Quotes to Inspire
Author: ruth       Mar 3rd, 2016

It was such a treat to receive all of these inspiring quotes in one email that I just had to share them! If any of them particularly interest you, please let me know….

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.
— Joseph Campbell ….

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
— Socrates ….

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ….

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live as if there isn’t and to die to find out that there is.
— Albert Camus ….

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
— Og Mandino ….

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
— Mae West ….

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
— Og Mandino ….

You are not your body. You are the sum of all your actions, and they live on after your body dies. You may be mortal, but your brand is eternal.
— Jarod Kintz ….

No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
— Euripides ….

Knock, And He’ll open the door
Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.
— Rumi ….

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.
— Joseph Campbell ….

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.
— Mark Twain ….

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
— Henry David Thoreau ….

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
— Anais Nin ….

When you’re in love with a city, you grope for shadows that vanish at first touch.
— Herb Caen ….

God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It’s as simple as that.
— Joseph Campbell ….

Everything you can imagine is real.
— Pablo Picasso ….

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
— Socrates ….

Hold fast to dreams,
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.
— Langston Hughes ….

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
— Leo Buscaglia ….

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
— Mark Twain ….

Your life is your spiritual path.
It’s what’s right in front of you. You can’t live anyone else’s life. The task is to live yours and stop trying to copy one you think looks better.
— Sandy Nathan ….

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
— Leo Buscaglia ….

Your greatest awakening comes, when you are aware about your infinite nature.
— Amit Ray ….

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
— Henry David Thoreau ….

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
— Joseph Campbell ….

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
— Graham Green ….

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.
— Joseph Campbell ….

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
— Ralph Waldon Emerson ….

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
— Joseph Campbell ….

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
— Buddha ….

To the one who knows how to look and feel, every moment of this free wandering life is an enchantment.
— Alexandra David Neel ….

My heart is so small
it’s almost invisible.
How can You place
such big sorrows in it?
“Look,” He answered,
“your eyes are even smaller,
yet they behold the world.
— Rumi

Copyright 2020 Ruth Krumbhaar. Marriage and Family Therapist MFC53637.