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This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits
either good or evil, nor do I serve any.
- Lao Tzu

 

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Enlighten the people generally,
and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind
will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson

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It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss;
volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart...
forgiveness saves the expense of anger,
the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
- Hannah More

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.
A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
- Jules Verne

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy,
and when I make music I always hope it will have the
same effect on whoever listens to it.
- Aaron Carter

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope
that keeps up a wife's spirits.
- John Gay

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves,
for greatness and for height.
- George Chapman

I thank you God for this most amazing day,
for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and for the blue dream of sky
and for everything which is natural,
which is infinite, which is yes.
- e. e. cummings

Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft.
And so is mine.
It's not Jane Saw Puff.
But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me.
- Sharon Olds

It's really a grand old, legendary theatre where the
spirits of like Judy Garland and all these great performers have been.
The clubs are way more underground.
- Deborah Cox

I'm a free spirit; more people should become free spirits.
- Mark Roberts

Well, religion has been passed down through the years
by stories people tell around the campfire.
Stories about God, stories about love.
Stories about good spirits and evil spirits.
- Andrew Greeley

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
- Khalil Gibran

Punishment cannot heal spirits, can only break them.
- Barbara Deming

If I have a rough day, and I'm angry,
I'll just go into Kirk Douglas and throw over a table.
And when I need to lift my spirits, Kermit can always do the trick.
- Rich Little

All I'm trying to do is not join my ancestral spirits just yet.
- Joshua Nkomo

Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man,
they have wider connections.
- Matthew Simpson

Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your
cheek and the fire in your eye,
adorn your person, maintain your health,
your beauty and your animal spirits.
- William Hazlitt

When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you,
do not look for any other standard to judge by:
the work is good,
the product of a master craftsman.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The way to kill a man or a nation is to cut off his dreams,
the way the whites are taking care of the Indians:
killing their dreams,
their magic, their familiar spirits.
- William S. Burroughs

When we are dealing with death we are constantly being
dragged down by the event:
Humor diverts our attention and lifts our sagging spirits.
- Allen Klein

Love is not a union merely between two creatures,
it is a union between two spirits.
- Frederick William Robertson

Deceit is the game of petty spirits,
and that is by nature a woman's quality.
- Pierre Corneille

One definition of eternity is that we are not alone on this planet,
that there are those who've gone before and those who will come,
and that there is a community of spirits.
- Rita Dove

Elves have this superhuman strength,
yet they're so graceful.
Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits,
but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
- Orlando Bloom

All houses are haunted.
All persons are haunted.
Throngs of spirits follow us everywhere.
We are never alone.
- Barney Sarecky

The weather in England can really darken your spirits.
- Claire Forlani

People need a sacred narrative.
They must have a sense of larger purpose,
in one form or another, however intellectualized.
They will find a way to keep ancestral spirits alive.
- E. O. Wilson

Once in a while you start having second thoughts,
then you read a letter from someone that lifts your spirits so much -
it really makes a huge difference.
I love reading them.
- Corbin Bleu

Drinking spirits cannot cause spiritual damage.
- Jose Bergaman

Upon the whole it was a Glorious day-Our men are in
the Spirits-and I am confident we shall give them a
total defeat the next Action;
which is at no great distance.
- Anthony Wayne

I found that it wasn't so oddball to like music and poetry and visual arts,
they're kindred spirits.
- J. Carter Brown

When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits
at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.
- M. H. Abrams

The chief difficulty which prevents men of science
from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
- H. P. Blavatsky

Our business in life is not to succeed,
but to continue to fail in good spirits.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

You can't evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time.
- George William Russell

The stock market can be down, but the stock market
is not an indication of where people's spirits and enthusiam are,
and where their intellectual energy is.
- James Daly

It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives
a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
- Lord Byron

I want all my friends, family and fans to know that
I am in good spirits and I will be fine.
- Lil' Kim

The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits,
anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers,
and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers.
- Richard Curtis

Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits,
are like hot water to a frozen limb.
- Benjamin Rush

There is this stereotype of Icelanders all believing in spirits,
and I've played up to that a bit in interviews.
- Bjork

In my opinion it's not about gay or straight or bi,
we're attracted to spirits, whatever body they're in.
There are other reasons too, but that's how I see it.
- Dana Plato

Music is not man's invention, but his heritage from the blessed spirits.
- Tomas Luis de Victoria

Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed.
There ain't much credit in that.
- Charles Dickens

After the break up of the municipality and the loss
of his income my father lost health and spirits.
- Catherine Helen Spence

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world.
The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us,
with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker

Plant diseases, drought, desolation,
despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages -
and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
- Norman Borlaug

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.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is
to buoy up the spirits of the people.
have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks,
that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.
- William Cobbett

In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak;
of war,
the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported
released for sale in Canada,
amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I am well aware that many will say that no one can
possibly speak with spirits and angels so long as he lives in the body;
and many will say that it is all fancy,
others that I relate such things in order to gain credence,
and others will make other objections.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have
to life and the beings surrounding us.
Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them,
make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here -
sealing our fate with each other,
celebrating our love.
- Alex Grey

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.
- Ann Druyan

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the
Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this
sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment:
'It is not adversity that kills,
but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
- James Keller

It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory
of the Unity of all in Nature,
in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief
or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious
beings besides the Spirits of the Dead.
- H. P. Blavatsky

I often feel like I have this spirit living inside of me,
always dressing in like short mini skirts...
but then I start to discover myself.
So there are eight spirits, mischievous ones,
sad ones, handsome ones, wise ones, and crazy ones.
- Bai Ling

Eternal life and the invisible world are only to be sought in God.
Only within Him do all spirits dwell.
He is an abyss of individuality, the only infinite plenitude.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Man was so created by the Lord as to be able while
living in the body to speak with spirits and angels,
as in fact was done in the most ancient times;
for,
being a spirit clothed with a body, he is one with them.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

Through all of history mankind has ingested psychedelic substances.
Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself,
with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.
- Ray Manzarek

He was one of those inexplicable gifts of nature,
an artist who leaps over boundaries,
changes our nervous systems,
creates a new language, transmits new kinds of joy
to our startled senses and spirits.
- Jack Kroll

In course of time, religion came with its rites invoking
the aid of good spirits which were even more powerful than the bad spirits,
and thus for the time being tempered the agony of fears.
- Paul Harris

I cannot but think that it would be a great step if
mankind could familiarise themselves with the idea
that they are spirits incorporated for a time in the
flesh re spirits incorporated for a time in the flesh.
- Catherine Crowe

It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges
laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and
that they are always going to act according to the
wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.
- Niccolo Machiavelli


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