Wisdom
Quotes To Live By: E & F

Ralph Waldo Emerson quote: The wise man in the storm prays God, not from safety from danger, but from deliverance for fear.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

The wisdom quotes on this page are all from sources and authors surnames and F. The other pages are:  A,  B,  C & D,  G & H,  I - L,  M,  N - Q,  R & S,  T & U,  V - Z.  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.)

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Umberto Eco

Umberto Eco  1932 - 2016
I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.


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Arthur Eddington  1882 - 1944
I ask you to look both ways. For the road to knowledge of the stars leads through the atom; and important knowledge of the atom has been reached through the stars.


Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.


Creativity is intelligence having fun.

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein quote: Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByLucy & Seth

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.


Never do anything against conscience, even if the state demands it.

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
Never give up on what you really want to do.  The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.


No problem can be solved in the same consciousness that was used to create it.

Albert Einstein quote: No problem can be solved in the same consciousness that was used to create it. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
Our separation from each other is an optical illusion of consciousness.

Albert Einstein quote: Our separation from each other is an optical illusion of consciousness. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein  1879 - 1955
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.


Reality is merely an illusion...   albeit a very persistent one.


The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery. There comes a leap in consciousness, call it intuition or what you will, and the solution comes to you and you don't know how or why.


The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honours the servant and has forgotten the gift.


The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.


Try to become not a man of success, but try rather to become a man of value.


Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.


Charles Eisenstein

Charles Eisenstein  1967
Each person you interact with is an entire Universe unto themselves, a Divine Being unspeakably precious.

Charles Eisenstein  quote: Each person you interact with is an entire Universe unto themselves, a Divine Being unspeakably precious. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByShona & Jessica (2002)

T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot  1888 - 1965
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.


Time present and time past, are both perhaps present in time future, and time future contained in time past.


Hal Elrod

Hal Elrod  1979
Believe in your potential.. Not your past.

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Hal Elrod

Hal Elrod  1979
Need nothing. Enjoy everything. Love all.


When you are consciously aware of all that you have to be grateful for, your life is in perfect harmony.


Who you’re becoming is far more important than what you’re doing, and yet, it is what you’re doing that is determining who you’re becoming.


You are where you are because of who you were, but where you go depends entirely on who you choose to be.


Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge, as the plant has root, bud and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.


Common sense is genius dressed in it's working clothes.


Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on someone without getting some on yourself.


Knowledge is the antidote to fear.


Money often costs too much.


People only see what they are prepared to see.


Real action is in silent moments.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882


The babe by its mother
Lies bathed in joy
Glide its hours uncounted
The sun is its toy
Shines the peace of all being
Without cloud, in its eyes
And the sum of the world
In soft miniature lies

Ralph Waldo Emerson quote: The babe by its mother, Lies bathed in joy, Glide its hours uncounted, The sun is its toy, Shines the peace of all being.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByJoey (2012)

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near.


The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson quote: The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Spiritual Quotes To Live Bywisdom quote

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 - 1882
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.


The wise man in the storm prays God, not from safety from danger, but from deliverance for fear. It is the storm within which endangers him, not the storm without.


Thought is the blossom, language the bud, action the fruit behind it.


What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.


Epictetus

Epictetus  55 - 135
All religions must be tolerated for every man must get to Heaven in his own way.

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Epictetus

Epictetus  55 - 135
Don’t explain your philosophy.. Embody it.


He is a wise man, who does not grieve for the things he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

Epictetus quote: He is a wise man, who does not grieve for the things he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Epictetus

Epictetus  55 - 135
We are disturbed, not by what happens to us, but by our thoughts about what happens.

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Epictetus

Epictetus  55 - 135
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.


Epicurus

Epicurus  341BC - 270BC
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.


Euripides

Euripides  480BC - 406BC
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. 


The good and the wise live quiet lives.


Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.


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Blossom Goodchild

Federation Of Light-Blossom Goodchild
If it be the case that ‘nothing matters’… which is so… then ALL and EVERYTHING is just another experience, no matter HOW / WHAT / WHY / WHEN it takes place… it is just LIFE unfolding throughout EVERY conceivable possibility.


Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell  1967
Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet, to see who they really are.


Martin Henry Fischer

Martin Henry Fischer  1879 - 1962
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.


Minorities are the stars of the firmament; majorities, the darkness in which they float.


The tears of the red, yellow, black, brown and white man are all the same.


Anatole France

Anatole France  1844 - 1924
If a million people say a foolish thing - it is still a foolish thing.


To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.


Anne Frank

Anne Frank  1929 - 1945
No one has ever become poor by giving.


Think of all the beauty still left around you... and be happy.

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin  1706 - 1790
Happiness consists more in small conveniences or pleasures that occur every day, than in great pieces of good fortune that happen but seldom to a man in the course of his life.

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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin  1706 - 1790
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin quote: Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByEmma with Seth & Lucy

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman  1937
How do we stop racism? Stop talking about it. I’m going to stop calling you a white man, and I’m going to ask you to stop calling me a black man.


Erich Fromm

Erich Fromm  1900 - 1980
It requires courage to let go of certainties.


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Robert Frost  1874 - 1963
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.


Robert Fulghum

Robert Fulghum  1937
Don’t worry that children never listen to you.. Worry that they are always watching you.


Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller  1895 - 1983
Integrity is the essence of everything successful.


People should think things out fresh and not just accept conventional terms and the conventional way of doing things.


There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.


When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty, but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.


You never change something by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.



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