Soul Quotes

Ayn rand - live a life as a monument to your soul....
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Aristotle, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers

Unless a man or woman has experienced the darkness of the soul he or she can know nothing of that transforming laughter without which no hint of the ultimate reality of the opposites can be faintly intuited.
Helen Luke
Tom robbins - disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into...
Booker t. washington - i will permit no man to narrow and degrade my...
Dream no small dreams. They have no power to stir the souls of men.
Victor Hugo

It is with narrow - Souled people as with narrow necked bottles the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.
Alexander Pope
The German is like the slave who, without chains, obeys his masters merest word, his very glance. The condition of servitude is inherent in him, in his very soul and worse than the physical is the spiritual slavery. The Germans must be set free from wit.
Heinrich Heine
There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.
Frederick William Fabe
If thou shouldst never see my face again, Pray for my soul. More things are wrought by prayerThan this world dreams of.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.
Joan Borysenko
Ah Christ, that it were possible For one short hour to see The souls we loved, that they might tell us What and where they be.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
Joseph Addison, The Spectator, July 12, 1711
Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account.
Hannah Whitall Smith
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Other People".
Mortification from a self - Strength, carried on by ways of self - Invention, unto the end of a self - Righteousness, is the soul and substnace of all false religion in the world.
John Owen
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form.
Plato
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Prayer is the wing wherewith the soul flies to heaven, and meditation the eye wherewith we see God.
Ambrose of Milan
I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.
William Shakespeare
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman
Safeguard the health both of body and soul.
Cleobulus
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive injury.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn
But the body is deeper than the soul and its secrets inscrutable.
E. M. Forste
The world is extremely interesting to a joyful soul.
Alexandra Stoddard, Gracious Living in a New World
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Tennyson
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher, Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1887
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.
Bette Davis, The Lonely Life, 1962
Excellent wretch Perdition catch my soul, But I do love thee and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.
William Shakespeare
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1890
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
Woody Allen
Laughter, while it lasts, slackens and unbraces the mind, weakens the faculties, and causes a kind of remissness and dissolution in all the powers of the soul.
Joseph Addison
Be comforted, dear soul! There is always light behind the clouds.
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
Joy is prayer - Joy is strength - Joy is love - Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
Mother Teresa
The writer is the engineer of the human soul.
Joseph Stalin, Brainy Quote
The soul has this proof of its divinity that divine things delight in it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Seek not, my soul, the life of the immortals but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach.
Pinda
The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
D. H. Lawrence
An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Carl Jung