Tag: wisdom

Wisdom of Thoreau

I want to go soon and live away by the pond, where I shall hear only the wind whispering among the reeds. It will be success if I shall have left myself behind. But my friends ask what I will do when I get… Continue Reading “Wisdom of Thoreau”

Wednesday of Hope – Our Greatest Hope

Then I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness. – Ecclesiastes 2:13

Wisdom of Imagination and Art

What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience? – Rollo May, The Courage to Create

Wisdom of Perspective

Whenever feeling downcast, each person should vitally remember, “For my sake, the entire world was created. -Baal Shem Tov

Wisdom of the Long View

If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work but rather, teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  

Wisdom from the Poet

The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.  – Wendell Berry

Wisdom from the Meister

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created. – Meister Eckhart

The Mark of Wisdom

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wisdom of the Ages

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration. – Ansel Adams

The Wisdom of John Steinbeck

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it. – John Steinbeck