Spirit quotes & sayings

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The spirit is the true self. The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


Her cabined ample spirit, It fluttered and failed for breath; Tonight it doth inherit The vastly hall of death. - Matthew Arnold


Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty, the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself. - Mark Twain


The Breath becomes a stone; the stone, a plant; the plant, an animal; the animal, a man; the man, a spirit; and the spirit, a god. - Christian Nestell Bovee


Were such the wife had fallen to my part, I'd break her spirit, or I'd break her heart. - Robert Burns


The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers and cities; but to know someone here and there who thinks and feels with us, and though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. - Vince Lombardi


Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnished and decked in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither? Such and so finely bolted did thou-est seem. - William Shakespeare


Work is something connected to the self, a part of the spirit, mind, body and senses, a mirror of the person. - Marsha Sinetar