Spirit Quotes

The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy.

Ben Stein

The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous.

Francis Picabia

My soul is awakened, my spirit is soaring.

Anne Bronte

No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law.

Grover Cleveland

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.

James Arthur Baldwin

Where the spirit does not work with the hand there is no art

Leonardo da Vinci

Every spirit makes its house, but as afterwards the house confines the spirit, you had better build well.

Elbert Hubbard

Our dreams are firsthand creations, rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity; at least while dreaming, we partake of the power of the Spirit, the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.

Jackie Gleason

The real problem is in the hearts and minds of men. It is not a problem of physics but of ethics. It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil from the spirit of man.

Albert Einstein

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.

Amos Bronson Alcott

It is the nature of the ego to take, and the nature of the spirit to share.

Proverb

When the heart grieves over what is has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.

Sufi Epigram

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.

Aldous Huxley

Life's blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed at the fire of enthusiasm.

Norman Vincent Peale

The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak

Bible

There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence

John Calvin

Conscience is a blushing, shamefaced spirit than mutinies in a man's bosom; it fills one full of obstacles.

William Shakespeare

It is a time when one's spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death.

Mark Twain

War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.

Alexander Berkman

The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.

Vauvenargues, Marquis de

Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedom of art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors?

Edith Wharton

Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.

Chuck Palahniuk

Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display--so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn't the holly, it isn't the snow. It isn't the tree not the firelight's glow. It's the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again.

Unknown

Our moral and ethical responsibility is to protect other species in the spirit of husbandry rather than destroy them in and attitude of conquest.

Charles Southwick
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