Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
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.
Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.
For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.
I believe that when you're in love you have to pour your heart and soul out to your partner... or why bother? So in that sense I'm an incurable romantic when it comes to men.
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.
It is a small soul, buried beneath the weight of affairs, that does not know how to get clean away from them, that cannot put them aside and pick them up again.
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.
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.
Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.
In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.
Ibrahim tells his story without a grain of complaint, and this was true for all of the band members. This is very much part of the Cuban spirit and 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.