Quotes have a wonderful way of uplifting us. They can give you insight, food for thought, and often they help you feel inspired and motivated. Let these wise words from others encourage you on your journey.
If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence.
You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.
Dr. Stephen Covey
If you want to make small changes in your life, then work on your behaviors. If you want to make quantum-leap changes, work on your paradigms.
Norman Vincent Peale
Change your thoughts and change your world.
Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy.
What things soever ye desire, when you pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
“Inner guidance is the means of right action. It is how you can know what to do. It is your deepest knowing made conscious. And as you learn to trust and make use of this faculty, it can become your decision maker.”
‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility and understanding.
“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind”
We are slowed down light and sound waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred, biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There’s no reason not to follow your heart.
“There is no greater battle in life than the battle between the parts of you that want to be healed and the parts of you that are comfortable and content remaining broken.”
When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, or by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, we must learn an inner solitude wherever or with whomsoever we may be. We must learn to penetrate things and find God.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.
Challenges are a gift that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
“The wound is the place where Light enters you.”
Dr. Martin Luther King
Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, “Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.
I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.
When know you are of worth, you don’t have to raise your voice, you don’t have to become rude, you don’t have to become vulgar; you just are. And you are like the sky is, as the air is, the same way water is wet. It doesn’t have to protest.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
Corrie ten Boom
Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.
I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
You cannot exercise much power without gratitude because it is gratitude that keeps you connected with power. The creative power within us makes us into the image of that to which we give our attention. The grateful mind is constantly fixed upon the best, therefore it will receive the best.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.
It has been said, ‘Time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind protecting its sanity covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.
See the thing you want as already yours. Know they will come to you at need. Then let them come. Don’t fret and worry about them. Don’t think about your lack of them. Think of them as yours, as belonging to you, as already in your possession.
Hold fast to your dreams, for if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird, that cannot fly.
We always attract into our lives whatever we think about most, believe most strongly, expect on the deepest level, and imagine most vividly.