Heart with fancy border, pierced by a sword, in a cartoonish style

Bleeding Heart Quotes

The association of compassion with a bleeding heart can be attributed to the visual imagery it evokes. A bleeding heart suggests a deep emotional connection and a willingness to feel…

stained-glass looking image of a human head against a background. Mostly blues and browns.

Philosophy Quotes

Philosophy, often described as the love of wisdom, has been a subject of contemplation and inquiry for centuries. Through the profound words of philosophers, we gain insights into the complexities…

close-up of grungy vintage typeset word TRADITION on metal backdrop.

Tradition Quotes

A tradition is a pattern of thought or action that is passed down from past generations, as part of inherited culture. It's often used to describe a body of religious…

Man looking up. Dark background, most of face is dark except top surface of his face.

Beliefs and Believing Quotes

Beliefs shape our perspectives and guide our actions. A belief is not just something we think, it is an idea we are committed to (the word comes from be+"love"). We…

ferns with faded forest and sunlight in background

Reverence for Life Quotes

Albert Schweitzer was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his Reverence for Life philosophy. What was that philosophy? What did Schweitzer and others say about it? Here are a few…

A magnifying glass with the word humanism repeated underneath it

Humanism Quotes

Humanism as a philosophy and life stance is grounded in the idea that people are capable of making ethical decisions, and that people are responsible for their actions. In the…

a side view of a compass with the arrow pointing to the word Values in red

Values Quotes

Values are the set of beliefs and principles that guide our behavior and shape our character. They are essential to our lives, as they help us to make sense of…

A distant astronomical object (galaxy?) against a dark sky

Science Quotes

Science, as both a body of knowledge and a practice, is about understanding the world in which we live through curious investigation and through testing of our theories by observation…

dictionary page showing definition of faith

Faith Quotes

Faith is the feeling of certainty or trust, a loyalty to a belief or idea. Faith can also signal conviction. Faith can mean a strong belief in God or another religious belief, or it can mean any strongly held belief or conviction.

tunnel image with question mark at center

Doubt and Uncertainty Quotes

Doubt is the feeling of uncertainty about something, calling into question whether something is true or possible. Uncertainty is a feeling or status where something is not known, and can…

Portrait of an African American woman with open hands.

Spirituality Quotes

Spirituality is a quality of life and mind, as well as a practice to bring on that quality. Spirituality is often about religious experience, and it can also describe what…