A Quote by Pema Chodron on goodness, intelligence, and wisdom

There's a reason you can learn from everything: you have basic wisdom, basic intelligence, and basic goodness.

Pema Chodron

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Lao Tzu on self, intelligence, wisdom, strength, power, and true

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.

Lao Tzu (c.604 - 531 B.C.)

Contributed by: SunshineSkye

A Quote by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj on love, life, peace, beauty, wisdom, everything, and nothing

Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows

Nisargadatta Maharaj

Contributed by: ShadowFlame

A Quote by Samuel Noah Oluwafe on wisdom


I discovered that in life, one has got to serve to be observed, if one serve not, one will probably be reserved. Don't wisdom teach this?

Noah Samuel

Contributed by: Samuel

A Quote by Pythagoras on wisdom


Wisdom, thoroughly learned, will never be forgotten.

Pythagoras (c.582 - 507 BC)

Source: Worldwide Laws of Life: 200 Eternal Spiritual Principles

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Albert Einstein on mystic, reality, science, wisdom, and wonder

The most beautiful and most profound emotion we can experience is the sensation of the mystical.  It is the sower of all true science.  He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead.  To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms - this knowledge, this feeling, is at the center of true religiousness.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Worldwide Laws of Life: 200 Eternal Spiritual Principles

Contributed by: ingebrita

A Quote by Sage Vasishtha on desire, action, inaction, wisdom, and wise

Wise men do not desire to do anything; wise men do not desire to abandon action either.

Sage Vasishtha

Source: The Concise Yoga Vasistha, Pages: 89

Contributed by: Meenakshi

A Quote by jeff haamers on wisdom


life brings age,
age brings wisdom.

wisdom comes from

and what is life
but an experience!

jeff haamers

Contributed by: just me?

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on destiny, omen, and wisdom

There is no such thing such as an omen.  Destiny does not
send us heralds.  She is too wise or too cruel for that.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

Source: Dorian Gray ch.17

Contributed by: Monk

A Quote by Brenda Ueland on listening, creativity, laughter, wisdom, life, and attention

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force...When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. Ideas actually begin to grow within us and come to life...When we listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other...and it is this little creative fountain inside us that begins to spring and cast up new thoughts and unexpected laughter and wisdom. ...Well, it is when people really listen to us, with quiet facinated attention, that the little fountain begins to work again, to accelerate in the most surprising way.

Brenda Ueland

Contributed by: Siona

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