Check out our inspirational quotes below – under each area you’ll find 10 quotes from our quotes database to enjoy.

  1. Reclaim Your Balance & Vitality!
  2. Get More Confidence & Authenticity!
  3. Love Your Feelings & Emotions!
  4. Why Not Get Organized?
  5. Happier Love & Relationships
  6. Start Thinking Bigger!
  7. Seize Your Vision, Goals & Take Action!
  8. Grow Your Wisdom & Spirituality
  9. Boost Your Work & Career!
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1. Balance & Vitality!

What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

— Bob Dylan

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

— Chinese Proverb

I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I’m doing.

— Marsha Doble

Be afraid not of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

— Chinese Proverb

My own prescription for health is less paperwork and more running barefoot through the grass.

— Terri Guillemets

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.

— Thomas Merton

There is no such thing as ‘Achieving Balance’ because if you do, it is only momentary. The important thing to know is whether you’re moving ‘towards’ or ‘away from’ Balance.

— Emma-Louise Elsey

Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.

— Betsy Jacobson

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.

— Albert Einstein

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.

— Shirley MacLaine

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2. Confidence & Authenticity!

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

— Max Lucado

Where do you need to think for yourself? When we begin to cultivate awareness of our thoughts and emotions, we begin to see just how much we live according to other people’s and society’s beliefs and actions. Don’t get upset by this. Just get in touch with how you really think and feel inside and begin to express your authenticity.

— Alan Keightley

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.

— Louisa May Alcott

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.

— Dr. Seuss

Too often we don’t trust our own deepest truth; it makes us feel too vulnerable or it seems incongruous with the person we think we are or must be.

— Emily Hanlon

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3. Feelings & Emotions

Too often we don’t trust our own deepest truth; it makes us feel too vulnerable or it seems incongruous with the person we think we are or must be.

— Emily Hanlon

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.

— Wayne Dyer

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.

— Helen Keller

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.

— Mother Teresa

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

— Maya Angelou

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.

— Dr. Seuss

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

— Paul Boese

Every day, passion speaks to us through our feelings. That’s why when you allow yourself to become anaesthetized by what others think, you literally block yourself from living the life you were called to live.

— Oprah Winfrey

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.

— Louisa May Alcott

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4. Get Organized!

If there is anything that I could get you to do, it would be to spend ten to fifteen minutes each morning planning your day. If I could get you to do that, you’d not only scare yourself, you’d intimidate everybody on your block.

— Hyrum W. Smith

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.

— David Norris

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

— A.A. Milne

We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess, we have left undone those things that we ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.

— Charles E. Hummel

The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.

— Og Mandino

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance and order and rhythm and harmony.

— Thomas Merton

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.

— Dawson Trotman

Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.

— Betsy Jacobson

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5. Love & Relationships!

If you must love your neighbor as yourself, it is at least as fair to love yourself as your neighbor.

— Nicholas de Chamfort

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

— Paul Boese

A true friend is someone who thinks you’re a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.

— Bernard Meltzer

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

— Mother Teresa

When you do not require a person to show up as you imagine you need them to be, then you can drop expectation. Then you love them exactly as they are. Yet this can only happen when you love your Self exactly as you are

— Neale Donald Walsch

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.

— Lao Tzu

Your task is not to seek for Love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.

— Rumi

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

— Mother Teresa

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.

— Dr. Seuss

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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6. Thinking Bigger!

People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.

— Francis Bacon

It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members.

— E.B. White

A Short History of Medicine:
2000 B.C. – “Here, eat this root.”
1000 B.C. – “That root is heathen, say this prayer.”
1850 A.D. – “That prayer is superstition, drink this potion.”
1940 A.D. – “That potion is snake oil, swallow this pill.”
1985 A.D. – “That pill is ineffective, take this antibiotic.”
2000 A.D. – “That antibiotic is artificial. Here, eat this root.”
Everything moves in cycles…

— Unknown

The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty – it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality.

— Mother Teresa

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.

— Naguib Mahfouz

It may make your blood boil and your mind may not be changed, but the practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for our democracy.

— Barack Obama

Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.

— Sir Francis Bacon

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

— Aristotle

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.

— E.B. White

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

— Max Lucado

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

If I’d asked my customers what they wanted, they’d have said faster horses.

— Henry Ford

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it!

— Michelangelo

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.

— Og Mandino

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare

— Japanese Proverb

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

— Gloria Steinem

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

It is not important to be successful at what you undertake, but rather to undertake what you’d like to succeed at.

— Wajdi Mouawad

We rise to great heights by a winding staircase of small steps.

— Francis Bacon

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.

— Steve Brown

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.

— Naguib Mahfouz

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.

— Jean-Paul Sartre

To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.

— Elbert Hubbard

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.

— Max Lucado

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

— Tagore

The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty – it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality.

— Mother Teresa

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

— Nathaniel Hawthorne

I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.

— Louisa May Alcott

Sometimes being kind means being tough with ourselves. Sometimes it means saying ‘No’ to ourselves or to others. And sometimes it means saying ‘Yes’ to difficult decisions and actions. Look within – the answers to what is truly kind to yourself are always to be found in pausing, a deep breath and a connection with our deepest selves.

— Emma-Louise Elsey

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9. Work & Career!

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

— Harold Thurman Whitman

(One for the girls) I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

— Gloria Steinem

If I’d asked my customers what they wanted, they’d have said faster horses.

— Henry Ford

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.

— Steve Brown

It is not important to be successful at what you undertake, but rather to undertake what you’d like to succeed at.

— Wajdi Mouawad

When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.

— Arland Gilbert

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.

— John Foster Dulles

What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.

— Bob Dylan

If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.

— Proverb (unknown)

Avoid committees and consensus in developing big, distinctive business model advantages. Individuals have big, distinctive ideas; committees and consensus turn big, distinctive ideas into mundane ideas.

— Robert J. Herbold

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