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Quotes for: body

Action is the language of the body and should harmonize with the spirit within.
Marcus Tullius Cicero - De oratore / 

Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice / 

With most people the heart grows old with the body.
Guy de Maupassant / 

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Aristotle / 

There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra / 

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Gautama Buddha / 

A healthy mind in a healthy body.
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis / 

As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body.
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae / 

Strength and weakness of mind are mis-named; they are really only the good or happy arrangement of our bodily organs.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

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

Language is a part of our organism and no less complicated than it.
Ludwig Wittgenstein / 

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education / 

Body am I, and soul'–so says the child. And why should one not speak like children?
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra / 

What Nature is to the mind she is also to the body.
Henry David Thoreau / 

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.
Leo Tolstoy

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
Marcel Proust

Pain of mind is worse than pain of body.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

It is difficult to define love; all we can say is, that in the soul it is a desire to rule, in the mind it is a sympathy, and in the body it is a hidden and delicate wish to possess what we love—Plus many mysteries.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

What grace is to the body good sense is to the mind.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

It would seem that nature, which has so wisely ordered the organs of our body for our happiness, has also given us pride to spare us the mortification of knowing our imperfections.
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims / 

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body the two are ever united.
Wilhelm von Humboldt / 

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Benjamin Franklin

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
Mahatma Gandhi

A home without books is a body without soul.
Marcus Tullius Cicero / 

The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.
Gaston Bachelard / 

The human mind cannot be absolutely destroyed with the body, but there remains of it something which is eternal.
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics / 

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
Edvard Munch / 

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