Spirit Quotes

The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous.

Francis Picabia

A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Thomas Jefferson

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit


The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right; the spirit of liberty is the spirit which seeks to understand the minds of other men and women

Learned Hand

The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Love is a spirit all compact of fire

William Shakespeare

But I think the spirit of man is a good adversary

Tennessee Williams

The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation more than its wealth

Dwight David Eisenhower

You can kill the body but not the spirit.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The sword conquered for a while, but the spirit conquers for ever!

Sholem Asch

Just because you've only got houseplants doesn't mean you don't have the gardening spirit - I look upon myself as an indoor gardener.

Sara Moss

Spirit is matter seen in a stronger light.

L. P. Jacks

There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.

Thomas Wolfe

What she didn't understand, she being spiritual and seeing religion as spirit, was that it took religion to save me from the spirit world, from orbiting the earth like Lucifer and the angels, that it took nothing less than touching the thread off the misty interstates and eating Christ himself to make me mortal man again and let me inhabit my own flesh and love her in the morning.

Walker Percy
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