„We know now that the soul is the body, and the body the soul. They tell us they are different because they want to persuade us that we can keep our souls if we let them make slaves of our bodies.“

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1910s, Heartbreak House (1919), Ellie Dunn, Act II
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„Was the government to prescribe to us our medicine and diet, our bodies would be in such keeping as our souls are now.“

—  Thomas Jefferson, buch Notes on the State of Virginia
1780s, Notes on the State of Virginia, Thus in France the emetic was once forbidden as a medicine, and the potatoe as an article of food.

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„If we yield now to the TUC we shall never be able to call our bodies or souls or intelligences our own.“

—  Ramsay MacDonald British statesman; prime minister of the United Kingdom 1866 - 1937
1930s, Diary entry (22 August 1931) after the TUC rejected cuts in public spending, quoted in David Marquand, ‘ MacDonald, (James) Ramsay (1866–1937) http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/34704,’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Oct 2009.

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„If you want to feel the happiness of loving, forget about your soul.
The soul ruins love.
Only in God can the soul meet satisfaction.
Not in another soul.
Only in God — or out of the world.
Souls cannot communicate.
Let your body talk to another body.
Because bodies understand each other, but souls don’t.“

—  Manuel Bandeira Brazilian writer 1886 - 1968
Se queres sentir a felicidade de amar, esquece a tua alma. A alma é que estraga o amor. Só em Deus ela pode encontrar satisfação. Não noutra alma. Só em Deus - ou fora do mundo. As almas são incomunicáveis. Deixa o teu corpo entender — se com outro corpo. Porque os corpos se entendem, mas as almas não. Arte de amar (The Art of Loving)

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„Never mind our kind friends: if they can part our bodies, it is enough; in God's name, let them not sunder our souls!“

—  Anne Brontë, buch The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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„Salary is no object: I want only enough to keep body and soul apart.“

—  Dorothy Parker American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist 1893 - 1967
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„The physical body is not only a temple for our soul, but the means by which we embark on the inward journey toward the core.“

—  B.K.S. Iyengar Indian yoga teacher and scholar 1918 - 2014
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