I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I'd love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools, Wisdom cannot be pass'd from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof.
But is not He who created it for the sake of the sick body more than the remedy? And is not He who cures the soul, which is more than the body, greater?
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease... observing a spear of summer grass.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
All men's souls are immortal, but the souls of the righteous are immortal and divine.
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!
It is preferable to love a genius than to love the masterpieces of a mediocre soul.
But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
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.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.
In the sublimest flights of the soul, rectitude is never surmounted, love is never outgrown.
People think how a sugar basin has no physiognomy, no soul. But it changes every day.
All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.
The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter - in the eye.
A man with a soul is not like every other man.
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.
A room without books is like a body without a soul.