It fortifies my soul to know That, though I perish, Truth is so: That, howsoe'er I stray and range, Whate'er I do, Thou dost not change. I steadier step when I recall That, if I slip Thou dost not fall.
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819 - 1861)
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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.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
That in the soul which is called the mind is, before it thinks, not actually any real thing.
Source: De Anima
The soul never thinks without a mental picture.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness. Found in Plato's writings and quoted by Seneca.
Source: Problem, sect. 30.
Memory is the scribe of the soul.
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
Source: Diogenes Laeritius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers, book V
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
Variety is the soul of pleasure.
Aphra Behn (1640 - 1689)
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