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490 Greatest Quotes About Soul


The most beautiful of altars, he said, is the soul of an unhappy creature consoled and thankfing God. Victor Hugo
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it. Rene Descartes
Oh, bird of my soul, fly away now, For I possess a hundred fortified towers. Rumi
A writer can do nothing for men more necessary, satisfying, than just simply to reveal to them the infinite possibility of their own souls. Walt Whitman
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all. Emily Dickinson
We must go beyond the constant clamor of ego, beyond the tools of logic and reason, to the still, calm place within us: the realm of the soul. Deepak Chopra
The spirit of Revolution should always permeate the soul of humanity, so that the reactionary forces may not accumulate to check its eternal onward march. Bhagat Singh
In monasteries, seminaries, retreats and synagogues, they fear hell and seek paradise. Those who know the mysteries of God never let that seed be planted in their souls. Omar Khayyam
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
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. George Washington
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. George Eliot
There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. Vincent Van Gogh
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words. Rumi
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth. George Bernard Shaw
Man's external form, marvellously constructed, is not much as compared with the divine soul that dwells inside that structure. Leonardo da Vinci
Anxiety is our agitated soul scrambling for control. Beth Moore
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness. Michelangelo
I have found the one whom my soul loves. Solomon
Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life. Paulo Coelho
These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism. Virginia Woolf
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. Oscar Wilde
People say maybe we have a soul and chimpanzees don't. I feel that it's quite possible that if we have souls, chimpanzees have souls as well. Jane Goodall
Judy Garland is a singer with a capital S. And talk about soul. This woman was soul personified. Judy Garland is a class by herself. Aretha Franklin
I just want to feel as much as I can, it's what soul is all about. Janis Joplin
She can't help it,' he said. 'She's got the soul of a poet and the emotional makeup of a junkyard dog. Stephen King
Your inside person doesn’t age. Your inside person is soul, is heart, in the eternal now, the ageless, the old, the young, all the ages you’ve ever been. Anne Lamott
LOVE WHAT YOU DO! Whatever that is, put your entire heart & soul into it, or don't do it at all. Austin Carlile
The soul selects her own society, Then shuts the door; On her divine majority Obtrude no more. Emily Dickinson
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another. Plato
The mind, the soul, becomes ennobled by the endeavour to create something perfect, for God is perfection, and whoever strives after perfection is striving for something devine. Michelangelo
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. Socrates
It is easy to work when the soul is at play. Emily Dickinson
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children. Nelson Mandela
Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl? Anne Frank
The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience. Emily Dickinson
All the money you made will never buy back your soul. Bob Dylan
Poetry should be great and unobtrusive, a thing which enters into one's soul, and does not startle it or amaze it with itself, but with its subject. John Keats
Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed. . Leo Tolstoy
A room without books is like a body without a soul. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. Edgar Allan Poe
There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath. Herman Melville
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened. Anatole France
Hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic. Van Morrison
In my mind I'ma fighter, my heart's a lighter, my soul is the fluid. My flow sparks it right up. Eminem
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul. Victor Hugo
With the power of soul, anything is possible. Jimi Hendrix
A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ. John Steinbeck
We as a country have to do some soul-searching. Barack Obama
You don't do art for any other reason than to help your soul grow. Kurt Vonnegut
Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day
Wisdom is the health of the soul. Victor Hugo