Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue; it is hard for an empty bag to stand upright
Volunteering creates a national character in which the community and the nation take on a spirit of compassion, comradeship and confidence.
Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey.
Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God.
Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.
A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.
Culture is the widening of the mind and of the spirit.
The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret... It has come to believed that compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.
Some photographers take reality...and impose the domination of their own thought and spirit. Others come before reality more tenderly and a photograph to them is an instrument of love and revelation.
No matter how slow the film, spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer it has chosen.
Abundance consists not alone in material possession, but in an
Abundance consists not alone in material possession, but in an uncovetous spirit
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.
Spirit is matter seen in a stronger light.
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.
A little patience, and we shall see the reign of witches pass over, their spells dissolve, and the people, recovering their true sight, restore their government to its true principles. It is true that in the meantime we are suffering deeply in spirit, and incurring the horrors of a war and long oppressions of enormous public debt...If the game runs sometime against us at home, we must have patience till luck turns, and then we shall have an opportunity of winning back the principles we have lost, for this is a game where principles are at stake
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive
I cannot find any authority in the Constitution for public charity. To approve the measure would be contrary to the letter and spirit of the Constitution and subversive to the whole theory upon which the Union of these States is founded
Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference
The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit.
Meditation speaks. It speaks in silence. It reveals. It reveals to the aspirant that matter and spirit are one, quantity and quality are one, the immanent and the transcendent are one. It reveals that life can never be the mere existence of seventy or eighty years between birth and death, but is, rather, Eternity itself
Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.