My Favourite Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational quotes can be uplifting. They can change our outlook, our attitude or even set the tone of our day. They can motivate us, give us focus, make us smile or even help us cultivate an intention for our day. I sat down with my husband , son and daughter and here are a few of our favourites that we would like to share. I hope you enjoy and feel free to share a few of your own.

Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours. Swedish proverb

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw

Sun salutations can energize and warm you, even on the darkest, coldest winter day. Carol Krucoff

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes. Ghandi

Change is not something that we should fear. Rather, it is something that we should welcome. For without change, nothing in this world would ever grow or blossom, and no one in this world would ever move forward to become the person they’re meant to be. Anonymous

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. Dalai Lama

Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you. Ogden Nash

Finding a job that feeds your soul is like plugging a guitar into an amp. The results are fabulously loud. Melody Godfred

Everything you can imagine is real. Pablo Picasso

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. Ralph Waldo Emerson

You miss 100% of the shots that you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky

There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in… Leonard Cohen

Be yourself, everyone else is taken. Oscar Wilde

Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. Mark Twain

I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and… I believe in miracles. Audrey Hepburn

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