Tag: wisdom

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

The Wisdom of Experience

Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you. – Aldous Huxley

The Making of the Wise Heart

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. – Sara Teasdale

Wisdom of Exploration

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

The Footsteps of the Wise

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought. – Matsuo Bashō  

Wisdom Unshaken

Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame. – Gautama Buddha

The Wisdom of Mistakes

Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom. – William Jordan

A Wisdom that Cries

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. – Kahil Gibran  

Wisdom in the Common

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

More Wisdom from Tagore

The great wisdom is like the water in the sea: dark, mysterious, impenetrable. – Rabindranath Tagore