Literary Wisdom

Keep me away from the wisdom that does not cry,
the philosophy which does not laugh,
and the greatness that does not bow before children.
— Kahlil Gibran, essayist, novelist, poet

Everyday Spirituality

Nothing is off-limits as a potential source of wisdom, as the dwelling
place of wisdom.
— Denise Roy in My Monastery Is a Minivan

Spiritual Wisdom

Pain can be an incubator for compassion if we keep our intention toward
healing, learning, and serving.
— Sue Patton Thoele, author and advocate for women

Catholic Wisdom

Love is a fruit, in season at all times and within the reach of every hand. Anyone may gather it and no limit in set.
— Mother Teresa in Writing to Wake the Soul by Karen Hering

Psychological Wisdom

To be a guest in this world is to treat everything with respect.
— James Hillman

Buddhist Wisdom

Peaceful living is about trusting those on whom we depend and caring for those who depend on us.
— His Holiness the Dalai Lama in The Way of Wisdom by Margaret Silf


No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor.
— Danish proverb

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