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Aristotle:We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
Kurt Cobain:My body is damaged from music in two ways. I have a red irritation in my stomach. It's psychosomatic, caused by all the anger and the screaming. I have scoliosis, where the curvature of your spine is bent, and the weight of my guitar has made it worse. I'm always in pain, and that adds to the anger in our music.

The following quotes are about human body as whole, either as metaphysical or physical entity.

Quotes[edit]

  • Sometimes one would almost like to say: what really matters is only the mind. But where can you find a mind without a body?
    • Fausto Cercignani in: Brian Morris, Simply Transcribed. Quotations from Writings by Fausto Cercignani, 2014, quote 42.
Robert Frost:A person will sometimes devote all his life to the development of one part of his body - the wishbone.
Mahatma Gandhi:A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
Victor Hugo:Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
John F. Kennedy:Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
Marilyn Monroe:The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
  • Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own
  • Yea, much more those that seem to be the more feeble members of the body, are more necessary. And such as we think to be the less honourable members of the body, about these we put more abundant honour; and those that are our uncomely parts, have more abundant comeliness. But our comely parts have no need [...]
  • Then each of you will control his own body and live in holiness and honor— not in lustful passion like the pagans who do not know God and his ways.

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