A beautiful woman delights the eye; a wise woman, the understanding; a pure one, the soul.
“You are a little soul carrying about a corpse, as Epictetus used to say.”
"Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul."
Wealth and poverty do not lie in a person’s estate, but in their souls.
“Melancholy held me hostage, and the bees built a hive of sadness in my soul.”
The only substance properly so called is the soul.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
Clear and sweet is my soul, and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul
What hurts the soul my soul adores.
Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes.
“The stars are threshed, and the souls are threshed from their husks.”
Whatever satisfies the soul is truth.
The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
“Reading nurtures the soul, and an enlightened friend brings it solace.”
We are all different. There is no such thing as a standard or run-of-the-mill human being, but we share the same human spirit.
The misuse of language induces evil in the soul.
The end of life is to be like god, and the soul following god will be like him.
Now is the time to unite the soul and the world. Now is the time to see the sunlight dancing as one with the shadows.
If I were damned of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, Mother o'mine, O mother o'mine!
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
The eyes of the soul of the multitudes are unable to endure the vision of the divine.
Joy is a net of love in which you can catch souls.
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.
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.