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Inspiring Quotes

Here is a selection of inspiring quotes to warm your heart and nourish your soul. May you be filled with love, joy, peace, and freedom.


Words of Wisdom

“Hidden from the mainstream, the keepers of the ancient future, keepers of the drum. They don’t preserve it, they live it.” – Robbie Robertson

“Originality thrives in seclusion free of outside influences beating upon us to cripple the creative mind. Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.” – Nikola Tesla

Love Quotes

“The Love that you withhold is the pain that you carry – from lifetime to lifetime…” -the Andromedans to Alex Collier

“Hatred never ceases by hatred but by love alone is healed. This is the ancient and eternal law.” -A verse from the Dhammapada

“You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”-Buddha

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” -Jimi Hendrix

Quotes about anger

“Suppose a mother is working in her living room and she hears her baby crying. Chances are she puts down whatever she is doing and goes to her baby’s room. She picks up the baby and holds it tenderly in her arms. This is exactly what we can do when the energy of anger comes up. Our anger is our ailing baby. We must nurture it in order to calm it.” – Thich Nhat Hahn

“Self-awareness is a precondition for understanding and healing our anger. If we become aware of the workings of our mind we can discover the means by which we create our anger and the key to healing it.” – Ron Leifer

“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”
– Bruce Lee

Quotes About Education

“A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence. ”- Bruce Lee

“The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don’t know how to be submissive, and so on – because they’re dysfunctional to the institutions.” – Noam Chomsky

“The teacher of the past needed to train students to be literate, docile, and mediocre in order to produce citizens who are easily controlled; but the educator of the future will be a facilitator of wisdom who supports students so that they can reach the highest potential of their unique expressions. Jennifer  Nelson

Inner Child Quotes

“By connecting your inner child to your internal being, you bring out the hero in you that is inside all of us.” ― Kim Ha Campbell

“Acknowledge your inner child. Even though we have found the light in ourselves today, we sometimes forget to heal old wounds of our past. Your inner child still needs to be loved in order to heal the complete self.” ― Karen A. Baquiran

“When we honor our inner child’s feelings, we release the emotional hurts that we’re still subconsciously carrying around.” ― Patricia Hope

Quotes of Encouragement

“If you bring forth what is in you, what is in you will save you.” -Gospel of Thomas

“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ― Marcus Aurelius

“All that was great in the past was ridiculed, condemned, combated, suppressed — only to emerge all the more powerfully, all the more triumphantly from the struggle.” -Nikola Tesla

“My project was retarded by laws of nature. The world was not prepared for it. It was too far ahead of time. But the same laws will prevail in the end and make it a triumphal success.” -Nikola Tesla

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

Raising Consciousness Quotes

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” -Carl Gustav Jung

“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” -Marcus Aurelius

” You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one. ” -John Lennon

“No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” -Albert Einstein

“Science is but a perversion of itself unless it has as its ultimate goal the betterment of humanity.” – Nikola Tesla

“The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning but I did not take it. My ailment came from within myself, but I did not observe it, until this moment. Now I see that I will never find the light unless, like the candle, I am my own fuel, consuming myself.” – Bruce Lee

Self Leadership Quotes

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” – Bruce Lee

“The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways.” -Atisha (11th century Tibetan Buddhist master)

“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.” -Swami Vivekananda

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” -Buddha

“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

“To find real peace, you have to let the armor go. Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory.”  -Jim Carrey

Society Quotes

“Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we’re being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I’m liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That’s what’s insane about it.” -John Lennon

“Conventional education makes independent thinking extremely difficult. Conformity leads to mediocrity. To be different from the group or to resist environment is not easy and is often risky as long as we worship success.” -Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Those who fail to understand the Truth will always seek to destroy it. And yet, so long as there are sparks still lost, enlightened souls will return, to show others the Way Back Home.” -Barnabbas

Created on January 3, 2022 – Last Updated on December 4, 2022 by Jennifer Nelson