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Spirit Quotes

Although the word spirit has several connotations, it is mainly used to imply the incorporeal existence of our being as opposed to our material self. Spirit is defined as the animating force, the vital principle within living beings. It’s the extraneous, undying essence of human self, the deepest pit of human consciousness. It’s the inner voice, the awareness that urges you to be righteous, humble and diligent, no matter what. Here is a mind-blowing collection of famous spirit quotations and sayings to help you explore more on this.

Walt Disney

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.

John Milton

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Kin Hubbard

Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.

Terri Guillemets

Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health - it rusts your spirit and your hips.

Abbie Hoffman

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.

Elie Wiesel

There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.

Princess Diana

I'm aware that people I have loved and have died and are in the spirit world looking after me.

Stephen King

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

Thomas Merton

Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.

Charles Bukowski

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

Adlai Stevenson II

We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country. Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.

Mia Hamm

I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.

Mignon McLaughlin

Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.

Johnny Depp

There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.

Charlie Chaplin

Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.

Aristotle

Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence

Charles Dickens

Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.

Hillaire Belloc

Any subject can be made interesting, and therefore any subject can be made boring.

Mia Hamm

True champions aren't always the ones that win, but those with the most guts.

Nikki Giovanni

We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained.

Henry Miller

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Maintain a childhood enthusiasm for the game of golf.

Walt Whitman

Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.

John Ruskin

Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.

Thomas Mann

I love and reverence the Word, the bearer of the spirit, the tool and gleaming ploughshare of progress.

Sir Thomas Browne

Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

Plato

Courage is a kind of salvation.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Give up all bad qualities in you, banish the ego and develop the spirit of surrender. You will then experience Bliss.

Miguel de Cervantes

One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.

Carl Sandburg

Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.

Millie Bobby Brown

Orcas are my spirit animal. That's my favorite mammal.

Animals
Robert Louis Stevenson

I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a gift as to the spirit in which it is offered.

Elie Wiesel

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.

Oprah Winfrey

It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control.

Lord Byron

Weren't the last drop in the well, As I gasp'd upon the brink, Ere my fainting spirit fell, 'Tis to thee that I would drink.

Lee Iacocca

Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.

Albert Einstein

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

C. S. Lewis

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

Time World Animals
Hermann Hesse

In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.

Mahatma Gandhi

I have worshiped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.

Mahatma Gandhi

Intolerance is itself a form of violence and an obstacle to the growth of a true democratic spirit.

Elon Musk

America is the spirit of human exploration distilled.

Ronald Reagan

There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.

Khalil Gibran

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

Ronald Reagan

The totalitarian world produces backwardness because it does such violence to the spirit, thwarting the human impulse to create, to enjoy, to worship.

He had no further intercourse with Spirits, but lived upon the Total Abstinence Principle, ever afterwards; and it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge.

Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word.