A collection of beautiful, powerful quotes to inspire…

“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I have stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my soul.” ~ Rumi

“Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax.” ~ David Allen

“Our responsibility, as individual cells of a living organism, is to perform our individual functions as well as possible. Our orders come from within; they are not imposed from without. We are free to be ourselves, as fully as we can; and the more we are ourselves, the better we will be functioning, and the more satisfaction we will feel. Our lives grow richer and richer as the health of the total organism improves. Our destiny is unimaginably high.” ~ Paul S. Williams

“Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some idea we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.” ~ Steven Pressfield

“Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours” ~ Richard Bach

“Passion has little to do with euphoria and everything to do with patience. It is not about feeling good. It is about endurance. Like patience, passion comes from the same Latin root: pati.~ Mark Z. Danielewski

“I will never attend an anti-war rally; if you have a peace rally, invite me.” ~ Mother Teresa

“Life is not a private affair. A story and its lessons are only made useful if shared.” ~ Dan Millman

“Be alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance, you will be sure of it, because you are sure of yourself.” ~ Bianca Sparacino

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. God Himself is not secure, having given man dominion over His works! Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. Faith alone defends. 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

“Power… is your ability to consciously & deliberately create the world around you. […] When your power is strong, you successfully cultivate a life of your own choosing, and your environment reflects it.” ~ Steve Pavlina

“The road you can talk about is not the road you can walk on.” ~ Lao Tzu

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

“Warriors, warriors we call ourselves. We fight for splendid virtue, for high endeavor, for sublime wisdom, therefore we call ourselves warriors.” ~ Anguttara Nikaya

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it… Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ~ Victoria Holt

“Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.” ~ Ayn Rand

“Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” ~ David Frost

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” ~ Moulin Rouge

“For what it’s worth … it’s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people who have a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.” ~ The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” ~ Bruce Lee