12 Inspiring Quotes for A Better Relationship With Yourself
A dose of inspiration for you today: here are 12 quotes for a better relationship with yourself. Use them as journaling prompts, meditation points, or simply write down the quotes that resonate and stick them where you can see them.
"Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves."
- Nathaniel Branden
“Self-acceptance comes from meeting life's challenges vigorously. Don't numb yourself to your trials and difficulties, nor build mental walls to exclude pain from your life. You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory."
- Swami Sivananda
"No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path." - Buddha
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within."
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid."
- Albert Einstein
"By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before."
- Edwin Elliot
"All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another."
- Anatole France
"I wish I could show you, When you are lonely or in darkness, The astonishing light of your own being."
"To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself."
- Thich Nhat Hanh
"When we are no longer able to change a situation—we are able to change ourselves." - Viktor Frankl
"Wouldn't it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy? This is precisely how much life loves you and wants you to nurture yourself. The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out."
- Alan Cohen
"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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