Inspirational Quotes

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.  (Eckhart Tolle)

Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger. (St James)

There is no fear in love. (St John)

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. (Coco Chanel)

Neither do I condemn you; go, and from now on sin no more. (Jesus Christ)

Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality. (Ralph Marston)

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself. (Ursula K. LeGuin)

Do not be afraid. (Jesus)

When we hear another person’s feelings and needs, we recognize our common humanity. (Marshall Rosenberg)

When the power of love will replace the love of power, then will our world know the blessings of peace. (William Ewart Gladstone)

Let the power of your love change the world, but never let the problems of this world change the beauty of your love. (Debasish Mridha)

Be the change that you want to see in the world. (Mahatma Gandhi)

…because God is love.  In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.  (St John)

Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or make you happy. (Robert Tew)

Tough times never last, but tough people do. (Robert H. Schuller)

Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it. (Bruce Lee)

I find that when really love and accept and approve of ourselves exactly as we are, then everything in life works. (Louise Hay)

We don’t even know strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome. (Isabel Allende)

There is a light which cannot ever be extinguished. It is inside of you. It is you. (Neale Donald Walsch)

When you make choices, please remember: what is good for you but not good for others won’t be good for you either, eventually; what’s good for you and others but not good for the Earth won’t be good for you or others either, eventually; what’s good for you, others, and the Earth will be good for all. (Ilchi Lee)

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. (William Jennings Bryan)

Sometimes, there is a lot of darkness in this world. As I see it, you have two choices. You can be a part that darkness or you can be light. Be the light. (Tom Giaquinto)

A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. (Hugh Downs)

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance. Then, whenever doubts, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal – and soon they’ll forget my number. (Edith Armstrong Talbot)

When it rains, it pours. Maybe the art of life is to convert tough times to great experiences: we can choose to hate the rain or dance in it. (Joan Marques).

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. (Jesus)

Begin anywhere. (John Cage)

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. (Walt Whitman)

When you see yourself in others, it is impossible to hurt anyone else. (The Buddha)

Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! (St Paul)

Turn your wounds into wisdom. (Oprah)

The world is full of nice people. If you can’t find one, be one. (Nishan Panwar)

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  ( Mark Twain)

Focus on being productive instead of busy. (Tim Ferriss)

Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is. (Anne Frank)

If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is. (Catherine Pulsifier)

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. (Arthur Ashe)

You can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them. (Shonda Rhimes)

This is your life and you are the curator. Be intentional. Be selective with what you let in. (Seed & Song)

Before you speak, THINK (T = Is it true? H = Is it helpful? I = Is it inspiring? N = Is it necessary? K = Is it kind?)

It is not that hard to say: 1) I love you. 2) I am sorry. 3) Please forgive me and 4) Thank you.

Pause. Breathe. Smile.

I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. (Jesus)

You are not alone.

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. (Kurt Cobain)

I never lose. Either I win or learn. (Nelson Mandela)

If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is. (Angelina Jolie)

It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. (Lewis Carroll)

God is the shelter of our souls.

I didn’t get there by wishing for it, but by working for it. (Estee Lauder)

Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. (Helen Keller)

You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth. (William W. Purkey)

Breathe deeply and allow yourself to let go. If you were able to let it into your world, you are able to let it go. (Seed & Song)

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  (Mark Twain)

Be Kind.  Be Patient.  Be generous.  Be accepting.  Be all of these things to yourself.  That is where it begins.  (Seed & Song)

Wherever you are, be all there.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. (Confucius)

Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present. (Bil Keane)

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power and of love, and of a sound mind. (St Paul)

Stop, breathe, look around and embrace the miracle of each day, the miracle of life. (Jeffrey A White)

Be still, be quiet, and then you will begin to see with the eyes of the heart. (Desmond Tutu)

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness.  If you are attentive, you will see it. (Thick Nhat Hanh)

You are more precious to this world than you’ll ever know. (Lili Reinhart)

Gratitude is wine for the soul.  Go on, get drunk. (Rumi)

I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life. (Jesus)

Self-care means giving yourself permission to pause (Cecilia Tran).

Listening is the greatest gift you give another.