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!

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

— Francis Bacon

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

— Jim Rohn

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

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

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

— Marsha Doble

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

— Proverb (unknown)

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

— A.J. Reb Materi

Be patient with everyone, but above all with yourself.

— St. Francis de Sales

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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

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

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

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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3. Feelings & Emotions

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

— Mother Teresa

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

— Tagore

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 cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.

— Wayne Dyer

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

— Buddha

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

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

— Ambrose Redmoon

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

— Paul Boese

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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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4. Get Organized!

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

The successful man is the average man, focused.

— Source Unknown

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

— Dawson Trotman

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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

— Thomas Merton

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

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

— Betsy Jacobson

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

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5. Love & Relationships!

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

— 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

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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

— Paul Boese

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

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.

— Joseph F. Newton

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

— Mother Teresa

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

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

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

— Saint Francis de Sales

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6. Thinking Bigger!

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

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

— Anita Roddick

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

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

— Max Lucado

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

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

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

— John Bradshaw

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

— E.B. White

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.

— Sir John Lubbock

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

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7. Vision, Goals & Taking Action!

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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.

— R. Allen

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

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

— Steve Brown

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

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8. Wisdom & Spirituality

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

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 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

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

— Chinese Proverb

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’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

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

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Nobody can make you feel inferior without your permission.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

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9. Work & Career!

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

— Gloria Steinem

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

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

— Elbert Hubbard

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

— Arland Gilbert

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

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

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

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

— Wajdi Mouawad

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