Spirit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Spirit

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If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


The vigor and power and comfort of our spiritual life depends on our mortification of deeds of the flesh.
~By John Owen ~


I do feel we can create more jobs and opportunities for Jersey City residents, but in the spirit of free enterprise, I do not think it is right to force companies to hire a fixed percentage of local residents.
~By Vincent Frank ~


Do not be surprised if I adore as God what you called humanity, since you talked of humanity as if it was empty of spirit and you think in the flesh according to the flesh.
~By Michael Servetus ~


It's important, that spirit of youth, and when you're 16 that can get you kickstarted.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


Chicago will give you a chance. The sporting spirit is the spirit of Chicago.
~By Lincoln Steffens ~


I incline to an aristocratic republic. This would satisfy the ambitious spirit among our people. We shall learn from the historic mistakes of others in the same way as we learn from our own; for we are a modern nation and wish to be the most modern in the world.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


I found a religion that blended scientific reason with spiritual reality in a unifying faith far removed from the headlines of violence, destruction and terrorism.
~By Cat Stevens ~


You can't evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time.
~By George William Russell ~


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


Religious wars are not caused by the fact that there is more than one religion, but by the spirit of intolerance... the spread of which can only be regarded as the total eclipse of human reason.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them, make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here - sealing our fate with each other, celebrating our love.
~By Alex Grey ~


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 ~


God did not give you the spirit of cowardice.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today.
~By Giorgos Seferis ~


Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limb.
~By Benjamin Rush ~


For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


If you're writing anything decent, it's in you, it's your spirit coming out. If it's not an expression of how a person genuinely feels, then it's not a good song done with any conviction.
~By Alex Chilton ~


For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
~By Wallis Simpson ~


There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
~By Arthur Helps ~


I think creativity is spiritual. I absolutely believe that.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
~By Lewis Carroll ~


This same habitual blindness to spiritual, substantive dimensions of every significant challenge continues to handicap Hollywood.
~By Michael Medved ~


Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
~By Charles Dickens ~


For me, the other thing is not just a strong sense of spirituality.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all.
~By Alan K. Simpson ~


We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country.
~By Jay Inslee ~


If you don't have a spiritual practice in place when times are good, you can't expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crisis.
~By Doug Coupland ~


It is the spirit and not the form of law that keeps justice alive.
~By Earl Warren ~


It is precisely as though I were possessed by some other spirit when I enter on a new task of acting, as though something within me presses a switch and my own consciousness merges into some other, greater, more vital being.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important part of getting performances from them was just letting them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality that was in each of them.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


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 ~


If you look at the fact that the best chance we have for a good economy is the private sector. The government cannot create jobs. If the government could create jobs, then Communism would have worked. But didn't work. So what we have to do is allow the private sector and the entrepreneurial spirit to lead us back to a job-filled recovery.
~By Tim Scott ~


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 ~


There are forces all around you who wish to exploit division, rob you of your freedom, and tell you what to think. But young folks can rekindle the weary spirit of a slumbering nation.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
~By Danny Glover ~


The Holy Spirit alone can do this, the Holy Spirit alone can establish this link with one's neighbor.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
~By Billy Graham ~


We write because we believe the human spirit cannot be tamed and should not be trained.
~By Nikki Giovanni ~


A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements that declare all former things worthless are in the right, for nothing has yet happened.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


The sources of poetry are in the spirit seeking completeness.
~By Muriel Rukeyser ~


I believe the divine is part of the world, not in a pantheistic way but by way of the movement of the Spirit.
~By Peter Garrett ~


One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.
~By Herb Elliott ~


My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
~By Ed Case ~


The Gita is the greatest gospel of spiritual works ever yet given to the race.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


Only the consciousness of a purpose that is mightier than any man and worthy of all men can fortify and inspirit and compose the souls of men.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.
~By John Burroughs ~


We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract and general just as the monks let it wither in the world of prayer and contemplation.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


Any spirituality can be enhanced with the practice or study of yoga.
~By Christy Turlington ~


You cannot catch a child's spirit by running after it; you must stand still and for love it will soon itself return.
~By Arthur Miller ~


Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


Christ had given the apostles a world-wide commission, embracing all the nations; but intellectually they did not understand what He meant. They found that out as they followed the impulse of the Spirit.
~By Roland Allen ~


To substitute Scripture for the self-revealing Spirit is to put the dead letter in the place of the living Word.
~By Sebastian Franck ~


The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


In the report made on behalf of the C.G.T. we affirmed that the Peace Treaty should, in accordance with the spirit of workers' organizations, lay the first foundations of the United States of Europe.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


Pope John Paul II not only was a powerful spiritual leader for Catholics but also a world leader of extraordinary consequence during the last quarter-century.
~By Mike Ferguson ~


When the great promise of the Spirit was fulfilled on the day of Pentecost, it was fulfilled not in reference to the apostles only.
~By Charles Hodge ~


Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.
~By Charles Dickens ~


What they're not doing is marketing the Dead Kennedys in the spirit of what the band stood for.
~By Jello Biafra ~


Art is spiritual.
~By John Cusack ~


To see this place would truly be worth a trip to India in itself, and from the spirit of the religion that lived here one can learn more in an hour of viewing than from all the books ever written.
~By Rudolf Otto ~


My job in this life is to give people spiritual ecstasy through music. In my concerts people cry, laugh, dance. If they climaxed spiritually, I did my job. I did it decently and honestly.
~By Carlos Santana ~


A lot of times when you go through a very traumatic situation and it's emotionally difficult to deal with you come back spiritually stronger. It changes you in a way.
~By Elvis Stojko ~


But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.
~By Jose Marti ~


Both French and Latin are involved with nationalistic and religious implications which could not be entirely shaken off, and so, while they seemed for a long time to have solved the international language problem up to a certain point, they did not really do so in spirit.
~By Edward Sapir ~


Today we are searching for things in nature that are hidden behind the veil of appearance... We look for and paint this inner, spiritual side of nature.
~By Franz Marc ~


I'm not a religious person. I'm Catholic, so I consider myself more of a spiritual person. I believe in God.
~By Tracey Gold ~


I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate.
~By Sam Ervin ~


The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.
~By Alexander Berkman ~


Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word.
~By Christy Turlington ~


Recovering from the suicide of a loved one, you need all the help you can get, so I very much recommend a meditation program. The whole picture of how to recover from this has to do with body, mind, and spirit. That's applicable to any kind of depression.
~By Judy Collins ~


Humanity today possesses sufficient economic, cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
~By Hans Kung ~


The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


The lash may force men to physical labor, it cannot force them to spiritual creativity.
~By Sholem Asch ~


Chefs, as a whole, say yes to any project, fundraiser, or tasting because they have such a generous spirit.
~By Charlie Trotter ~


A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


To my mind, the most important aspect of the Nobel Awards is that they bring home to the masses of the peoples of all nations, a realization of their common interests. They carry to those who have no direct contact with science the international spirit.
~By Irving Langmuir ~


With the spirit of my administration, New York City is poised for dramatic change. The era of fear has had a long enough reign.
~By Rudy Giuliani ~


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


Love is the force that ignites the spirit and binds teams together.
~By Phil Jackson ~


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


I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


I don't believe that there are no spiritual beings around us. I don't know what to call them, I don't know how they work. But I know they're there.
~By Martha Beck ~


What is it in you that brings you to a spiritual teacher in the first place? It's not the spirit in you, since that is already enlightened, and has no need to seek. No, it is the ego in you that brings you to a teacher.
~By Ken Wilber ~


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


No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
~By Helen Keller ~


Also there is a similitude of a Trinity shining in the body, soul and spirit.
~By George Ripley ~


The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


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

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