Literary Wisdom

Variety is the pledge that matter makes to living things.
— Diane Ackerman in Deep Play

Journalist Wisdom

As for who we will be, the answer is: "We don't know." But we do know that growth comes from saying yes to the unknown.
— Gloria Steinem quoted in Soul of a Citizen

Philosophical Wisdom

If you shut your door to all errors, truth will be shut out.
— Rabindranath Tagore, Indian poet, musician, and philosopher

Zen Wisdom

Zen isn't doing what you like to do, but liking what you have to do.
— Kenneth Kraft in The Wheel of Engaged Buddhism

Movie Lines

Much obliged for everything
— Pa Kettle saying grace in The Egg and I

Spiritual Wisdom

There is a power which inspires the heart, enlightens the mind, and sanctifies human character. It is the power of Grace.
— Paul Brunton in Meditations for People in Crisis


Times change and we with them.
— Latin proverb

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