Favorite Quotations ~  Soul, 3 Rumi: Poet Of The Heart

"Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard." ~ Anne Sexton

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Your soul has a single basic function—the act of valuing. ~ Ayn Rand

The soul is not a physical entity, but instead refers to everything about us that is not physical - our values, memories, identity, sense of humor. Since the soul represents the parts of the human being that are not physical, it cannot get sick, it cannot die, it cannot disappear. In short, the soul is immortal.~ Harold Kushner

There is only one romance--the soul's. ~ William Butler Yeats

There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win. ~ Elie Wiesel

Loudly declaring our soul's desire can get the blood running and our passions blazing. ~ Oriah Mountain Dreamer, Dance: Moving to the Rhythms of Your True Self

To nourish the soul means to become kind and compassionate, wiser and more loving, often through the making of difficult choices that foster growth rather than safety. ~ Joan Borysenko

The soul is not where it lives, but where it loves. ~ H. G. Bohn

To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul. ~ Simone Weil

Even a one-inch insect has a half-inch soul. ~ Japanese Proverb, Even Monkeys Fall from Trees

Why do you hasten to remove anything which hurts your eye, while if something affects your soul you postpone the cure until next year? ~ Horace

As a body everyone is single, as a soul, never. ~ Hermann Hesse

At your most daring moments you believe that what is going on is the ultimate human work the shaping of a soul. The power of life comes from within; go there; pray; meditate. Reach for those luminous places in yourself. ~ Jean Shinoda Bolen

If a poet writes to save his soul, he may save the soul of others. Richard Eberhart

Be careful that you do not write or paint anything that is not your own, that you don't know in your own soul. ~ Emily Carr

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