Inspiring Quotes from the Heroic Wisdom Library

Life-changing ideas and insights from some of the world's greatest thinkers.

Be quick, but don’t hurry . . . and always be in balance.
Andrew Hill
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For men in a state of freedom had thatch for their shelter, while slavery dwells beneath marble and gold.
Seneca
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Negative thoughts are like microtoxins—relatively harmless when your exposure is low, but in high quantities they are poisonous to your mind.
Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D.
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To be disciplined is literally to be a disciple to something larger than you.
Mark Divine
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Not knowing what you really want to do, your mind falls into a routine in which there is only boredom, decay and death. That is why it is very important to find out while you are young what it is you really *love* to do; and this is the only way to create a new society.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
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When we think about problems, our problems grow. When we think about solutions, our solutions grow. Thinking about solutions makes life much more enjoyable and allows us to become much more successful.
Jason Selk
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The key to joyful deliberate creating is to choose the subjects of your thoughts *intentionally* while paying close attention to how each thought feels, for unless you are aware of how the thought feels, you have no understanding of where you are on the sliding scale of vibrational possibilities.
Esther Hicks
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Know that a word suddenly shot from the tongue is like an arrow shot from the bow. Son, that arrow won't turn back on its way; you must damn the torrent at its source.
Mevlana Rumi
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The real student is studying, learning, inquiring, exploring, not just until he is twenty or twenty-five, but throughout life.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
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As long as you think that the cause of your problem is “out there”—as long as you think that anyone or anything is responsible for your suffering—the situation is hopeless. It means that you are forever in the role of victim, that you’re suffering in paradise.
Byron Katie
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