I knew a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the time he killed himself.
The clean tongue, the clear head, and the bright eye are birthrights of each day.
Early rising maketh a man whole in body, wholer in soul and richer in goods.
The body of man is a machine which winds its own springs.
It is so much more difficult to live with one’s body than with one’s soul. One’s body is so much more exacting: What it won’t have it won’t have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet.
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
Another good reducing exercise consists in placing both hands against the table edge and pushing back.
I am sitting in bed this morning, my head more full of undesirable fluids than the Cambridge public swimming baths.
Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.
The human body was designed to walk, run or stop; it wasn’t built for coasting.