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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.

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.

Joseph Addison

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

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hillaire Belloc

Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.

Lonliness
Travis Scott

The most ironic thing is my grandfather has his masters in music composition; he was a jazz composer. My dad was a musician, too. He played more, like, soul music.

Megan Fox

I need to hold onto my soul and my integrity, and I can't compromise that.

Compromise Truthfulness
Rabindranath Tagore

What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.

Napolean Hill

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Inspiration Dreams Children
Marcus Aurelius

The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.

Saint Augustine

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.

Simone Weil

The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry.

The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.

Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'

William James

Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings.

Marcus Aurelius

To live happily is an inward power of the soul.

Virginia Woolf

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.

Honoré de Balzac

Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul.

Albert Schweitzer

Do not let Sunday be taken from you. If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.

Steve King

I believe Ted Cruz is the candidate that's the answer to my prayers. A candidate whom God will use to restore the soul of America.

Joseph Addison

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.

Saint Augustine

Love is the beauty of the soul.

Jimmy Carter

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.

Walt Whitman

Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.

Joe Rogan

Richard Pryor is, in my mind, the most honest comedian. He bared his soul to people. I think that's why everybody loved him so much.

Edgar Allan Poe

I need scarcely observe that a poem deserves its title only inasmuch as it excites, by elevating the soul. The value of the poem is in the ratio of this elevating excitement.

Hermann Hesse

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.

Body Lonliness
Simone Weil

There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.

I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I've done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?

T. S. Eliot

I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.

Robert Browning

What of soul was left, I wonder, when the kissing had to stop?

Anatole France

The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.

Joseph Addison

There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.

Clint Eastwood

There's a rebel lying deep in my soul.

Lying
Marcel Proust

Your soul is a dark forest. But the trees are of a particular species, they are genealogical trees.

Eric Hoffer

Disappointment is a sort of bankruptcy - the bankruptcy of a soul that expends too much in hope and expectation.