Quotes To Live By
These Soul quotes are all positive, inspirational words of love and wisdom about the human Soul or Spirit. They may give you some answers to the eternal question of 'what is a Soul?' For more wise words about the Soul there is a page of Soul Sayings from unknown sources.
Soul Quotes: A
George M. Adams 1837 - 1920
We should seize every opportunity to give encouragement. Encouragement is oxygen to the Soul.
Joseph Addison 1672 - 1719
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human Soul.
Louisa May Alcott 1832 - 1888
I think immortality is the passing of a Soul through many lives or experiences, and such as are truly lived, used and learned, help on to the next, each growing richer, happier and higher, carrying with it only the real memories of what has gone before.
Clement of Alexandria 150 - 215
It is not your outward appearance that you should beautify, but your Soul, adorning it with good works.
James Allen 1864 - 1912
The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the Soul, a waking Angel stirs.
Maya Angelou 1928 - 2014
Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.
St Thomas Aquinas 1225 - 1274
The Soul is known by it's acts.
Aristotle 384BC - 322BC
Happiness is a quality of the Soul, not a function of one’s material circumstances.
Love is composed of a single Soul inhabiting two bodies.
Memory is the scribe of the Soul.
The beauty of the Soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
We most no more ask, whether the Soul and body are one, than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
St Augustine 354 - 430
Love is the beauty of the Soul.
Marcus Aurelius 121 - 180
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than his own Soul.
The Soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.
Alfred Austin 1835 - 1913
Tears are summer showers to the Soul.
Soul Quotes: B
Henry Ward Beecher 1813 - 1887
The human Soul is God's treasury, out of which he coins unspeakable riches.
There are apartments in the Soul which have a glorious outlook, from whose windows you can see across the river of death and into the shining city beyond. But how often are these neglected for the lower ones, which have Earthward looking windows.
The Soul is often hungrier than the body... and no shop can sell it food.
The Spirit is beyond destruction. No one can bring to an end the Spirit which is everlasting.
Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati 1940 - 2012
Quiet the mind and the Soul will speak.
The desire accomplished is sweet to the Soul.
Carol Bowman 1950
Children who remember their past lives offer the most compelling evidence yet for reincarnation.
Eventually Soul-mates meet, for they have the same hiding place.
We picture love as heart-shaped because we do not know the shape of the Soul.
What we find in a Soulmate is not something wild to tame, but something wild to run with.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
The authentic self is the Soul made visible.
Lorna Byrne 1953
Every newborn baby I see glows with love, a glow I see coming from the Soul.
God loves us all so much that he has given each of us a little speck of himself. This speck of the Light of God is our Soul. We connect more deeply with our Soul when we open ourselves up to love.
Love is the most powerful force in the world; it comes from our Soul, it comes from Heaven.
We are all connected, each and everyone of us has a Soul, and all of our Souls are one, they are all a part of God.
Soul Quotes: C
Eileen Caddy 1917 - 2006
All Souls can find the truth within.
Eileen Caddy 1917 - 2006
A Soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
Let my peace which passes all understanding infill and enfold you, for when you are at peace within, you reflect peace without, and all those Souls you meet will feel that peace.
You will find when you open your heart and can fill it with loving, beautiful thoughts, that you will want to love all those Souls you come into contact with, no matter who they are.
Thomas Carlyle 1795 - 1881
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
The outer passes away; the innermost is the same yesterday, today and forever.
Jim Carrey 1962
My Soul is not contained within the limits of my body. My body is contained within the limitness of my Soul.
Edgar Cayce 1877 - 1945
Each and every Soul will become consciously aware of the ability to communicate with the Divine.
Charlie Chaplin 1889 - 1977
Your naked body should belong only to those who fall in love with your naked Soul.
(in a letter to his daughter)
Ray Charles 1930 - 2004
What is a soul?.. It's like electricity: we don't really know what it is, but it's a force that can light a room.
Deepak Chopra 1946
Karma, memory and desire are just the software of the Soul. It’s conditioning that the Soul undergoes in order to create experience. And it’s a cycle. In most people, the cycle is a conditioned response. They do the same things over and over again.
Paulo Coelho 1947
Important encounters are planned by the Souls, long before the bodies see each other.
Soul Quotes: D
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Listen to your intuition.. it will tell you all you need to know.
Dante 1265 - 1321
The love of God, unutterable and perfect flows into a pure Soul the way that light rushes into a transparent object. The more love that it finds, the more it gives itself, so that, as we grow more clear and open, the more complete the joy of loving is. And the more the Souls, who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love for, mirror-like, each Soul reflects the others.
The guru rests inside.
Your Soul Signature is your spiritual DNA - who you are at your core, the most authentic part of you.
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the Soul, and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
The Soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
Fyodor Dostoevsky 1821 - 1881
The Soul is healed by being with children.
Wayne Dyer 1940 - 2015
Beautiful thoughts build a beautiful Soul.
I am the reflection of my Source... which is magnificent in all ways.
Once you believe in yourself and see your Soul as Divine and precious, you will automatically become a being who can create success.
See yourself as a Soul with a body, rather than a body with a Soul.
Wayne Dyer 1940 - 2015
You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art. The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual Soul.
Your Soul - that inner quiet space - is yours to consult. It will always guide you in the right direction.
Soul Quotes: E
Meister Eckhart 1260 - 1327
When the Soul wishes to experience something, she throws an image of the experience out before her and enters into her own image.
George Eliot 1830 - 1880
Delicious Autumn: My very Soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird, I would fly about the Earth seeking the successive autumns.
Hazel Marie Elliott
Every now and then, when the world sits just right, a gentle breath of Heaven, fills my Soul with delight.
Hal Elrod 1979
Although actions speak louder than words, it is our truest intentions which reveal our Soul.
Our outer world will always be a reflection of our inner world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 - 1882
It is the secret of the world that all things subsist and do not die, but only retire a little from sight, and afterward return again.
The foundations of a person are not in matter, but in spirit.
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the Soul.
Trust instinct to the end, even though you can give no reason.
What your heart thinks is great, is great. The Soul's emphasis is always right.
Soul Quotes: F
Owen Feltham 1602 - 1668
Meditation is the Soul's perspective glass.
Erich Fromm 1900 - 1980
Let your mind start a journey through a strange new world. Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before. Let your Soul take you where you long to be. Close your eyes, let your Spirit soar and you'll live as you've never lived before.
Soul Quotes: G
Jose Ortegay y Gasset 1883 - 1955
Since love is the most delicate and total act of a Soul, it will reflect the state and nature of the Soul.
In my Soul, I am still that small child who did not care about anything else but the beautiful colours of a rainbow.
Kahlil Gibran 1883 - 1931
And your body is the harp of your Soul, and it is yours to bring forth sweet music from it, or confused sounds.
As between the Soul and the body there is a bond, so are the body and its environment linked together.
God has placed in each Soul an apostle to lead us upon the illumined path. Yet many seek life from without, unaware that it is within them.
God made our bodies temples for our Souls, and they should be kept strong and clean to be worthy of the deity that occupies them.
If the ignorant say to you that the Soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower perishes, but the seeds remain. This is the law of God.
Our Souls traverse spaces in life which are not measurable by time.. that invention of man.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest Souls. The most massive characters are seared with scars.
Souls are fires whose ashes are the bodies.
There are mysteries within the Soul which no hypothesis can uncover and no guess reveal.
Soul Quotes: H
Mariska Hargitay 1964
You make sacrifices to become a mother. But you really find yourself and your Soul when you are one.
I believe that each personality is complete at conception and comes in the Soul of every child.
Max Heindel 1865 - 1919
Music is the Soul of language.
We are, have always been, will ever be
We are a portion of Eternity
Older than Creation, a part of One Great Whole
Is each Individual and Immortal Soul
I am the master of my fate.
I am the captain of my Soul.
George Herbert 1593 - 1633
By all means use some time to be alone.. salute thyself, see what thy Soul doth wear.
Beauty is the reflection of the magic inside your Soul.
Hippocrates 460BC - 370BC
The Soul is the same in all living creatures, although the body of each is different.
The Soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.
Horace 65BC - 8AD
I shall not altogether die.
Remember to preserve a calm Soul amid difficulties.
Victor Hugo 1802 - 1885
Love is a portion of the Soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.
There is a great spectacle, and that is the sea.
There is a greater spectacle than the sea, and that is the sky.
There is a greater spectacle than the sky and that is the interior of the Soul.
Soul Quotes: J
Michael Jackson 1958 - 2009
Let us dream of tomorrow, where we can truly love from the Soul and know love as the ultimate truth at the heart of all creation.
William James 1842 - 1910
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The Soul is stronger than its surroundings.
Susan Jeffers 1938 - 2012
By learning to trust your intuition, miracles seem to happen. Intuitive thoughts are gifts from the Higher Self.
Soul Quotes: K
Helen Keller 1880 - 1968
What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Thomas R. Kelly 1893 - 1941
Deep within us all there is an amazing inner sanctuary of the Soul, a Holy place, a Divine Centre, a speaking voice, to which we may continuously return. Eternity is at our hearts, pressing upon our time-torn lives, warming us with intimations of an astounding destiny, calling us home unto itself.
Hazrat Inayat Khan 1882 - 1927
Music should be healing. Music should uplift the Soul. Music should inspire.
The words that enlighten the Soul are more precious than jewels.
A surgeon once had an argument with his gardener about religion. ‘I’ve cut into hundreds of bodies,’ said the doctor, ‘and I’ve never seen a human Soul.’ ‘Well,’ said the gardener, ‘If you had cut into a tulip bulb, you wouldn’t see a flower.’
Laughter is the sound of the Soul dancing.
Dean Koontz 1945
Intuition is seeing with the Soul.
Akiane Kramarik 1994
No matter what happens around us, or to us, through love, our Soul reaches immortality, conquering all dimensions and all destinies.
Be willing to open your mind enough to hear your Soul speaking through your heart.
Clarity comes from knowing what you want and from moving in the direction of it. Your Soul is guiding and supporting you every step of the way.
Everyday your Soul offers you loving guidance.. Are you reading the signs?
Lose yourself in the beauty of the moment, to see the infinite beauty of your Soul.
Soul Quotes: L
Music is the vernacular of the human Soul.
Soul Mates: I don’t know how you are so familiar to me, or why it feels less like I am getting to know you and more as though I am remembering who you are. How every smile, every whisper brings me closer to the impossible conclusion that I have known you before, I have loved you before.. In another time, a different place, some other existence.
Life, with the Soul predominant is a noble mosaic, a bewitching arabesque.
Love is the Soul's exquisite vibrations. Love is the Soul at song.
My Soul lives many lives. Each life a thought, each thought a life. I am but thought.
Our reason walks with weary, bruised feet
But intuition soars with wings complete
The conscious mind is not so much the man
As that subconscious force that knows life's plan
Tears are the Soul's baptism of cleansing.
The Soul can hear the violets grow. It can hear the throbbing heart of God.
C.S. Lewis 1898 - 1963
You don't have a Soul. You ARE a Soul - you Have a body.
Lucretius 99BC - 55BC
It is great wealth to a Soul to live frugally with a contented mind.
Soul Quotes: M
Matthew (Suzanne Ward)
Every one of the countless Souls throughout the cosmos is a unique, independent, inviolate eternal being at the same time it is energetically interconnected with all others.
There is something sacred that is more powerful than anything else on Earth.. The Holy Grail is the Soul. Nothing in this Universe is more powerful than the Love-Light energy of Souls.
Neal A. Maxwell 1926 - 2004
There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hinge points in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the Soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the Soul.
Thomas Merton 1915 - 1968
Every moment and every event of every man’s life on Earth, plants something in his Soul.
Be patient. Like storms, the challenges will pass. Know too, that like the sun, your true Soul self is constantly radiating.
The choice that you, as a Soul, have in relation to anything is always to be loving. Do you understand that this is the Divine purpose, that all of us as humans have been given...to love unconditionally?
Robert Muller 1923 - 2010
Each human person should practice four optimisms.. Optimism of thought (intelligence) optimism of heart (love) optimism of action (activism) optimism of soul (spirituality)
God speaks to you through your Soul, which is the true guide of your life. Ask God, talk to God, dialogue with God, and you will be the source of many miracles. You will produce them all around you.
I am as great as the thoughts I conceive. I am as great as the Universe I perceive. I am as great as the love of my heart. I am as great as the God in my Soul.
It is collective knowledge, experience and progress of humanity that guides and shapes our Soul into ever vaster realms.
Let the Soul in you become an adult and bear its fruits.
My physical body may be less efficient and less beautiful in old age. But God has given me an enormous compensation: my mind is richer my Soul is broader and my wisdom is at a peak. I am so happy with the riches of my advance peak age that contrary to Faust, I would not wish to return to youth.
Surround yourself with objects which speak to your Soul and evoke beauty, good feelings and dear precious memories. Discard those which have a negative effect. This too is part of the art of happy living.
The beauty and purity of this planet requires your own beauty and purity of body, mind, heart and Soul.
Walk through life lightly, like an angel. Do not be too heavy, too Earth bound. Have the head, the heart, the Soul and the wings of an angel.
Caroline Myss 1952
The Soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.
Soul Quotes: N
I salute the Light within your eyes, where the whole Universe dwells.
Soul Quotes: O
I wish to live a life that causes my Soul to dance inside my body.
As you become aware of the beauty of your Soul, you will know how special, unique and perfect you are.
Soul Quotes: P
When we see beyond appearance, into the Soul of another, we recognise our connection, and our individual expression of the Divine.
Pablo Picasso 1881 - 1973
Art washes away from the Soul, the dust of everyday life.
Nature... trees, flowers, grass... grow in silence. We need silence to be able to touch Souls.
Plato 429BC - 347BC
Music gives a Soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
Music has the capacity to reach the innermost reaches of the Soul.
This world is indeed a living being endowed with a Soul and intelligence... a single visible living entity containing all other living entities, which by their nature are all related.
James Van Praagh 1958
Based on our natural heritage as the Divine Light of God, every one of us possesses intuition... defined as the language of the Soul.
There is a higher more powerful part of you. Your Higher Self will come through your intuition, coincidences and synchronicity of all kinds.
Marcel Proust 1871 - 1922
Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our Souls blossom.
Soul Quotes: R
Your core, lying deep within you, is what makes you what you are. Some call it the Soul, the Higher Self, the True Self, the Being and so on. The name is unimportant once you realize that you are more than your looks and outward appearance.
Nothing Soulful is birthed from force.
Rainer Rilke 1875 - 1926
Go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows.
Above all, practice being loyal to your Soul.
One way you can learn to maintain the Soul centre, which is oneness with God, is to bring together all aspects of your life’s expression in the attitude of loving.
When you are happy, when you are laughing, when you are loving, the radiance of your Soul shines through.. And all are lifted by it.
Jalal Uddin Rumi 1207 - 1273
Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder.. Help someone’s Soul heal.
If you find a trusted friend, tell him the secrets of your Soul. If you see a rose, sing from your heart, like a nightingale.
Listen my love, illumination is eternal. Now is always evolving. As there are billions of stars, there are billions of steps. As there are billions of Souls, there are billions of ways to grow.
Love is the Soul’s Light.
Respond to every call that excites your Spirit.
The Soul has been given its own ears to hear things, that the mind does not understand.
We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re dancing to it nevertheless.
Wherever you stand, Be the Soul of that place.
Soul Quotes: S
Wisdom is to the Soul, what health is to the body.
Intuition is the knowing of the Soul, that exceeds the comprehension of our human mind.
Lisa T. Shepherd
In raising my kids, I have lost my mind, but found my Soul.
Hannah Whitall Smith 1832 - 1911
The things we think, are the things that feed our Souls. If we think on pure and lovely things, we shall grow pure and lovely with them, and the converse is equally true.
Nicholas Sparks 1965
The best love is the kind that Awakens the Soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.
The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our Souls are connected.
Robert Louis Stevenson 1850 - 1894
To know what you prefer, instead of saying Amen to what the world tells you, you ought to prefer, is to have kept your Soul alive.
Emmanuel Swedenborg 1688 - 1772
Each lifetime and each relationship within each lifetime is an opportunity to experience love. When you see each other as the Divine and Eternal Beings that you are, you will never cease to wonder and to glory in the coming together.
Soul Quotes: T
I now give myself permission to be true to myself. I am powerful, creative Soul and it is safe for me to shine my light brightly in the world.
You don’t have a Soul.. You are a Soul.
You don’t need love.. You are love.
You don’t have to search for somewhere to belong..
You belong right here, right now. Wherever you are.
And I am grateful for your presence in the world.
Jeremy Taylor 1613 - 1667
Meditation is the tongue of the Soul and the language of the Spirit.
The simplicity of the Soul is enchanting and endearing. It generates peace and love and inspires me to embrace the infinite life force, while being a catalyst for conscious evolution.
Mother Teresa 1910 - 1997
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch Souls.
Thomas Traherne 1636 - 1674
Souls are God's jewels.
Lao Tzu 600BC
Music in the Soul can be heard by the Universe.
Lao Tzu 600BC
Use the Light that dwells within you to regain your natural clarity of sight.
Soul Quotes: V
Move to the rhythm of your Soul and you'll never miss a beat.
Soul Quotes: W
Alice Walker 1944
Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own Soul.
Edmund Waller 1606 - 1687
The Soul's dark cottage battered and decayed, let's in new light through chinks that time hath made.
Neale Donald Walsch 1943
The Soul creates, the mind reacts. The Soul understands what the mind cannot conceive.
The Soul speaks to you in feelings. Listen to your feelings, follow your feelings, honour your feelings.
You are not on this planet to produce anything with your body. You are on this planet to produce something with your Soul. Your body is simply and merely the tool of your Soul.
J. Donald Walters 1926 - 2013
Peace is the natural condition of the Soul.
Alan Watts 1915 - 1973
God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.
You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky.. You look in you.
Isaac Watts 1674 - 1748
Love is amazing, so Divine, demand my Soul, my life, my all.
Oscar Wilde 1854 - 1900
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your Soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
Anthony Douglas Williams
Forgiveness strengthens two Souls.
If a thought or an action does not feel right, it is a caution flag from the Soul.
Kindness and love open the doors to one's Soul.
Lost Souls fight nature.. Spiritual Souls embrace nature.
Love is the secret password to every Soul.
Mingle often with good people to keep your Soul nourished.
Our words reveal our heart, our actions reveal our Soul.
Re-energize your Soul... Walk with Mother nature.
Shine your light on love and truth and your Soul will glow.
When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal, I see a living being, I see a friend, I feel a Soul.
Anthony Douglas Williams
When one forgives.. It frees two Souls.
When our actions are based on good intentions, our Soul has no regrets.
With each person our heart loves, our Soul becomes stronger.
Marianne Williamson 1952
Relationships are part of a vast plan for our enlightenment, the Holy Spirit's blueprint by which each individual Soul is led to greater awareness and expanded love. Relationships are the Holy Spirit's laboratories in which He brings together people who have the maximal opportunity for mutual growth.
Your Soul knows when it’s on to something.
Virginia Woolf 1882 - 1941
Every secret of a writer’s Soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
Soul Quotes: Y
Paramahansa Yogananda 1893 - 1952
Kindness is the Light that dissolves all walls between Souls, families and nations.
Love is the light that dissolves all walls between Souls.
Malala Yousafzai 1997
This is what my Soul is telling me… Be peaceful and love everyone.