Quotations on Spirits

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Drinking spirits cannot cause spiritual damage.
- Jose Bergaman
(Keywords: Cause, Drinking, Spirits, Spiritual)

It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead.
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Keywords: Nature, Belief, Acceptance, Existence, Rejection, Spirits, Theory, Unbelief, Unity)

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: Growth, Beer, Spirits, Wine)

Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages - and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
- Norman Borlaug
(Keywords: Gods, Catastrophes, Despair, Spirits, Supernatural)

Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
- Eric Butterworth
(Keywords: God, Consciousness, Devil, Force, Man, Possession, Spirits, Thinking, Will)

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.
- Aaron Carter
(Keywords: Music, Hope, Effect, Spirits, Will)

But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Keywords: Dreams, Men, Action, Purpose, Thoughts, Ideals, May, Spirits, Will)

The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.
- William Cobbett
(Keywords: People, Press, Spirits, Trade)

Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman's quality.
- Pierre Corneille
(Keywords: Nature, Quality, Deceit, Spirits, Woman)

It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been. The clubs are way more underground.
- Deborah Cox
(Keywords: Old, Spirits, Theatre)

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
- e. e. cummings
(Keywords: God, Dream, Day, Infinite, Sky, Spirits, Trees)

The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits, anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers, and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers.
- Richard Curtis
(Keywords: Anxiety, Calamity, Effect, Emotions, Spirits, Uncertainty)

Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Credit, Man, May, Spirits, Temper)

One definition of eternity is that we are not alone on this planet, that there are those who've gone before and those who will come, and that there is a community of spirits.
- Rita Dove
(Keywords: Community, Eternity, Spirits, Will)

The weather in England can really darken your spirits.
- Claire Forlani
(Keywords: England, Spirits, Weather)

Well, religion has been passed down through the years by stories people tell around the campfire. Stories about God, stories about love. Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
- Andrew Greeley
(Keywords: Religion, Love, God, People, Evil, Spirits, Years)

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Beauty, Health, Eye, Fire, Spirits, Talk)

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: People, Body, Dawn, Day, Evil, Mind, Spirits, Tyranny, Will)

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
- James Keller
(Keywords: Adversity, Impatience, London, Sentiment, Spirits, Years)

I want all my friends, family and fans to know that I am in good spirits and I will be fine.
- Lil' Kim
(Keywords: Family, Fans, Friends, Spirits, Want, Will)

Since the outbreak of war, there has been in our country a steady increase in the consumption of spirits, wine and beer. It is estimated that in dollar volume, the annual outlay is now practically double what it was before the war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Keywords: War, Beer, Country, Now, Spirits, Wine)

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis
(Keywords: Time, Animals, Spirit, Spirits, World)

It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Keywords: Men, Act, Evil, Laws, Spirits, State, Wickedness)

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
- Hannah More
(Keywords: Forgiveness, Anger, Heart, Economy, Hatred, Spirits, Waste)

Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft. And so is mine. It's not Jane Saw Puff. But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me.
- Sharon Olds
(Keywords: Clarity, Spirits, Visions)

The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
- Paracelsus
(Keywords: Dreams, God, Angels, Nothing, Promises, Spirits, Supernatural)

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker
(Keywords: Deeds, Memory, Remorse, Repentance, Spirits, World)

The last few years have been my happiest. I'm happy in the years that most people are blue and sad and waiting to die. I don't feel that a bit. Smiling has a lot to do with it. You can just lift your spirits by smiling a little bit.
- William Proxmire
(Keywords: People, Spirits, Waiting, Years)

But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described.
- George Ripley
(Keywords: Work, Fire, Prison, Spirits, Water, Will)

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Keywords: Failure, Victory, Defeat, Poor, Rank, Spirits, Twilight)

Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limb.
- Benjamin Rush
(Keywords: Cheerfulness, Mirth, Remedies, Spirits, Water)

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana
(Keywords: Patience, Spirits, Unhappiness)

Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God. Only within Him do all spirits dwell. He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Keywords: Life, God, Individuality, Infinite, Spirits, World)

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Keywords: Business, Life, Spirits, Succeed)

Because of the tension and difficulty, I remember trying to do the silliest things when we weren't rolling cameras, anything to lift the spirits. But once on set, it was important to have full concentration.
- Madeleine Stowe
(Keywords: Difficulty, Spirits, Tension, Trying)

I am well aware that many will say that no one can possibly speak with spirits and angels so long as he lives in the body; and many will say that it is all fancy, others that I relate such things in order to gain credence, and others will make other objections.
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Keywords: Angels, Body, Fancy, Gain, Order, Spirits, Will)

He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
- Ali ibn Abi Talib
(Keywords: Actions, Darkness, Deep, Evil, Improvement, Ruin, Self, Spirits, Vices)

Took us a great amount of strength to get them into the world, and for them to be in the world. I think that their little spirits, you know, just said, well, we're going to be there. So it makes it very special because of it.
- Cheryl Tiegs
(Keywords: Strength, Spirits, World)

People need a sacred narrative. They must have a sense of larger purpose, in one form or another, however intellectualized. They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.
- E. O. Wilson
(Keywords: People, Purpose, Sense, Spirits, Will)

Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world. So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany, that does not mean that people were not in good spirits, or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Keywords: Humor, People, Germany, Spirits, World)









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