These soul quotes are all positive, inspirational words of love and wisdom about the human soul or spirit. They may give some answers to the eternal question of 'what is a soul?'
George M. Adams 1837 - 1920
We should seize every opportunity to give encouragement.
Encouragement is oxygen to the 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.
St Thomas Aquinas 1225 - 1274
The soul is known by it's acts.
Aristotle 384BC - 322BC Soul Quotes
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
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
The soul becomes dyed with the colour of its thoughts.
Alfred Austin 1835 - 1913
Tears are summer showers to the soul.
Henry Ward Beecher 1813 - 1887 Soul Quotes
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.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
The authentic self is the soul made visible.
All souls can find the truth within.
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.
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.
Paulo Coelho 1947
Important encounters are planned by the souls
long before the bodies see each other.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Listen to your intuition
it will tell you all you need to know.
Dante 1265 - 1321 Soul Quotes
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 more souls who resonate together, the greater the intensity of their love... and, mirror-like... each soul reflects the other.
Emily Dickinson 1830 - 1886 Soul Quotes
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 Soul Quotes
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I believe that each personality is complete at conception
and comes in the soul of every child.
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
Remember to preserve a calm soul amid difficulties.
Victor Hugo 1802 - 1885 Soul Quotes
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.
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.
By learning to trust your intuition, miracles seem to happen.
Intuitive thoughts are gifts from the higher self.
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
The words that enlighten the soul
are more precious than jewels.
Dean Koontz 1945
Intuition is seeing 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.
Music is the vernacular of the human soul.
Edwin Leibfreed Soul Quotes
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.
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?
Caroline Myss 1952
The soul always knows what to do to heal itself.
The challenge is to silence the mind.
Native American Soul Quotes
I salute the Light within your eyes, where the whole Universe dwells.
The soul would have no rainbow if the eye had no tears.
As you become aware of the beauty of your soul,
you will know how special, unique and perfect you are.
Nature... trees, flowers, grass... grow in silence.
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Pablo Picasso 1881 - 1973
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday life.
Plato 429BC - 347BC Soul Quotes
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 Soul Quotes
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wherever you stand, Be the Soul of that place.
Wisdom is to the soul what health is to the body.
Nicholas Sparks 1965
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.
Jeremy Taylor 1613 - 1667
Meditation is the tongue of the soul
and the language of the spirit.
Joy is a net of love
by which you can catch souls.
Money is not required
to buy one necessity of the soul.
Thomas Traherne 1636 - 1674
Souls are God's jewels.
Music in the soul
can be heard by the Universe.
Use the Light that dwells within you to regain your natural clarity of sight.
Move to the rhythm of your soul
and you'll never miss a beat.
Edmund Waller 1606 - 1687
The soul's dark cottage battered and decayed,
Let's in new light through chinks that time hath made.
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.
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 Soul Quotes
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.
Love is the secret password to every soul.
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.
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.
Paramahansa Yogananda 1893 - 1952
Kindness is the Light that dissolves all walls
between souls, families and nations.
Proverbs that are Soul Quotes
The eyes are the mirror of the soul.
Unknown Author Soul Quotes
A man sooner or later discovers that
he is the master-gardener of his Soul,
the director of his life.
Books wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Every one of us has in him a continent of undiscovered character.
Blessed is he who acts the Columbus to his own soul.
Every problem is an assignment designed by your soul.
Everywhere we see adversity, the soul sees
opportunity for our healing, expansion and enlightenment.
Eyes are windows to the soul,
through which both our purities and impurities are revealed.
If my soul is amazing and wonderful,
how can I not be also?
If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person.
Intuition is the GPS of the Soul.
Kind words are like honey,
sweet to the Soul and healthy for the body.
Laughter is the spark of the soul.
Let your Soul shine.
Life is a school where you learn how to remember
what your soul already knows.
Light is infinitely more powerful than the dark.
When darkness crowds in around you become luminous
and walk in the brilliance of your soul.
Love has nothing to do with bodies...
Love dwells in the soul.
Music... the melody of the soul.
No amount of darkness can hide a spark of Light.
Realize that you cannot help a soul unless that soul really wants help and is ready to be helped. Send that soul nothing but love and more love. Be still...and wait. But be there when that soul turns for help.
Rest but never quit.
Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening,
but it always rises the next morning.
At sunrise every soul is born again.
two halves of the same soul,
joining together in life's journey.
Souls recognize each other by the way they feel,
not by the way they look.
The soul is a jewel in the forehead.
It spreads light to the world.
We mistakenly believe that happiness, comfort, ease, security and status are the goals in life. But the soul has another agenda, it cares nothing for the personalities suffering, only that these be the refinement, strengthening and purification, so that the personality is rendered worthy to serve the souls purpose.
What soap is to the body - laughter is to the soul.
Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, dream or kiss? It's because we know that the most beautiful things in life are not seen, but felt by the heart and soul.