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.
Our body is a machine for living. It is organized for that, it is its nature. Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself.
If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred.
Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.
The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
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.
My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn't stand the sideline.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
The human body is a magazine of inventions, the patent office, where are the models from which every hint is taken. All the tools and engines on earth are only extensions of its limbs and senses.
We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell.
Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.
The body is a big sagacity, a plurality with one sense, a war and a peace, a flock and a shepherd.
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
Every man is the builder of a Temple called his body, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.
Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.
Our bodies are our gardens - our wills are our gardeners.
Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them.
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives.
He who loves the world as his body may be entrusted with the empire.
A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body.
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.
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