Quotes by body

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  • 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.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
  • 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.
  • Bob Guccione
    Bob Guccione
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    You have to penetrate a woman's defenses. Getting into her head is a prerequisite to getting into her body.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Branch Rickey
    Branch Rickey
    American baseball player 1881-
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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.
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