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After reading all that has been written, and after thinking all that can be thought, on the topics of God and the soul, the man who has a right to say that he thinks at all, will find himself face to face with the conclusion that, on these topics, the most profound thought is that which can be the least easily distinguished from the most superficial sentiment. Edgar Allan Poe

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To live happily is an inward power of the soul. Marcus Aurelius

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The only substance properly so called is the soul. Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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It is only to the individual that a soul is given. Albert Einstein

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We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one. Aristotle

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What is does a person profit if they gain the whole world and lose their soul.

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The soul never thinks without a picture. Aristotle

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The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The universe forgives those who give until their hearts are aching and their spirits weak, and finds a way to renew all strength and cure all ills, in this world or the next, if a soul can just have faith. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Humiliation sets armies marching, empires falling, breaks hearts and minds and souls. Janet Morris

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Here and now was always where Tempus was, not off somewhere in the realm of Greater Good or Mortal Soul or Eternal Consequence. He'd lost the ability to determine greater good, if there was one; his mortal soul he'd given up on long ago. And as for eternal consequence -- he was its embodiment. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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The soul gives unity to what it looks at with love. Thomas Carlyle

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Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart. Augustine of Hippo

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Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish Jean de La Fontaine

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Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up interest wrinkles the soul. Douglas MacArthur

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Secrecy is the soul of all great designs. Charles Caleb Colton

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The soul's emphasis is always right. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The blizzard of the world has crossed the threshold and it's overturned the order of the soul... Leonard Cohen

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There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations. Washington Irving

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This was what men fought for, what men died for: a chance at life, and to fight on other days -- the battle of your choice, of the body, or the heart, or the soul. Janet Morris

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It was his soul's freedom that was in question. And that question was whether freedom was worth the price when it meant shirking the responsibilities of honor. Janet Morris

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How strange a thing this is! The Priest telleth me that the Soul is worth all the gold in the world, and the merchants say that it is not worth a clipped piece of silver. Oscar Wilde

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A little body often harbors a great soul.

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What the inner voice says will not disappoint the hoping soul. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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Ahimsa is the attribute of the soul, and therefore, to be practiced by everybody in all affairs of life. If it cannot be practiced in all departments, it has no practical value. Mahatma Gandhi

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The soul's impurity consists in bad judgments, and purification consists in producing in it right judgments, and the pure soul is one which has right judgments. Epictetus

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The man who is always worrying whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.

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The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on. Josiah Gilbert Holland

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Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul. Douglas MacArthur

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"The more sincere the soul, the heavier the cross endured." Aberjhani

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This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say. Virginia Woolf

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To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul. Simone Weil

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Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds. Logan Pearsall Smith

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We know now that the soul is the body, and the body the soul. They tell us they are different because they want to persuade us that we can keep our souls if we let them make slaves of our bodies. George Bernard Shaw

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From the looks not the lips the soul speaks.

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Great souls endure in silence. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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The soul is not where it lives, but where it loves.

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If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself. Meister Eckhart

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I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.

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However intense my experience, I am conscious of the presence and criticism of a part of me, which, as it were, is not a part of me, but a spectator, sharing no experience, but taking note of it, and that is no more I than it is you. When the play, it may be the tragedy, of life is over, the spectator goes his way. It was a kind of fiction, a work of the imagination only, so far as he was concerned. Henry David Thoreau

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To expect a personality to survive the disintegration of the brain is like expecting a cricket club to survive when all of its members are dead. Bertrand Russell