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As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.

Every natural form is latent within us, originates in the soul whose essence is eternity, whose essence we cannot know but which most often intimates itself to us as the power to love and create.

I call that man awake who, with conscious knowledge and understanding, can perceive the deep unreasoning powers in his soul, his whole innermost strength, desire and weakness, and knows how to reckon with himself.

Narcissus and Goldmund
Your soul is the whole world.

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.
The Soul selects her own Society.

Complete Poems
Only themselves understand themselves and the like of themselves, As souls only understand souls.

Leaves of Grass
My soul is a hidden orchestra; I know not what instruments, what fiddlestrings and harps, drums and tamboura I sound and clash inside myself. All I hear is the symphony.

The Book of Disquiet
Whatever is created by the spirit is more alive than matter
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."