The body never lies.
—Martha Graham (1894–1991) American Choreographer
It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.
—Jean Cocteau (1889–1963) French Poet, Novelist, Dramatist, Playwright, Artist
The body of man is a machine which winds its own springs.
—Julien Offray de La Mettrie (1709–51) French Physician, Philosopher
Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body.
—Irene Claremont de Castillejo (1885–1967) British Psychoanalyst
When the belly is empty, the body becomes spirit; and when it is full, the spirit becomes body.
—Sa’Di (Musharrif Od-Din Muslih Od-Din) (1184–1283) Persian Poet
A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.
—Leonard Cohen (1934–2016) Canadian Singer, Songwriter, Poet, Novelist