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Soul Quotes

To demystify your mind and know the real you, you need to reach out to yourself and seek your soul. Your soul is the purest manifestation of your self. It is the essence of your existence - your immaterial self that conjoins your body to life. Soul has been sanctified as the everlasting and most consecrated part of your existence and has been revered in religion as the supreme consciousness. For more on famous soul quotations and sayings, read on.

George Washington

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

Audrey Hepburn

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.

Jurnee Smollett

I try to give each performance my own soul, to bring a truth to my character. Hopefully, when I bring that much truth to a character, it resonates with somebody, and it sparks some kind of emotion in them.

Neil Armstrong

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.

Bhagat Singh

This is not the time to marry. My country is calling me. I have taken a vow to serve the country with my heart and soul.

Charles Bukowski

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.

Emily Dickinson

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.

Walt Whitman

Re-examine all that you have been told... dismiss that which insults your soul.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Nature Art Artists
Mahatma Gandhi

A nation's culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.

Amanda Seyfried

Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel.

Joseph Addison

What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.

Alec Baldwin

Manhattan is like Beverly Hills. And the soul of New York has moved to Brooklyn, where everything new and exciting seems to be.

Anne Boleyn

O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.

Jim Morrison

I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments.

Emily Dickinson

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.

Beauty Lonliness
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.

Thomas Moore

Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.

Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

John Milton

He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.

Thomas Merton

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.

John Dryden

Jealousy is the jaundice of the soul.

Henry Ward Beecher

Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

Nelson Mandela

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.

Society Children
Bob Marley

Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.

Patrick Swayze

I keep my heart and my soul and my spirit open to miracles.

Anne Boleyn

To Jesus Christ I commend my soul; Lord Jesus, receive my soul.

Agatha Christie

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

Dorothy Day

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.

Judy Garland

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.

Caitlyn Jenner

I'm just going to go live life. I'm going to go enjoy life. I have nothing left to hide. I am kind of a free person, a free soul.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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.

Matt Damon

My wife is my soul mate. I can't imagine being without her.

Wives Marriage
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.

Zora Neale Hurston

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.

Sir Thomas Browne

Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.

Chris Evans

I like girls who are self-deprecating. I like girls who make fun of themselves. If you can't poke fun at yourself, what are you? I just want someone with a good soul. That's about it. The rest I'm really flexible on.

Jesus Christ

For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?

Plato

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

Douglas MacArthur

Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.

Thomas Merton

Every moment and every event of every man's life on earth plants something in his soul.

Life Men Plants Earth
Omar Khayyam

The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

Luis Suarez

I will give my soul every game.

John Travolta

Dancing's part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.

Catherine the Great

I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.

Edgar Allan Poe

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Plato

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

Washington Irving

There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.

Nora Roberts

Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.

Al Gore

No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.

Samuel L. Jackson

People know about the Klan and the overt racism, but the killing of one's soul little by little, day after day, is a lot worse than someone coming in your house and lynching you.

Virginia Woolf

Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.

Saint Augustine

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.

Charles Bukowski

The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow.

I believe in finding a soul mate. I've always been in monogamous relationships. I would never want to be in an open one. It'd be too awful. Monogamy can be hard work for some people. I don't think it applies to everybody, and I don't think a lot of people can do it.

Freddie Mercury

It destroys the soul to hear that you're all hype, that you have no talent, and that your whole career has been contrived.

Prince

Too much freedom can lead to the soul's decay.

A. R. Rahman

I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.

Vincent Van Gogh

I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.

Aristotle

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Socrates

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

Walt Whitman

Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.

Epicurus

Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search of it when he has grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul.

Simone Weil

To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.

Anatole France

Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.

Animals

I'm honored to have been chosen as a fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. I am hugely appreciative for the support I have had throughout my life, and I look forward to using the grant to help institutions that have fed my soul and to support new work that inspires me.

George Bernard Shaw

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.

Michel de Montaigne

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.

Whitney Houston

What's in your soul is in your soul.

Preity Zinta

I've learnt that there's a soul mate somewhere in this world. Till you don't find that person, the search goes on.

Amber Heard

I think there's a part when you sign your soul to the devil and start working in Los Angeles that you also sign away that you could be a human being in anyone's eye. You're like a robot!

Frederick Douglass

The soul that is within me no man can degrade.

Marcus Aurelius

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.

Virginia Woolf

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.

Vincent Van Gogh

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.

Charles Dickens

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.

D. H. Lawrence

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.

Michel de Montaigne

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.

Roy Jones Jr.

If I fought like I was looking for a place in history, it would ruin me as a person. I don't think history is worth selling my soul.

Victor Hugo

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.

Sea

Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.

Marilyn Monroe

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.

Michael J. Fox

Life delivered me a catastrophe, but I found a richness of soul.

Jim Morrison

I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.

George Eliot

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.

D. H. Lawrence

One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Rachel Weisz

I don't believe your soul mate has to share your politics.

William Morris

A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works.

George Santayana

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.

Henry Ward Beecher

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.

George Carlin

Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.

The hardworking men and women of this country identify with my father. He is tough, and he is persevering. He is honest, and he is real. He's an optimist, and he's a relentless believer in America and all of her potential. He loves his family, and he loves his country with his heart and his soul.

Pierce Brosnan

I'm first and foremost an Irishman, by birth, by nature, by soul, but an American citizen through and through as well.

Alicia Keys

Soul music is timeless.

Muhammad Ali

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.