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Words of Wisdom Quotes - Wise Quotes

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Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

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Wisdom Quotes about Life

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass...
It's about learning how to dance in the rain.
- Vivian Greene

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Words of Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
- Confucius

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
- Bertrand Russell

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life, and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wise Quotes about Life

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
- Benjamin Franklin

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dream, you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a series of experiences,
each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this.
- Henry Ford

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Life is pretty simple:
You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works.
You do more of what works.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it,
no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
- Samuel Butler

Life is but a walking shadow,
a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
and then is heard no more;
it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
- William Shakespeare

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

May you live all the days of your life.
- Jonathan Swift

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anaïs Nin

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
- Lou Holtz

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

Resolve to keep happy,
and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Happiness is a choice.
- Anonymous

Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.
- Anne Frank

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

The essence of life is not in the great victories and grand failures, but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Loving is the most unmitigated and courageous act I perform in a day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
- Mark Twain

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.
- Meister Eckhart

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is a mirror and will reflect back to the thinker what he thinks into it.
- Ernest Holmes

Wise Quotes about Love

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

Love is not a mere sentiment.
Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

Loving is the most unmitigated and courageous act I perform in a day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Jesus (Matthew 5:44)

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it.
Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it.
Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
- Martin Luther King Jr.

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and right doing,
there is a field. I will meet you there.
- Rumi

Sing like no one's listening, love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching, and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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