Body Quotes

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.

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 human body is the best picture of the human soul.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.

George Santayana

The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul.

Isadora Duncan

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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.

Thomas A. Edison

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

Julien Offroy De La Mettrie

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

Astrid Alauda

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

Thomas Jefferson

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love.

Charles-Victor de Bonstettin

An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.

General George S. Patton

In the contemplation of nudes, we congratulate ourselves upon the beauty of which human beings are capable. They reassure us about ourselves, about Being. We are a little lower than the angels, true, but notice that we can get along without that suspect radiance, equal parts paint and literature, on which the angels lean so heavily. The human body is, or can be, a sufficiency.

Donald Barthelme

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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