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!

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

— Jim Rohn

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

— Terri Guillemets

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

— Anonymous

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

— Francis Bacon

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

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

— Albert Einstein

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

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2. Confidence & Authenticity!

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

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

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

— Louisa May Alcott

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

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

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3. Feelings & Emotions

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

— Tagore

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

— Lloyd J. Thomas

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

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

— Ambrose Redmoon

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

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

— 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

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

— Oprah Winfrey

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4. Get Organized!

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

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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Dawson Trotman

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

— Charles Buxton

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

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5. Love & Relationships!

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

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

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

— Nicholas de Chamfort

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

— Mother Teresa

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

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

— Paul Boese

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!

If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.

— Anita Roddick

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

— Aristotle

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

— John Bradshaw

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

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

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

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

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

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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 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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— Henry Ford

Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.

— R. Allen

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

— Francis Bacon

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

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

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

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

— Max Lucado

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

— Tagore

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

— John Bradshaw

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

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9. Work & Career!

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— Henry Ford

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

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

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

— Arland Gilbert

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