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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.
  • 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.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
    British author of heroic fantasy 1948-2006
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    A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.
    Source: Quest For Lost Heroes (2011) 43
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
    American libertarian author 1870-1945
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    Considered now as a possession, one may define culture as the residuum of a large body of useless knowledge that has been well and truly forgotten.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
  • 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 Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Happiness is not being pained in body or troubled in mind.
  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
    American visionary artist, author and teacher
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    I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
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    I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    I speak two languages, Body and English.
  • Johann Gottfried Seume
    Johann Gottfried Seume
    German writer and poet 1763-1810
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    Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.
  • William Jennings Bryan
    William Jennings Bryan
    American orator and politician 1860-1925
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    If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
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