My Favorite Quotes

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 Owen Wister - “I thought there should in truth be heavy damages for malpractice on human souls.”  
 Henri Amiel - “The only substance properly so called is the soul.”  
 Epictetus - “The soul's impurity consists in bad judgments, and purification consists in producing in it right judgments, and the pure soul is one which has right judgments.”  
 Charles Caleb - “Secrecy is the soul of all great designs.”  
 Edgar Masters - “How shall the soul of a man be larger than the life he has lived”  
 Edwin Whipple - “Of the three prerequisites of genius the first is soul the second is soul and the third is soul.”  
 The Bible - “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul”  
 Proverb - “If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person If there is beauty in the person, there will be harmony in the house If there is harmony in the house, there will be order in the nation If there is order in the nation, there will be Peace in the World.”  
 Proverb - “Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”  
 Gary Zukav - “The number of teachers and guides that a soul has depends upon what it seeks to accomplish and its level of awareness. Souls that take upon themselves projects of more magnitude bring to themselves more assistance.”  
 William Butler Yeats - “An aged man is but a paltry thing, A tattered coat upon a stick, unless Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing For every tatter in its mortal dress.”  
 William Wordsworth - “But who would force the soul tilts with a straw Against a champion cased in adamant.”  
 Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein - “Not only is there no guarantee of the temporal immortality of the human soul, that is to say of its eternal survival after death but, in any case, this assumption completely fails to accomplish the purpose for which it has always been intended. Or is some riddle solved by my surviving forever Is not this eternal life itself as much of a riddle as our present life”  
 Walt Whitman - “Re-examine all you have been told ... Dismiss what insults your Soul.”  
 Unknown - “If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there be beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world.”  
 Thomas Traherne - “The soul is made for action, and cannot rest till it be employed. Idleness is its rust. Unless it will up and think and taste and see, all is in vain.”  
 Robert Louis Stevenson - “To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.”  
 Logan Pearsall Smith - “Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.”  
 Walter Scott - “The will to do, the soul to dare.”  
 Bertrand Russell - “To expect a personality to survive the disintegration of the brain is like expecting a cricket club to survive when all of its members are dead.”  
 Theodore Roethke - “God bless the roots Body and soul are one.”  
 Catherine Ponder - “When people bother you in any way, it is because their souls are trying to get your divine attention and your blessing.”  
 Theodore Parker - “Truth never yet fell dead in the streets it has such affinity with the soul of man, the seed however broadcast will catch somewhere and produce its hundredfold.”  
 Michelangelo Buonarroti - “My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.”  
 Helen Adams Keller - “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.”  

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