Body Quotes and Sayings - Page 4



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

Why do we pay for psychotherapy when massages cost half as much?
Jason Love

It happens very rarely, but when it happens it’s worth waiting for, that the instrument becomes part of your body.
Jack Brymer

The body is a house of many windows: there we all sit, showing ourselves and crying on the passers-by to come and love us.
Robert Louis Stevenson

A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.
John Locke

You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.
Juvenal

Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other.
Henry David Thoreau

The body too has its rights; and it will have them: they cannot be trampled on without peril. The body ought to be the soul’s best friend. Many good men however have neglected to make it such: so it has become a fiend and has plagued them.
Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare

He who loves the world as his body may be entrusted with the empire.
Lao-tzu

We use our brains too little, and when we do, it is only to make excuses for our reflexes and our instincts.
Martin H. Fischer

I kill myself for my body.
Cher

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected: the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
W.H. Auden

To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.
Henry David Thoreau

The body is a sacred garment.
Martha Graham

A woman is as young as her knees.
Mary Quant

Yet this is health: To have a body functioning so perfectly that when its few simple needs are met it never calls attention to its own existence.
Bertha Stuart Dyment

The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life’s major mysteries.
Iris Murdoch

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

Hormones, vitamines, stimulants and depressives are oils upon the creaky machinery of life. Principal item, however, is the machinery.
Martin H. Fischer

Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies.
Frank Gillette Burgess

The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Bible

We live in a society whose whole policy is to excite every nerve in the human body and keep it at the highest pitch of artificial tension, to strain every human desire to the limit and create as many new desires and synthetic passions as possible, in.
Thomas Merton

Beyond my body my veins are invisible.
Antonio Porchia

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body.
Irene Claremont de Castillejo

My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn’t stand the sideline.
Michael Jordan

To me style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body. Both go together, they can’t be separated.
Jean-Luc Godard

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.
Jim Rohn

Each body has its art.
Gwendolyn Brooks

How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle?
Katherine Mansfield

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
Henry Miller

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