Body Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
The body is a bundle of careful compromises.
Randolph Nesse and George Williams
The older you get, the tougher it is to lose weight because by then, your body and your fat are really good friends.
We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell.
It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many millions of faces, there should be none alike.
A human being is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
Some patients I see are actually draining into their bodies the diseased thoughts of their minds.
This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
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.
Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.
Many people treat their bodies as if they were rented from Hertz-something they are using to get around in but nothing they genuinely care about understanding.
Chungliang Al Huang
Consciousness is eternal it is not vanquished with the destruction of the temporary body.
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
he body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
What fools indeed we morals are
To lavish care upon a Car,
With ne’er a bit of time to see
About our own machinery!
John Kendrick Bangs
There is but one temple in the universe and that is the body of man.
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.
A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry documented deductions of the brain.
Make your feet your friend.
The body is but a pair of pincers set over a bellows and a stew pan and the whole fixed upon stilts.
Anguish of mind has driven thousands to suicide; anguish of body, none. This proves that the health of the mind is of far more consequence to our happiness than the health of the body, although both are deserving of much more attention than either of them receive.
Charles Caleb Colton
The human body is not a thing or substance, given, but a continuous creation. The human body is an energy system which is never a complete structure; never static; is in perpetual inner self-construction and self-destruction; we destroy in order to make it new.
Norman O. Brown
Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.
Sometimes your body is smarter than you are.
I love the body. Flesh is so honest, and organs do not lie.
All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power.
The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body.
What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.
The human body has no more need for cows’ milk than it does for dogs’ milk, horses’ milk, or giraffes’ milk.