75 More Quotes to Live By

by - Tuesday, January 16, 2018



As a follow up to 75 Quotes to Live By which was published last May, I wanted to share some new quotes I've found since. I have some longer quotes in this post — that actually go onto the second line! — along with some of our favorite short mantras. I still love the first 75 quotes that I shared, but these new additions provide inspiration for my current direction in the new year. Maybe you'll find a new favorite here to motivate and inspire your 2018!

"You get what you work for, not what you wish for."

"Be messy and complicated and afraid and show up anyways."

"Whatever you are looking for is looking for you too."

"You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress at the same time."

"Think about what could go right."

"Believe you can and you're halfway there."

"If you don't have big dreams and goals, you'll end up working really hard for someone who does."

"If you want to do it, do it now!"

"Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one."

"Make space in your life for the inevitable arrival of what you want."

"Better things are coming."

"There is purpose in your season of waiting."

"There is nothing in nature that blooms all year long. Don't expect yourself to do so either."

"Grateful for where I'm at. Excited about where I'm going."

"If you want something you've never had, then you've got to do something you've never done."

"Do what they think you cannot do."

"She quietly expected great things to happen to her, and no doubt that's one of the reasons why they did."

"The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes."

"Forever is composed of nows."

"Great people do things before they are ready."

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good."

"In the end, you tried and you cared and sometimes, that is enough."

"There is no passion to be found playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."

"You are worth more than second thoughts and maybes."

"Don't compare yourself to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon, they shine when it's their time."

"You are exactly where you need to be."

"You will never influence the world by being just like it."

"In between goals is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed."

"Your greatness is not what you have, it's what you give."

"The distance between your dreams and reality is called action."

"Promise me you'll always remember: you're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."

"Where you are is the only place you need to be."

"Magic happens when you do not give up, even though you want to. The universe always falls in love with a stubborn heart."

"There is freedom waiting for you, on the breezes of the sky, and you ask 'what if I fall?' Oh but my darling, what if you fly?"

"Ten years from now, make sure you can say that you chose your life, you didn't settle for it."

"Normality is a paved road. It's comfortable to walk on but no flowers grow on it."

"When life gets blurry, adjust your focus."

"Celebrate your personal victories because no one else understands what it took to accomplish them."

"But I'm closer than I was yesterday."

"Be unapologetic about who you are and the value you add to this world."

"Raise your standards and the universe will meet you there."

"May the bridges I burn light the way."

"It is about being fearlessly and relentlessly true to yourself."

"If you want to be interesting, be interested."

"Trust that an ending is followed by a beginning."

"People pleasing hides the real you."

"You really are good enough, pretty enough, and strong enough."

"Do it for you and not for them."

"Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly. It's your masterpiece after all."

"Creativity takes courage."

"Do not claim you want to grow and then run away the minute you feel growing pains."

"The sunrise, of course, doesn't care if we watch it or not. It will keep on being beautiful, even if no one bothers to look at it."

"Do what you love, not what you think you're supposed to do."

"Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation."

"You create your own opportunities."

"Work hard in silence. Let your success be the noise."

"You can't rush something you want to last forever."

"Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose."

"Sometimes when things are falling apart, they might actually be falling into place."

"Just because they're succeeding before you, that doesn't mean they're succeeding in replacement of you. There were still be a place for you. There will always be a place for you."

"Sometimes it ends up different and it is better that way."

"'I can do this', I thought. Then: 'And even if I can't, I have to.'"

"You have to be willing to be bad at it in order to get good at it."

"And the day came when the risk to remain in a tight bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

"I know what I bring to the table so trust me when I say I'm not afraid to eat alone."

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop."

"One day your time and moment will come — don't let anyone take away your aspirations."

"Tomorrow could be the someday you've been waiting for."

"The temptation to quit will be greatest just before you are about to succeed."

"I want my heart and my passions to be the most beautiful things about me."

"Sometimes life doesn't give you something you want, not because you don't deserve it, but because you deserve more."

"If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat, just get on."

"Opportunities are rarely offered; they're seized."

"It is my intention to astonish you all."

Have you found any new favorite quotes recently?

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