Behind my office building is a very large graveyard. I looked out of my window this afternoon and was astonished to see a very large monkey climbing on the headstones and eating the fruit that was left for the deceased. The police were called but they were unable to catch it as the monkey climbed over the wall and got away.
The mind is strong but the body is weak. = To have the desire and to imagine you can do something but in the end no strength or will power. 〜をしたい気持ちはあるけど・・・。 I imagine I can lift heavy weights but in the end I fail because the mind is strong but the body is weak.