Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings
To find yourself, think for yourself.
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.
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
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.
…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.