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!

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

— Chinese Proverb

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

— Anonymous

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

— Chinese Proverb

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

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

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

— Jim Rohn

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

— Stever Robbins

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

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

— Terri Guillemets

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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

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

— Max Lucado

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— 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

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

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

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3. Feelings & Emotions

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

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

— Helen Keller

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

Sometimes happiness is only a sadness away.

— Anthony McIlwain

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

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

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

— Buddha

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

— Tagore

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

— Jean-Paul Sartre

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4. Get Organized!

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

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

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

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

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

— A.A. Milne

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— Charles Buxton

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

— Thomas Merton

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5. Love & Relationships!

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

— Lao Tzu

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

— Nicholas de Chamfort

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

— Bernard Meltzer

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

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

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

— Paul Boese

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 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’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!

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

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

— John le Carre

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

— Andrew Brown

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

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 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

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

— Anita Roddick

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

— Naguib Mahfouz

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

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Francis Bacon

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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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

— Japanese Proverb

Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.

— R. Allen

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

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

— Gloria Steinem

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

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

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

— Tagore

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

— John Bradshaw

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

— Sir John Lubbock

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

— E.B. White

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

— Josiah G. Holland

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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

— Louisa May Alcott

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

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

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9. Work & Career!

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

— Steve Brown

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

— Henry Ford

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

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

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

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