Wisdom
Quotes To Live By: V to Z

Thornton Wilder quote: It is only in appearance that time is a river, it is rather a vast landscape, and it is the eye of the beholder that moves. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

The wisdom quotes on this page are all from sources and authors surnames V through to Z. The other pages are:  A,  B,  C & D,  E & F,  G & H,  I - L,  M,  N - Q,  R & S,  T & U.  There is also a page of Wisdom Sayings and a condensed page of 100 Inspirational Words Of Wisdom (a selection from all of the wisdom pages.)

Quotes are listed alphabetically on surname/source

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Wisdom Quotes:  V   



Gary Vaynerchuk

Gary Vaynerchuk  1975
Time… the one asset none of us are ever going to get more of.


Leonardo de Vinci

Leonardo de Vinci  1452 - 1519
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

Leonardo de Vinci quote: All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Leonardo de Vinci

Leonardo de Vinci  1452 - 1519
Principles For The Development Of A Complete Mind
Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses, especially learn how to see. Realise that everything connects to everything else.

Leonardo de Vinci quote: Learn how to see. Realise that everything connects to everything else. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Virgil

Virgil  70BC - 19AD
Love conquers all things.. Let us too give in to love.


Maybe one day we shall be glad to remember even these hardships.


They can because they think they can.

Virgil quote: They can because they think they can.  - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Doreen Virtue

Doreen Virtue
Blessed if you do... Blessed if you don't... Blessed no matter what!

Doreen Virtue quote: Blessed if you do... Blessed if you don't... Blessed no matter what!  - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Doreen Virtue

Doreen Virtue
What seems to be a problem or block is often really a Blessing in disguise.


Voltaire

Voltaire  1694 - 1778
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.


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Alice Walker

Alice Walker  1944
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.


Time.. Moves slowly, but passes quickly.


Whenever you are creating beauty around you, you are restoring your own Soul.


Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch  1943
In the absence of that which you are not, that which you are, is.


Mine is always your highest thought, your clearest word, your grandest feeling. Anything else is from another source. The highest thought is always that thought which contains joy. The clearest words are those words that contain truth. The grandest feeling is that feeling you call love.


Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science, holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone sees a different truth because everyone is creating what they see.


See the world with the innocence of children. 
Approach the world with the daring of children. 
Love the world with the readiness of children. 
Heal the world with the purity of children. 
Change the world with the wisdom of children.

Neale Donald Walsch quote: See the world with the innocence of children. Approach the world with the daring of children.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote - sisters Sophie & Amy

Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch  1943
The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. You are not discovering yourself, but creating yourself anew. Seek not to find out who you are, seek to determine who you want to be.

Neale Donald Walsch quote: The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch  1943
There are no victims in the Universe, only creators. The Masters who have walked this planet all knew this.


What you have carried in your mind about the world is what you will see around the world. What you carry in your mind about your life is what you will see in your life.


Words may help you understand something, but experience allows you to know. Never ever trade your own experience for someone else’s words about anything that is really important… like God, for instance, or love, or whatever is true about another.

Neale Donald Walsch quote: Words may help you understand something, but experience allows you to know. Never ever trade your own experience.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch  1943
You do not live each day to discover what it holds for you, but to create it. You are creating your reality every minute.

Neale Donald Walsch quote: You do not live each day to discover what it holds for you, but to create it. You are creating your reality every minute. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

J. Donald Walters

J. Donald Walters  1926 - 2013
In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense however, we are all one. For though islands appear separate, and may even be situated at great distances from one another, they are only extrusions of the same planet, Earth.


There are realities that we all share, regardless of our nationality, language or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment.. Love, Kindness, Appreciation and Support from others.


William Arthur Ward

William Arthur Ward  1921 - 1994
Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service and character.


If you can imaging it, you can create it. 
If you can dream it, you can become it.


Today is a most unusual day because we have never lived it before, we will never live it again, it is the only day we have.


Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington  1856 - 1915
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.


Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.


Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.


If you want to life yourself up.. Lift up someone else.


Alan Watts

Alan Watts  1915 - 1973
God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is.


I’ll tell you what hermits realise.. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.


Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

Alan Watts quote: Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Alan Watts

Alan Watts  1915 - 1973
Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realise that they are one and the same process as the Universe.


The future is a concept, it does not exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be because time is always NOW.


The Universe is the game of the self, which plays hide and seek forever and ever.


You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky.. You look in you.


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Pauline Webb
I remember a saying my father put in my autograph book when I was a child.. You were born and original, don’t become a copy.


H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells  1866 - 1946
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.

H. G. Wells quote: We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote - Jessica

Orson Wells

Orson Welles  1915 - 1985
If you want a happy ending.. That depends, of course, on where you stop your story.


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Paul Wellstone  1944 - 2002
Sometimes the only realists are the dreamers.


We all do better, when we all do better.


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John Whitehead
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.

John Whitehead quote: Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote - Emma, Seth, Lucy & Jessica

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox  1855 - 1919
Give of thy love, nor wait to know the worth of what thou lovest; and ask no returning. And wheresoe’er thy pathway leads on Earth, there thou shalt find the lamp of love-light burning.


I’m no reformer, for I see more light
Than darkness in the world; mine eyes are quick
To catch the first dim radiance of the dawn
And slow to note the cloud that threatens the storm


So many Gods, so many creeds
So many paths that wind and wind
While just the art of being kind
Is all the sad world needs


The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.


Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde  1854 - 1900
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.


The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.


Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder  1897 - 1975
It is only in appearance that time is a river. It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.


Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Creating new paths requires moving old obstacles.


Forgiveness strengthens two Souls.

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: Forgiveness strengthens two Souls. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Hidden paths can’t be walked without moving obstacles.


If we seek a positive outcome, we must begin with a positive attitude.

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: If we seek a positive outcome, we must begin with a positive attitude. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Life is the best teacher.

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: Life is the best teacher. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Mingle often with good people to keep your Soul nourished.


Not a single creature on Earth has more or less right to be here.

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: Not a single creature on Earth has more or less right to be here. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Our purpose is simple.. To Love. To Love each other, to Love all life and to Love our Earth.


Re-energize your Soul.. Walk with Mother Nature.

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: Re-energize your Soul.. Walk with Mother Nature. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
There are no limits to the amount of love and wisdom one can take to Heaven.


There are places on Earth where we can catch a glimpse of Heaven.


Travel the road of love and you will never be lost.

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: Travel the road of love and you will never be lost. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Truth seeks light, lies seek shadows.


What would you think if all your thoughts reached Heaven?

Anthony Douglas Williams quote: What would you think if all your thoughts reached Heaven? - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson  1952
Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.


Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey  1954
Follow your instincts.  That's where true wisdom manifests itself.


Once you understand that God is the centre of the Universe, it’s all very simple. Not a day goes by that I don’t say, ‘Thank you. I’m truly blessed.’


Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey quote: Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

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Joseph B. Wirthlin  1917 - 2008
Come what may.. And love it.


No matter our age, our circumstances, or abilities, each one of us can create something remarkable with our lives.


Each choice has a consequence. Each consequence a destination.


Sometimes those who start out the slowest end up going the farthest.


Rachel Wolchin

Rachel Wolchin
A person could be your compass, but never your Universe.


If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.


In life, you’ll meet two kinds of people.. The ones who build you up and the ones who tear you down. In the end, you’ll thank them both.


Loving someone can blind you, just as easily as losing then can open your eyes.


We can’t control the filters that others choose when they look at us.


Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf  1882 - 1941
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.


Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.


Lois Wyse

Lois Wyse  1926 - 2007
If you can’t add to the discussion, don’t subtract by talking.


Repeat nothing, absolutely nothing, that is told you in confidence. There is no such thing as telling just one person.


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Shelley Yates

Shelley Yates
Once you remember who you are, a Divine Being of the Universal Light of Grace, then you can no longer see others the same, for they too are a Divine piece of the same Source.


Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch  1964 - 2012
Everything we do affects other people.

Adam Yauch quote: Everything we do affects other people.  - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch  1964 - 2012
I think every person has the ability to effect change. Every one of us affects the world constantly through actions... through our every thought, our every word, the way that we interact with other people. We're constantly affecting the world.

Adam Yauch quote: I think every person has the ability to effect change. Every one of us affects the world constantly through actions.  - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch  1964 - 2012
It's pretty easy to see that wealth doesn't really equal happiness.


William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats  1865 - 1939
The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.


Edward Young

Edward Young  1683 - 1765
Procrastination is the thief of time.

Edward Young quote: Procrastination is the thief of time.  - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

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Margaret Young
Often people attempt to live their lives backwards, they try to have more things or more money in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are then do what you need to do in order to have what you want.


Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai  1997
This is what my Soul is telling me… Be peaceful and love everyone.


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Zen Paradigm
Stop thinking and talking about it and there is nothing you will not be able to know.


Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar  1926 - 2012
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.



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