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.
  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
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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.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
    Thomas Alva Edison
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    The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    'Darkness on the Edge of Town' came out of a huge body of work that had tons of very happy songs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bobby Darin
    Bobby Darin
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    A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny.
  • 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.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
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    A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin.
  • 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.
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