Literary Wisdom

An apology is the superglue of life.
It can repair just about anything.
— Lynn Johnson, author of young adult fiction


When turning on your computer,
ask God to help you be wise and
productive with your time.
— Joanne Richmond in Say a Little Prayer

Scientific Wisdom

The real trick in life
is not to be in the know,
but to be in the Mystery.
— Fred Alan Wolf, American physicist

Nature Wisdom

The geese fly in the wake of one another's wings.
They literally get a lift from one another.
I want to be with others this way.
— Gunilla Norris in Journeying in Place

Buddhist Wisdom

Stop the war within yourself and you will do the world and humanity the greatest service.
— Ajahn Sumano Bhikkhu in Questions from the City, Answers from the Forest

Mystical Wisdom

God wants nothing from you but the gift of a peaceful heart.
— Meister Eckhart in The Essence of Wisdom by Stephen Mitchell


Do good and don't look back.
— Dutch Proverb

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