Eating Disorders Inspirational Recovery Quotes: Our Bodies

Each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms.
Gloria Steinem~

It is the confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn ... which is what life is all about.
Oprah Winfrey~

Intelligence is present everywhere in our bodies . . . our own inner intelligence is far superior to any we can try to substitute from the outside.
Deepak Chopra

Some patients I see are actually draining into their bodies the diseased thoughts of their minds.
Zacharty Bercovitz

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it.
Elizabeth A. BehnkeAnne Sexton~

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
Henry Miller~

I love the body. Flesh is so honest, and organs do not lie.
Candea Core-Starke~

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body.
Irene Claremont de Castillejo
I finally realized that being grateful to my body was key to giving more love to myself.
Oprah Winfrey~

All we actually have is our body and its muscles that allow us to be under our own power.
Allegra Ken~

Safeguard the health both of body and soul.

We don't stop at our skin.
Dolores Krieger~

The body is a multilingual being. It speaks through its color and its temperature, the flush of recognition, the glow of love, the ash of pain, the heat of arousal, the coldness of non-conviction . . . It speaks through the leaping of the heart, the falling of the spirits, the pit at the center, and rising hope.
Clarissa Pinkola Est├ęs

Why do we alienate ourselves so much from our bodies? It's that big piece of machinery attached to your head.
Carrie Latet

If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong.
Thomas Jefferson~

I stand in awe of my body.
Henry David Thoreau~
Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone, and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe~

It is amazing how many hints and guides and intuitions for living come to the sensitive person who has ears to hear what his body is saying.
Rollo May~

Each body has its art...
Gwendolyn Brooks~

Every man is the builder of a temple called his body.

Henry David Thoreau~

You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body.
If the mind, that rules the body, ever so far forgets itself as to trample on its slave, the slave is never generous enough to forgive the injury, but will rise and smite the oppressor.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow~

The body is a sacred garment.
Martha Graham~
The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.
Robert C. Peale~

It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now... with its aches and it pleasures... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.
Pema Chodron~
Sometimes your body is smarter than you are.

If your inner energy is misdirected, so will your whole life be.
C. Astrid Weber~

Our body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.

Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners.

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Jim Rohn

The goal in life is living in agreement with nature.

In our bodies, in this moment, there live the seed impulses of the change and spiritual growth we seek, and to awaken them we must bring our awareness into the body, into the here and now.
Pat Ogden~

No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change.
Bill Phillips~

Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.

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

Here in this body are the sacred rivers: here are the sun and moon as well as all the pilgrimage places ... I have not encountered another temple as blissful as my own body.

As is the gardener, so is the garden.

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, nor to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

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