Talk:Soul

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  • When you do things from your soul you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When action come from another section, the feeling disappears.
  • You don't have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.
  • A blow to the head will confuse a man, whereas a blow to the foot has no such effect: this cannot be the result of an immaterial soul.
  • Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul the work of the soul, and good for either the work of the other.
  • How strange a thing this is! The Priest telleth me that the Soul is worth all the gold in the world, and the merchants say that it is not worth a clipped piece of silver.
  • I simply believe that some part of the human Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time.
  • Learning how to operate a soul figures to take time.
  • One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other.
  • Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?
  • You see, when weaving a blanket, an Indian woman leaves a flaw in the weaving of that blanket to let the soul out.
    • Martha Graham
  • One of the proofs of the immortality of the soul is that myriads have believed it? They also believed the world was flat.
  • The happiest people I have known have been those who gave themselves no concern about their souls, but did their uttermost to mitigate the miseries of others.
  • Until you know that life is interesting - and find it so - you haven't found your soul.
    • Geoffrey Fisher
  • When one tears away the veils and shows them naked, people's souls give off such a pungent smell of decay.
    • Octave Mirbeau