Horses are very keen on body language, and what I refer to as “presence”, and expression. They know quite a bit about you before you ever get to ‘em. They can read things about you clear across an arena.— Buck Brannaman
Belligerent Body Language quotations
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
If language was given to men to conceal their thoughts, then gesture's purpose was to disclose them.
Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally.
Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul.
Language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
Don't fake it till you make it. Fake it till you become it.
There's a very basic human, non-verbal aspect to our need to make music and use it as part of our human expression. It doesn't have to do with body movements, it doesn't have to do with articulation of a language, but with something spiritual.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
If you photograph for a long time, you get to understand such things as body language. I often do not look at people I photograph, especially afterwards. Also when I want a photo, I become somewhat fearless, and this helps a lot. There will always be someone who objects to being photographed, and when this happens you move on.
I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language.
Language is surely too small a vessel to contain these emotions of mind and body that have somehow awakened a response in the spirit.
To change your body you must first change your mind.
Life is not all high emotion. Some of the most interesting things are when its not highly emotional: little details of relationships and body language.
Talk to yourself in two languages - what do I fear and what do I love - in order to balance the body and the soul.
The physical language of the body is so much more powerful than words.
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
Never before had I known the sudden quiver of understanding that travels from word to brain to heart, the way a new language can move, coil, swim into life under the eyes, the almost savage leap of comprehension, the instantaneous, joyful release of meaning, the way the words shed their printed bodies in a flash of heat and light.
Females carry the marks, language and nuances of their culture more than the male. Anything that is desired or despised is always placed on the female body.
The words emerge from her body without her realizing it, as if she were being visited by the memory of a language long forsaken.
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
Symptoms are the body's mother tongue; signs are in a foreign language.
Dance is so important in the world. It needs no language. Our bodies speak a language of its own.
A language is not just a body of vocabulary or a set of grammatical rules.
... Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind.
Even if you can't physically see the result in front of you right now, every single effort you do is changing your body from the inside. Never get discouraged.
I see more now. As far as concepts, I know where teammates are going, linemen are going. I can read defensive fronts. I can read the body language of linebackers. I study film to see who's a bull rusher and who's a finesse rusher. I think I've learned.
People need realness, reality. People can sense when someone is being pretentious or fake. It's because you feel it; you see it in someone's body language.
The language of my love does not belong to human language, my human body does not touch the flesh of my love.
Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.
The universal pervasion of ugliness, hideous landscapes, vile noises, foul language...everything. Unnatural, broken, blasted; the distortion of the dead, whose unburiable bodies sit outside the dug outs all day, all night, the most execrable sights on earth. In poetry we call them the most glorious.
That is the strangeness of language: it crosses the boundaries of the body, is at once inside and outside, and it sometimes happens that we don't notice the threshold has been crossed.
I can read your body language like a conversation
Take care of your body, it's the only home you have.
... while infants will sync with the human voice regardless of language, they later become habituated to the rhythms of their own language and culture ... ... humans are tied to each other by hierarchies of rhythms that are culture-specific and expressed through language and body movement.
It feels wonderful to be go back to the 1940s and recreate the whole era through my clothes, voice and body language. I am tired of playing the larger-than-life hero.
Your body language shapes who you are
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings.
In spite of language, in spite of intelligence and intuition and sympathy, one can never really communicate anything to anybody. The essential substance of every thought and feeling remains incommunicable, locked up in the impenetrable strong-room of the individual soul and body. Our life is a sentence of perpetual solitary confinement.
Reality prior to my language exists as an unthinkable thought.
. . . life precedes love, bodily matter precedes the body, and one day in its turn language shall have preceded possession of silence.
I kind of do this awkward body language because, growing up, I had a really hard time expressing myself vocally.
Love will find its way through all languages on its own.
Women are better at reading body language everywhere in the world.
As a matter of fact, it's associated with the female hormone estrogen. Women are better at figuring out of tone of voice, reading your face and posture and gesture.
Body language is a very powerful tool.
We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.
Poetry, for example, goes so deeply into the space between corporeal affect and deep emotion (even primal in some cases) that, as Emily Dickinson said, it can blow the top of your head off. Poetic language is sometimes misunderstood as "abstract" when in reality, it's precise - precisely the language of emotions and the body.
It is the body, subject to the harmony of the steps it is executing, which speaks. And it speaks to the heart in as direct a language as does music.
He was dancing to some music No one else had ever heard He'd speak in unknown languages She would translate every word And then when the world was laughing At his castles in the sky She'd hold him in her body Till he once again could fly.