Body Quotes

Whether we are happy or unhappy, our body impels us to strive for immortality.
– Erich Fromm

We don’t blame your shadow for the shape of your body. Don’t blame others for the shape of your experience.
– Gillian Duce

Choose the body to live in.
– Lailah Gifty Akita

A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The spirit desires to remain with its body, because, without the organic instruments of that body, it can neither act, nor feel anything.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

The body of the earth is of the nature of a fish… because it draws water as its breath instead of air.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Our body is dependent on heaven and heaven on the Spirit.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

A luminous body will appear more brilliant in proportion as it is surrounded by deeper shadow.
– Leonardo Da Vinci

Man is the sole animal whose nudity offends his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind.
– Montaigne

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

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

A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry documented deductions of the brain.
– Llewelyn Powers

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

Just as the body cannot exist without blood, so the soul needs the matchless and pure strength of faith.
– Mahatma Gandhi

Every man is the builder of a Temple called his body, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.
– Henry David Thoreau

Some patients I see are actually draining into their bodies the diseased thoughts of their minds.
– Zacharty Bercovitz

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

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

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

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