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Body Proverbs


Sayings about The Body

Where the body wants to rest, there the legs must carry it. ~ Polish Proverbs

Sometimes the body becomes healthy by being very sick. ~ Iranian Proverb

The body is killed by the mouth. ~ Malawian Proverb

Better to satisfy the body than to tarnish the soul. ~ Chinese Proverb

The plagiarist turns the body inside-out and changes the bones. ~ Japanese Proverbs

A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind. ~ Japanese Proverb

One body cannot perform two services. ~ Chinese Proverb

The body pays for a slip of the foot and gold pays for a slip of the tongue.~ Malawian Proverb

The tiredness of the body is the health of the soul. ~ French Proverb

Your soul to God, your body to dust, your property to your relatives, because thus it has been found written. ~ Maltese Proverb

A little body often harbors a great soul. ~ Traditional Proverb

The shadow should be the same length as the body. ~ Indonesian Proverb

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul. ~ Yiddish Proverb

A healthy soul cannot live in a dry body. ~ French Proverb

Wisdom is lost in a fat man’s body. ~ Japanese Proverb

When the heart acts the body is its slave. ~ African Proverb

When the heart is at ease, the body is healthy. ~ Chinese Proverb

Thick body, weak soul. ~ Iranian Proverb

The body of joy is not so big. ~ Nigerian Proverbs

Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the body. ~ Sufi Proverb

Eating and drinking holds body and soul together. ~ German Proverb

Master and servant — both have the same body odor. ~ Tibetan Proverb

Your body belongs to the Tsar, your soul to God, and your back to the squire. ~ Russian Proverbs

Easier to bend the body than the will. ~ Chinese Proverb

A little body often harbors a great soul. ~ Traditional Proverbs

What soap is for the body, tears are for the soul. ~ Jewish Proverb

When the head is sick the whole body is sick. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Doctors purge the body, ministers the conscience, lawyers the purse. ~ German Proverbs

The sickness of the body is the cure of the mind. ~ Basque Proverb

Do not refuse the body what it asks for. ~ Mexican Proverb

You can wash your body but not your soul. ~ Yiddish Proverb

The physician prescribes the medicine, the vulture waits for the body. ~ Turkish Proverbs

The mind is the emperor of the body. ~ Chinese Proverb

The character of a man lies not in his body but in his soul. ~ Japanese Proverbs

He who has a straight body is not worried about his crooked shadow. ~ Chinese Proverb

Better a sick body than an ignorant mind. ~ Greek Proverbs

Death is a shadow that always follows the body. ~ English Proverbs

Quotations about The Body

Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one. ~Astrid Alauda

The labor of the body frees us from the pains of the mind, and thus makes the poor happy. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

The best cure for the body is a quiet mind. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

The body manifests what the mind harbors. ~ Jerry Augustine

The body never lies. ~ Martha Graham

A feeble body weakens the mind. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body. ~ Irene Claremont de Castillejo

Few of us have lost our minds, but most of us have long ago lost our bodies. ~ Ken Wilbur

Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun. ~ Woody Allen

It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it. ~ Lee Haney

Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

I’ve made many good friends in bodybuilding, though there are few I’d trust to oil my back. ~ Lee Labrada

The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. ~ George Santayana

Sometimes your body is smarter than you are. ~ Author Unknown

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. ~ Jim Rohn

The human body is a machine which winds its own springs. ~Julien Offroy de la Mettrie

A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.~ Leonard Cohen

The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts. ~ Hermann M. Biggs

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in. ~ Author Unknown

It is not I who become addicted, it is my body. ~ Jean Cocteau

When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body. ~ Saadi

Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. ~ Camille Paglia

If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do, and play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

There is nothing the body suffers which the soul may not profit by. ~ George Meredith

Beyond my body my veins are invisible. ~ Antonio Porchia

Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around. ~ Thomas A. Edison Quotes

Gracefulness is to the body what understanding is to the mind. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Let me look at the foulness and ugliness of my body. Let me see myself as an ulcerous sore running with every horrible and disgusting poison. ~ St. Ignatius Loyola

I love the body. Flesh is so honest, and organs do not lie. ~Candea Core-Starke

Our body is simply a social structure made of many souls. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

The body achieves what the mind believes. ~ Author Unknown

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