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Quotations on Body

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

~ Plato

The human body is a magazine of inventions, the patent office, where are the models from which every hint is taken. All the tools and engines on earth are only extensions of its limbs and senses.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.

~ Sir Francis Bacon

A human being is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

~ Christopher Morley

All of us have mortal bodies, composed of perishable matter, but the soul lives forever: it is a portion of the Deity housed in our bodies.

~ Flavius Josephus

Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies.

~ Frank Gelett Burgess

Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.

~ Joseph Hall

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