Soul Searching Quotes by Laura Schlessinger, Maya Angelou, Wright Morris, Clarence Thomas, Ellen DeGeneres, Alan Rufus and many others.
Never sell your soul.
This is what I am learning, at 82 years old: the main thing is to be in love with the search for truth.
The man who comes to writing late, but is in essence a writer, may sometimes gain as much as he has lost: his experience of life has given him a subject, he is spared the youthful writer’s self-torment and soul-searching.
I don’t know one of my friends who is considered a conservative who has not had to go back and thoroughly think through everything. You do a lot of soul-searching – ’cause we are not going to win any popularity contests.
But I do believe that’s when you do your soul-searching. I think when you have these trials that life gives you, it is an opportunity to find out who you are. Not just who you are when everything’s great, but who are you when everything is taken away from you and you have nothing.
Life is like a game of chess. To win you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with IN-SIGHT and knowledge, and by learning the lessons that are acculated along the way. We become each and every piece within the game called life!
The French equate intelligence with rational discourse, the Russians with intense soul-searching. For the Mexican, intelligence is inseparable from maliciousness.
I had a moment a few years ago where I wasn’t sure if I was acting for myself or because people expected it of me. A bit of a crisis of faith, I suppose. I did some soul-searching, took a break and decided I was going to live my life only for me.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Give yourself the gift of time in coming to answers for your life…It takes time, and a lot of introspection and soul-searching, to get clear about what you really want to manifest in your life.
Freedom is the disappearance of that which is searching for freedom.
It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, ina government ship, with five hundred men and boys to assist one, than it is to explore the private sea, the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean of one’s being alone.
We are going to have to do some real soul searching as a country and try to bring America together, because it is divided.
Brotherhood doesn’t come in a package. It is not a commodity to be taken down from the shelf with one hand – it is an accomplishment of soul-searching, prayer and perseverance.
Within the stability of a family struggle, when there’s less chaos, you can have the most soul-searching and the most digging to find out what and who you really are.
No man, with a man’s heart in him gets far on his way without some bitter, soul-searching disappointment. Happy is he who is brave enough to push on to another stage of the journey.
I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see, I sought my god, but my god eluded me; And then I sought my sisters and my brothers, and in them I found all three.
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.
Mindfully practicing authenticity during our most soul-searching struggles is how we invite grace, joy and gratitude into our lives.
We as a country have to do some soul-searching.
When I’m working on a Slipknot song, it’s like a switch flips in my head. I can go there easily – it doesn’t take a lot of soul searching – and it’s a dark, almost sinister place. Stone Sour is more the way I’ve always written. It’s a different tone.
You have such interesting thoughts. No wonder witches are ephemeral. You drive yourself crazy. You should simply do what you want without the soul-searching. It will be easier in the long run, Rachel Mariana Morgan.
The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul
When I was a teenager, I wanted to be in a group, or I wanted to work for Greenpeace, or I wanted to be a Buddhist monk. Those were the only three things I really wanted to do. I was doing some sort of soul searching in life.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
The power is in you. The answer is in you. And you are the answer to all your searches: you are the goal. You are the answer. It’s never outside.
However, the eleventh-hour nature of these changes left us frustrated and angry вЂ” because they prevent us from telling the best stories we can. So, after a lot of soul-searching, weвЂ™ve decided to leave the book after Issue 26.
There was a lot of soul searching and at the end of the day I looked back and realized it was all worth it and successful in its own way and it’s led to me having this career that’s much more in my hands and in my control than it would have been otherwise.
No man, with a man’s heart in him, gets far on his way without some bitter, soul-searching disappointment. – Happy he who is brave enough to push on another stage of the journey, and rest where there are “living springs of water, and three-score and ten palms.”
If there is one thing to do, it is to do introspective soul searching to find your passion.
An audience is perhaps unnecessary to the soul-searching mystic, but it is vital to the magician, the maker of prodigies.
This year has been full of lessons learned and soul searching and realizing I’m an adult. It’s time to take responsibility and not take the easy way out.
I’m not one for like soul-searching, sour fizzy moments. I come from the school of hard knocks, “f**king get on with it”, that’s it.
I always say that it’s very important not to blame one person. You have to own whatever part of it you’re responsible for. It takes a lot of soul-searching. It’s important to go through that, because hopefully you won’t repeat yourself.
After nearly 15 minutes of soul searching, I have heard the call. Nation, I will seek the office of the president of the United States. I am doing it!
Power must be used, but it must be tempered by soul-searching and the recognition of our human capacity for error. That is the maxim that should inform our approach to every challenge, from reforming state government to engaging in foreign affairs.
Tatiana had imagined her Alexander since she was a child, before she believed that someone like him was even possible. When she was a little girl, she dreamed of a fine world in which a good man walked its winding roads, perhaps somewhere in his wandering soul searching for her.
Then, once I have lyrics, being able to shape them around a song is nothing new for me, I’ve been doing that for 25 years. The soul searching part of it, the spontaneous part of it, that was, and remains, a really terrific process.
Maybe we all need to leave our children with a value legacy, and not a financial one. A value for things with a personal touch – an autographed book, a soul-searching letter.