Body quotes and sayings

Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.
De Saint-Real

An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.
General George S. Patton

You know the definition of the perfectly designed machine. The perfectly designed machine is one in which all its working parts wear out simultaneously. I am that machine.
Frederick Alexander Lindemann

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

My body is a temple where junk food goes to worship.

The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts.
Hermann M. Biggs

He can have my body, but he will never have my soul. never!
Penelope Cruz

Few of us have lost our minds, but most of us have long ago lost our bodies.
Ken Wilbur

Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Wayne Dyer

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, it will do more than if you paralyze it by encumbering it with remedies.”
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

The body says what words cannot.
Martha Graham

Think with your whole body.
Taisen Deshimaru

The human body is a machine which winds its own springs.
Julien Offroy de la Mettrie

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

Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.
Charles Caleb Colton

The body is a big sagacity, a plurality with one sense, a war and a peace, a flock and a shepherd.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The heart is not simply suspended in a body but in a culture, a place, a time.
Mimi Guarneri

If your inner energy is misdirected, so will your whole life be.
C. Astrid Weber

To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

You can kill the body but not the spirit.
Robert Louis Stevenson

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
St. Jerome

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

Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners.
William Shakespeare

The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.
Robert C. Peale

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

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

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

Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Denis Waitley

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

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