Rage and bitterness do not foster femininity. They harden the heart and make the body sick.

Marion Woodman
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