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!

The harder you push yourself, the harder your self pushes back

— Anonymous

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

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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

— Thomas Merton

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

— Chinese Proverb

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

— Albert Einstein

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

— Marsha Doble

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

— Stever Robbins

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.

— Jim Rohn

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2. Confidence & Authenticity!

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

— Max Lucado

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 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

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

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

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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

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

— Louisa May Alcott

The purpose of therapy is not to remove suffering but to move through it to an enlarged consciousness that can sustain the polarity of painful opposites.

— James Hollis

Guilt is defined as internalized anger over perceived and unwanted obligations.

— Lloyd J. Thomas

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

— Paul Boese

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

— Jean-Paul Sartre

The common bond that holds us all together is the question, ‘Do I matter?’

— Oprah Winfrey

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

— Ambrose Redmoon

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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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

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

— Dawson Trotman

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— A.A. Milne

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

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

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

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

— 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

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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

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.

— Saint Francis de Sales

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

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

— Bernard Meltzer

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

— Paul Boese

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

— Lao Tzu

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6. Thinking Bigger!

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

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

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

— John Bradshaw

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

— Naguib Mahfouz

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— John le Carre

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

We as women are trained to see ourselves as cheap imitations of fashion photographs, rather than seeing fashion photographs as cheap imitations of women.

— Naomi Wolf

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

— E.B. White

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.

— R. Allen

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

— Francis Bacon

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

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

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

— Japanese Proverb

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

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

— Tagore

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

— Naguib Mahfouz

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

Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

— Buddha

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

— Max Lucado

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

— E.B. White

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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9. Work & Career!

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

— Henry Ford

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

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

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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)

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

— Steve Brown

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

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