Tag: wisdom

Fearing Death

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. – Buddha

Nature and Wisdom

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. – Juvenal  

The Doors of Wisdom

The doors of wisdom are never shut. – Benjamin Franklin  

The Beginning of Wisdom

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. – Robert Frost

The Art of Wisdom

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. – William James  

Wisdom and Patience

Patience is the companion of wisdom. – Saint Augustine  

For Whose Future Are We Responsible?

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw

The House of Wisdom

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. – Khalil Gibran


This month the subject is Wisdom.  And today we begin with a quote that set the tone for all of our congregation’s Chapter (our meeting at which the sisters gather to discern our direction): Wisdom stands at the door and waits.

Wisdom from Sylvia Boorstein

I know what Gam su l’tova (This is also for the good) means, I said. It doesn’t mean, “this painful situation is going to end up gratifying.” Sometimes things get better. Sometimes they get worse. Gam zu l’tova means that creation is good and… Continue Reading “Wisdom from Sylvia Boorstein”