I believe that quotes find you when you are ready to hear them. Read the quotes below and note the quotes that stay with you, then ask yourself what it means to your life right now. It’s a message for you. start with OM and listen.

Some of these quotes have changed my life, some of them will change my life in the future. Enjoy and write to me if you have any quotes you’d like to share –


The wound is the place where the light enters you – Rumi

And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom – Anais Nin

You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have – Bob Marley

Learn to become quiet, and still, and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet – Franz Kafka

Let there be space in your togetherness – Kahil Gibran

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

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray – Rumi

If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello – Paul Cuelho

When you do something from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy – Rumi

What is it you plan to do with your wild and precious life – Mary Oliver

Die while you’re alive and be absolutely dead then do whatever you want – it’s all good – Bunan

Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. – Rumi

There are hundreds of ways to kiss the ground – Rumi

Let the young rain of tears come; Let the calm hands of grief come; It’s not all as evil as you think – Rolf Jacobsen

No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it – Einstein

Here begin the terrors, here begin the miracles – the Grail Legend

We are built to make mistakes, coded for error – Lewis Thomas

There is some kiss we want with our whole lives – Rumi

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

Happiness is different from pleasure. Happiness has something to do with struggling and enduring and accomplishing – George Sheehan

A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected by in as many ways as they’re capable of understanding – Steve Prefontaine

For things to get better, they must first get worse – Anonymous

Never look back and wonder how fast you could have been – Anonymous

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us – Joseph Campbell

In the end, what affect your life most deeply are things too simple to talk about – Nell Blaine

Tears are the words we can’t speak – Anonymous

Out on the roads are the persons we were destined to be – Dr. George Sheehan

Recognize your victories – Joan Benoit Samuelson

You know when you’re in love when you would rather stay up than go to sleep because real life is better than your dreams – Dr Seuss

Everything that irritates us about others can lead to an understanding of ourselves – Carl Jung

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any -Alice Walker

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain – Joseph Campbell

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. – Mother Theresa

In the end the love you take is equal to the love you make – John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Give your stress wings and let it fly away – Terri Guillemers

To find new things, take the path you took yesterday – John Burroughs

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are. – Chinese Proverb

Seek the key to the problem. The key is within you – Philip Arrington

The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door – Derek Walcott

Enjoy the little things in life for one day you look back and realize they were the big things – Unknown

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out – Elizabeth Bowen

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations – David Friedman

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think – Christopher Robin

Happiness is the consequence of personal effort – Elizabeth Gilbert

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time – Andre Gide

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble. – Arabic proverb