A spirit of national masochism prevails, encouraged by an effete corps of impudent snobs who characterize themselves as intellectuals.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we have learned here. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love back into our hearts.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Poverty is... Curable like any disease. Ignorance, dependence, inefficiency, laziness, want of the spirit of enterprise are the real real causes of poverty.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.