I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I am, which is my life, the power to create.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
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.
If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine.
A careful physician... before he attempts to administer a remedy to his patient, must investigate not only the malady of the man he wishes to cure, but also his habits when in health, and his physical constitution.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.
When a lot of remedies are suggested for a disease, that means it can't be cured.
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Man was so created by the Lord as to be able while living in the body to speak with spirits and angels, as in fact was done in the most ancient times; for, being a spirit clothed with a body, he is one with them.
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
The best cure for the body is a quiet mind.
The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.
The primitive magician, the medicine man or shaman is not only a sick man, he is above all, a sick man who has been cured, who has succeeded in curing himself.
Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year?
It takes more than just a good looking body. You've got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
It is so much more difficult to live with one's body than with one's soul. One's body is so much more exacting: what it won't have it won't have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet.
The human soul has still greater need of the ideal than of the real. It is by the real that we exist; it is by the ideal that we live.
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
The souls of emperors and cobblers are cast in the same mold. The same reason that makes us wrangle with a neighbor creates a war betwixt princes.
Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.