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

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

— A.J. Reb Materi

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

— Jim Rohn

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

— Marsha Doble

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

— Francis Bacon

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

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

— Anonymous

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

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

— Albert Einstein

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2. Confidence & Authenticity!

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

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

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

— Max Lucado

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Louisa May Alcott

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

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

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

— Tagore

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Mother Teresa

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

— Buddha

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

— Helen Keller

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

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 heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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4. Get Organized!

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

— Thomas Merton

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

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

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5. Love & Relationships!

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

— 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

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

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

— Mother Teresa

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

— Bernard Meltzer

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

— Nicholas de Chamfort

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

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

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6. Thinking Bigger!

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

— John le Carre

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

— E.B. White

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

— Anita Roddick

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

— E.B. White

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 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

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

— Andrew Brown

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

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

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.

— R. Allen

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

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

— Francis Bacon

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

— Japanese Proverb

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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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

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

— E.B. White

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

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

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

— Sir John Lubbock

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

— Tagore

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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9. Work & Career!

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

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

— Henry Ford

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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

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