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Sacred Wisdom Quotes


"Wisdom is a sacred communion." - Victor Hugo

"Aspiring to a depth of awareness of the sacred whole has always been the path to wisdom and grace." - Charlene Spretnak

"The Sacred Bombshell knows that her creative feminine energy is a catalyst. She remembers her womb wisdom." - Abiola Abrams

"There's wisdom in wine." - Jack Kerouac

"Proverbs are potted wisdom." - Charles Buxton

"Cleverness is not wisdom." - Euripides

"Everything sacred, nothing sacred." - Bodhidharma

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Wisdom comes alone through suffering." - Aeschylus

"I reject most conventional wisdom." - Rush Limbaugh

"This is the great secret. This is the sacred wisdom. Do unto others as you would have it done unto you." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor to the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit of wisdom and virtue." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"God the Father, the supreme Architect, had already built this cosmic home we behold, the most sacred temple of His godhead, by the laws of His mysterious wisdom." - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

"God the Father, the supreme Architect, had already built this cosmic home we behold, the most sacred temple of His godhead, by the laws of His mysterious wisdom." - Giovanni Pico Della Miran

"The constitution is a sacred document in a democracy." - Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

"Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things." - Georges Bataille

"Wisdom is meaningless until your own experience has given it meaning, and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom." - Bergen Evans

"Wisdom is meaningless until your own experience has given it meaning... and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom." - Bergen Evans

"Wisdom at times is found in folly." - Horace

"There is no wisdom without love." - Nilakanta Sri Ram

"Never confuse acquiring degrees with wisdom." - Marshall Goldsmith

"Wisdom is the use of knowledge" - Dan Millman

"Wisdom and knowledge are two different things." - Roger Housden

"One man's wit, and all men's wisdom." - John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

"They are the abridgments of wisdom." - Sumner Ellis

"Silence is a fence around wisdom." - Proverbs

"Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength." - Phil Jackson

"Memory is the mother of all wisdom." - Aeschylus

"The truest wisdom is a resolute determination." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The doors of wisdom are never shut." - Benjamin Franklin

"O sacred solitude! divine retreat! Choice of the prudent! envy of the great, By thy pure stream, or in thy waving shade, We court fair wisdom, that celestial maid." - Edward Young

"People thinking for themselves have more energy in their voice, than any government, which it is possible for human wisdom to invent; and every government not aware of this sacred truth will, at some period, be suddenly overturned." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"The seven sacred teachings: love, respect, courage, honesty, wisdom, humility, truth. These are the seven virtues that lead to a full and healthy life. My mom espoused those teachings. That's how she lived her life. That's how she raised us." - Perry Bellegarde

"Wisdom consists in doing the next thing that you have to do, doing it with your whole heart and finding delight in it - and the delight is the sense of the sacred." - Helen M. Luke

"There is something almost sacred about a great library because it represents the preservation of the wisdom, the learning, and the pondering of men and women of all the ages, accumulated under one roof." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom; I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." - Gustave Courbet

"Philosophy is the love of wisdom: Christianity is the wisdom of love." - Augustus Hare

"Everything is sacred and nothing is sacred." - Shailene Woodley

"There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children." - Kofi Annan

"The miserable are sacred." - Seneca the Younger

"Women are sacred." - Vin Diesel

"Many people lock a part of themselves away. It's a bit sacred." - Tori Amos

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"Few promises are more sacred than the ones we make to older Americans." - Tom Rooney

"The tarot is sacred." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"Knowledge is power but only wisdom is liberty." - Will Durant

"The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - success." - Edmund Burke

"[So] Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom." - Horace

"True wisdom consists of tracing effects to their causes." - Oliver Goldsmith

"As we grow in wisdom, we pardon more freely." - Madame De Stael

"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment." - Laozi

"natural birth is full of magnificent, life-changing wisdom." - Christiane Northrup

"For six years profound silence was mistaken for profound wisdom." - Alben W Barkley

"Wisdom comes not from reason but from love." - Andre Gide

"Money without wisdom diminishes the pleasure and enjoyment of wealth." - James Cook

"Knowledge of death is the beginning of wisdom." - Mallory Ortberg

"In phrases as brief as a breath worldly wisdom concentrates." - Willis Goth Regier

"A proverb is an exploding atom of wisdom." - Gaston Kabore

"The Arctic expresses the sum of all wisdom: Silence." - Walter Bauer

"The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions." - John A. Simone, Sr.

"Solomon made a great mistake when he asked for wisdom." - Anton Chekhov

"Knowledge is marvelous, but wisdom is even better." - Kay Redfield Jamison

"Wisdom is not acquired save as the result of investigation." - Sara Teasdale

"Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy." - William Temple

"Wisdom is humble that he knows no more." - William Cowper

"Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest." - Pindar

"It is good even for old men to learn wisdom." - Aeschylus

"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." - William Blake

"A prudent question is one-half of wisdom." - Francis Bacon

"Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise." - Euripides

"Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom." - Euripides

"A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom." - Robert Frost

"Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom." - Phyllis Theroux

"I actually think with age comes some level of wisdom." - Nina Totenberg

"Wisdom may best arise from a humbling reality." - Michael Leunig

"Life is sacred. Life is art. Life is sacred art." - Gabrielle Roth

"Pagans exalt sacred things, the Prophets extol sacred deeds." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"If any thing is sacred, the human body is sacred." - Walt Whitman

"Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the ark of the Covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment." - Thomas Jefferson

"Words alone are inadequate to express spiritual realities. This book expresses the Red Indian spirit because it combines the best photographs ever taken of the old-time chiefs with some of their best words. You can meet these old-timers and share their wisdom. People who read this book will better understand our sacred ways." - Thomas Yellowtail

"Whenever a mind is simple and receives an old wisdom, old things pass away,-means, teachers, texts, temples fall; it lives now, and absorbs past and future into present hour. All things are made sacred by relation to it,-one as much as another." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"This is the great secret. This is the sacred wisdom. Do unto others as you would have it done unto you. All of your problems, all of your conflicts, all of your difficulties in creating a life on your planet of peace and joy are based in your failure to understand this simple instruction, and to follow it." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Make each day truly new, dressing it with the blessings of heaven, bathing it in wisdom and love and putting yourself under the protection of Mother Nature. Learn from the wise, from the sacred books, but do not forget that every mountain, river, plant or tree also has something to teach." - Paulo Coelho

"Coming to know the hidden and forgotten Mother and the marvelous wisdom of the sacred feminine as revealed from every side and angle by the different mystical traditions is not luxury; it is, I believe, a necessity for our survival as a species." - Andrew Harvey

"Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep; thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being; and only suffering teaches him this. The needs of a human being are sacred." - Simone Weil

"As I see it, only God can be all-powerful without danger, because his wisdom and justice are always equal to his power. Thus there is no authority on earth so inherently worthy of respect, or invested with a right so sacred, that I would want to let it act without oversight or rule without impediment (p. 290)." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Be an example in your Church activity-honor the Sabbath day, attend your meetings, observe the Word of Wisdom, pay your tithes and offerings, support your leaders, and otherwise keep the commandments. Serve cheerfully and gratefully in every calling you receive. Live worthy of a temple recommend and enjoy the sweet, sacred spirit that comes from frequent temple attendance." - Ezra Taft Benson

"The question is, whether, like the Divine Child in the Temple, we are turning knowledge into wisdom, and whether, understanding more of the mysteries of life, we are feeling more of its sacred law; and whether, having left behind the priests and the scribes and the doctors and the fathers, we are about our Father's business, and becoming wise to God." - Frederick William Robertson

"Sacred Bands and elite squadrons aren't what the mercenaries' guild is about. Field them at your peril." - Janet Morris

"We will go into the future as a single sacred community, or we will all perish in the desert." - Thomas Berry

"The rights of men and women should be equal and sacred-marriage should be a perfect partnership." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Sacred cows make great hamburgers." - Robert Reisner

"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Love is a sacred silence." - Orhan Pamuk

"All true work is sacred." - Thomas Carlyle

"Teachers who help to open young minds perform a duty which is as near sacred as I will admit." - Richard Dawkins

"But let us remember, at the same time, government is sacred, and not to be trifled with." - Jonathan Mayhew

"I think the older you are, the more you're going to cling to the printed word as being sacred." - H G Bissinger

"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"Bigotry is the sacred disease." - Heraclitus

"Every old poem is sacred." - Horace

"Receiving personal revelation is not a passive process. As we seek such revelations, we must prepare for these sacred experiences." - L Lionel Kendrick

"My books have three W's on them, which are "words," "wisdom," and "wonder." Words inevitably lead to wisdom, and wisdom inevitably leads to wonder and awe at this phenomenal world around us." - Julie Andrews

"Are the great spiritual teachings really advocating that we fight evil because we are on the side of light, the side of peace? Are they telling us to fight against that other 'undesirable' side, the bad and the black. That is a big question. If there is wisdom in the sacred teachings, there should not be any war. As long as a person is involved with warfare, trying to defend or attack, then his action is not sacred; it is mundane, dualistic, a battlefield situation." - Chogyam Trungpa

"We can see from the experience of Odin that the image of the tree was the template within which all of the sacred world could be apprehended. The tree was the framework within which one "flew" to these Otherworlds. And since the exploration of sacred space was also a quest into the nature of human consciousness, the tree was regarded as an image of the ways in which we, humans, are constructed psychically. It was a natural model for our deepest wisdom, our highest aspirations." - Brian Bates

"All wisdom is not new wisdom." - Winston Churchill

"Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom." - Edmund Burke

"I wish I had read Sacred Pregnancy when I was pregnant instead of the dozen books I had to piece together to try to make sense of it all. Anni Daulter has created what should be the new standard for today's mom: birth journals, labor workbooks, pregnancy memoirs, and holistic wisdom. It is gentle and enlightening, and lays the foundation for what we know helps women have the labor and birth they want and deserve: support, self-knowledge, and empowerment." - Mayim Bialik

"Every single choice we make, no matter how small, is the ground where who we are meets what is in the world. And the fruits of that essential relationship- the intimate, fertile conversation between our own heart's wisdom and the way the world has emerged before us- becomes a lifelong practice of deep and sacred listening for the next right thing we are required to do. We make the only choice that feels authentic and honest, necessary and true in that moment." - Wayne Muller

"Ancient wisdom: deal in personal trust; your word is your bond; avoid extremes; treat the money you invest for others as something sacred; don't take any more perks than you would wish others to take; don't borrow what you couldn't suddenly pay back; imagine the worse case financial scenario and expect it very may well happen; the wealthier you become the more humble you should act." - Victor Davis Hanson

"As Commander-in-Chief, I take pleasure in commending the reading of the Bible to all who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. Throughout the centuries, men of many faiths and diverse origins have found in the Sacred Book words of wisdom, counsel, and inspiration. It is a fountain of aid in attaining the highest aspiration of the human soul." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"In a sense, knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows: for details are swallowed up in principles." - Alfred North Whitehead

"To know one's self is wisdom, but to know one's neighbor is genius." - Minna Antrim

"Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity." - William C. Menninger

"A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance." - Henry David Thoreau

"The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials." - Lin Yutang

"The strongest symptom of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"No one is wise by birth, for wisdom results from one own's efforts." - Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

"Old politicians chew on wisdom past, And totter on in business to the last." - Alexander Pope

"Intelligence complicates. Wisdom simplifies." - Mason Cooley

"After wisdom comes wit." - Evan Esar

"The years don't always add wisdom, but they do add perspective." - Paul Harvey

"Everything in the universe is a pitcher brimming with wisdom and beauty." - Rumi

"Knowledge talks, wisdom listens." - Jimi Hendrix

"Incredulity is not wisdom." - Charles Spurgeon

"APHORISM, n. Predigested wisdom." - Ambrose Bierce

"Wisdom cometh by suffering." - Aeschylus

"Wisdom overcomes fortune." - Juvenal

"Wisdom subdues bigotry." - John Wooden

"Although wisdom is built on life experiences, the mere accumulation of years guarantees nothing." - Sonia Sotomayor

"age has its own glory, beauty, and wisdom that belong to it." - Joseph Murphy

"Wisdom holds a candle to experience, but you've got to take the candle and walk alone." - Lauren Kate

"More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"To realize the unimportance of time is the gate to wisdom." - Bertrand Russell

"Science is not wisdom." - Fulton J Sheen

"Intellect is not wisdom." - Thomas Sowell

"Culture is coded wisdom" - Wangari Maathai

"By suffering comes wisdom." - Aeschylus

"Wisdom triumphs over chance." - Juvenal

"Knowledge descries; wisdom applies." - Francis Quarles

"Wisdom belongs in wonder." - Socrates

"Wisdom comes from disillusionment." - George Santayana

"No matter how great your wisdom, you can still make a fool of yourself." - James Cook

"If you need wisdom and guidance, then pray to the Lord to guide you." - Mark Dever

"The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names in research." - Darold Treffert

"Just watching Robert De Niro was all the words of wisdom I really needed." - Victor Rasuk

"That's what I've decided I am. A seeker of wisdom and truth." - Sally Quinn

"I pray daily for wisdom on how to serve my kids without words." - Sho Baraka

"Wisdom comes with winters." - Oscar Wilde

"Tea is liquid wisdom." - Anonymous



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