- "You do not have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body."
- "The soul attracts that which it secretly harbors; that which it loves, and that which it fears." – James Allen
- "Body is purified by water. Ego by tears. Intellect is purified by knowledge. And soul is purified with love." – Ali Ibn Abi Talib
- "Some lose all mind and become soul…" -Charles Bukowski OC
- “The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake." – Kurt Vonnegut in A Man Without A Country