Psychological Wisdom

Children are messengers from a world we once deeply knew, but have long since forgotten.
— Alice Miller in Full Esteem Ahead by Diane and Julia Loomans

Cultural Wisdom

Civility is the sum of the many sacrifices we are called to make for the sake of living together.
— Stephen L. Carter in Civility

Quaker Wisdom

Be swift to hear, and slow to speak;
and let it be in the grace,
which seasons all words.
— George Fox in Plain Living by Catherine Whitmore

Zen Wisdom

Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.
— Shunryu Suzuki in Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Hindu Wisdom

Build yourself a solid portfolio, full of high-yielding investments.
Buy all the shares you can in selfless giving.
— Eknath Easwaran in Seeing with the Eyes of Love

Hasidic Wisdom

You can find some wisdom even in debauchery and foolishness.
— Baal Shem Tov in Hasidic Wisdom by Simcha Raz


When do you feel most alive?

Next Post: What You Do