Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge.
Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold...
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred.
Although actions may speak louder than words,
it is our intentions that reveal our soul.
Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself.
Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.
Whenever a human being, through the commission of a crime, has become exiled from good, he needs to be reintegrated with it through suffering. The suffering should be inflicted with the aim of bringing the soul to recognize freely some day that its infliction was just.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
When hospitality becomes an art, it loses its very soul.
Humor is a whisper from the soul, imploring mind and body to relax, let go and be at peace again.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Raise a million filters and the rain will not be clean, until the longing for it be refined in deep confession. And still we hear, If only this nation had a soul, or, Let us change the way we trade, or, Let us be proud of our region.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care. But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair
And its soul full of music breaks the air,
When the song of angels is sung.
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.
Your soul - that inner quiet space - is yours to consult.
It will always guide you in the right direction.
Once you believe in yourself and see your soul as divine and precious,
you will automatically become a being who can create success.
The human soul is God's treasury,
out of which he coins unspeakable riches.
The soul is often hungrier than the body
and no shop can sell it food.
The soul is known by it's acts.
If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.