Soul Quotes

Virgil - all these souls, after they have passed away a...
Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, and things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art; to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We stare into the fire of life, the flame of the soul, Yet we stand, so far away, Basking in the eternal energy that flows from within it, We stand back, too scared to approach the flames.
Unknown
Edgar allen poe - beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme...
The soul that is within me no man can degrade.
Frederick Douglas
Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul the blue prints of your ultimate accomplishments.
Napolean Hill
Amelia earhart putnam - courage is the price that life extracts for...
For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breath, And love itself have rest.
Lord Byron
I shall despair. There is no creature loves me; And if I die no soul will pity me: And wherefore should they, since that I myself Find in myself no pity to myself?
William Shakespeare, Richard III, V. iii
He who, having lost one ideal, refuses to give his heart and soul to another and nobler, is like a man who declines to build a house on rock because the wind and rain ruined his house on the sand.
Constance Naden
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - And the stars through his soul.
Victor Hugo
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn
No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.
Ingrid Bergman
As the moon retaineth her nature, though darkness spread itself before her face as a curtain, so the Soul remaineth perfect even in the bosom of the fool.
Akhenaton
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
Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life.
Charles Scribner, Jr.
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
E. M. Cioran
The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals.
Sallust
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand.
Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Chapter 13
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Jeseph Joubert
Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.
Jean Babtiste Henri Lacordaire
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Bible, Mark 8: 36
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare - Like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers.
William S. Gilbert
Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self - Distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.
Author Unknown
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
Crime is the soul of lust. What would pleasure be if it were not accompanied by crime It is not the object of debauchery that excites us, rather the idea of evil.
Marquis de Sade
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
G. K. Chesterton
A fair woman is a paradise to the eye, a purgatory to the purse, and a hell to the soul.
Elizabeth Grymeston
Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next.
John Donne
A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul.
Dwight Lyman Moody
Music is the soul of language.
Max Heindel
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
Just being happy helps other souls along Their burdens may be heavy and they not strong And your own sky will lighten, If other skies you brighten, by just being happy with a heart full of song.
Ripley D. Saunders
If you think about it seriously, all the questions about the soul and the immortality of the soul and paradise and hell are at bottom only a way of seeing this very simple fact that every action of ours is passed on to others according to its value, of good or evil, it passes from father to son, from one generation to the next, in a perpetual movement.
Antonio Gramsci
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue... They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Pride, envy, avarice - - These are the sparks have set on fire the souls of man.
Alighieri Dante
Everything that God created is potentially holy, and our task as humans is to find that holiness in seemingly unholy situations. When we can do this, we will have learned to nurture our souls.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
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