Quotes: body

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  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    When a man's life is destroyed or damaged by some wound or privation of soul or body, which is due to other men's actions or negligence, it is not only his sensibility that suffers but also his aspiration toward the good. Therefore there has been sacrilege towards that which is sacred in him.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    'Tis the maddest trick a man can ever play in his whole life, to let his breath sneak out of his body without any more ado, and without so much as a rap o'er the pate, or a kick of the guts; to go out like the snuff of a farthing candle, and die merely of the mulligrubs, or the sullens.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man, who has no gills.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A constant smirk upon the face, and a whiffing activity of the body, are strong indications of futility.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    A fresh mind keeps the body fresh. Take in the ideas of the day, drain off those of yesterday. As to the morrow, time enough to consider it when it becomes today.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
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    A garden must be looked into, and dressed as the body.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
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    A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.
  • Margaret Fuller
    Margaret Fuller
    American writer 1810-1850
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    A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
  • R. Buckland
    R. Buckland
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    A large body of research results demonstrates that an observer can be persuaded to conform to the majority opinion, even when the majority is completely wrong.
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