Gems of Wisdom
Your mind cannot possibly understand God. Your heart already knows. Minds are designed for carrying out the orders of the heart.
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
— George Bernard Shaw
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need but not every man’s greed.
— Mahatma Gandhi
Nurture your mind with great thoughts.
— Benjamin Disraeli
The unexamined life is not worth living.
The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
— Albert Schweitzer
To have striven, to have made an effort, to have been true to certain ideals—this alone is worth the struggle. We are here to add what we can to, not to get what we can from life.
— Sir William Osler
You are used to listening to the buzz of the world, but now is the time to develop
the inner ear that listens to the inner world. It is time to have a foot in each world and it can be done.
— St. Bartholomew
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to
— Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite direction.
— E.F. Schumacher