Quotes by spirit
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William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
A sedentary life is the real sin against the Holy Spirit. Only those thoughts that come by walking have any value.
American arts, writer 1923-
A good cause can become bad if we fight for it with means that are indiscriminately murderous. A bad cause can become good if enough people fight for it in a spirit of comradeship and self-sacrifice. In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.
A readiness to believe every promise implicitly, to obey every command unhesitatingly, to stand perfect and complete in all the will of God, is the only true spirit of Bible study.
Canadian journalist 1967-
Aficionados of Slow design and Slow fashion use ethical and green materials to make objects - furniture, clothes, jewellery - that lift the spirit and last a lifetime rather than one catwalk season.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
But still I dream that somewhere there must be The spirit of a child that waits for me.
American poet 1830-1886
Death is a Dialogue between, the Spirit and the Dust.
American psychologist, author, and lecturer 1885-1960
Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
Education is not merely a means for earning a living or an instrument for the acquisition of wealth. It is an initiation into life of spirit, a training of the human soul in the pursuit of truth and the practice of virtue.
American soldier, actor and songwriter 1925-1971
I Knew why I felt at home. The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard as it did all over France at that time. A country was free again.
William Jennings Bryan
American orator and politician 1860-1925
If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope; The spirit of Christmas which is peace; The heart of Christmas which is love.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape; a spirit with any honor is not willing to live except in its own way, and a spirit with any wisdom is not over-eager to live at all.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
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