Political Wisdom

When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.
— Shirley Chisholm, American politician, U.S. Representative

Literary Wisdom

Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.
— Edward Abbey, essayist and environmentalist

Movie Lines

Maybe if you wish long enough and love long enough, anything is possible.
— Mrs. Sherman in The Boy who Could Fly

Philosophical Wisdom

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist and philosopher

Buddhist Wisdom

People who easily ignore others do so because they are afraid of being ignored.
—Haemin Sunim in The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down


Don't sail out farther than you can row back.
— Danish proverb


May the sun bring you new energy every day.
May the moon softly restore you by night.
May the rain wash away your worries.
May the breeze blow new strength into your being.
May you walk gently through the world and know its beauty all the days of your life.
— Apache Blessing in The Seeker, the Search, the Sacred by Guy Finley

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