Compassion without wisdom is not understood to be true compassion, and wisdom without compassion is not true wisdom.
Contemplation allows us to see the truth of things in their wholeness.
The larger the island of knowledge, the larger the shoreline of wonder…
With a deeper understanding of reality, you can go beyond appearances and relate to the world in a much more appropriate, effective, and realistic manner.
The Dalai Lama
If something is true, no matter who said it, it is always from the Holy Spirit.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
It is better to follow your own path, however imperfectly, than to follow someone else’s perfectly.
The Bhagavad Gita
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, Courage to change the things which should be changed, and the Wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
If something can be done about it, What need is there for dejection? And if nothing can be done about it, what use is there for being dejected?
God speaks not in the whirlwind, the earthquake, or the fire but in the still, small voice that echoes in the silence of the soul…
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. It is founded on our thoughts. It is made up of our thoughts.
The only simplicity for which I would give a straw is that which is on the other side of the complex.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
If any of you is lacking in wisdom, ask God, who gives to all generously and ungrudgingly, and it will be given you.
The habit of the active utilization of well-understood principles is the final possession of wisdom.
Alfred North Whitehead
Humanity is to love mankind and wisdom is to remove its evil.