Quotes by spirits
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American author, teacher, adventurer 1955-
And then there's also this element of - some people would describe it as spirits or a presence that appears when things are very difficult, physically and emotionally. You know, when you're really putting out. So the third man aura is sort of an appearance. It's the yeti.
American statesman 1743-1826
Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
Roman poet 70-19 BC
Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable.
Every one makes his feast as he thinks best, to please the Great Spirit, who has the care of all beings created. Others believe in two Spirits, one good and one bad, and make feasts for the Bad Spirit, to keep him quiet. They think that if they can make peace with him, the Good Spirit will not hurt them. For my part I am of the opinion, that so far as we have reason, we have a right to use it in determining what is right or wrong, and we should always pursue that path which we believe to be righSource: The Autobiography of Black Hawk (1833)
American minister, author, and radio personality 1916-2003
Evil, and evil spirits, devils and devil possession, are the outgrowth of man's inadequate consciousness of God. We must avoid thinking of evil as a thing in itself-a force that works against man or, against God, if you will.
American statesman 1858-1919
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
American writer 1949-
For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds .
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad 601-661
He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
Humor is not a mood but a way of looking at the world. So if it is correct to say that humor was stamped out in Nazi Germany, that does not mean that people were not in good spirits, or anything of that sort, but something much deeper and more important.
English writer 1812-1870
I will live in the past, the present, and the future. The spirits of all three shall strive within me.
British science-fiction writer 1952-
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.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
Ursula K. Le Guin
American author 1929-
Legends of prediction are common throughout the whole Household of Man. Gods speak, spirits speak, computers speak. Oracular ambiguity or statistical probability provides loopholes, and discrepancies are expunged by Faith.