quotes tagged with 'body'

"Man’s body ... is but the tabernacle in which his spirit dwells. Too many, far too many, are prone to regard the body as the man, and consequently to direct their efforts to the gratifying of the body’s pleasures, its appetites, its desires, its passions. Too few recognize that the real man is an immortal spirit, which [is] “intelligence or the light of truth,” animated as an individual entity before the body was begotten, and that this spiritual entity with all its distinguishing traits will continue after the body ceases to respond to its earthly environment."

Author: David O. McKay, Source: Teachings of the presidents of the church – David O Mckay Saved by sludgepickle in spirit body naturalman 4 months ago[save this] [permalink]

The top of his head was split open and his brain was bulging out, suddenly he began to scream, a scream that I soon began to know only too well... it was the sound produced from a human being in a state of agony, which eliminated reason.

Author: Katherine Hodges North-Ambulance Driver WW1 85, Source: Santanu DasSaved by highflyingbabe in body experience horror trauma wound 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

many very bad cases, fractures spine, a nearly dying lung case, a boy with wound in lung and live, three pneumonias, some bad enterics (though the worst had not been moved).

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 35Saved by highflyingbabe in body suffering knowledge masculinity witness trauma wound 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

from the constant handling of their lean, muscular bodies, I came to understand the essential cleanliness, the innate nobility, of sexual love on its physical side.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 166Saved by highflyingbabe in body masculinity sexuality intimacy touch 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

his uniform and little moustache had changed him from a boy into a man.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 114Saved by highflyingbabe in body masculinity gender 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

almost every girl left school with only two ambitions-to return at the first possible moment to impress her school-fellows with the glory of a grown-up toilette, and to get engaged before everybody else.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 33Saved by highflyingbabe in body gender youth femininity sexuality touch 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The mutilated body of the soldier in Testament of Youth looms behind Brittain's hand, touching hers, meeting ours as we turn the pages of the book-each alone.

Author: Santanu Das, Source: Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature, 228Saved by highflyingbabe in body writing touch wound brittain 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Touching the wounds of soldiers is the most intimate way of body-witnessing history witnessing in and through exposed flesh

Author: Santanu Das, Source: Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature, 227Saved by highflyingbabe in body masculinity flesh witness trauma touch wound 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Sentiments such as 'We make discoveries within his body' or phrases like 'Helpless openings' and 'combat' suggest an aggressively masculine enterprise of cognitive enquiry and bodily conquest. Is the operating theatre the ultimate site for the reversal of gender politics?

Author: Santanu Das, Source: Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature, 221-2Saved by highflyingbabe in body hospital masculinity gender femininity wound helpless 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

men's bodies are like clothes to be mended, food to be cooked, metal to be beaten back to shape.

Author: Santanu Das, Source: Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature, 220Saved by highflyingbabe in body masculinity gender sexuality horror Borden 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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