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Definition of Soul

Soul

  1. Sole.
  2. Sole.
  3. To afford suitable sustenance.
  4. The spiritual, rational, and immortal part in man; that part of man which enables him to think, and which renders him a subject of moral government; -- sometimes, in distinction from the higher nature, or spirit, of man, the so-called animal soul, that is, the seat of life, the sensitive affections and phantasy, exclusive of the voluntary and rational powers; -- sometimes, in distinction from the mind, the moral and emotional part of man's nature, the seat of feeling, in distinction from intellect; -- sometimes, the intellect only; the understanding; the seat of knowledge, as distinguished from feeling. In a more general sense, "an animating, separable, surviving entity, the vehicle of individual personal existence."
  5. The seat of real life or vitality; the source of action; the animating or essential part.
  6. The leader; the inspirer; the moving spirit; the heart; as, the soul of an enterprise; an able general is the soul of his army.
  7. Energy; courage; spirit; fervor; affection, or any other noble manifestation of the heart or moral nature; inherent power or goodness.
  8. A human being; a person; -- a familiar appellation, usually with a qualifying epithet; as, poor soul.
  9. A pure or disembodied spirit.
  10. To indue with a soul; to furnish with a soul or mind.

Soul Quotations

Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
Swami Sivananda

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. - Aristotle
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Aristotle

Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul, that you never knew was missing.
Torquato Tasso

Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Paramahansa Yogananda

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Plato
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Soul Translations

soul in Afrikaans is gees
soul in Dutch is ziel, gemoed, geest
soul in Finnish is sielu
soul in German is Seele
soul in Latin is animus
soul in Portuguese is alma
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