The Soul Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old the soul quotes, the soul sayings, and the soul proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.     

Ferdinand Foch

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.     

Dorothy Day

The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.     

Edna St. Vincent Millay

You don't have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.     

C.S. Lewis

A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.     

John Steinbeck

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

The soul that is within me no man can degrade.     

Frederick Douglass

With all your science - can you tell how it is, and whence it is, that light comes into the soul?     

Henry David Thoreau

Soul shadows you everywhere.     

Terri Guillemets

One thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.     


The soul, like the body, lives by what it feeds on.     

Josiah Gilbert Holland

The soul always knows what to do to heal itself the challenge is to silence the mind     

Caroline Myss

It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.     

Dame Rebecca West

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.     

Daniel Defoe

The Soul can hear the violets grow! It can hear the throbbing heart of God!     

Edwn Leibfried

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.     

Emily Bronte

The soul is healed by being with children.     

Fyodor Dostoevsky

When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flown at it to hold it back from flight.     

James Joyce

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.     

Emily Dickinson

The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.     

William Blake

Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The soul of the slave, the soul of the "little man," is as dear to me as the soul of the great.     

A. D. Gordon

The soul of man is immortal and imperishable.     


The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.     

Prophet Muhammad

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.     

Charles Bukowski

Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.     

King Solomon

The soul never thinks without a picture.     


When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul.     

Langston Hughes