The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Jazz, to me, is one of the inherent expressions of Negro life in America: the eternal tom-tom beating in the Negro soul – the tom-tom of revolt against weariness in a white world, a world of subway trains, and work, work, work; the tom-tom of joy and laughter, and pain swallowed in a smile.
What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
The destiny of man is in his own soul.
Inspiring music may fill the soul with heavenly thoughts, move one to righteous action, or speak peace to the soul.
We are not sent into this world mainly to enjoy the loveliness therein, nor to sit us down in passive ease; no, we were sent here for action. The soul that seeks to do the will of God with a pure heart, fervently, does not yield to the lethargy of ease.
A friend is one soul abiding in two bodies.