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I work out and go to the gym, but I still enjoy my soul food and snacks. But I’m a pretty petite young woman, and I just do everything in moderation and make sure that I just keep everything together.
I really want to be associated with great projects and character driven projects and films. I have to feed my soul, and keep feeling like an artist and keep being challenged.
Every day of my life, I wish I was on Broadway. It’s my favorite place. It’s my heart; it’s my soul.
Everything in life requires a bit of faith, but for me it is knowing what is going on inside my head, inside my soul, and in both our personal lives and professional lives, we need to know how we are, to be able to have a good life.
What crushed my soul was hanging out with bitter, desperate comics backstage. They’re a different breed than the bitter yet eager psyches in the wings of an improv theatre. Struggling stand-ups have externalized self-loathing into an art form. They’re a hunching, quaking, unshaven lot.
I can’t tell a joke to save my soul. It’s just not my thing, though I love to listen to jokes.
For a long time, I was shy about recording gospel music, because I didn’t necessarily want to show the inside of my soul, Milsap revealed. But now, the spiritual side of me is really shining through.
It’s that evil twin part of me that always comes out at the absolute wrong political moment, like a demon possessing my soul; it exhibits itself as an arrogance or disdain or obnoxiousness or meanness or anger or pettiness – all traits that are lethal in politics.
Shooting movies has changed, and me too – I have changed. And then, every film I do, something in my mind, my soul, changes. My natural change, I change at the same time as the films, I think.
I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.
My soul is happy wherever my body takes me, but when it takes me to Indy, I’m really happy. These are signature years out of my life, some of the best years of my memory.
It’s usually a big kind of vent of frustration or anger or sadness that puts me in the right frame of mind to write. It’s such a cliche to say that artists write when they’re down, but it’s true for me. It’s a relief to get out what’s eating away at my heart or my soul or my head.
I say what I say because I believe it from the bottom of my soul and I can back it up.
I won’t sell my soul to the devil, but I do want success and I don’t think that’s bad.
In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?
The cry of the oppressed has entered not only into my ears, but into my soul, so that while I live, I cannot hold my peace.
There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not.
I don’t like to travel as much as I have in the past, but it’s good for my soul to get to pick, especially with these good musicians and these guys that play so well.
May my soul bloom in love for all existence.
I was very insecure growing up, and even though I’m not that girl anymore, I think that the passion, that not feeling pretty and being insecure, is where my soul came from. And from early childhood, I let it free onstage.
I have often thought with wonder of the great goodness of God; and my soul has rejoiced in the contemplation of His great magnificence and mercy. May He be blessed for ever! For I see clearly that He has not omitted to reward me, even in this life, for every one of my good desires.
I’d much rather face the voters defending what’s right and true than to have to explain selling my country and my soul to Donald Trump.
Someone tried to save my soul in a gas station.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
Where I go, where He takes me, that’s where I need to spread the love of God. Because people’s souls are dying. My soul was dying. And He saved me.
I’d just come through cancer in 1995. Which really changed my soul. It really did. It changed me… It made my faith alive – and real. God’s real.
I care what my reader thinks. There is no fancy recommendation you can give me that would matter to me as much as Mary Jane from Youngstown writing me a letter. There is not one. Don’t need it, don’t want it, don’t require it, does not fill up my soul. It’s about her, not about the rest of it.
Rock’n’roll saved my soul.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.
Ah, dearer than my soul. Dearer than light, or life, or fame.
Whenever I visit Lucknow my soul gets refreshed.
Oh, bird of my soul, fly away now, For I possess a hundred fortified towers.
I put my soul into every book I write.
I am very thankful and blessed that I haven’t had to sell my soul and be anything that I’m not.
I am most proud that I stayed true to the music of my soul.
I would rather my soul broil in hell than I do you any harm.
I have to work, for my soul.
There will always be times where you think, ‘What went wrong? Why wasn’t that one more popular?’ You can’t always figure that out, especially if you think you’ve done the best job you can do and was interesting to you. I mean, ‘My Soul to Take,’ I thought should have done much better, and I still like that film a lot.
It’s raining my soul, it’s raining, but it’s raining dead eyes.
I was rejected for couple of adverts for sounding too sad. One was for Diet Coke, but it’s a good thing it didn’t happen because it probably would have been a big blight on my soul. It also happened with a fabric softener called Downy, and I guess the way I sang ‘Only Downy’ made people weep.
I’m so proud of ‘As She Pleases.’ It’s a really personal record, and I put so much of myself into it that; it feels like I am sharing part of my soul with the world by releasing it.
Yes, now I understood for the first time that my soul was not so poor and empty as it had seemed to me, and that it had been only the sun that was lacking to open all its germs, and buds to the light.
I have to forget in order to find peace in my soul and be able to forgive.
Be patient, my soul: thou hath suffered worse than this.
I have a calling in my soul, if you like, to try to make my life in some way worthwhile. What is the value of my existence?
I kept a steel wall around my moral and sexual instincts – protecting them, I thought, from the threats of the real world. This gave me a tremendous advantage in politics, if not in my soul. The true me, my spiritual core, slipped further and further from reach.
I have fallen deeply in love with songs – musical theatre songs included – over the years, and this experience has taught me to hear and honor the writer’s voice in my soul.
I knew in my soul that girls like me needed to be represented.
My only true harmony lies deep within my soul, wherever that is. I know that somehow I am in tune with the universe.
‘You’ll Accomp’ny Me’ is a song I’ve always really cherished. The guy in that song is just so courageous. He’s saying this to the girl, ‘I know you’ve got to go do your thing, but eventually, we’ll be together. I feel that strong, and I know it in my soul.’ And there’s something really cool about that.
Music is such a part of my soul.
Sometimes I was so busy being tuned in to outside ideas, expectations, and demands, I failed to hear the unique music in my soul. I forfeited my ability to listen creatively to my deepest self, to my own God within.
I’m not in this to make money. I would not have sold my soul to be on ‘American Idol.’
I believe my soul isn’t entirely German because my home is so disorderly.
For many years, there has been only one place where I am in touch with my emotions fearlessly, and that’s the stage. Being on stage fills my soul in many ways, almost completely. It’s my vice.
My soul desires a pre-industrial world, and since I can’t have that, I don’t really care for anything material.
So even when I am not around for many, many generations, I will continue to motivate a lot of people… Wherever my soul would be, it will give me a lot of satisfaction that people will be talking about me and following me in their life.
My soul is not my own any more. I cannot live like I want to. I am going to give up films.
I love creating things that come from my gut and my soul.
My blood, my roots, my soul is in the state of Montana.
My heart gets tight and it’s almost like my soul gets congested if I’m not making music.
I made an album of healing music called ‘Grace and Gratitude’ that came from my soul.
I will give my soul every game.
I want everybody to know my name because I feel like I give so much of my heart and my soul in my music.
Me, my heart and my soul will always be a fighter. I’m not comfortable with saying, ‘I’m done. I quit. I give up.’ That’s the way I am, and that’s the way I always will be. From the day I was born to the day I die, I am a fighter!
Seek not, my soul, the life of the immortals; but enjoy to the full the resources that are within thy reach.
Bottom line, I have to follow what my soul says, or my spirit. And my spirit said that poetry and the arts should be without borders, should be without political borders.
I’ve never felt that acting was my vocation – never had that tortured thing. I love acting, but it doesn’t feed my soul.
It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll; I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul.
It’s not like if I play in big places I won’t be happy. But I don’t want to start adapting to what’s in style to make my music. I want to stay true to my roots, to keep making the music I love, that comes from my soul. And if there are people who want to listen to it, I’m happy.
Stardom is no longer the fuel of my soul. It is the deeper aspects of life that nurture me. And I realise I am very blessed.
To say the ‘Save My Soul’ video means a lot to me would be an understatement of stupendous proportions.
My soul is dead.
Throughout my career, I have been confronted with people who have doubted my ability to achieve the dreams and ambitions distilled into my soul by my father.
My soul is more at rest from the tempter when I am busily employed.
One of my proudest moments is I didn’t sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
Football ignites my soul.
For me, Los Angeles, New York, where I don’t know my neighbors, where people don’t necessarily care if they know their neighbors, I’m missing things that truly fed my soul when I was younger, the exchanges between people, the caring and the shared history with people.
I want to put my soul into the music and still be who I am when it comes to an actual conversation.
I’d sell my soul for a good cause.
Music from my fourth year began to be the first of my youthful occupations. Thus early acquainted with the gracious muse who tuned my soul to pure harmonies, I became fond of her, and, as it often seemed to me, she of me.
My soul is still Irish.
I’d given my life and my soul to Kajagoogoo and then after a cheap phone call, it was all over. I did cry and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Anybody is entitled to break down under those circumstances.
I am profoundly grateful that all of my life I have had a simple faith that Jesus is the Christ. That witness has been confirmed to me hundreds of times. It is the crowning knowledge of my soul. It is the spiritual light of my being. It is the cornerstone of my life.
Damnation seize my soul if I give your quarters, or take any from you.
Oh yeah, dancing’s part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.
I believe very deeply in my soul that God paired me and my father purposely and that he knew that my father would give me the strength to be a person with disability that was proud, always held her head high, and was never, ever bitter.
My soul is now her day, my day her night, So I lie down, and so I rise.
For me, if ‘Maryland’ became half of what ‘Searchin’ My Soul’ became, as far as radio play goes, I would be thrilled.
I’ve sold my soul for freedom. It’s lonely but it’s sweet.
I never compromised my integrity by playing a character. I didn’t tweet anybody something crazy. I was just myself, kept winning and stayed ready. I didn’t sell my soul.
The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.
For 13 years, I struggled with education and have only just realised that I was actually struggling to protect myself from it. I was trying to protect my soul.
I had an Oscar, an Emmy, and yet I had this big hole in my soul.
I needed to take a break from performing, and from the Peas, to be happy. I craved female time, and time with my husband to feed my soul. My life now is about being balanced. I’m passionate about work and working out, seeing friends and family, and letting my hair down once in a while.
I’m never gonna sell my soul or violate myself for no amount of dollars or fame.
Suffer not thy wrongs to shroud thy fate, But turn, my soul, to blessings which remain.
I really believe deep in my soul that we’re going to have to step up and face these challenges and be tough and pull together and unify and be creative and be willing to sacrifice.
When every court was saying ‘no,’ I believe God was still saying yes. I had to somehow find that faith and reach deep down in my soul and believe in the teaching that my mother taught me as a young boy, that God can do everything but fail.
I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.
Alternative R&B is in my soul. It’s not going anywhere.
I know nothing of God or the Devil. I have never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save my soul.
I know that Julia has been given to me for my spiritual growth, and this moment is perfect for us both. I know that I love her, and I know she’s my soul mate.
I don’t want to sell my soul to Hollywood – to just make run-of-the-mill stuff.
I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
My life is such a contradiction. My soul yearns for holiness and then runs from the mortification necessary to attain it.
I am not someone who will bare my soul on Twitter. If I am angry with somebody, I will abuse them there, if I am happy, I will express it there.
I’m not a fighter, but in my mind I’m fighting every day. ‘What’s new? What am I doing?’ I’m fighting myself. My soul is samurai. My roots aren’t samurai, but my soul is.
I did a regional car commercial and an internet potato chip commercial. I was seriously thinking I needed to quit and get a serious job where I can feed myself and it doesn’t kill my soul.
I’m not a shock jock. I never ambush anybody. I just speak my mind and my heart and my soul.
New York is in my soul.
I had an awful lot of my soul invested in Atari culture.
I fed my ego, but not my soul.
Sports are in my soul. That’s what drives me.
I did roles that I hated, and there were roles that were detrimental to my acting ability. There were roles that I was always doing that were always the comic relief… it was destroying my soul.
I always thought that bagels and lox was my soul food, but it turns out it’s sushi.
Tennessee Williams moves my soul.
I have to get inspired by something that touches my soul, or rocks my soul.
I’m going to do what feeds my soul.
I really do believe the camera steals the soul. But that may be because I’m worried about my soul. I don’t have much of a soul to begin with; I can’t afford to lose much.
I was so astonished that another had penetrated so deeply into the secrets of my soul, and that he knew what I did not know myself, that when I recovered from it he had already been long upon the street.
I would love to spend all my time writing to you; I’d love to share with you all that goes through my mind, all that weighs on my heart, all that gives air to my soul; phantoms of art, dreams that would be so beautiful if they could come true.
There has been a great laziness in my soul. Lots of days I could write songs, but I could also take my $400 and play the slot machines at the riverfront casino.
For myself, Queer Eye feeds more to my heart and my soul than as a platform for a career.
My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
My literature is much more the result of a paradox than that of an implacable logic, typical of police novels. The paradox is the tension that exists in my soul.
I myself owe everything to French books. They developed in my soul the sentiments of humanity which had been stifled by eight years of fanatical and servile education.
Your face makes my soul want to eat chocolate pudding!
Makeup and beauty is essentially art so I really can’t say that I dislike any trend. I love seeing innovation and creativity. It feeds my soul!
I could go on Twitter, Instagram, and literally, my soul will be lifted by things that I see. It just makes me really happy.
My Soul to Keep is the ultimate love story with a black man and a black woman. I call it the ultimate love story. It’s about an immortal. We’re shooting for this Fall and that’s been a six year development right there.
God, if there is a God, take my soul, if I have a soul.
I think my soul is intact, but my methods of reaching people are completely different.
Post-workout smoothies are good for my body, an espresso martini is good for my soul.
Soon as I could play one guitar chord and laid my ear upon that wood, I was gone. My soul was sold. Music was everything from then on.
I think theater probably remains my favorite, sort of where my soul lives. It takes a lot of discipline, and you have to show up eight shows a week, no matter how you feel physically, mentally, emotionally – there’s nobody to cut around that: you’ve got to tell the story yourself for two hours.
I was learning ‘Changes’ at the time that my mom was sick and she was leaving me. And those last verses in that song, they really struck my soul, totally.
I have to pay the bills just like everybody else, but it also pays my soul to work.
I like owning dirt. You know, I spent a lot of time broke when I moved to California. So deep in my soul is still this idea of being unemployed. To me, owning land means you could sell it at some point and have money.
You know, the cynicism that is in the politics, it is not for my soul. It makes me – out of me, an extremely bitter, cynical person that I hate to see in the mirror, really.
I tend to be one who just speaks from my soul, and so what comes out sometimes is rather harsh. In that sense, I’m very much a part of the tradition of a Frederick Douglass or a Malcolm X who used hyperbolic language at times to bring attention to the state of emergency.
My years of living the jet-set life were fun, but they weren’t fulfilling. The perks and benefits were lovely, but all of the fabulous furs, fancy jewelry and fun fetes simply weren’t enough to fill my soul.
‘Blanche’ opened a new door for me without really making me more famous. ‘Blanche’ was a risk, but that is the only thing that excites me in this profession. The knowledge that I am an actress who takes risks lifts my soul.
I still feel like there are a lot of things in me that people haven’t seen. My soul hasn’t been bared yet.
These opportunities to go on Broadway are the most special thing, and although the idea of doing something for a year or more is daunting, I love it. It’s my church and raises my spirit. It’s good for my soul.
I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.
I must listen as God speaks to my soul through good thoughts, inspirations, and intuitions.
I always had the feeling that Bleachers is my soul.
If I fought like I was looking for a place in history, it would ruin me as a person. I don’t think history is worth selling my soul.
I truly love everything about India. I love the fact I can uplift my soul, energy to higher heights.
Marrying Martin and the movement perfected my journey of discovery, soothed my yearning to pour out the values and vision within my soul.
I enjoy all my relationships with my husband, my kids, my sisters and my girlfriends and maintaining a healthy relationships across the board nurtures my soul.
I had just come off my third consecutive failed television series. I had sworn off doing TV for a while. I was going to go to New York, sublet an apartment, and find my soul again. Before I got on the plane, my agent sent me the script for ‘Psych.’ I read it on the plane and realised it had a lot of potential.
Love-making is so personal to me that if I do it on screen, it is like I am leaving a part of my soul. I cannot do that.
Getting dressed, for me, is like a window to my soul.
My soul existed in an African vessel hundreds of years ago as the leader of a tribe, and my tribe fought for honor.
I keep my heart and my soul and my spirit open to miracles.
But I think I can sincerely declare that I cheerfully submit myself to every odious name for conscience’ sake; and from my soul I despise all those whose guilt, malice, or folly has made them my foes.
Every time I’d do a play, my grades would get better because I was doing something that fed my soul. It took me a couple of years to recognize that the hobby was actually the calling.
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?
Peforming as James Brown, I didn’t really have to go deep in my soul the way I do as Charles Bradley.
If you hear that my soul mate still tells one or more of his exes he loves her, I want to know. Audio recording is preferable.
As a young man, I craved fame. I was trying to fix holes in my soul that were there from childhood.
I am genuinely into soul, R&B and hip hop – all these genres that get slapped under the ‘soul’ genre. That spoke to me more than it did to my punk-rock friends. And punk spoke more to me than it did to my soul friends. I basically didn’t fit comfortably in either world.
In ‘Straight Talking,’ I had bared my soul, and the press attention had been overwhelming. There were times when I felt scared and vulnerable, regretting the articles I had written to publicize the book, regretting I had opened my life up for all to see.
I really like worship music. It settles my soul. Gets me back on track. The lyrics are almost like a prayer, so it’s my go-to.
I wear clothes reflecting the color of my soul!
Those 18 months in solitary confinement… bruised my soul. If I had had a weapon, I would have fought my way out.
Singing makes me so happy and feeds my soul so much that I almost wouldn’t want it to get tainted and become this work thing.
I remember specifically a couple of performances that I saw when I was young – River Phoenix in ‘Stand by Me’ and also Michael Jackson, in particular his ability to command such power and love while maintaining such deep vulnerability. It really moved my soul from a very young age.
I’m honored to have been chosen as a fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. I am hugely appreciative for the support I have had throughout my life, and I look forward to using the grant to help institutions that have fed my soul and to support new work that inspires me.
I love ‘Mad Max’ and ‘The Road Warrior,’ in particular – those movies are very close to my soul, you know what I mean?!
Qawaali is the art, that’s in my soul. It’s the ground. Everything else is a passing season – wind, rain, sunshine.
See, I don’t watch reality television anymore. I watched a little bit of it for awhile, but I found it turned my soul into a black sludge, and I just did not find it healthy or good for me at all, because I would watch it and be disgusted, disgusted.
I’m extremely ambitious. I don’t know why people are afraid to say that. I won’t sell my soul to the devil, but I do want success and I don’t think that’s bad.
Music is my soul and I can easily say, it is the secret of my youth.
Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.
O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.
Acting is fun and I refuse to get involved in the semantics and the politics of strategy and breaking out of something or doing something because you need to do something else. For me it’s all about what fuels my soul and if I’m passionate about a screenplay then that’s what I’ll do next.
My soul needs music all the time.
I’m really proud to have been part of Loki’s story. I gave it everything in my heart and my soul.
I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope, For hope would be hope for the wrong thing.
Inside of me, it was like my soul and what I had to do to feed my family was always split. I was writing lyrics while I was supposed to be working. I’d look up, and there’s my supervisor.
My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.
When I dance, I escape the present and become one with my soul.
Music is the embodiment of my soul. When I play, I’m not performing a song: I’m becoming it.
To join or not to join films was the biggest choice I had to make. I’d done two years of biogenetic engineering, was an economics graduate and a gold medalist. I had also been a Bharatanatyam dancer from age five, always won the best actress award in school. Finally, I decided to do things for my soul, chose to act.
I’m a guy who has put my heart and my soul into something, into everything that I do.
In the midst of hardship, it was the music that restored my soul.
I love music with my soul, but I’m also a student of it, so it’s very important to me to earn the respect of my peers, my fellow musicians and producers.
I use myself for each part. Naturally, it’s my body, it’s my soul, it’s my feelings. That’s the only way I know how to work. I couldn’t pretend.
It’s not that I bounce ideas off of my children as much as it is that having children has had a profound effect on the way I see the world. They have mined my soul. They’ve made me a better person and therefore a more empathetic writer.
I sing the Italian anthem with all my soul, with my whole body.
I am a good Protestant, and in the full sense of the term, for from the bottom of my soul, I protest against everything that is said, and everything that is done.
Dancing’s part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.
Maybe I’m secretly in my soul a method actor.
When you’re a mass-market writer, people think that you can just decide ‘this happens, this happens, this happens’, whereas with literary writers it’s coming from their soul and their core. But with me it does come from my soul and my core, and my soul and my core often go AWOL, and then I’ve nothing to write.