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Quotes for: body

Quotes for: body

Our bodies are our gardens, to the 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.

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  

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

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  

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

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  

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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