Do you have any favourite words of wisdom?  I’ve collected many over the years.  They act as guidance and inspiration, even if the wisdom they contain may take a lifetime to put into practice!  Here is a sample of Orchard Air favourites to contemplate…

 ON BELIEFS:

“A belief is only a thought you continue to think.”

 

ON YOUR THOUGHTS:

“Don’t believe everything you think.

Thoughts are just that – thoughts.”

– Allan Lokos

 

ON SADNESS:

“The soul would have no rainbow, had the eyes no tears.”

 

ON INFLUENCE:

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing

 because he could only do a little.”

– Edmund Burke in 1783

 

ON PAIN:

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”

– Kahlil Gibran

 

ON MISTAKES:

“A man who is not able to make mistakes, will hardly make anything.”

– English Proverb

 

ON BEING ALONE: 

“Loneliness is feeling the pain of being alone;

 Solitude is feeling the joy of being alone”

 

ON EXPERIENCE:

“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.”

– Vernon Saunders Law

 

ON BUSYNESS:

“You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes a day,

unless you are too busy, then you should sit for an hour.”

– Ancient Zen proverb

 

ON FOLLOWING RULES:

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.”

– Katherine Hepburn

Which quote resonates most with you?

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