Spirit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Spirit

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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 ~


If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.
~By James A. Garfield ~


I believe that the short story is as different a form from the novel as poetry is, and the best stories seem to me to be perhaps closer in spirit to poetry than to novels.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


It's a very small and select slice of all the people who have ever been born. I believe we've come back during this time, those of us who are here now, specifically to experience it. And to cause a 'quickening of the spirit.'
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


There is one thing that freezes a musician more than the deadliest physical cold, and that is the spiritual chill of an unresponsive audience!
~By John Philip Sousa ~


Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use.
~By Sai Baba ~


I've found a more personal, pagan kind of religion to satisfy the spiritual side of things.
~By Julian Clary ~


It is a thoroughly anti-christian doctrine that the Spirit of God, and therefore the life and governing power of the Church, resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people.
~By Charles Hodge ~


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 ~


Our sense of power is more vivid when we break a man's spirit than when we win his heart.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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 ~


For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. alcoholic beverage industry. In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume, nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the wine and spirits industry.
~By Sherwood Boehlert ~


The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
~By Charles Eastman ~


I focus on spiritual wealth now, and I'm busier, more enthusiastic, and more joyful than I have ever been.
~By John Templeton ~


He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
~By Emily Dickinson ~


However, if we examine the Canadian scene closely enough, we can see signs of this physical and spiritual rot settling into a number of our Canadian urban centres with a troubling spill-over into many of our more rural areas.
~By Alex Campbell ~


With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
~By Francis Arinze ~


By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
~By Thomas More ~


Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.
~By Saint Francis de Sales ~


It is not likely that posterity will fall in love with us, but not impossible that it may respect or sympathize; so a man would rather leave behind him the portrait of his spirit than a portrait of his face.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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 ~


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


The weather in England can really darken your spirits.
~By Claire Forlani ~


Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence.
~By Franz Kafka ~


The Jews and the Arabs should settle their dispute in the true spirit of Christian charity.
~By Alexander Wiley ~


The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.
~By Simone Weil ~


Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


The interest in the supernatural in a very generic sense and in the spiritual is not in itself a factor that helps the communication of the Christian faith.
~By Karl Lehmann ~


The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive.
~By V. S. Pritchett ~


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 ~


Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


I went through a lot of phases and studied many religions. I am not into religion, I am spiritual.
~By Ja Rule ~


The Negro people of America... have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty .
~By Mordecai Wyatt Johnson ~


Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


Interethnic and spiritual accord is our strategic resource, the basis for progress of our society and state.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


The universal principle of etymology in all languages: words are carried over from bodies and from the properties of bodies to express the things of the mind and spirit. The order of ideas must follow the order of things.
~By Giambattista Vico ~


To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
~By Stephen Hawking ~


It depends on how it is done but what we are drifting into, which is that people grow up without any sense of a spiritual dimension to life, is just impoverishing.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


Since we have placed justification in the revelation of Jesus Christ formed and brought forth in the heart, there working his works of righteousness and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit.
~By Robert Barclay ~


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 ~


Fay has spirituality too, but she also has that very real sex appeal that takes hold of the hearts of men.
~By Erich von Stroheim ~


I Knew why I felt at home. The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard as it did all over France at that time. A country was free again.
~By Audie Murphy ~


Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
~By Germaine Greer ~


One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


This kind of prelude was succeeded by the concerto itself which he executed with a degree of spirit and firmness that no one has ever pretended to equal.
~By John Hawkins ~


That every man after the life in the world lives to eternity, is evident from this, that man is then spiritual, and no longer natural, and that the spiritual man, separated from the natural, remains such as he is to eternity, for man's state cannot be changed after death.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself - a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
~By Eric Butterworth ~


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 ~


But in Japan, there's nothing like that, since the temple is made of wood. The divine spirit inside the building is eternal, so the enclosure doesn't have to be.
~By Tadao Ando ~


Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
~By Joe Biden ~


Creation is dominated by three absolutely different factors: First, nature, which works upon us by its laws; second, the artist, who creates a spiritual contact with nature and his materials; third, the medium of expression through which the artist translates his inner world.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.
~By Ben Stein ~


Religion can be both good and bad - it is spirituality that counts.
~By Pat Buckley ~


The Cuban people have an amazingly strong and unbroken spirit.
~By Wim Wenders ~


When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, "I can't."
~By Oswald Chambers ~


To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


The spirit in which the offer was made must of necessity contribute to improving and alleviating the situation of the Jewish people without our renouncing one iota of the great principles upon which our movement is based.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
~By Karl Marx ~


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 was spiritually bankrupt, and when that happens, it's like a spiritual cancer afflicts you.
~By Mel Gibson ~


The obsession with performance left no room for the development of the intuitive or spiritual impact of space and form other than the aesthetic of the machine itself.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Most of all, we should remember all of us are capable of individually helping advance the spirit of equality for all.
~By Mike Rogers ~


Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.
~By Aaron Carter ~


To receive applause for works which do not demand all our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit. It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


God gave you not a spirit of faithlessness, not a spirit of despair.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


After the spiritual powers, there is no thing in the world more unconquerable than the spirit of nationality. The spirit of nationality in Ireland will persist even though the mightiest of material powers be its neighbor.
~By George William Russell ~


We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful.
~By Mary Antin ~


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


A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world?
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


The ego constantly competes with the spirit for control over your inner voice.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


There is always more spirit in attack than in defence.
~By Titus Livius ~


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 ~


I'm not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the church.
~By Shaun Cassidy ~


We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit, fighting it out to the end.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


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


Our region's economy was built upon their entrepreneurial spirit, and our economy still depends on the continued success of the enterprises they have worked so hard to create.
~By Doc Hastings ~


The new spirituality will also base itself on a third very large spiritual understanding, which is that life is eternal. Most religious people claim to believe that, but very few people actually live as if that were true.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


Moreover, no one is judged from the natural man, thus not so long as he lives in the natural world, for man is then in a natural body; but everyone is judged in the spiritual man, and therefore when he comes into the spiritual world, for man is then in a spiritual body.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


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 ~


A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God.
~By Walter Martin ~


Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.
~By Frank Borman ~


I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his "divine service."
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
~By Amelia E. Barr ~


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 ~


I like to help create team spirit in the dressing room. I feel that I've got loads of love to give.
~By Paul Gascoigne ~


The root of the evil is not the construction of new, more dreadful weapons. It is the spirit of conquest.
~By Ludwig von Mises ~


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


Comedy always works best when it is mean-spirited.
~By John Cleese ~


Our spiritual attitude is determined by our conception of our relation to infinite spirit.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we call Evil is only the necessity of a moment in our eternal evolution.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Substance must emanate from spirit and is nothing else than the record of the spirit's conception of itself finding expression in space and time.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


The first stone was just tried in the spirit of experimentation. The opening of the stone was far more interesting than the drawing that I had done on it.
~By Andy Goldsworthy ~


I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above, and that all people may be one people.
~By Chief Joseph ~


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 ~


Our first Prime Minister saw a country that would be known for its generosity of spirit. And so it is.
~By Kim Campbell ~

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April 19 ,2024
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