Spirit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Spirit

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Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
~By Van Morrison ~


Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
~By Charles Eastman ~


The Spirit is Love expressed towards man as redeeming love, and the Spirit is truth, and the Spirit is the Holy Spirit. Redemption is inconceivable without truth and holiness.
~By Roland Allen ~


A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special - spiritually or however you can.
~By Charlie Byrd ~


Some authors have a very hard time understanding that in order to be faithful to the spirit of the book, it's almost always impossible to remain faithful to the text. You have to make changes.
~By Richard Russo ~


Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal.
~By Mary Baker Eddy ~


Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy.
~By George William Russell ~


Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit.
~By Judith Jamison ~


I've been immersed in it too long. My spirit is wobbly and my mind is confused. The hurt has become too great.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.
~By Barack Obama ~


When younger, I was thin as a rail. As I've grown older, I've put on weight. I have continued to love myself in all those roles. Part of my spirituality, I always tell people, is to accept yourself for who you are.
~By Troy Perry ~


Greatness is a spiritual condition.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


War has always been the grand sagacity of every spirit which has grown too inward and too profound; its curative power lies even in the wounds one receives.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


He that desireth to acquire any art or science seeketh first those means by which that art or science is obtained. If we ought to do so in things natural and earthly, how much more then in spiritual?
~By Robert Barclay ~


I mean the flesh, never fade! The flesh never leave the creation, see, because with that divine spirit the flesh cannot fade. If the spirit is weak then the flesh fade, seen?
~By Peter Tosh ~


Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
~By James Keller ~


I adore being with Roberta. I adore being in her spiritual light. I adore being close to her talent and gifts.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre.
~By David Soul ~


My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always. I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and she is with me now as I write this letter, and helps me to do as I am now doing.
~By Alex Campbell ~


No one with a body full of aliments can have a luminous soul and other intellectual faculties. It is necessary to care for the body if we wish the spirit to function normally.
~By Michael Servetus ~


And then I think now we are - you know his - like I've always said. His spirit is so large that we feel his presence around the show, and we always will. He will always have a voice.
~By Katey Sagal ~


There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


Philosophical reflection could not leave the relation of mind and spirit in the obscurity which had satisfied the needs of the naive consciousness.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


But after the spirit of conquest had changed the first governments, all the succeeding ones have, in general, proved one continued series of injustice, which has reigned in all countries for almost four thousand years.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
~By George Santayana ~


Blues means what milk does to a baby. Blues is what the spirit is to the minister. We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed.
~By Alberta Hunter ~


In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn't want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.
~By Shakira ~


Unfortunately, you know, working in a spirit of cooperation and respect requires someone else to reach back, and I don't think that's happened and it's been disappointing because the debate in our country has become so rancorous.
~By Karen Hughes ~


Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.
~By Alfred Eisenstaedt ~


Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat. Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes. A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
~By Ernie Harwell ~


No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite.
~By David Hilbert ~


It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
~By George Herbert ~


Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity.
~By Joyce Cary ~


The experience of life consists of the experience which the spirit has of itself in matter and as matter, in mind and as mind, in emotion, as emotion, etc.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
~By Herbert Baxter Adams ~


There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
~By John Calvin ~


If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest.
~By Charles Hodge ~


Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race.
~By John Naisbitt ~


Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety; and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name.
~By Alice Meynell ~


From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
~By William Ames ~


I have a very open mind. I believe that there's a spirit world. I believe that there's a lot of stuff out there that we don't know about, don't want to understand, and sometimes we don't want to understand it.
~By Anthony Head ~


Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life.
~By James A. Garfield ~


The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.
~By William Winwood Reade ~


No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


It was a place that is trying to destroy the individual by every means possible; trying to break his spirit, so that he accepts that he is No. 6 and will live there happily as No. 6 for ever after. And this is the one rebel that they can't break.
~By Patrick McGoohan ~


Many things there be in the scripture, which have a carnal fulfilling, even there where they be spoken or done; and yet have another spiritual signification, to be fulfilled long after in Christ and his kingdom, and yet never known till the thing be done.
~By William Tyndale ~


I had to go. A spirit in my feet said 'Go,' and I went.
~By Mathew Brady ~


I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy.
~By Alban Berg ~


The man who prefers his country before any other duty shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state. They both deny that right is superior to authority.
~By Lord Acton ~


The average person is gregarious; there is something in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment.
~By Ivor Novello ~


Shaving my head was a millennium ritual, to not let it pass as just another New Year's Eve. A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years, personally and spiritually. I wanted to mark it for myself.
~By Joan Jett ~


I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


And, as I have said, it's made me think twice about the imagination. If the spirits aren't external, how astonishing the mediums become! Victor Hugo said of his voices that they were like his own mental powers multiplied by five.
~By James Merrill ~


Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


All revolutions are spiritual at the source. All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


I have a strong belief in God... I find religion to be a very personal thing... I am also very spiritual.
~By Sela Ward ~


Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
~By Paul Brunton ~


That's the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.
~By Jerry Seinfeld ~


The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious.
~By Ethan A. Hitchcock ~


I find myself hoping a total end of all the unhappy divisions of mankind by party-spirit, which at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.
~By Alexander Pope ~


The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything because they're not televised. Another great drinking night.
~By William H. Macy ~


I was taken in by the bravado and the sounds of Mexico... not so much the music, but the spirit.
~By Herb Alpert ~


As we move into the 21st century, there's what the Bible calls a 'quickening of the spirit.'
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


We began as restless and radical. Remember the spirit of 1997, but by the end of our time in office we had lost our way.
~By Ed Miliband ~


The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different-to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
~By John Fischer ~


A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers - not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It's almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick.
~By James Franco ~


I have a spiritual advisor I call up, when I just feel lost. Lately, I've been talking to God. I developed this dialogue in rehab, this dialogue with God, and every day I talk to God.
~By Andy Dick ~


Great men are they who see that spiritual is stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Every reiteration of the idea that nothing matters debases the human spirit.
~By David Mamet ~


There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
~By George S. Patton ~


I love and reverence the Word, the bearer of the spirit, the tool and gleaming ploughshare of progress.
~By Thomas Mann ~


If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst!
~By James Connolly ~


The decision violates both the letter and spirit of the law.
~By Philip E. Berger ~


Every society rests in the last resort on the recognition of common principles and common ideals, and if it makes no moral or spiritual appeal to the loyalty of its members, it must inevitably fall to pieces.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


All that is true, by whomsoever it has been said has its origin in the Spirit.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


I cried when I found out I was a finalist, I kind of went limp when they called my name. I felt like my spirit jumped out of my body, and I was just flesh - it was just amazing.
~By Naima Adedapo ~


We must maintain strong defenses, military and spiritual.
~By Prescott Bush ~


The service of philosophy, of speculative culture, towards the human spirit, is to rouse, to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation.
~By Walter Pater ~


The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions.
~By James Welch ~


The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


When the depths are upheld by the Holy Spirit, then the reaction is Christian.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


In the inhalation and exhalation there is an energy and a lively divine spirit, since He, through his spirit supports the breath of life, giving courage to the people who are in the earth and spirit to those who walk on it.
~By Michael Servetus ~


You have this mounting aggressive ignorance with the rabbit's foot of their particular religion. You don't really have any kind of spiritual law, just a kind of a rabid mental illness. The songs are a little slice of life.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


I am well aware that many will say that no one can possibly speak with spirits and angels so long as he lives in the body; and many will say that it is all fancy, others that I relate such things in order to gain credence, and others will make other objections.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


It's not exclusive, but inclusive, which is the whole spirit of jazz.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


I think that growth and spiritual awareness come in slow increments. Sometimes you don't know it's happening.
~By Mariel Hemingway ~

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January 28 ,2022
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