Body Quotes

My body’s strong, my body’s capable. Why am I going to talk down to it? Why am I going to be mean to it when it’s, like, carried me this far?

I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.

How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle?

The eye – it cannot choose but see; we cannot bid the ear be still; our bodies feel, where’er they be, against or with our will.

Toe: A part of the foot used to find furniture in the dark.

This morning it occurred to me for the first time that my body, my faithful companion and friend, truly better known to me than my own soul, may be after all only a sly beast who will end by devouring his master.

A human being is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

What’s the ugliest part of your body? What’s the ugliest part of your body? Some say your nose Some say your toes, But I think it’s your mind.

Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.

Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being.