English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "spirit"

The teenagers held a spirited discussion with the principal regarding the planned dress code for the schoolGeoffrey is not a very good soccer player, but he brings a lot of spirit to the game.

The teenagers held a spirited discussion with the principal regarding the planned dress code for the school.

It has been suggested that we are given children to test us, and make us more spiritual.

The Olympics promotes excellence in athletics, and a spirit of sportsmanship.

Henrietta has lots of school spirit, and is liked by everyone.

The spirit of a woman who was murdered is said to haunt the old house.

We had a spirited discussion about the roles of women in Australian and Korean society.

The native people of her country believe that trees and plants have spirits that can be good or bad.

Scott Peck once observed that Nirvana, or lasting enlightenment, or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.

Martin Luther King maintained that our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles, and misguided men.

Alan Herbert once said that the idea of two people living together for twenty-five years without having an argument suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

William Penn once said that true silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body: nourishment and refreshment.

Thomas Jefferson once said, The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.

Stephen R. Covey once suggested that we are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.

John F. Kennedy once observed that a country cannot afford to be materially rich, and spiritually poor.

The last words of Jesus Christ while on the cross were, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.

There is a Jewish proverb which observes that loneliness breaks the spirit.

Philosopher Lu Yen wrote that dreams are the wanderings of the spirit through all nine heavens, and all nine earths.

Many people in Somalia believe that someone can give them the evil eye which causes a bad spirit to enter their soul.

He was fine while he was drinking beer, but after he switched to spirits, he became drunk very quickly.

She enjoys the odd class of wine, but never drinks spirits.

Discussion question: Do you believe that you have a spirit that continues to exist after your body has died?

Find someone who believes we have a spirit.


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