Wisdom Quotes To Live By
Page 4 - Sources R to Z

If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration - Nikola Tesla - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

The wisdom quotes on this page are all from authors surnames or sources R to Z. For more words of wisdom from many other sources please take a look at pages A to E, F to K, and L to Q There is also a page of clever/wise sayings which are all from unknown sources and a condensed page of 100 Inspirational Words Of Wisdom

Quotes are listed alphabetically on surname/source

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Wisdom Quotes:  R   



Osho Rajneesh

Osho Rajneesh  1931 - 1990
There is only one courage and that is the courage to go on dying to the past, not to collect it, not to accumulate it, not to cling to it. We all cling to the past and because we cling to the past we become unavailable to the present.


Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve  1952 - 2004
Once you choose hope...
Anything's possible.

Once you choose hope, anything's possible - Christopher Reeve - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Jean Paul Richter

Jean Paul Richter  1763 - 1825
The more sand has escaped from the hour glass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.


Will Rogers

Will Rogers  1879 - 1935
Don't let yesterday
take up too much of today.


Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt  1884 - 1962
A woman is like a teabag... you never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water.


Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt  1882 - 1945
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.


Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross  1926 - 2004
People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.


Don Miguel Ruiz

Don Miguel Ruiz  1952
Be immune to others opinions...  What others say and do is a projection of their own reality.


Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 - 1273
Close both eyes and see with the other eye.


Do not feel lonely... the entire Universe is inside You.

Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you - Rumi - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 - 1273
Listen with ears of tolerance.
See through eyes of compassion.
Speak with the language of love.


Look for the answer inside your question.


Respond to every call that excites your Spirit.


Set your life on fire... Seek those who fan your flames.


The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.


The Soul has been given its own ears to hear things that the mind does not understand.


The wound is the place where the Light enters you.


What strikes the oyster does not damage the pearl.


Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world.  Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.


You are not a drop in the ocean... you are the entire ocean in a drop.

You are not a drop in the ocean, you are the entire ocean in a drop - Rumi - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Jalal Uddin Rumi

Jalal Uddin Rumi  1207 - 1273
You are searching the world for treasure... but the real treasure is yourself.


Your thoughts are a veil on the face of the moon.  That moon is your heart, and those thoughts cover your heart. So let them go, just let them fall into the water.


John Ruskin

John Ruskin  1819 - 1900
When love and skill work together...
expect a masterpiece.


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Leo Rusten  1908 - 1997
It is not that which is beautiful that pleases us, but that which pleases us is called beautiful.


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De Saint-Real
Wisdom is to the Soul what health is to the body.


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Wisdom Quotes:  S   



SaLuSa-Mike Quinsey

SaLuSa (Mike Quinsey)
Sow the seeds of truth and one day they will grow and become the flowers of understanding.

Sow the seeds of truth and one day they will grow and become the flowers of understanding - SaLuSa (Mike Quinsey) - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

George Santayana

George Santayana  1863 - 1952
The Earth has music for those who listen.


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George Scialabba
Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.


Seneca

Seneca  4BC - 65AD
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.


It is part of the cure to wish to be cured.


It's not because things are difficult, that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture, that they are difficult.


Seth-Jane Roberts

Seth (Jane Roberts  1929 - 1984)
When every young man refuses to go to war, you will have peace. You do not defend any idea with violence.


Dr Seuss

Dr Seuss  1904 - 1991
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.


Why fit in when you were born to stand out.

Why fit in when you were born to stand out - Dr Seuss - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy  1937
If we don't change, we don't grow.
If we don't grow, we are not really living.


Will Smith

Will Smith  1968
Being realistic is the most common path to mediocrity.


Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions.


Ralph W. Sockman

Ralph W. Sockman  1889 - 1970
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as real strength.


Socrates

Socrates  470BC - 399BC
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.


He is richest who is content with the least, for contentment is the wealth of nature.


The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new - Socrates - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Socrates

Socrates  470BC - 399BC
Wisdom begins in wonder.


Rupert Spira

Rupert Spira  1960
Many of our ideas and beliefs about ourselves and the world are so deeply ingrained that we are unaware that they are beliefs and take them, without question, for the absolute truth.


Time is the eternal now, seen through the narrow slit of the mind.


Barry Stevens

Barry Stevens  1902 - 1985
Don't push the river,
it flows by itself.


Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson  1850 - 1894
That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.


Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard  1937
Every exit is an entry somewhere else.


Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift  1667 - 1745
Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.


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Tao Te Ching
The highest goodness is like water. Water benefits all things and does not compete. It stays in the lowly places which others despise, therefore it is near the eternal.


Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa  1910 - 1997
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.


We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop - Mother Teresa - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla  1856 - 1943
If you want to find the secrets of the Universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.


My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration.  I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.


The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of existence.


Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.


Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?


It takes two to speak truth one to speak and another to listen.


Man emulates Earth.
Earth emulates Heaven.
Heaven emulates The Way.
The Way emulates Nature.

Man emulates earth, earth emulates heaven, heaven emulates the way, the way emulates nature - Henry David Thoreau - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau  1817 - 1862
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.


Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.


Paul Tillich

Paul Tillich  1886 - 1965
Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone.


J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien  1892 - 1973
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.


Not all who wander...   are lost.

Not all who wander are lost - J.R.R. Tolkien - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle  1948
Some changes look negative on the surface, but you will soon realize that space is being created in your life for something new to emerge.


To meet everything and everyone through stillness, instead of mental noise, is the greatest gift you can offer the Universe.


Thomas Traherne

Thomas Traherne  1636 - 1674
As nothing is more easy than to think, so nothing is more difficult than to think well.


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Alexandra Trentor
The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see.


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TV


Fringe
Real is just a matter of perception.

REAL is just a matter of perception - TV Series Fringe - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

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TV


Star Trek - Next Generation
There are things we do not understand and yet they exist non the less.


Mark Twain

Mark Twain  1835 - 1910
Adam was the only man who, when he said a good thing, knew that nobody has said it before him.


Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that crushed it.


Great people make you feel that you too can become great.


Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read.


Asha Tyson

Asha Tyson
Your journey has moulded you for the greater good. It was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the NOW.  And Now is the right time.


Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu  600BC
Contentment is the greatest treasure. Health is the greatest possession. Confidence is the greatest friend.


He who controls others may be powerful but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.


Mastering others is strength.   Mastering yourself is true power.


Nature does not hurry...  Yet everything is accomplished.

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished - Lao Tzu - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu  600BC
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.


When you realize there is nothing lacking,  the whole world belongs to you.


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Leonardo de Vinci

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


Learn how to see.  Realize that everything connects to everything else.


Virgil

Virgil  70BC - 19AD
Maybe one day we shall be glad to remember even these hardships.


They can because they think they can.

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

Doreen Virtue

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


Voltaire

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


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Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch  1943
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.


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 what is true about another.


William Arthur Ward

William Arthur Ward  1921 - 1994
If you can imaging it, you can create it.
If you can dream it, you can become it.


Oscar Wilde

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


Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Creating new paths requires moving old obstacles.


Hidden paths can't be walked without moving obstacles.


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


Life is the best teacher.

Life is the best teacher - Anthony Douglas Williams - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Anthony Douglas Williams

Anthony Douglas Williams
Not a single creature on earth has more or less right to be here.


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.


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


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


Truth seeks light, lies seek shadows.


What would you think if all your thoughts reached Heaven?

What would you think if all your thoughts reached heaven? - Anthony Douglas Williams - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Oprah Winfrey

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


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

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

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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.

Everything we do affects other people - Adam Yauch - 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.


It's pretty easy to see that wealth doesn't really equal happiness.


Edward Young

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

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

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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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