100 Wisdom Quotes by Wisdom Course Author, James Blacker

A unique and inspiring set of examples.

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Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom Quote 1

“Integrity is a tool. It is the heart that it serves.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 2

“Drama is not love.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 3

“There’s a saying that he who goes out of his own home in search of happiness chases after a shadow. If you don’t understand that the deeper principle underneath this notion is actually a paradox then this saying will limit you.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 4

“Everything is contextual, but to make life simpler there’s only one decision I ever need to make – what is the intelligence of my body saying about this?” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 5

“I’m so grateful for the phenomenon of love that exists on the planet.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 6

“Has anyone ever told you that you’re no good or that you’re nothing special?

Has anyone enlightened ever told you that?” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 7

“You are NOT connected to God, Spirit, the Universe…

…you and it are one and the same.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 8

“What if you had to go backwards to go forwards to success? Would you be prepared to?” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 9

“Experience doesn’t come with age. Experience comes with doing things, trying things, or even thinking things.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 10

“We won’t be healthy as a society until the adults act and move like children, and as joyfully. …and that’s gonna require us to overcome a tremendous amount of self-sense fear of loss of social approval.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 11

“Co-operation between human beings is the key to health at a fundamental level. That co-operation will only take hold more fully when people realise who they are beyond their ego-based sense of self.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 12

“Forty is the new sixteen.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 13

“Eventually I’ve finally seen that being in control and controlling are totally opposites.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 14

“When it comes to everyday living, or study, or vocation, or even play, oftentimes when children say they don’t want to do things the adults want them to do, it’s not ‘cos they’re lazy, it’s because they want to live from their awareness.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 15

“The time for love is now.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 16

“Information, of a subtle and majestic kind, is the primary currency of the Universe.  Awareness is the key to accessing that information and intelligence available to us for our own greater good.” – James Blacker

…an ‘assist’ to my good friend, Jon Freeman, for helping me refine this understanding.

Wisdom Quote 17

“Make friends with your TRUE conscience. It wants for you what you truly want for you.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 18

“If you take an Integral approach, so you’re trying a few different ways that can bring success, you can afford for some ways not to work! – and you can still be successful. Try only going to bars to meet the woman of your dreams, and you can’t afford for that not to work. Try to get a job just using online applications, and you can’t afford for that not to work.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 19

“Consciousness is power.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 20

“Your own awareness can heal anything in you. It’s wisdom that gives you the courage to do so. I will teach you the wisdom principle, if you like.” – James Blacker

* By ‘anything’ I mean 100% of your emotions and emotional wounds, and (approx) 95% of your physical ailments.

Wisdom Quote 21

“Belief systems are alright until they become self-judgements.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 22

“Every negative thought you have is based on something that’s untrue.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 23

“To love something, and to bring consciousness to something, are the same thing.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 24

“Another day, another time to be glorious.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 25

“Success isn’t something you find, it’s something you ARE.” – James Blacker

…In what way do you think that success differs from what you are?

Wisdom Quote 26

“Everything now is about accessing consciousness.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 27

“True Success is acquired by the perfect blend of choice and detachment.” – James Blacker

Or, to expand further; True Success is acquired by the perfect blend of non-stop choice and detachment from the outcome.

Wisdom Quote 28

“In my mind, when I say “I love you”, this often simply translates to me as a peaceful notion such as “the universe exists” – for it is that which gave it purely.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 29

“I want to live at the speed of pure consciousness.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 30

“All of life… it doesn’t matter what exists, it needs and audience… …an that audience is consciousness.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 31

“The way to success …just stop not being it.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 32

“I have no age.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 33

“False humility is a denial of love.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 34

“True control is effortless and trying to control is a symptom of fear.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 35

“There are no strangers, only people who don’t understand oneness.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 36

“What’s the link between love and taking responsibility?” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 37

“I don’t believe in work, I only believe in creating value.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 38

“I can’t achieve what I was sent here to do and do any ironing.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 39

“Do you want to choose love?” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 40

“Mental freedom is the new gold.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 41

“Love is (self) acceptance. Allowance of that which is. To have a human mind is to have a tool that is eminently amenable to taking on board any influence which may detract or distract from this Utopia of consciousness. Therefore, to allow and accept – and observe – this mind, while it deviates and distracts …is …. an option.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 42

“With awareness, willpower becomes simple choice.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 43

“The power of responsibility is awesome.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 44

“Aliens wouldn’t have to be super-intelligent to take us over. Even if they didn’t spam-email their own species they’d be one up on us.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 45

“Just because the solution isn’t what you were expecting it to be doesn’t mean you can’t take it.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 46

“You’re allowed to show off. God’s been showing off for fourteen billion years!” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 47

“How to be in life rather than how to think about being in life.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 48

“TV is a distraction from being awesome.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 49

“Seeing that the (perception of) pain is often an illusion can be key. I am one with the Universe.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 50

“The world incorrectly thinks being single is an inferior state to being in a couple.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 51

“Seriously, losing weight is not about the times when you go down the gym, and it’s not about the times when you eat or don’t eat. It’s about quietening and healing your consciousness enough so that some things inside your mind and heart “shift”, through awareness of your own true desire for your own inner beauty and light, and THEN the gym – or the food – is an outcome, an expression, of that subtly enhanced sense of self & self-belief.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 52

“Dieting is like winning an American football game… …all you need is a bit of “Mo” – momentum… …winning starts with beginning….” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 53

“Meditate yourself slim. I’m telling you. That’s the way.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 54

“It’s just numbers. It’s just numbers. (someone in the office observing they’ll be 60 in four years). It doesn’t mean anything anymore. Wake up world.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 55

“The quieter I get, the more ‘me’ there is that I can feel is there.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 56

“Every moment is a miracle.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 57

“A little bit of shadow work can unveil a huge amount of physical energy.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 58

“If you use the word ‘should’ there’s some bit of reality you’re not willing to see.  (most contexts)” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 59

“You never know what’s gonna happen. But you do if you refuse to step into the unknown.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 60

“And the body sings, let me be free; let me show you what I can do. Let me show you a physical power beyond age and limitation. Let the now conditioned mind make way for the Universe to strut boldly and defiantly through your body’s physical expression and being with a new consciousness that speaks only what you already knew.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 61

“What if, instead of using the word ‘fear’, we used the word ego? So instead of saying, “what do you fear?”, one could ask oneself, “What do you ego?” ” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 62

“I can’t give that which doesn’t wish to be received.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 63

“Weirdness is a symptom of courage.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 64

“I’m so bored of my ego.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 65

“If you can’t feel other people’s pain you don’t know who you are.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 66

“Where is love without freedom to receive.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 67

“What is healthy to eat and what I enjoy eating are the same thing.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 68

“The purpose of the Universe is to show off. Look around you.  What’s happening?  The Universe is showing off.  But in the greater sense; a subtler version. 100 situps is the Universe showing off.  Compasion for others is the Universe showing off. A sunset is the Universe showing off, as is a rainy grey day.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 69

“The five main things that are wrong with dieting is that there’s denial, there’s forced exercise, you can fail them – there’s no guarantee of results, it takes time, and you can quit them.  So there’s a psychological way to turn all of that on it’s head to make it work for you.” – James Blacker

This quote is the main principle of my philosophy, as taken from my weight management teaching programme, The Wisdom Diet.

Wisdom Quote 70

“You’re never going to achieve something that your deepest sense of self knows is disrespectful to you.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 71

“If you can’t see the Divine in an insect, you can’t see the Divine in yourself.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 72

“Have you noticed…?  It asks a price of you, that authenticity you wish for.” – James Blacker

….and that price is letting go…

Wisdom Quote 73

“If my true intent comes from a deeper place than my conscious intent does, I’m likely to be disappointed at a conscious level.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 74

“bE GOne” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 75

“To say that you don’t have desires because you are one with Spirit is to forget that The Big Bang happened.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 76

“If you’re not ready to hear a ‘Yes’, you can’t respect a ‘No’. ” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 77

“A boundary isn’t a ‘No’, it’s a ‘Yes’. ” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 78

“By the time I’ve had a desire, or rather had an awareness of a desire, and thought that the desire is ‘mine’, the desirer of the desire has already moved on, because he, it, knows that it’s already been set in motion.  So I am already living one step behind by living in my mind rather than my being.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 79

“In the gaps between our nagging Egoic thoughts is the Wisdom and knowing of our True Self.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 80

“Taking responsibility is the starting point of all desirable experience.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 81

“Overstated self-concern stops things being fun.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 82

“If the love story that you see in the movies is to be possible, it has to come with a commitment and courage to be commited when it’s challenging to love which you don’t see in the movies.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 83

“The reason you think that love hurts is that you’ve been taught to align your heart to untruth.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 84

“In my opinion, one of the most valuable things a parent can say is “you are entitled to your own free will”. ” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 85

“Can you avoid the temptation to fill the silence, the empty space of truth, and so allow through your greatness, self-love & joy?” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 86

“Nothing is laziness.  …in life or nature.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 87

“They call it fast food because you’ll reach your death a lot quicker if you go too fast with it.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 88

“It’s a mindset, not a mind set in stone.  If it doesn’t serve you and you want to change it, you can.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 89

“If you can face the truth of pain, you can probably face the truth of everything else.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 90

“To create an infinite relationship, one cannot be attached to finite objects.  …and everything in life is an  object.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 91

“Children don’t need wisdom, they just need loving unconditionally.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 92

“I’ve given up trying to find the woman of my dreams.  I’m going to find the woman of my awakening.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 93

“People who meditate go all over the world.  People who don’t sit in armchairs.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 94

“If you want to be healthy, do your shadow work.  That’s absolutistic, but please take the gist.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 95

“If you love someone you have to own it.  You have to understand that it’s your love, not theirs.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 96

“There’s nothing really to genius, but it’s just the absence of second guessing yourself.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 97

“If you’re not living from awareness you’re probably living somebody else’s life.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 98

“Love is the acceptance of that which is true.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 99

“You don’t want a food, you want a food in a particular context.” – James Blacker

Wisdom Quote 100

“If you’re wondering if you can do it, you can.” – James Blacker