Quotation Explorer - 'Spirits'

The spirits of children are remote and wise... - Frances Cornford
The abode of the spirits are astral world and earth land counterparts. In the path of evolution, the soul is futile. You need a body to unfold consciousness. - Usha Cosmico
HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
When you encourage others, you boost their self-esteem, enhance their self-confidence, make them work harder, lift their spirits and make them successful in their endeavors. Encouragement goes straight to the heart and is always available. Be an encourager. Always. - Roy Bennett
We absolutely must battle with every bit of determination we can muster to root out the harm that would warp the souls and spirits of children in our world. - Wess Stafford
What I've been shown by my Angels confirms that we don't die alone, and are immediately greeted by Angels and Spirits. We are whisked away to Heaven, where eager Departed Loved Ones await to celebrate our arrival. I hope that information will someday lessen your grief after a loss. - Paul Stefaniak
The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night. - Isabel Allende
From deep within, our spirits are calling for a new and greater global wholeness, global healing, and global opportunity -- the voice is ours, the time is now, and the resources are what we have. - Laura Teresa Marquez
Worship is the marriage of two Spirits - the Spirit of God and the Spirit of man. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Her half-closed eyes were moist and tremulous and languid with desire. I began to drink love from them with thirsty kisses; which revived her spirits a litle. - Apuleius
While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?...While you do not know life, how can you know about death? - Confucius
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits - not animals. - Winston Churchill
The rather difficult antagonists towards the Faith consist not nearly of the cruel and heartless, nihilistic intellectuals who hate God and humanity, but the well-meaning spirits who for the most part lack Spiritual understanding. - Criss Jami
God takes us through life`s journey. Always nudging our Spirits to go for plus and shun the minus. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Sing before the spirits and dance with the earth deitiesAnd you will be able to compose your own tune.Then you and I, united, will clap hands joyously,Singing 'tum-tiddly-um tum-tiddly-um-tum. - Hongzhi Zhengjue
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence. - Albert Einstein
All the sounds of this valley run together into one great echo, a song that is sung by all the spirits of this valley. Only a hunter hears it. - Chaim Potok
We are beautiful souls with beautiful spirits. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
ELYSIUM, n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians -- may their souls be happy in Heaven! - Ambrose Bierce
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form. - Albert Einstein
Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day. - Thomas Jefferson
All night I dreamt of bonfires and burn piles and ghosts of men, and spirits behind those birds of flame. I cannot tell anymore when a door opens or closes, I can only hear the frame saying, Walk through. - Ada Limon
An altar is like an airport where spirits take off and land - Steven Chuks Nwaokeke
Spirit of spirits! - Lailah Gifty Akita
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits. - John Gay
Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world. - L. M. Montgomery
Fie, fie upon her! There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip, Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look out at every joint and motive of her body. - William Shakespeare
People are unaware that spirits even exist, let alone that angels are present with them. - Emanuel Swedenborg
In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri. - Douglas Adams
The spirits of the brain are directly connected to the testicles. This is why men who weary their imagination in books are less suitable for procreative functions... - Louis de la Forge
Spirits are all equal. - David V. Gaggin
When I'm writing, I'm waiting to see somebody, and I'm waiting to hear them. It's almost like conjuring spirits out of the air, using your own imaginative instability. - Charles Baxter
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When you are posessed by evil spirits, it is crafty manipulations that you follow; but when you are posessed by the Holy Spirit of God, it is wise discretions you pursue! - Israelmore Ayivor
In one's awakening, the truest gift of consciousness and openness is recognizing SPIRIT in someone else. It is the mutual recognition and true connection between spirits that the SOUL MATE is born. - Karen A. Baquiran
Unchanged hearts are unled spirits. - Trisha Sebastian
Spirits arrive at this world in naked bodies, their purpose - to grow wings. - Xue Yun
Bodies get older. Spirits never die! - Cass van Krah
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. - Albert Einstein
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Far better is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. - Albert Einstein
In his refusal to believe in anything supernatural or inherently evil, he was as unrealistic as an old voodoo queen who sees spirits everywhere. - Anne Rice
What can I tell you about the alchemy of twins?Twins are two bodies that dance to each other’s joy.Two minds that drownin each other’s despair.Two spirits that flywith each other’s love.Twins are two separate beingsconjoined at the heart! - Kamand Kojouri
To quench my longing I bent me low By the streams of the spirits of Peace that flow In that magical wood in the land of sleep. - Sarojini Naidu
We are spirits clad in veils. - Christopher Pearse Cranch
There are some people who will surprise you with their perseverance... People who survive through the tears... Strong spirits who prove you wrong if you make the mistake of betting against them. - Steve Maraboli
Mrs. Murdo, walkind even more briskly to keep her spirits up, was crossing Harken Square when something fell to the pavement just in front of her with a terrific thump. How extraordinary, she thought, bending to pick it up. It was sort of a bundle. She began to untie it. - Jeanne DuPrau
He was scanning her soul continuously and inevitably she became his soul stripper... I guess this is what you may call an action and reaction of their spirits - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any. - Lao Tzu
I urge you to examine in your own mind the assumptions which must lay behind using the police power to insist that once-sovereign spirits have no choice but to submit to being schooled by strangers. - John Taylor Gatto
Man is better off without the confusion and fear of psychic experience and his progress will be faster.' If telepathy ever becomes a possibility he was not sure it would be a good thing, '...for it may put us back in contact with the spirits of the dead and progress does not lie in that direction. - H.R. Wakefield
It is one thing to have the gift of seeing the spirits and hearing the Gods who move about us as we come and go; but it is a gift of darkness as well as light. - Mary Stewart
Am sorry to note that abuse and condemnation of a common acquaintance often constitutes very strong bond of union between otherwise uncongenial spirits. - E.M. Delafield
Fly free spirits fly, for if you reach heaven before me, then at least I know to this world I have more love to apply. " ~ - Roy Hale
He forced himself into good spirits. - H.W. Brands
PIANO, n. A parlor utensil for subduing the impenitent visitor. It is operated by pressing the keys of the machine and the spirits of the audience. - Ambrose Bierce
Let's nurture our spirits until they shine; and then let's strip down to our naked souls and dance through life until we drop little bits of light behind us that glow like fireflies in the night. - Cristen Rodgers
Forgiveness spares the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about. - Oprah Winfrey
My courage and my resolution is firm; but my hopes fluctuate, and my spirits are often depressed. - Mary Shelley
I am your stone of necessity calling up spirits from rain puddles—your Magus of words - John Geddes
Let me not live, after my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff of younger spirits. - William Shakespeare
The iron bolt which so mysteriously fastens the door of hope and holds our spirits in gloomy prison, needs a heavenly hand to push it back. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
A ritual becomes the match that lights the kindred celebration candle of sacred moments long ago… tantalizing these entombed spirits to surface again. - Wes Adamson
Yes, in spite of all, Some shape of beauty moves away the pall From our dark spirits. - John Keats
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. - E.E. Cummings
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
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