Body Quotes - Page 3

Man has made many machines, complex and cunning, but which of them indeed rivals the workings of his heart?
– Pablo Casals

Why do we alienate ourselves so much from our bodies? It’s that big piece of machinery attached to your head.
– Carrie Latet

We use our brains too little, and when we do, it is only to make excuses for our reflexes and our instincts.
– Martin H. Fischer

The word arse is as much god as the word face. It must be so, otherwise you cut off your god at the waist.
– D.H. Lawrence

Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
– Mark Twain

The body is but a pair of pincers set over a bellows and a stew pan and the whole fixed upon stilts.
– Samuel Butler

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

Massage is the only form of physical pleasure to which nature forgot to attach consequences.
– Robert Brault

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

The mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance.
– Saint Augustine

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

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

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.
– B.K.S. Iyengar

Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents.
– William Osler

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

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

There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies.
– Friedrich Nietzche

The mind can cook up very subtle syndromes to throw at our bodies.
– Astrid Alauda

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

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