Soul Quotes

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.

Helen Keller

A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.

Joseph Addison

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A man that is well ordered in his soul needeth little the unkind demeanor of worldly people nor yet their proud behavior.

Thomas a Kempis

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.

James Allen

A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.

Thomas Carlyle

Sometimes, simply by sitting, the soul collects wisdom.

Zen proverb

Variety is the soul of pleasure.

Aphra Behn

I love you very, very much, and that is all that counts. You fill my soul and my heart. You occupy my thoughts. I embrace you in my mind as I will one day in my arms. Forever. Where we belong.


Make no small plans for they have no power to stir the soul.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men, he would choose light for his body and truth for his soul


Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

Francis Bacon

Music is the vernacular of the human soul

Geoffrey Latham

Music is the soul of language.

Max Heindel

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

Knowledge is the eye of desire and can become the pilot of the soul.

Will Durant

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

Robert Browning

'Twas not my lips you kissed But my soul

Judy Garland

Soul meets soul on lovers' lips.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Habits are to the soul what the veins and arteries are to the blood, the courses in which it moves

Horace Bushnell

Honesty is the soul of business

Dutch Proverb

Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.

Franz Kafka

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

George Eliot
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