Healing Quotes

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. - Helen Keller


Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is. - Gary Zukav


For your born writer, nothing is so healing as the realization that he has come upon the right word. - Catherine Drinker Bowen


Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. - Winston Churchill


Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. - Lewis B. Smedes


I have a couple of girlfriends who are like, healing. We take care of each other. They know when I need to be taken care of. - Maggie Gyllenhaal


I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music. - Billy Joel


I’ve experienced several different healing methodologies over the years -counseling, self-help seminars, and I’ve read a lot – but none of them will work unless you really want to heal. - Lindsay Wagner


Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people’s souls. - Melody Beattie


All healing is first a healing of the heart. - Carl Townsend


Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. - Hippocrates


Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you – all of the expectations, all of the beliefs – and becoming who you are. - Rachel Naomi Remen


“Healing,” Papa would tell me, “is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.” - W.H. Auden


Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it. - Tori Amos


Healing yourself is connected with healing others. - Yoko Ono


Humor is healing. - Brad Garrett


I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods. - Wendell Berry


I had NO IDEA that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood. - Susie Bright


Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy. - Sai Baba


Music is very important. It’s important as a tool for learning, it can be a tool for healing, it can be no telling what, as long as we remain free to be able to create the music, to be able to experiment and to really research, and to really get time to develop the music. - Lester Bowie


Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion. - Buddha


The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind. - Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus


The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love. - Hubert H. Humphrey


The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. - Marianne Williamson


The soul is healed by being with children.- Fyodor Dostoyevsky


The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.- Sarah Fielding


There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.- Harry Crews


To heal from the inside out is the key. - Wynonna Judd


We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion.- Max de Pree


Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon. - Denis Waitley


Man is the sole animal whose nudity offends his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind. - Montaigne


You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body. - C.S. Lewis


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


There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies. - Friedrich Nietzche


A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry documented deductions of the brain. - Llewelyn Powers


Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs. - Aldous Huxley


The body never lies. - Martha Graham


Flesh goes on pleasuring us, and humiliating us, right to the end. - Mignon McLaughlin


Yet this is health: To have a body functioning so perfectly that when its few simple needs are met it never calls attention to its own existence. - Bertha Stuart Dyment


The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system. - Robert C. Peale


Some patients I see are actually draining into their bodies the diseased thoughts of their minds. - Zacharty Bercovitz


The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts. - Hermann M. Biggs


In vain we shall penetrate more and more deeply the secrets of the structure of the human body, we shall not dupe nature; we shall die as usual. - Bernard Le Bovier de Fontanelle


Few of us have lost our minds, but most of us have long ago lost our bodies. - Ken Wilbur


You know the definition of the perfectly designed machine…. The perfectly designed machine is one in which all its working parts wear out simultaneously. I am that machine. - Frederick Alexander Lindemann


The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life’s tragedy. - Oscar Wilde


Our bodies are apt to be our autobiographies. - Frank Gillette Burgess


What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera. - Aldous Huxley


Our bodies are our gardens – our wills are our gardeners. - William Shakespeare


Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. - Jim Rohn


Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. - Mark Twain


A house is a home when it shelters the body and comforts the soul. - Phillip Moffitt


Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. - Winston Churchill


Just as the body cannot exist without blood, so the soul needs the matchless and pure strength of faith. - Mahatma Gandhi


If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong. - Thomas Jefferson


The human body is a machine which winds its own springs. - Julien Offroy de la Mettrie


When one is pretending, the entire body revolts. - Anais Nin


We are all cells in the same body of humanity. - Peace Pilgrim


Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body. - Irene Claremont de Castillejo


No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office. - George Bernard Shaw


The mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance. - Saint Augustine


This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly. - Seneca


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


Each body has its art… - Gwendolyn Brooks


Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense. - Henry Miller


The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in. - B.K.S. Iyengar


The mind’s first step to self-awareness must be through the body. - George Sheehan


A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world. - John Locke


Every man is the builder of a temple, called his body, to the god he worships, after a style purely his own, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead. We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones. - Henry David Thoreau


Why should a man’s mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations with such a precarious object as his body? - Thomas Hardy


There is but one temple in the universe, and that is the body of man. - Novalis


Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen. - Shakti Gawain


The heart is not simply suspended in a body but in a culture, a place, a time. - Mimi Guarneri


There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when, whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees. - Victor Hugo


The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. - Daniel Defoe


How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle? - Katherine Mansfield


If the mind, that rules the body, ever so far forgets itself as to trample on its slave, the slave is never generous enough to forgive the injury, but will rise and smite the oppressor. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


If your inner energy is misdirected, so will your whole life be. - C. Astrid Weber


Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together. - Charles Caleb Colton


The body is deeper than the soul, and its secrets inscrutable. - E.M. Forester


Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other. - Henry David Thoreau


Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing – peace is the measure. - George Melton

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