Body Quotes

Most popular body quotes

The body is the outermost layer of the mind.
Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies.
We are dead stars looking back up at the sky.


If any thing is sacred the human body is sacred.
Every man is a builder of a temple called his body.
The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.
Your body is like a bar of soap.  It gradually wears down from repeated use.
We have so many words for states of mind, and so few words for the states of the body.
Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess baggage, the shorter the trip.


Over the years our bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of our lives.
The amazing thing is that every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And, the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics.

atoms physics

Every atom you possess has almost certainly passed through several stars and been part of millions of organisms on its way to becoming you. We are each so atomically numberous and so vigorously recycled at death that a significant number of our atoms-up to a billion for each of us, it has been suggested-probably once belonged to Shakespeare. A billion more each came from Buddha and Genghis Khan and Beethoven, and any other historical figure you care to name.