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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Junius
    Junius
    pseudonym of a writer of letters to the Public Advertiser
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    It is the eternal truth in the political as well as the mystical body, that, where one members suffers, all the members suffer with it.
  • 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.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    The great majority of us are required to live a life of constant duplicity. Your health is bound to be affected if, day after day, you say the opposite of what you feel, if you grovel before what you dislike, and rejoice at what brings you nothing but misfortune. Our nervous system isn't just a fiction, it's a part of our physical body, and our soul exists in space, and is inside us, like the teeth in our mouth. It can't be forever violated with impunity.
  • Barbara Howar
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    There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs.
  • 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
    American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor 1936-1973
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    A comedian's body is funny as well as his mind being funny, his whole personage is funny.
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