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!

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

— 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

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

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

— Chinese Proverb

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

— Thomas Merton

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

— Terri Guillemets

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

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

— Albert Einstein

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2. Confidence & Authenticity!

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

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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

— Max Lucado

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3. Feelings & Emotions

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

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

— Buddha

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

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

— Louisa May Alcott

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

— Oprah Winfrey

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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Mother Teresa

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4. Get Organized!

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

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

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

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

— Dawson Trotman

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

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

— Charles Buxton

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

— A.A. Milne

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5. Love & Relationships!

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

— Bernard Meltzer

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

— Lao Tzu

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

— Saint Francis de Sales

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

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

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

— Paul Boese

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

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

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6. Thinking Bigger!

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

— John le Carre

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

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

— Andrew Brown

It is only by questioning what people take for granted, what people hold to be true, that we can break through the hypnosis of social conditioning.

— Deepak Chopra

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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

— Sir John Lubbock

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

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

— E.B. White

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

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

— Steve Brown

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

— Japanese Proverb

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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

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

— Henry Ford

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

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

— E.B. White

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

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

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

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

— Naguib Mahfouz

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

— Buddha

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

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

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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9. Work & Career!

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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