Jewish Wisdom

Seek opportunities to give gifts to those whom you want to love more -- gifts of money, objects, time, caring attention, and the like.
— Alan Morinis in Every Day, Holy Day

Musician Wisdom

I find the capacity to care is the one thing which gives life its significance and meaning.
— Pablo Casals, world-renowned cellist

Literary Wisdom

Everything in moderation
including moderation.
— Oscar Wilde, Irish poet and playright

Spiritual Wisdom

Seekers live in the rhythm of holding and letting go . . . There is no manual for this. It requires us to live awake and alert.
— Dave Fleming in The Seeker's Way

Catholic Wisdom

All simple souls must admire and respect one another, saying, "Let us proceed each one along our path to the same goal, united in purpose and by means of God's order which, in its great variety, is in us all."
— Jean-Pierre de Caussade, author of The Sacrament of the Present Moment

Buddhist Wisdom

We come to see pain as something that can transform us, not as something to escape at any cost.
— Pema Chodron in Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change


Meaning and purpose lift my spirits and give me peace of mind.

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