Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.
Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.
A prayer couched in the words of the soul, is far more powerful than any ritual.
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
There never was a great soul that did not have some divine inspiration.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
These seem to me so ambiguous, so vague, so easily misunderstood in comparison to genuine music, which fills the soul with a thousand things better than words.
Style is as much under the words as in the words. It is as much the soul as it is the flesh of a work.
A book must be an ice-axe to break the seas frozen inside our soul.
Let my soul smile through my heart and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.
Music is a hidden arithmetic exercise of the soul, which does not know that it is counting.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
It is preferable to love a genius than to love the masterpieces of a mediocre soul.
An actor works with their soul and their thought.
Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.
I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
Re-examine all that you have been told... dismiss that which insults your soul.
Death. The certain prospect of death could sweeten every life with a precious and fragrant drop of levity- and now you strange apothecary souls have turned it into an ill-tasting drop of poison that makes the whole of life repulsive.
Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike.
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.
It is highly probable that the fortifications of inhabited places began by being magical defenses; for fortifications - tenches, labyrinths, ramparts, etc - were designed rather to repel invasions by demons and the souls of the dead than attacks by human beings.
The art of measurement, by showing us the truth would have brought our soul into the repose of abiding by the truth, and so would have saved our life.