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Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
What then do you call your soul? What idea have you of it? You cannot of yourselves, without revelation, admit the existence within you of anything but a power unknown to you of feeling and thinking.
It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
'Twas not my lips you kissed but my soul.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
M. Scott Peck
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.
Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If I am elected President of these United States, I will work with all my energy and soul to restore that America, to lift our eyes to a better future. That future is our destiny. That future is out there. It is waiting for us. Our children deserve it, our nation depends upon it, the peace and freedom of the world require it.
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
Henry Ward Beecher
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
As long as your body is healthy and under control and death is distant, try to save your soul; when death is immanent what can you do?
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
Robert Louis Stevenson
The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.
J. G. Holland
Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
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