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!

Something’s got to give. Don’t let it be you.

— Stever Robbins

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

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

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

— Francis Bacon

So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.

— A.J. Reb Materi

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

— Chinese Proverb

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

— Marsha Doble

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

— Chinese Proverb

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!

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

— Max Lucado

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3. Feelings & Emotions

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

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

— Louisa May Alcott

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

— Wayne Dyer

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

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

— Mother Teresa

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

— Jean-Paul Sartre

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

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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4. Get Organized!

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

— A.A. Milne

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

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

— Thomas Merton

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 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

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

— Charles Buxton

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

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

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!

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

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

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

— Mother Teresa

If you make a choice that doesn’t please your mate, your friends, your mother, or whoever, the world will not fall apart – the people who truly love you want you to love yourself.

— Oprah Winfrey

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

— Lao Tzu

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

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6. Thinking Bigger!

When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy; today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.

— 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

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

— Max Lucado

The internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.

— Andrew Brown

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

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

— Naguib Mahfouz

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.

— E.B. White

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.

— John le Carre

The trouble with the profit system has always been that it was highly unprofitable to most people.

— E.B. White

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

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Francis Bacon

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

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

— Gloria Steinem

Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.

— R. Allen

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

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

— Henry Ford

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate, is strength undefeatable.

— Helen Keller

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

— Japanese Proverb

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

— Steve Brown

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

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

— Naguib Mahfouz

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

We move from the illusion of certainty, to the certainty of illusion

— John Bradshaw

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

— Chinese Proverb

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

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

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.

— E.B. White

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9. Work & Career!

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

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

— Arland Gilbert

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

— Steve Brown

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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

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

— Henry Ford

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