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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

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Wisdom of Perspective

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

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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

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Wisdom from the Poet

Singing streams

Singing streams

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

– Wendell Berry

Wisdom from the Meister

Soaring osprey

Soaring osprey

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

The uncommon beauty of the common red-winged blackbird

The uncommon beauty of the common red-winged blackbird

Wisdom of the Ages

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

– Ansel Adams

A sunrise like this brings a day worth exploring!

A sunrise like this brings a day worth exploring!