Body Quotes

Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness and corruption

James Garfield

The river with its mask of trees cut a twisting path down through the valley. Two miles away he could see, beside a gigantic lonely oak, the white speck of his tent pitched and left while he went to record his homestead. A long time he sat there. AS he looked into the valley, Joseph felt his body flushing with a hot flluid of love. "This is mine," he said simply, and his eyes sparkled with tears and his brain was filled with wonder that this should be his. There was pity in him for the grass and the flowers; he felt that the trees were his children and the land his child. For a moment he seemed to float high in the air and to look down upon it. "It's mine," he said again, " and I must take care of it.

John Steinbeck

Clogged with yesterday\'s excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

Horace

If He Tom Sawyer had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Mark Twain

A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin

Branch Rickey

If you make a habit of sincere prayer, your life will be very noticeably and profoundly altered. Prayer stamps with its indelible mark our actions and demeanor. A tranquility of bearing, a facial and bodily repose, are observed in those whose inner lives are thus enriched. . . . Properly understood, prayer is a mature activity indispensable to the fullest development of personality . . . . Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strengths

Alexis Carrel

Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.

Wayne Dyer

Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.

Charles Caleb Colton

If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong.

Thomas Jefferson

Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.

Astrid Alauda

A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.

Francis Bacon

This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly.

Seneca

The human body is a machine which winds its own springs.

Julien Offroy De La Mettrie

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.

Thomas A. Edison

It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.

Epictetus

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

The moment I have realized God sitting in the temple of every human body, the moment I stand in reverence before every human being and see God in him - that moment I am free from bondage, everything that binds vanishes, and I am free.

Swami Vivekananda

The face is the soul of the body.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house.

Ramakrishna

Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.

Martha Graham

When health prevails, vitality pervades both mind and body.By the process of loving service, you can become the promoters of much joy.Do not consider any act of service as demeaning!

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Democracy is the menopause of Western society, the Grand Climacteric of the body social. Fascism is its middle-aged lust.

Jean Baudrillard
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