Words of Wisdom
The quotes on this page are all words of wisdom in my opinion.
They are gems that can provide each of us with inspiration in living our daily lives.
I find that inspirational quotes like this can not only inspire me, but remind me of what is important in life.
They can be particularly helpful on a day when you feel a bit unclear of your direction, a little sad or alone on your path.
Hopefully you will be uplifted by these spiritual quotes, quotes about happiness and words of wisdom.
You may want to print this page out and put it somewhere close at hand for times when you need to hear the messages.
"You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think."
A Course in Miracles
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
Since you alone are responsible for your thoughts, only you can change them. You will want to change them when you realize that each thought creates according to its own nature. Remember that the law works at all times and that you are always demonstrating according to the kind of thoughts you habitually entertain. Therefore, start now to think only those thoughts that will bring you health and happiness."
"Make a gift of your life and lift all mankind by being kind, considerate, forgiving, and compassionate at all times, in all places, and under all conditions, with everyone as well as yourself. This is the greatest gift anyone can give."
David R. Hawkins
"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them."
"Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude."
"Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end."
"Joy is what happens when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are."
"Each person comes into this world with a specific destiny - he has something to fulfill, some message has to be delivered, some work has to be completed. You are not here accidentally - you are here meaningfully. There is a purpose behind you. The whole intends to do something through you."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."
"Live out of your imagination, not your history."
"To act without rapacity, to use knowledge with wisdom, to respect interdependence, to operate without hubris and greed are not simply moral imperatives. They are an accurate scientific description of the means of survival."
"As a man thinketh, so is he, and as a man chooseth, so is he."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."
More words of wisdom...
"The act of resisting something is the act of granting it life... the more you resist, the more you make it real, whatever it is you are resisting."
Neale Donald Walsh
"The choice that you, as a Soul, have in relation to anything is always to be loving. Do you understand that this is the divine purpose that all of us as humans have been given - to love unconditionally?"
"For nearly a hundred years, we have known that the material world is an illusion. Everything that seems solid - a rock, a tree, your body - is actually 99.999% empty space."
"The spiritual journey does not consist of arriving at a new destination where a person gains what he did not have, or becomes what he is not. It consists in the dissipation of one's own ignorance concerning oneself and life, and the gradual growth of that understanding which begins the spiritual awakening. The finding of God is a coming to one's self."
"To see the universal and all-pervading Spirit of Truth face to face, one must be able to love the meanest of all creation as oneself."
"The authentic self is the soul made visible."
Sarah Ban Breathnach
"You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle."
"The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, serenely, divinely aware."
More thought provoking words of wisdom...
"Your whole idea about yourself is borrowed - borrowed from those who have no idea of who they are themselves."
"Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live in every experience, painful or joyous, to live in gratitude for every moment, to live abundantly."
"Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to make more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is in reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want."
"Today well lived makes every yesterday a Dream of Happiness and every tomorrow a Vision of Hope."
Native American Wisdom
"Know that the answer to every problem, to every joy, to every sorrow, is within self."
Edgar Cayce, reading 2581-2
"You have achieved success if you have lived well, laughed often and loved much."
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