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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.
The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.
The soul becomes dyed with the color of its 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
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
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.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
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?
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
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.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own 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
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
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.
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.
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.
T. S. Eliot
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Free will carried many a soul to hell, but never a soul to heaven.
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.
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
The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.
J. G. Holland
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