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The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.

Author: William R. Alger (1822-1905)

Profession: American Writer

The only substance properly so called is the soul.

Author: Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881)

Profession: Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic

The soul never thinks without a picture.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.

Author: Aristotle

Profession: Greek Philosopher

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth, O Lord. The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling, the movements of his heart.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

To live happily is an inward power of the soul.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

What is does a person profit if they gain the whole world and lose their soul.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

You have the need and the right to spend part of your life caring for your soul. It is not easy. You have to resist the demands of the work-oriented, often defensive, element in your psyche that measures life only in terms of output -- how much you produce -- not in terms of the quality of your life experiences. To be a soulful person means to go against all the pervasive, prove-yourself values of our culture and instead treasure what is unique and internal and valuable in yourself and your own personal evolution.

Author: Jean Shinoda Bolen

Profession: American Medical Doctor

The soul gives unity to what it looks at with love.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The blizzard of the world has crossed the threshold and it's overturned the order of the soul...

Author: Leonard Cohen (1934)

Profession: Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer

Secrecy is the soul of all great designs.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

If God gave the soul his whole creation she would not be filled thereby but only with himself.

Author: Meister Eckhart (1260-1326)

Profession: German Mystic

It is only to the individual that a soul is given.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The soul's emphasis is always right.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist