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Insight Quotes

A Select Collection of Insight Quotes


It is one thing to scratch the surface, it is entirely another to develop an insight. In my quest to find quotations on relatively obscure topics, here is a collection of insight quotes.

Oliver Wendell Holmes
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

Denis Waitley
All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners... looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing... not moving toward excellence.

Paul Gauguin
I shut my eyes in order to see.

William Blake
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.

Antoine Saint-Exupéry
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.

Ann Landers
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

Stephen Hawking
My goal is simple. It is complete understanding of the universe, why it as it is and why it exists as all.

G. K. Chesterton
One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.

St. Augustine
People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Rainer Maria Rilke
Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.

Kahlil Gibran
Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

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