Words Of Wisdom Quotes

Words Of Wisdom Quotes by Martin Luther King, Jr., Pericles, Gottfried Leibniz, Erwin Schrodinger, Emil Brunner, Charles Dickens and many others.

A man can't ride your back unless it's bent.

A man can’t ride your back unless it’s bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
Now this connection or adaption of all created things with each, and of each with all the rest, means that each simple substance has relations which express all the others, and that consequently it is a perpetual living mirror of the universe.
Gottfried Leibniz
We must not wait for things to come, believing that they are decided by irrescindable destiny. If we want it, we must do something about it.
Erwin Schrodinger
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
Emil Brunner
Everybody said so. Far be it from me to assert that what everybody says must be true. Everybody is, often, as likely to be wrong as right.
Charles Dickens
Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.
If Allah has written for you happiness, no one can steal that from you, and if He has written for your heart to break, then no-one can mend it but He, so always put your trust in Allah.
Aaidh ibn Abdullah al-Qarni
The monad, of which we shall speak here, is nothing but a simple substance which enters into compounds; simple, that is to say, without parts.
Gottfried Leibniz
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Since philosophy is the art which teaches us how to live, and since children need to learn it as much as we do at other ages, why do we not instruct them in it?
Michel de Montaigne
Philosophical discussions habitually make men happy and joyful not frowning and sad.
Michel de Montaigne
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Money should be used to help others.
Neem Karoli Baba
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller
Women have the right to mount the scaffold; they should likewise have the right to mount the rostrum.
Olympe de Gouges
Just like an ordinary guitar string, a fundamental string can vibrate in different modes. And it is these different modes of vibration of the string that are understood in string theory as being the different elementary particles.
Lee Smolin