Healing Quotes on Body and Soul
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
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
You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. ~C.S. Lewis
To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~Buddha
There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies. ~Friedrich Nietzche
A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry documented deductions of the brain. ~Llewelyn Powers
Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs. ~Aldous Huxley
The body never lies. ~Martha Graham
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy. ~Oscar Wilde
Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies. ~Frank Gillette Burgess
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera. ~Aldous Huxley
Our bodies are our gardens - our wills are our gardeners. ~William Shakespeare
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. ~Jim Rohn
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. ~Mark Twain
A house is a home when it shelters the body and comforts the soul. ~Phillip Moffitt
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. ~Winston Churchill
Just as the body cannot exist without blood, so the soul needs the matchless and pure strength of faith. ~Mahatma Gandhi
If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong. ~Thomas Jefferson
The human body is a machine which winds its own springs. ~Julien Offroy de la Mettrie
We are all cells in the same body of humanity. ~Peace Pilgrim
Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body. ~Irene Claremont de Castillejo
The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in. ~B.K.S. Iyengar
No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office. ~George Bernard Shaw
The mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance. ~Saint Augustine
This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly. ~Seneca
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. ~George Santayana
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense. ~Henry Miller
When one is pretending, the entire body revolts. ~Anais Nin
The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body. ~George Sheehan
Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones. ~Henry David Thoreau
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. ~Victor Hugo
Why should a man's mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations with such a precarious object as his body? ~Thomas Hardy
Each body has its art... ~Gwendolyn Brooks
A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world. ~John Locke
There is but one temple in the universe, and that is the body of man. ~Novalis
Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen. ~Shakti Gawain
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. ~Daniel Defoe
How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle? ~Katherine Mansfield
The heart is not simply suspended in a body but in a culture, a place, a time. ~Mimi Guarneri
If the mind, that rules the body, ever so far forgets itself as to trample on its slave, the slave is never generous enough to forgive the injury, but will rise and smite the oppressor. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Flesh goes on pleasuring us, and humiliating us, right to the end. ~Mignon McLaughlin
Yet this is health: To have a body functioning so perfectly that when its few simple needs are met it never calls attention to its own existence. ~Bertha Stuart Dyment
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
The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts. ~Hermann M. Biggs
In vain we shall penetrate more and more deeply the secrets of the structure of the human body, we shall not dupe nature; we shall die as usual. ~Bernard Le Bovier de Fontanelle
Few of us have lost our minds, but most of us have long ago lost our bodies. ~Ken Wilbur
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
If your inner energy is misdirected, so will your whole life be. ~C. Astrid Weber
Some patients I see are actually draining into their bodies the diseased thoughts of their minds. ~Zacharty Bercovitz
Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together. ~Charles Caleb Colton
The body is deeper than the soul, and its secrets inscrutable. ~E.M. Forester
Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - peace is the measure. ~George Melton
The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system. ~Robert C. Peale
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