20 Inspirational Quotes

It’s easy to lose sight of what’s important in life. To focus your energy on your passions and goals is easier said than done. There is a lot going on in your life I’m sure, but it’s good to put yourself first at least once in a while. This is why I like quotes. They give us that little push we need to inspire us to do great things.

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1. “Experience life in all possible ways — good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.” –Osho

2. “To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” -Osho

3. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” -Sylvia Plath

4. “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” –Mark Twain

5. “Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart.” –Ancient Indian Proverb

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6. “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have power to revoke at any moment.” -Marcus Aurelius

7. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” –Woody Allen

8. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” –George Addair

9. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” -Swami Vivekananda

10. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” -Proverb

11. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

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12. “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” -Margaret Thatcher

14. “If you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise.” -Rupi Kaur

15. “Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.”  -Wilferd Peterson

16. “The thing I realize is, that it’s not what you take, it’s what you leave.” -Jennifer Niven

17. “Faith and optimism can add years to your life. A bad attitude is like a flat tire. Until you change it, you’re not going anywhere.” -Denzel Washington

18. “I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.”             -Joshua Graham

19. “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”

20. “Only if you find peace within yourself will you find true connection with others.”            -Before Sunrise

I hope these quotes inspired you to do something you love or something you’ve always wanted to do! Share your favorite quotes with us on social media by tagging our blog’s Instagram @glamandgowns, Faviana’s Instagram @Faviana_NY, and Twitter @FavianaNY!

xo,

Arianna

 

 

Arianna Aulisi

Arianna is currently a junior at LIM College majoring in Fashion Merchandising with a concentration in Publishing. Aside from school, she is interning at Faviana as the Editor for the Glam & Gowns blog. When she is not writing for the blog and going to class, she is exploring the East Village, writing, and watching Netflix.

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