Quotes That Inspire Me

Quotes from inspiring women:


” Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard

“Speaking our truth is the most powerful tool we all have.”- Oprah Winfrey

“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody.” – Maya Angelou

“When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.” – Peace Pilgrim

” The more you mature, the more you realize the these imperfections make you more beautiful. “- Beyonce

” The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. “- Dolly Parton

” A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement. ” ― Jess C. Scott

” If you look the right way, you can see that the world is a garden.”- Frances Hodgson Burnett

” Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or last time.”- Betty Smith

” We become happier, much happier, when we realize life is an opportunity, rather than an obligation.”- Mary Augustine

” As one goes through life, one learns that if you don’t paddle your own canoe, you don’t move.” – Katharine Hepburn

” This life is why you make it.”- Marilyn Monroe

” Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. ” – Marie Curie

” People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. ” – Selma Hayek

” People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway.” – Mother Theresa

” Tragedy breaks down your door and takes you prisoner. To escape takes effort and energy. Seeking joy after facing adversity is taking back what was stolen from you. ” – Sheryl Sandberg

” How I feel about myself is more important than how I look. Feeling confident, being comfortable in your skin- that’s what really makes you beautiful. ” – Bobbi Brown

” If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ” – Katherine Hepburn

” When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ” – Helen Keller

” Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know. ” – Pema Chodron

Quotes from influential men:


” Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. ” – Anthony Bourdain

” Don’t allow your wounds to turn you into a person you are not.” – Paulo Coelho

” Revenge and anger hold you in the past ; Forgiveness can for you to go into the future.” – Hector Black

” Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Paulo Coelho.

” Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. ” – Roald Dahl

” Life can only be understood backward but it must be lived forward. ” – Soren Kierkegaard

” Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”-Paulo Coelho

” Life is the flower for which love is the honey. “- Victor Hugo

” Love trully does win at the end of the day. They can hurt us but they cant beat us. We’ll beat them, and they can’t destroy our love for each other.”- Peter Berg

” Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.” – Osho

” A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. ” – John A. Shedd

” When you’re always trying to conform to the norm, you loose your uniqueness, which an be the foundation of your greatness. ” – Dale Archer

” Let your practice be a celebration of life.” – Seido lee deBarros

” Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” – Jason Crandell

” Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”- Mao Zedong

” Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.” – B.K.S. Iyengar

” You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi

” Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” –  Soren Kierkegaard

” The world is the gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” – Swami Vivekananda

” Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built.” – Rumi

” You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.” – Mr. Yoga

“Happiness is the joy you find on hundreds of forgettable Wednesdays.” – Tim urban

” 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

” 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.” – Howard Thurman

” The more we do, the more we can do.” – William Hazlitt

” You can’t expect to hit the jackpot if you don’t put a few nickels in the machine.”- Flip Wilson

“There is nothing impossible to him who will try.” – Alexander the great

” Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ” – Rumi

” What makes the desert beautiful, is that somewhere it hides a well”- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

” You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. ” – Dr. Seuss

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else. ” – Fred Rogers

” Failures are like skinned knees: painful but superficial.”- H. Ross Perot

” The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. ” – Socrates

” Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. ” – Meister Eckhart

” In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”- Albert Einstein

” Don’t go through life, grow through life.” – Eric Butterworth

” Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”- Anthony J. D’angelo

” Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.”- Auguste Rodin

” To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.”- Bertrand Russell

” If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”- Dalai Lama

” If you can find a path with not obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.”- Frank A. Clark

” Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor.”- H. Jackson Brown Jr.

” One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”- André Gide

” Mistakes are the portal of discovery.” -James Joyce

” Feelings are much like waves, we can’t stop them from coming, but we can choose which ones to surf.”- Jonatan Martensson

” Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator.”- Robert F. Kennedy

” A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at it.”- David Brinkley

” Actions expresses priorities. ” – Mahatma Gandhi

” The ultimate mesure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ” –  Martin Luther King Jr.

” Only those who dare to fail greatly can achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

” It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” – William Shakespeare

” Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.”- Arnold H. Glasow

” It always seems impossible until it’s done.”- Nelson Mandela

” Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

” Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.”- Mike Ditka

” Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live for ever.”- Mahatma Gandhi

” A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.”- Richard Nixon

” Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

” Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” – Sir Winston Churchill


Quotes from the spiritual :


“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

“Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.” — Svatmarama

“Be a lamp to yourself. Be your own confidence. Hold on to the truth within yourself as to the only truth.” – Buddha

” Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.” – unknown

” The mind is everything. What you think, you become.” – Buddha

” Life is like photography, we develop from the negatives.”- anonymous

” Life isn’t about waiting for the time to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.”- Anonymous

” You can’t make an omelette without breaking eggs.”- English Proverb

” Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”- African proverb

” You’re never lost- you’re just discovering new places.”- Unknown

” With our thoughts we make the world.”- Buddha

” The journey of a thousand mies begins with a single step. ” – Lao Tzu

” One day or day one, you decide. ” – unknown

” Life is a story. Make yours a best seller.” – unknown


and one last quote to make you smile…