soul quotes

We men are easily prone to sins of thought. Therefore, He who has formed each heart individually, knowing that the impulse received from the intention constitutes the major element in sin, has ordained that purity in the ruling part of our soul be our primary concern.Saint Basil

No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.Martha Beck

The soul grows by reincarnation in bodies provided by nature, more complex, more powerful, as the soul unfolds greater and greater faculties. And so the soul climbs upward into the light eternal. And there is no fear for any child of man, for inevitably he climbs towards God.Annie Besant

I began to see that my problems, seen spiritually, were really my soul's plusses.Lionel Blue

Fashion is so close in revealing a person's inner feelings and everybody seems to hate to lay claim to vanity so people tend to push it away. It's really too close to the quick of the soul.Stella Blum

I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.John Boehner

O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.Anne Boleyn

It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for Wales!Robert Bolt

I was really interested in how marriages work, how you can, you know, be in love with somebody and spend many years with your lives intertwined, but in the end another soul can be fundamentally unknowable. And I think that the stress of war, when one party goes away and the other has to deal at home, is a really testing time in a lot of marriages.Geraldine Brooks

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.Elizabeth Barrett Browning

As polarized as we have been, we Americans are locked in a cultural war for the soul of our country.Pat Buchanan

She's a tear that hangs inside my soul forever.Jeff Buckley

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.Charles Bukowski

Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.Luther Burbank

I want to be a soul singer.Solomon Burke

I had an awful lot of my soul invested in Atari culture.Nolan Bushnell

In novels in general - and also on the television - we do live in a world where bodies is what we are. We do not talk about the spirit or the soul, and there is a sense that we no longer talk about beliefs, either Freudian or Marxist.A. S. Byatt

The torture of a bad conscience is the hell of a living soul.John Calvin

Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.Alice Cary

New York is in my soul.Julian Casablancas