Quotations on Soul

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You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Soul, Body, Emotions, Forget, Play)

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: History, Soul, Burden, Memory)

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.
- Lord Acton
(Keywords: Soul, Eye, Smile)

There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Nothing)

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Imagination, Soul, Idea, Curiosity, Pleasure)

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Education, Soul, Sculpture)

The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

God who is eternally complete, who directs the stars, who is the master of fates, who elevates man from his lowliness to Himself, who speaks from the cosmos to every single human soul, is the most brilliant manifestation of the goal of perfection.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: God, Soul, Goal, Cosmos, Man, Perfection, Stars)

When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew, I read every book in German that came my way, and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, First, Letters)

Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Soul, First, Honor, Separation)

Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Art, Soul, Body, Resolution, Weakness)

It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Art, Science, Soul, Appreciation, Behavior, Energy, Fashion, Now, Today)

After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul's indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: Soul, Duty, Smile, Solution, Sun, Will)

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: Soul, Wealth, Poverty)

Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
- Muhammad Ali
(Keywords: Power, Soul, Man)

Beauty awakens the soul to act.
- Dante Alighieri
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Act)

I'll fill those canyons in your soul, like a river lead you home. And I'll walk a step behind, in the shadows so you shine. Just ask, it will be done and I will prove my love, until you're sure that I'm the one.
- Gary Allan
(Keywords: Home, Love, Soul, Shadows, Will)

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Dreams, Time, Soul, Achievement, Vision, First, Oak, Waking)

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Life, Soul, Man)

Although the whole man partakes of this grace, it is first and most appropriately in the soul and later progresses to the body, inasmuch as the body of the man is capable of the same obedience to the will of God as the soul.
- William Ames
(Keywords: God, Soul, Body, First, Grace, Man, Obedience, Will)

Tears are the symbol of the inability of the soul to restrain its emotion and retain its self command.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Soul, Emotion, Self, Symbol, Tears)

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest; we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music. Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Art, Music, Soul, Interest, Key, Song, Teaching, Will)

I think you have to know who you are. Get to know the monster that lives in your soul, dive deep into your soul and explore it.
- Tori Amos
(Keywords: Soul, Deep)

When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.
- Marian Anderson
(Keywords: Soul, Want)

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Soul, Benefits, Giving)

A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
- Minna Antrim
(Keywords: Soul, Eye, Understanding, Woman)

It's raining my soul, it's raining, but it's raining dead eyes.
- Guillaume Apollinaire
(Keywords: Soul, Eyes)

One of the reasons to do documentaries is that. There's more sense of creating something, more sense of my own soul in the documentaries than in movies, because I don't write the movies I do.
- Michael Apted
(Keywords: Movies, Soul, Sense)

With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
- Francis Arinze
(Keywords: God, Soul, Christianity, Church, Difference, Errors, Humanity, Spiritual)

We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Soul, Body)

What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Soul, Friend)

For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Day, Eyes, Reason)

A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Soul, Friend)

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Soul, Madness)

I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
- Neil Armstrong
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Being, Deep, Moon)

Whatever man uses without the fear of God, whatever he applies to the mere gratifying of his flesh, cannot fail to operate as a poison to the soul, however pleasant and salutary it may appear to be to the body.
- Johann Arndt
(Keywords: God, Soul, Fear, Body, Man, May, Poison)

There will always be some kid who's the new Kurt Cobain writing great lyrics and singing from his soul. The problem is they're not marketing that anymore or putting it out there.
- Rosanna Arquette
(Keywords: Soul, Marketing, Singing, Will, Writing)

My soul is more at rest from the tempter when I am busily employed.
- Francis Asbury
(Keywords: Soul, Rest)

The Soul debases her self, when she sets her affections on any thing but her creator.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Soul, Self)

I don't know who will lead us through the '90s, but they must be made to speak to this spiritual vacuum at the heart of American society, this tumor of the soul.
- Lee Atwater
(Keywords: Society, Soul, Heart, American, Spiritual, Will)

Today I see beauty everywhere I go, in every face I see, in every single soul.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Today)

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Feeling, Man, Play)

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
- Saint Augustine
(Keywords: Soul, Virtue, Appearance, Humility)

The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Keywords: Soul, Blood, Spirit)

The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Soul, Thoughts)

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Soul, Man)

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Soul, Character, Thoughts, Mind, Will)

Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
- Alfred Austin
(Keywords: Soul, Summer, Tears)

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.
- Alfred Austin
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Heart, Body, Garden, Glory, Sun)

I know in my soul when something feels like a sell out and I think for me, I knew that if I did the Jane's Addiction reunion thing, that I would feel like a sell out. That's how it would feel to me.
- Eric Avery
(Keywords: Soul, Addiction)



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