Spirit Quotes

It must be of the spirit if we are to save the flesh.

Douglas Macarthur

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

Sholem Asch

Great men are they who see that the spiritual is stronger than any material force.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.

Helen Keller

Deep listening is miraculous for both listener and speaker. When someone receives us with open-hearted, non-judging, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand.

Sue Patton Thoele

You can kill the body but not the spirit.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.

John Burroughs

But I think the spirit of man is a good adversary

Tennessee Williams

Love is a spirit all compact of fire

William Shakespeare

The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak

Bible

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

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

Elbert Hubbard

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

Leonardo da Vinci

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

James Arthur Baldwin

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

Grover Cleveland

My soul is awakened, my spirit is soaring.

Anne Bronte

The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous.

Francis Picabia

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

Ben Stein

Do no dishonour to the earth least you dishonour the spirit of man.

Henry Beston

Oh, bring again my heart's content, Thou Spirit of the Summer-time!

William Allingham

Why am I compelled to write? Because the writing saves me from this complacency I fear. Because I have no choice. Because I must keep the spirit of my revolt and myself alive. Because the world I create in the writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. By writing I put order in the world, give it a handle so I can grasp it.

Gloria Evangelina Anzalda

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Updated On : April 01, 2014
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