Selected Quotes about Body

Each body has its art ... -- Gwendolyn Brooks

It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now ... with its aches and it pleasures ... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive. -- Pema Chodron

Be sure that it is not you that is mortal, but only your body. For that man whom your outward form reveals is not yourself; the spirit is the true self, not that physical figure which and be pointed out by your finger. -- Cicero

Safeguard the health both of body and soul. -- Cleobulus

I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. -- Eugene Delacroix

Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives. -- Marilyn Ferguson

But the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable. -- E. M. Forster

I am convinced that life in a physical body is meant to be an ecstatic experience. -- Shakti Gawain

Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them. -- Shakti Gawain

The body is a sacred garment. -- Martha Graham

The body is shaped, disciplined, honored, and in time, trusted. -- Martha Graham

The body says what words cannot. -- Martha Graham

[The body is] a marvelous machine ... a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels! -- Theodor Herzl

A healthy mind in a healthy body. -- Juvenal

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

All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power. -- Allegra Kent

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

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

Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - peace is the measure. -- George Melton

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. -- Henry Miller

There is but one temple in the universe and that is the body of man. -- Novalis

Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind. -- Plato

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. -- Pythagoras

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

Oh, darling, let your body in, let it tie you in, in comfort. -- Anne Sexton

Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners. -- William Shakespeare

The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body. -- George Sheehan

Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms. -- Gloria Steinem

Every man is the builder of a temple called his body. -- Henry David Thoreau

I stand in awe of my body. -- Henry David Thoreau

If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred. -- Walt Whitman

I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself. -- Oprah Winfrey

It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about. -- Oprah Winfrey

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