Wisdom
Quotes To Live By: G & H

Heraclitus quote: No man ever steps in the same river twice.. For it's not the same river and he's not the same man. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

The wisdom quote on this page are all from sources and authors surnames V through to Z. The other pages are:  A,  B,  C & D,  E & F,  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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Wisdom Quotes:  G   



Galileo

Galileo  1564 - 1642
You cannot teach a person anything. You can only help him find it within himself.


Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi  1869 - 1948
An ounce of practice is worth tons of preaching.


Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.


Like the bee gathering honey from different flowers, the wise person accepts the essence of the different scriptures, and sees only the good in all religions.


Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.


You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.


Tony Gaskins

Tony Gaskins  1984
Don’t lose yourself trying to be everything for everyone.


Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin  1848 - 1903
I shut my eyes in order to see.


Shakti Gawain

Shakti Gawain  1948
The people we are in relationships with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors reflecting their beliefs. So relationships is one of the most powerful tools for growth.


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Jennifer Gayle
Always appreciate what you have in this moment.. Before it disappears into something you once had.


Chief Dan George

Chief Dan George  1899 - 1981
If the very old will remember, the very young will listen.


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Papiha Ghosh
In my Soul, I am still that small child who did not care about anything else but the beautiful colours of a rainbow.


Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Art is a step in the known toward the unknown.


Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Beauty is not in the face.  Beauty is a Light in the heart.

Kahlil Gibran quote: Beauty is not in the face, beauty is a light in the heart. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.


Everything in creation exists within you, and everything in you exists in creation.


Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.

Kahlil Gibran quote: Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
He who stares at the small and near images will have difficulty in seeing and distinguishing those that are great and remote.


If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.


In the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.


Inspiration is in seeing a part of the whole with the part of the whole in you.


Keep me from the wisdom that does not weep, and the philosophy that does not laugh, and the pride that does not bow its head before a child.


Love knows not its depth till the hour of separation.

Kahlil Gibran quote: Love knows not its depth till the hour of separation. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
Man’s value is in the few things he creates and not in the many possessions he amasses.


Oratory is the cunning of the tongue over the ear, but eloquence is the joining of the heart with the Soul.


Remembrance is a tripping stone in the path of hope.


Sayings remain meaningless until they are embodied in habits.


The hungry savage picks a fruit from the tree and eats it. The hungry citizen in civilized society buys a fruit from the one who bought it from another who bought it from him who picked it from the tree.


The millstone may break down, but the river continues its course to the sea.


The most solid stone in the structure is the lowest one in the foundations.


The sultan of sultans is he who has gained the love of the pauper.


The tree that contrives to cheat life by living in the shade withers when it is removed and replanted in the sun.


The truth that needs proof is only half true.


There is no true wealth beyond a man’s need.


There is only one Universal religion whose varied paths are but the fingers of the loving hand of the Supreme Being.

Kahlil Gibran quote: There is only one Universal religion whose varied paths are but the fingers of the loving hand of the Supreme Being. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran  1883 - 1931
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.


We fear death, yet we long for slumber and beautiful dreams.


Haim Ginott

Haim Ginott  1922 - 1973
If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.


Neville Goddard

Neville Goddard  1905 - 1972
All you need is time... and you have it... NOW

Neville Goddard quote: All you need is time and you have it... NOW. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Neville Goddard

Neville Goddard  1905 - 1972
Use your imagination lovingly on behalf of another.


Where knowledge ends... feeling and imagination begin.

Neville Goddard quote: Where knowledge ends... feeling and imagination begin. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Seth Godin

Seth Godin  1960
Just because the tide is out, doesn't mean there is less water in the ocean.

Seth Godin quote: Just because the tide is out, doesn't mean there is less water in the ocean. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Johann Wolfgang Goethe  1749 - 1832
It’s not that age brings childhood back again, age merely shows what children we remain.


Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh  1853 - 1890
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.


Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith  1730 - 1774
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.


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Alban Goodier
He is truly happy who makes others happy.  Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are those who live, who make the best use of their lives, these are those who have found the secret of contentment.


Richelle E. Goodrich

Richelle E. Goodrich
A mother is a child’s first looking glass into the world.

Richelle E. Goodrich quote: A mother is a child’s first looking glass into the world. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByEmma & Seth

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Diane Grant
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.


Pam Grout

Pam Grout  1956
You are connected to everything and everyone else in the Universe.


Your every thought always affects physical reality.


Your thoughts are magic. Not one of them goes unheeded by the Universe. Whatever it is you think and feel the great Universal Energy stands up and says, ‘I second it.’


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Wisdom Quotes:  H  



HA-Tony Neate

HA-Tony Neate
Freedom is a state of mind, not a state of being.


History is there to be learned from and not lived to.

HA-Tony Neate quote: History is there to be learned from and not lived to. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

HA-Tony Neate

HA-Tony Neate
We are entering an age in which each individual needs to acknowledge their responsibility to themselves and to every other form of life on this planet. With this kind of openess and respect the future of humankind is unlimited.


You choose your parents, not primarily for what they are or were, but for the challenges YOU need to help you forward in your evolution.


Hafiz

Hafiz  1325 - 1389
An awake heart is like a sky that pours Light.


The words you speak become the house you live in.

Hafiz quote: The words you speak become the house you live in. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Alex Haley

Alex Haley  1921 - 1992
We all suffer. If a man’s wise, he learns from it.


When you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand, nor can your hand pick up anything.


You can never enslave somebody who knows who he is.


Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh  1926
Let us not be afraid of decreasing. It is like the moon, we see the moon increasing and decreasing, but it is always the moon.

Thich Nhat Hanh quote: Let us not be afraid of decreasing. It is like the moon, we see the moon increasing and decreasing, but it is always the moon. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh  1926
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is... our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.

Thich Nhat Hanh quote: The most precious gift we can offer anyone is... our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh  1926
The present moment is the only moment available to us, and it is the door to all moments.


Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay  1964
Sometimes it’s what you don’t have that dictates or guides your life the most.


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Nassim Haramein  1962
Since time is distance in space, time is memory on the structure of space. Without memory, there is no time. Without time, there is no memory. It then follows that the energy that we perceive as the material world must be information, or energy on the structure of space.


David R. Hawkins

David R. Hawkins  1927 - 2012
What the mind believes, the body expresses.


Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne  1804 - 1864
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne quote: Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp. - illustrated by Sandra Reeves - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByIllustration Sandra Reeves

Friedrich Hebbel

Friedrich Hebbel  1813 - 1863
Dreams are the best evidence that we are not as firmly shut in our skins as we believe.


Max Heindel

Max Heindel  1865 - 1919
Truth is not found once and forever. Truth is eternal and the quest for truth must also be eternal.


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Lucas Hellmer
Aim not for what you are, but for what you could be.

Lucas Hellmer quote: Aim not for what you are, but for what you could be. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Arthur Helps

Arthur Helps  1813 - 1875
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.


Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix  1942 - 1970
Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens.

Jimi Hendrix quote: Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix  1942 - 1970
When the power of love overcomes the love of power... then the world will know peace.

Jimi Hendrix quote: When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn  1929 - 1993
For beautiful eyes - look for the good in others. For beautiful lips - speak only words of kindness. And for poise - walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.


Heraclitus

Heraclitus  535BC - 475BC
No man ever steps in the same river twice.. For it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.


There is nothing permanent... except change.

Heraclitus quote: There is nothing permanent, except change. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Mike Hernacki

Mike Hernacki
All true success flows out of giving something to someone.

Mike Hernacki quote: All true success flows out of giving something to someone. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Mike Hernacki

Mike Hernacki
True success does not always come in forms that are visible or measurable.


Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse  1877 - 1962
You know quite well deep within you that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation and that is called loving.


Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill  1883 - 1970
The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun.  It's the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the wind and rains and scorching sun.

Napoleon Hill quote: The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill  1883 - 1970
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.


To be a star… You must shine your own light, follow your own path and don’t worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.

Napoleon Hill quote: The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Edmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary  1919 - 2008
It is not the mountain that we conquer, but ourselves.


Hippocrates

Hippocrates  460BC - 370BC
Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.


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Hitopadesa, The
Hospitality is to be shown even towards an enemy. The tree doth not withdraw its shade, even from the woodcutter.


Robert Holden

Robert Holden  1964
Beware of Destination Addiction...
a preoccupation with the idea that happiness is in the next place, the next job and with the next partner. Until you give up the idea that happiness is somewhere else, it will never be where you are.


Happiness doesn't come and go, what comes and goes is your attunement to happiness.

Robert Holden quote: Happiness doesn't come and go, what comes and goes is your attunement to happiness. - Spiritual Quotes To Live ByJulie (2000)

Robert Holden

Robert Holden  1964
People will treat you the way YOU treat you.

Robert Holden quote: People will treat you the way YOU treat you. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Robert Holden

Robert Holden  1964
To have time for what is valuable, you have to stop giving time to what isn't.

Robert Holden quote: To have time for what is valuable,  you have to stop giving time to what isn't. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Robert Holden

Robert Holden  1964
You are what you seek.

Robert Holden quote: You are what you seek. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Ernest Holmes

Ernest Holmes  1887 - 1960
The great spiritual geniuses, whether it was Moses, Buddha, Plato, Socrates, Jesus or Emerson.. Have taught man to look within to find God.


Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes  1809 - 1894
A moments insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

Oliver Wendell Holmes quote: A moments insight is sometimes worth a life's experience. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes  1809 - 1894
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.


Bell Hooks

Bell Hooks  1952
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.


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Hopi Proverb
When the grandmothers speak.. The Earth will be healed.


Horace

Horace  65BC - 8AD
Once sent out, a word takes wings beyond recall.


Remember to preserve a calm Soul amid difficulties.

Horace quote: Remember to preserve a calm Soul amid difficulties. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Horace

Horace  65BC - 8AD
Seize the day.


Edgar Watson Howe

Edgar Watson Howe  1853 - 1937
A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.


Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard  1859 - 1915
He who does not understand your silence, will probably not understand your words.


One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.


The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.


The love we give away is the only love we keep.

Elbert Hubbard quote: The love we give away is the only love we keep. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard  1859 - 1915
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.


Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo  1802 - 1885
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.


Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view?


Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Drop the sword, for there is but one flesh to wound, and that is the One flesh of all humankind.


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David Hume  1711 - 1776
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.

David Hume quote: Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley  1894 - 1963
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressive is music.


The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.


Thomas Huxley

Thomas Huxley  1825 - 1895
I am too much of a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything.

Thomas Huxley quote: I am too much of a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By


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