Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

To find yourself, think for yourself.
Socrates

I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
Eleanor Roosevelt

One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.
Blaise Pascal

One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
– Satish Kumar

All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.
– James Thurber

The only journey is the journey within.
– Rainer Maria Rilke

Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
– Carl Jung

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.
– Thomas Szasz

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Aristotle

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
– Denis Waitley

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Realize your true nature. That is all there is to do. Know yourself as you are — infinite Spirit. That is practical religion. Everything else is impractical, for everything else will perish.
– Swami Vivekananda

Spirituality means respecting and honoring the spirit or life force within us.
– Bhanumati Narasimhan

Only through love can we obtain communion with God.
Albert Schweitzer

Big-heartedness is the most essential virtue on the spiritual journey.
– Matthew Fox

Imagine that every person in the world is enlightened but you. They are all your teachers, each doing just the right things to help you learn perfect patience, perfect wisdom, perfect compassion.
Buddha

…Spiritual opening is not a withdrawal to some imagined realm or safe cave. It is not a pulling away, but a touching of all the experience of life with wisdom and with a heart of kindness, without any separation.
– Jack Kornfield

It is through solving problems correctly that we grow spiritually. We are never given a burden unless we have the capacity to overcome it. If a great problem is set before you, this merely indicates that you have the great inner strength to solve a great problem. There is never really anything to be discouraged about, because difficulties are opportunities for inner growth, and the greater the difficulty the greater the opportunity for growth.
– Peace Pilgrim

Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself. The great chain of necessity wherewith we are bound has divine significance; and nothing happens which has not some service in working out the sublime destiny of the human soul.
– Elias A. Ford

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.
– Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

Your mind cannot possibly understand God. Your heart already knows.
– Emmanuel

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