162 Mind And Body Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of mind and body quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about train your mind and body.

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The Most Famous Mind And Body Quotes (Best in 2024)

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It is the mind that makes the body. — Sojourner Truth

The health and vigor necessary for the practice of what is good, depend equally on both mind and body. — Diogenes

Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined. — Thomas Tutko

I think to have peace of mind, you have to have peace of body, first. — Naval Ravikant

In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Our bodies change our minds and our minds can change our behavior and our behavior can change our outcomes. — Amy Cuddy

There is no illness of the body except for the mind — Socrates

Finding the balance between body, mind and spirit is a great achievement. — Rickson Gracie

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. — B.K.S. Iyengar

The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation. — George Santayana

Short Mind And Body Quotes

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  • You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. — C. S. Lewis
  • A kind heart, an open mind, a willing body and a loving spirit make a powerful person. — Susan McCann
  • Friendship is one mind in two bodies. — Mencius
  • When you hold an infant, hold him not just with your body, but with your mind and heart. — Magda Gerber
  • Lose your mind and come to your senses. — Frederick Salomon Perls
  • We have produced a world of contented bodies and discontented minds. — Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
  • What man is happy? He who has a healthy body, a resourceful mind, and a docile nature. — Thales
  • Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body. — Joseph Addison
  • Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame. — B.K.S. Iyengar
  • Contrology is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit. — Joseph Pilates

Top 10 Mind And Body Quotes

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Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle. — Christian D. Larson

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You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. — C. S. Lewis

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things. — Dogen

Your emotions affect every cell in your body. Mind and body, mental and physical, are intertwined. — Thomas Tutko

True karate is this: that in daily life one's mind and body be trained and developed in a spirit of humility, and that in critical times, one be devoted utterly to the cause of justice. — Gichin Funakoshi

As a person thinks, feels, and believes, so is the condition of his or her mind, body, and circumstances. — Joseph Murphy

A kind heart, an open mind, a willing body and a loving spirit make a powerful person. — Susan McCann

Whenever and however you give birth, your experience will impact your emotions, your mind, your body, and your spirit for the rest of your life. — Ina May Gaskin

By examining the tongue of the patient, physicians find out the diseases of the body, and philosophers the diseases of the mind. — Justin Martyr

To Be Successful You Don't Need Beautiful Face And Heroic Body, What You Need is Skillful Mind And Ability To Perform — Rowan Atkinson

Mind And Body Image Quotes

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Mind and body quote by C. S. Lewis

You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. — C. S. Lewis

Mind and body quote by Mencius

Friendship is one mind in two bodies. — Mencius

Mind and body quote by Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

We have produced a world of contented bodies and discontented minds. — Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Mind and body quote Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind an
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.

Healthy Mind And Body Quotes

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To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life we must constantly strive to acquire strong, healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability. — Joseph Pilates

Who is happy? This is a person, who has a healthy body, is dowered with peace of mind and cultivates his talents. — Thales

Health is an announcement of agreement between your body, mind and spirit. Honor your body, keep it in good shape. When you are not healthy, look to see which parts of you disagree. Your body will demonstrate the truth to you. Notice what it is showing you, listen to what it is saying. — Neale Donald Walsch

Mind and body quote To change your body you must first change your mind.
To change your body you must first change your mind.

When a woman is fit and healthy, everything else falls into place. We are conditioned to put others first, that 'burnt chop syndrome' we observed in our mothers. It takes discipline to pay attention to our diets, to exercise, to leave time for refreshment of mind, body and spirit. — Quentin Bryce

Eating well and staying active is the necessary base to a clear complexion and a healthy body and mind. — Hannah Bronfman

Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun. — B.K.S. Iyengar

Mind and body quote Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.
Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.

True wealth is having a healthy mind, body, and spirit. True wealth is having the knowledge to maneuver and navigate the mental obstacles that inhibit your ability to soar. — RuPaul

The secret of health for both mind and body is...live the present moment wisely and earnestly. — Gautama Buddha

Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open. — B.K.S. Iyengar

By living in harmony with Nature one gains a healthy mind and body. — Mata Amritanandamayi

Train Your Mind And Body Quotes

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You are a dynamic whole greater than the sum of your parts. By integrating your body, mind, and emotions through training, you reshape your life. — Dan Millman

One of the things about my sport that's important is consistency - being able to do your routines consistently and training consistently. If you change it up or try to make everything more intense because the Olympics is coming up, you tend to put too much pressure on your mind and your body. — Jonathan Horton

My body is a little bit sore from all of the practicing and playing and training, and your mind gets a little tired of it, too. It's nice to be able to recharge and come back fresh for the remainder of the year. — Tiger Woods

Mind and body quote Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. An
Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.

You have to know your body. It's part of the beauty of the training process, and once you've determined how much your body and mind can take, you can then begin to reach your potential. — Frank Shorter

You're trying to figure out a way to meet a horse to where he can understand. And to me, it's not to train a horse, it's to try to get the horse with you where it's one mind and one body. You may spend your whole life chasing that, but it's a good thing to chase. — Buck Brannaman

You ever go up to the tee and say, 'Don't hit it left, don't hit it right'? That's your conscious mind. My body knows how to play golf. I've trained it to do that. It's just a matter of keeping my conscious mind out of it. — Tiger Woods

Mind and body quote The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.

In the sports arena I would say there is nothing like training and preparation. You have to train your mind as much as your body. — Venus Williams

Strong Mind And Body Quotes

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Children should study hard, firm up their ideals and convictions, and develop strong bodies and minds to prepare for realizing the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation. — Xi Jinping

Yoga is the perfect vehicle for change of yourself. First by creating a strong and powerful body and mind. It is a starting point from which you can begin to realize your human spirit. — Bikram Choudhury

Freedom can never be reached by the weak. Throw away all weakness. Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself. — Swami Vivekananda

Mind and body quote Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

The emerging woman ... will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied...strength and beauty must go together. — Louisa May Alcott

In a fight between a strong technique and a strong body, technique will prevail. In a fight between a strong mind and a strong technique, mind will prevail, because it will find the weak point. — Taisen Deshimaru

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

Mind and body quote To change you body you must first change your mind.
To change you body you must first change your mind.

Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. — Thomas Jefferson

To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear. — Sayings

I believe both the mind and the body need to be strong. We practise so hard that even if we hit a saturation point, we can't stop because that is the kind of dedication the sport requires. — Satnam Singh Bhamara

The good Lord was good to me. He gave me a strong body, a good right arm, and a weak mind. — Dizzy Dean

Relax Mind And Body Quotes

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Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body and soul. — Robert Tisserand

Meditation is the most effective form of relaxation. It not only relaxes the body and mind but also feeds them with vital energy, peace and happiness. — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal. — Thich Nhat Hanh

Mind and body quote One you control your mind, you can conquer your body.
One you control your mind, you can conquer your body.

In order to reprogram the subconscious mind, you need to relax the body. Release the tension. Let the emotions go. Get to a state of openness and receptivity. You are always in change. You are always safe. — Louise Hay

Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body. — Norman Vincent Peale

The technique's many benefits for actors include minimized tension, centeredness, vocal relaxation, and responsiveness, mind/body connection and about an inch and a half of additional height. — Kevin Kline

Mind and body quote No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fa
No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times...the best moments usually occur when a person's body or mind is stretched to it's limited in voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile. — Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Humor is a whisper from the soul, imploring mind and body to relax, let go and be at peace again. — Unknown

Meditation calms the mind, and when the mind is in a state of restful awareness, the body relaxes too. — Deepak Chopra

The innate harmony that exists between mind and body is one of the secrets behind the amazing power of Shin-shin-toitsu-do, which is weakened by an inefficient use of the body. Our bodies must be strong, relaxed, and healthy to respond to our minds' commands. — H. E Davey

Exercise Mind And Body Quotes

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Concentration can be cultivated. One can learn to exercise will power, discipline one's body and train one's mind. — Anil Ambani

Yes, flexibility of body and physical perfection for Yogasana is important. However more important is the state of your mind, Meditative mind. Your flexibility might be excellent but if your mind is not attentive, you are merely doing some physical exercise, not Yoga. — B.K.S. Iyengar

A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works. — William Morris

Mind and body quote Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise ust like the muscles of the body.
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise ust like the muscles of the body.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body and prayer is to the soul. — Matthew Kelly

There should be no element of slavery in learning. Enforced exercise does no harm to the body, but enforced learning will not stay in the mind. So avoid compulsion, and let your children's lessons take the form of play. — Plato

The Greeks understood that mind and body must develop in harmounious proportions to produce a creative intelligence. — John F. Kennedy

Mind and body quote Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are ever united. — Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt

It is the sign of a dull mind to dwell upon the cares of the body, to prolong exercise, eating and drinking, and other bodily functions. These things are best done by the way; all your attention must be given to the mind. — Epictetus

Pythagoras based musical education in the first place on certain melodies and rhythm that exercised a healing, a purifying influence on the human actions and passions, restoring 'Pristine Harmony' of the souls' faculties. He applied the same means to the curing of diseases of both body and mind. — Porphyry

Health of body and mind is a great blessing, if we can bear it. — John Henry Newman

Positive Mind And Body Quotes

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The greatest discovery in life is to discover that our essential nature does not share the limits nor the destiny of the body and mind. — Rupert Spira

There is a great probability that our loss of capacity for enjoying the positive joys of life is largely due to the decreased sensibility of our senses and our lack of full use of them. All human happiness is sensuous happiness. — Lin Yutang

You do not need to seek freedom in some distant land, for it exists within your own body, heart, mind, and soul. — B.K.S. Iyengar

If the mind is tranquil and occupied with positive thoughts, the body will not easily fall prey to disease — Dalai Lama

Yoga is a metaphor for life. You have to take it really slowly. You can't rush. You can't skip to the next position. You find yourself in very humiliating situations, but you can't judge yourself. You just have to breathe, and let go. It is a workout for your mind, your body and your soul. — Madonna Ciccone

The only kind of sublimity which a painter or sculptor should aim at is to express by certain proportions and positions of limbs and features that strength and dignity of mind, and vigor and activity of body, which enables men to conceive and execute great actions. — Edmund Burke

An affectionate disposition not only makes the mind more peaceful and calm, but it affects our body in a positive way too. — Dalai Lama

The mind like a sick body can be healed and changed by medicine. — Lucretius

The end goal of meditation is to do whatever helps slow your mind down, in order to achieve a peaceful, positive state of mind and body. — Tim McCarthy

Parsons always seem to be specially horrified about things like sunbathing and naked bodies. They don't mind poverty and misery and cruelty to animals nearly as much. — Susan Ertz

Strength Of Mind And Body Quotes

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Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off your relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind; that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself. — Susanna Wesley

True spirit of Judo is nothing but the gentle and diligent free spirit. Judo rests on flexible action of mind and body. The word flexible however never means weakness but something more like adaptability and openmindedness. Gentleness always overcomes strength. — Kyuzo Mifune

As a rule, the mind, residing in a body that has become weakened by pampering, is also weak, and where there is no strength of mind there can be no strength of soul. — Mahatma Gandhi

Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character. — Arnold Palmer

Only in prayer do we achieve that complete and harmonious assembly of body, mind, and spirit which gives the frail human reed its unshakable strength. — Alexis Carrel

Now to act with integrity, according to that strength of mind and body with which our creator hath endowed each of use, appears necessary for all. — John Woolman

A balanced education consists of knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart, and strength in the body ... a true human being is an educator not by words alone but by being an example. — Jhoon Goo Rhee

The practice of asanas purges the body of its impurities, bringing strength, firmness, calm, and clarity of mind. — B.K.S. Iyengar

What I have said may serve to recommend mathematics for acquiring a vigorous constitution of mind; for which purpose they are as useful as exercise is for procuring health and strength to the body. — John Arbuthnot

Lust is an immoderate wantonness of the flesh, a sweet poison, a cruel pestilence; a pernicious poison, which weakeneth the body of man, and effeminateth the strength of the heroic mind. — Francis Quarles

Mind Body And Soul Quotes

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Man is separated into soul and body, and only when the two sides of his senses agree together, does utterance of its thought conceived by mind take place. — Egyptian Proverbs

Pretty isn't beauty. Pretty is how you look; Beauty is who you are. Pretty is in the face and body; Beauty is in the heart, mind and soul. Pretty fades; Beauty grows. — Michael Josephson

My whole life has been about equal rights and opportunities. For me it really goes back to the health of mind, body and soul. — Billie Jean King

To be creative means to connect. It's to abolish the gap between the body, the mind and the soul, between science and art, between fiction and nonfiction. — Nawal El Saadawi

The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. — Oscar Wilde

Investing is like Yoga. Body, mind and soul have to be aligned. — Vijay Kedia

You are my heart as it beats within my chest, my soul as it moves through my mind. The breath in my body that so fascinates you is your essence pouring in and out of me in a wave that drowns me over and over again until I cannot breathe for wanting you. Needing you. — Jacquelyn Frank

Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life. — B.K.S. Iyengar

To trace the history of a river . . . is to trace the history of the soul, the history of the mind descending and arising in the body. — Gretel Ehrlich

Self-realization is the knowing in all parts of body, mind, and soul that you are now in possession of the kingdom of God; that you do not have to pray that it come to you; that God’s omnipresence is your omnipresence; and that all that you need to do is improve your knowing. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Mind Body And Spirit Quotes

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True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. — William Penn

Look after the root of the tree, and the fragrant flower and luscious fruits will grow by themselves. Look after the health of the body, and the fragrance of the mind and richness of the spirit will follow. — B.K.S. Iyengar

I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I can only think of music as something inherent in every human being - a birthright. Music coordinates mind, body and spirit. — Yehudi Menuhin

Language is surely too small a vessel to contain these emotions of mind and body that have somehow awakened a response in the spirit. — Radclyffe Hall

I just refer to myself as being Spirit, Mind and Body like everybody else and working toward the mastery of my natural divinity and the healing of my emotional mind. — Leonard Orr

When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out. — Christy Turlington

Joy is a return to the deep harmony of body, mind, and spirit that was yours at birth and that can be yours again. That openness to love, that capacity for wholeness with the world around you, is still within you. — Deepak Chopra

Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, and morality. — Dee Hock

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. — William Penn

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More Mind And Body Quotes

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Get the mind right, the body will follow, you lose some battles in life, but if you always put your heart and passion forward first as your main objective, you will win the war, that’s what gives you the strength to get off the ground… and do it again. — Greg Plitt

In every physical action, unless it is purely mechanical, there is concealed some inner action, some feelings. This is how the two levels of life in a part are created, the inner and the outer. They are intertwined. A common purpose brings them together and reinforces the unbreakable bond. — Constantin Stanislavski

Every mouth you’ve ever kissed was just practice. All the bodies you’ve ever undressed and ploughed in to were preparing you for me. I don’t mind tasting them in the memory of your mouth. Was it a long journey? Did it take you long to find me? You’re here now, welcome home. — Warsan Shire

Healing of the physical without the change in the mental and spiritual aspects brings little real help to the individual in the end. How true, because the mind and the body imprint and imitate each other. What we think, we become. What we become, we think. It's an insidious process that can predispose us to illness or it can lead us to health. — Edgar Cayce

Thought breeds thought; children familiar with great thoughts take as naturally to thinking for themselves as the well-nourished body takes to growing; and we must bear in mind that growth, physical, intellectual, moral, spiritual, is the sole end of education. — Charlotte Mason

The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. Thank God for the United States Marine Corps! — Eleanor Roosevelt

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. . . Live each moment completely and the future will take care of itself. Fully enjoy the wonder and beauty of each moment. — Paramahansa Yogananda

We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign. The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind. — Marcus Garvey

Contrology (Pilates) is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit. Through Contrology you first purposefully acquire complete control of your own body and then through proper repetition of its exercises you gradually and progressively acquire that natural rhythm and coordination associated with all your subconscious activities. — Joseph Pilates

When Heaven is about to confer a great office on a man, it first exercises his mind with suffering, and his sinews and bones with toil ; it exposes his body to hunger, and subjects him to extreme poverty ; it confounds his undertakings. By all these methods it stimulates his mind, hardens his nature, and supplies his incompetencies. — Mencius

If the going is tough and the pressure is on, If the reserves of strength have been drained and the summit is still not in sight, then the quality to seek in the person is neither great strength nor quickness of hand, but rather a resolute mind firmly set on its purpose that refuses to let its body slack or rest. — Edmund Hillary

Don't be afraid. Human birth is full of suffering and one has to endure everything patiently, taking the Name of God. None, not even God in human form can escape the sufferings of the body and mind. — Sarada Devi

I believe that the unity of mind and body is an objective reality. They are not just parts somehow related to each other, but an inseparable whole while functioning. A brain without a body could not think. — Moshe Feldenkrais

In the practice of Yoga one can emphasize the body, the mind or the self and hence the effort can never be fruitless. — Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially. — Denzel Washington

Breathing in, I calm body and mind. Breathing out, I smile. Dwelling in the present moment I know this is the only moment. — Nhat Hanh

He has willed - He wills incessantly - that the modifications of the mind and those of the body shall be reciprocal. This is the conjunction and the natural dependence of the two parts of which we are constituted. — Nicolas Malebranche

To win takes a complete commitment of mind and body. When you can't make that commitment, they don't call you a champion anymore. — Rocky Marciano

Play touches and stimulates vitality, awakening the whole person - mind, body, intelligence and creativity. — Viola Spolin

All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth - in a word, all those bodies which compose the frame of the world - have not any subsistence without a mind. — George Berkeley

I find one vast garden spread out all over the universe. All plants, all human beings, all higher mind bodies are about in this garden in various ways, each has his own uniqueness and beauty. Their presence and variety give me great delight. Every one of you adds with his special feature to the glory of the garden. — Anandamayi Ma

If you are of sound mind and body, many exciting and challenging adventures are within your reach irrespective of your age. — Gad Saad

I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially. — Denzel Washington

Yes, I was infatuated with you: I am still. No one has ever heightened such a keen capacity of physical sensation in me. I cut you out because I couldn't stand being a passing fancy. Before I give my body, I must give my thoughts, my mind, my dreams. And you weren't having any of those. — Sylvia Plath

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