“Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.” – André Gide

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha

“The only journey is the journey within.”  – Rainer Maria Rilke

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Goethe

“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” – Pema Chödrön

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

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” – Jung

“Beauty is the illumination of your soul.” – John O’Donohue

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” – Pearl S. Buck

“The unfed mind devours itself.” – Gore Vidal

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” – William Butler Yeats

 “The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” – Steven Furtick

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.” – Thomas Merton

“Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” – Oscar Wilde

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” – Gail Sheehy

“The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.” – Carlos Santana

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“You don’t have to say everything to say something.” – Beth Moore

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.” – Joss Whedon

“Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know.” – Amy Poehler

“Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don’t see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.” – Marianne Williamson

“Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.” – Bob Marley

“True happiness . . . is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” – Helen Keller

“The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.”  – Field Marshal Ferdinand Foch

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.” – Anne Frank

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent Van Gogh

“There are far better things ahead than what we leave behind” – C.S. Lewis

“You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.” – Deepak Chopra

“Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.” – Arnold Bennett

“The trouble with having an open mind, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” – Terry Pratchett

“Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive — the risk to be alive and express what we really are.”  – Don Miguel Ruiz

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music.” – Angela Monet

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”  – Mother Teresa

“Everything that we encounter leaves traces behind. Everything contributes imperceptibly to our education” – Goethe

“Change is inevitable. Change is constant.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted” – Aesop

“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” – Henri Bergson

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln

Words That Will Feed Your Soul

“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

“When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.” – Bill Clinton

“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” – Charles Kettering

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

“Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is.” – Friedrich Durrenmatt

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery” – James Joyce

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” – John F. Kennedy

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change.” – Brené Brown

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

“Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

“I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is they must change if they are to get better.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – E.M. Forster

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard

“A year from now you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb

“Fear arises through identification with form, whether it be a material possession, a physical body, a social role, a self-image, a thought, or an emotion. It arises through unawareness of the formless inner dimension of consciousness or spirit, which is the essence of who you are. You are trapped in object consciousness, unaware of the dimension of inner space which alone is true freedom.” – Eckhart Tolle

“People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“People can cry much easier than they can change.” – James Baldwin

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“Faced with the choice between changing one’s mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof.” – John Kenneth Galbraith

“The world is full of people who have stopped listening to themselves or have listened only to their neighbors to learn what they ought to do, how they ought to behave, and what the values are they should be living for.” – Joseph Campbell

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Beauty saves. Beauty heals. Beauty motivates. Beauty unites. Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving, of healing, of overcoming dualism.”  – Matthew Fox

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” – Maya Angelou

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” – Ambrose Redmoon

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

“Beauty awakens the soul to act.”  – Dante Alighieri

“Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.” – Serbian proverb

“If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” – Steve Jobs

“Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” – Nathaniel Branden

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” – Ashley Smith

“People don’t resist change. They resist being changed.” – Peter Senge

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent van Gogh

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

“Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.”  – Sydney J. Harris

“We know what we are, but not what we may be.”  – William Shakespeare

“Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the reduction of fear is to make it easier for people to accept themselves, to like themselves.” – Bonaro W. Overstreet

“I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank

“There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.” – Winston Churchill

“Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” – Benjamin Franklin

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you can appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Never be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself.” – Robert Frost

“To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” – Winston Churchill

”Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Perhaps the very best question that you can memorize and repeat, over and over, is, “what is the most valuable use of my time right now?” – Brian Tracy

“You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne

“It’s better to fail in originality, than succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

“Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.” – John W. Gardner

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

“I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” – Vincent van Gogh

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King

“Only those that risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T.S. Eliot

“We are not on this earth to accumulate victories, things, and experiences, but to be whittled and sandpapered until what’s left is who we truly are.” – Arianna Huffington

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