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!

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

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

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

— Francis Bacon

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

— Proverb (unknown)

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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

— Terri Guillemets

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

The key to keeping your balance is knowing when you’ve lost it.

— Anonymous

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2. Confidence & Authenticity!

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

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

— Max Lucado

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

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

— 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

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

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

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

— Mother Teresa

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

— Paul Boese

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

— Helen Keller

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

— Lloyd J. Thomas

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

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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

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

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

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

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 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

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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

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

— Saint Francis de Sales

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

— Mother Teresa

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

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

— Nicholas de Chamfort

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

— Lao Tzu

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

— Paul Boese

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6. Thinking Bigger!

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

— Andrew Brown

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

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

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

— John Bradshaw

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

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

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

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

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

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

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

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

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

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

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

— E.B. White

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

— Sir John Lubbock

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

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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9. Work & Career!

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

(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

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

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

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

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