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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 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.

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I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.

I'm not into working out. My philosophy: No pain, no pain.

by George H. Mead Found in: Body Quotes,
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How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue.

How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue.

by Natalie Clifford Barney Found in: Body Quotes,
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Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.

Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.

by Wayne Dyer Found in: Body Quotes,
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The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected: the eye, on the other read more

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar, and is shocked by the unexpected: the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.

by W. H. Auden Found in: Body Quotes,
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. . . I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body.

. . . I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body.

by Barbara Hepworth Found in: Body Quotes,
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The human body is a magazine of inventions, the patent office, where are the models from which every hint is read more

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.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Body Quotes,
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An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.

An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.

by General George S. Patton Found in: Body Quotes,
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This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly.

This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly.

by Seneca Found in: Body Quotes,
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The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.

by St. Jerome Found in: Body Quotes,
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