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This is a list of some of my favorite inspirational quotes. I hope that you enjoy them too!

If you have any to add, I’ll try to include them on this page  (and a link to your blog, if you have one).  Send them to me at


“And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln

“Peace begins with each of us taking care of our bodies and mind’s everyday.” Thich Nhat Hanh

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” Henry David Thoreau

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lao Tzu

“One cannot think well, love well, and sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Virginia Woolf

“Whenever you are sincerely pleased, you are nourished.  The joy of the spirit indicates its strength.  All healthy things are sweet-tempered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Joy is a return to the deep harmony of body, mind, and spirit that was yours at birth and that can be yours again; that openness to love, that capacity for wholeness with the world around you, is still within you.” Deepak Chopra

“He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.” Raymond Hull

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” Judy Garland

“There is just one life for each of us:  our own.”  Euripides

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”  Confucius

“You were born an original.  Don’t die a copy.”  John Mason

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”  Dr. Seuss

“Be what you are.  This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.”  Julius Charles Hare

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.”  e.e. cummings

“I believe in pink.  I believe that laughter is the best calorie burner.  I believe in kissing.  Kissing a lot.  I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.  I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls.  I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.”  Audrey Hepburn


2 Comments leave one →
  1. May 5, 2011 5:11 PM

    I LOVE that Audrey Hepburn quote. I actually have the same quote on my blog!

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