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Punishment cannot heal spirits, can only break them.
~By Barbara Deming ~


While we have the gift of life, it seems to me the only tragedy is to allow part of us to die - whether it is our spirit, our creativity or our glorious uniqueness.
~By Gilda Radner ~


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 ~


I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time.
~By Charles Stanley ~


An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


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 ~


If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles and followers of Jesus Christ, trusting not in man but in the living God, he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan, and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
~By Adam Clarke ~


No writer of a portion of the Bible was perfect. It was the direct and miraculous operation of the Holy Spirit that what they wrote is without mistake.
~By Walter Lang ~


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 ~


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 ~


So I think we have an obligation with our size to make sure that we are open to what people have to say to us because the people who criticize us, they're not all mean-spirited.
~By Lee Scott ~


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 ~


The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
~By Carl Jung ~


A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


We can hear the silent voice of the spiritual universe within our own hearts.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
~By Sai Baba ~


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 ~


It's more about conception and touch and spirit and soul than whether my hardware was in place.
~By Pat Metheny ~


My dad always said I was hard-headed, that it would take something like that to wake me up spiritually, and I guess it did. My heart had gotten so beat up that I didn't have anything left to give.
~By Scott Stapp ~


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


Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart.
~By Jane Grey ~


We need worship for our spirit, fellowship for our soul and committed subservience for our body.
~By Larry Norman ~


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 ~


Hence the spiritual weariness of the conscientious mother - you're always finding out just one more vital tidbit.
~By Sonia Taitz ~


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 ~


It makes a difference what we choose to experience during sleep. Many of us think of sleep as a chance to get away from it all. But sleep is also a chance to return to the joys of our spiritual heritage - our universal awareness.
~By Henry Reed ~


Sometimes you have to lie. One often has to distort a thing to catch its true spirit.
~By Robert J. Flaherty ~


Literary critics, however, frequently suffer from a curious belief that every author longs to extend the boundaries of literary art, wants to explore new dimensions of the human spirit, and if he doesn't, he should be ashamed of himself.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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 ~


And because his Spirit was wholly God, he is called God, and he is called man on account of his flesh.
~By Michael Servetus ~


May the spirit of devotion to duty which inspires us always dominate this Committee's conferences!
~By Gustav Krupp ~


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


Most of the appearance of mirth in the world is not mirth, it is art. The wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise.
~By Bishop Robert South ~


Your spirit is the true shield.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band. There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being flattened by commercial designs, attitudes, and needs.
~By Alan Price ~


The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom - these are the pillars of society.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God. Only within Him do all spirits dwell. He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.
~By Paracelsus ~


But then when he left, I realized that it was harder to write songs and feel spiritually connected to art and music as a band. When he came back I felt it again, instantaneously.
~By Anthony Kiedis ~


A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
~By Kim Jong Il ~


Anyone's life truly lived consists of work, sunshine, exercise, soap, plenty of fresh air, and a happy contented spirit.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


In the life of the spirit there is no ending that is not a beginning.
~By Henrietta Szold ~


There are incalculable resources in the human spirit, once it has been set free.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


I'm aware that people I have loved and have died and are in the spirit world looking after me.
~By Princess Diana ~


Woe to the makers of literal translations, who by rendering every word weaken the meaning! It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter kills and the spirit gives life.
~By Voltaire ~


Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
~By Ansel Adams ~


The whole mystery of temptation is to have sins suggested to us, and to be swept after them by a sudden enthusiasm, which sometimes feels as strong as the Spirit of God ever made in us the enthusiasm for virtue.
~By George A. Smith ~


This generosity that has been offered to the United States says very much about the Venezuelan spirit.
~By Harry Belafonte ~


I am very confident that the Spirit is with us.
~By William P. Leahy ~


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 ~


Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


We tried to set up a company that patterned ourselves after Southwest in all the fun, the spirit, the great people, the smile, the efficiency side of it, but we've added some extras that people aren't used to finding on Southwest.
~By David Neeleman ~


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 ~


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 know now what this meant, that the bison were the gift of a good spirit and were our strength, but we should lose them, and from the same good spirit we must find another strength.
~By Black Elk ~


I can walk through the front door of any factory and out the back and tell you if it's making money or not. I can just tell by the way it's being run and by the spirit of the workers.
~By Harvey S. Firestone ~


My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


It is a common temptation of Satan to make us give up the reading of the Word and prayer when our enjoyment is gone; as if it were of no use to read the Scriptures when we do not enjoy them, and as if it were no use to pray when we have no spirit of prayer.
~By George Muller ~


Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within.
~By Caspar David Friedrich ~


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 ~


Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
~By James Allen ~


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 ~


The principle of evil in Europe is the enervating spirit of Russian absolutism.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


It's kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart.
~By Yakov Smirnoff ~


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


Unrest of spirit is a mark of life.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


The whole thing about making films in an organic film on location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across.
~By Mike Leigh ~


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 ~


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 ~


When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn, almost brutal. Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on.
~By Boris Spassky ~


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 ~


In the years just before... during the Carter years, the Soviets regularly violated, if you will, both the spirit and theletter of arms control agreements, I think, that they had negotiated during the period of detente.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
~By Henry Drummond ~


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


The alleged menace of universal suffrage having been avoided by the absolute suppression of the negro vote, the spirit of mob murder should have been satisfied and the butchery of negroes should have ceased.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


India is the meeting place of the religions and among these Hinduism alone is by itself a vast and complex thing, not so much a religion as a great diversified and yet subtly unified mass of spiritual thought, realization and aspiration.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


First, to be able to love, then to learn that body and spirit are one.
~By Hugo von Hofmannsthal ~


I just refer to myself as being Spirit, Mind and Body like everybody else and working toward the mastery of my natural divinity and the healing of my emotional mind.
~By Leonard Orr ~


Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers.
~By May Sarton ~


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


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


Reason is mechanical, wit chemical, and genius organic spirit.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


You can kill the body but not the spirit.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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 ~


No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
~By Ansel Adams ~


Another way of judging the value of a prophet's religious experience, therefore, would be to examine the type of manhood that he has created, and the cultural world that has sprung out of the spirit of his message.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


There's naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.
~By Lord Byron ~


It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content, or of weariness. A spirited mind never stops within itself; it is always aspiring and going beyond its strength.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Painters have always needed a sort of veil upon which they can focus their attention. It's as though the more fully the consciousness is absorbed, the greater the freedom of the spirit behind.
~By Bridget Riley ~


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 ~


The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged.
~By Ovid ~


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


Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house to the inhabitant.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people's lives because I'm a journalist.
~By Peter Jennings ~


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


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 ~


On the question of relating to our fellowman - our neighbor's spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love.
~By Edith Stein ~

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