Thursday, March 03, 2011

Quotations About The Soul

Unless your heart, your soul, and your whole being are behind every decision you make, the words from your mouth will be empty, and each action will be meaningless. Truth and confidence are the roots of happiness.

There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art, and knowledge. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. ~Lao Tzu

Imagination is the eye of the soul. ~Joseph Joubert

Say not, "I have found the truth," but rather, "I have found a truth." Say not, "I have found the path of the soul." Say rather, "I have met the soul walking upon my path." For the soul walks upon all paths. The soul walks not upon a line, neither does it grow like a reed. The soul unfolds itself, like a lotus of countless petals. ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
The only beautiful thing in the world whose beauty lasts for ever is a pure, fair soul. ~ Bram Stoker

True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness. ~ Albert Einstein

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. ~ Saint Augustine quotes
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. ~ Oscar Wilde

What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you? ~ Khalil Gibran

The soul does not give itself up to despair until it has exhaused all illusions. ~ Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
What is soul? It's like electricity -- we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room. ~Ray Charles

Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body. ~Cicero

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. ~Anatole France
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond; and must be polished, or the lustre of it will never appear. ~Daniel Defoe, The Education of Women

Love is a gift of one's inner most soul to another so both can be whole.

Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.
In culture after culture, people believe that the soul lives on after death, that rituals can change the physical world and divine the truth, and that illness and misfortune are caused and alleviated by spirits, ghosts, saints ... and gods. ~ Steven Pinker, How the Mind Works

A house is a home when it shelters the body and comforts the soul. ~ Phillip Moffitt

Negativity is an addiction to the bleak shadow that lingers around every human form ... you can transfigure negativity by turning it toward the light of your soul. ~ John O'Donouhue

Art is a microscope which the artist fixes on the secrets of his soul, and shows to people these secrets which are common to all. ~ Leo Tolstoy
Soul shadows you everywhere. ~Anda Fiori

Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul. ~Mark Twain

Emotions are the colors of the soul. ~ Paul Young
A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways - by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light; and he will recognize that the same thing happens to the soul. ~Plato

Until you know that life is interesting - and find it so - you haven't found your soul. ~Geoffrey Fisher

Each flower is a soul blossoming out to nature. ~ Gerard de Nerval
What your heart thinks is great, is great. The soul's emphasis is always right. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The soul is healed by being with children. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

Friends will keep you sane, Love could fill your heart, A lover can warm your bed, but lonely is the soul without a mate. ~ David Pratt
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy. ~ Oscar Wilde

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you. ~ Marsha Norman