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What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare?

What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare?

by William H. Davies Found in: Body Quotes,
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I don't think that the flesh is necessarily treacherous, evil, bad. It is cantankerous, and it is independent. The idea read more

I don't think that the flesh is necessarily treacherous, evil, bad. It is cantankerous, and it is independent. The idea of independence is the key. It really is like colonialism. The colonies suddenly decide that they can and should exist with their own personality and should detach from the control of the mother country. At first the colony is perceived as being treacherous. It's a betrayal. Ultimately, it can be seen as the separation of a partner that could be very valuable as an equal rather than as something you dominate.

by David Cronenberg Found in: Body Quotes,
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We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell.

We are bound to our bodies like an oyster is to its shell.

by Plato Found in: Body Quotes,
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A feeble body weakens the mind.

A feeble body weakens the mind.

by Jean-jacques Rousseau Found in: Body Quotes,
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I'm never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.

I'm never less at leisure than when at leisure, or less alone than when alone.

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It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many millions of faces, there should be none alike.

It is the common wonder of all men, how among so many millions of faces, there should be none alike.

by Thomas Browne Found in: Body Quotes,
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Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing peace is the measure.

Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing peace is the measure.

by George Melton Found in: Body Quotes,
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The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body

The pain of the mind is worse than the pain of the body

by Publilius Syrus Found in: Body Quotes,
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Love's mysteries in souls do grow, But yet the body is his book.

Love's mysteries in souls do grow, But yet the body is his book.

by John Donne Found in: Body Quotes,
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