A recent headline from a blog post boldly stated that – You Don’t Need Another Motivational Quote, You Need A Kick in the Ass. Of course, the author was trying to simply catch your attention and it is possible that there might even be a time, now and then, when that is true for you. Still when it isn’t we’ve collected some inspiring quotes, affirmations & quotes for you. Scroll down for more quotes and prompts. Visit our affirmations page here.

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
-Neil Peart

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu

The Greatest prison that people live in is the Fear of what other people think. – David Icke

You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martin Luther King, Jr

Everything you want is on the other side of fear. – Jack Canfield

I no longer try to change outer things. They are simply a reflection. I change my inner perception and the outer reveals the beauty so long obscured by my own attitude. I concentrate on my inner vision and find my outer view transformed. I find myself attuned to the grandeur of life and in unison with the perfect order of the universe. – Daily Word (as found in Ralph Blum’s Book of Runes p.135)

You can decide to observe another reality into your world only when you choose to. ​ Clarity will come. Intend and decide.

It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.- Muhammad Ali

No man can cross the same river twice. – Heraclitus

Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.- Tim Hill

Did I dream this belief or did I believe this dream? – Peter Gabriel

Forget the flight plan, from this moment on we are improvising the mission.— from the movie Apollo 13

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something build a new model that makes the existing model absolete. – Buckminster Fuller

Patience is also a form of action.- Auguste Rodin, sculptor (1840-1917)

There is a field beyond good and bad, I’ll meet you there. – Rumi

At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box. – Italian Proverb

My memory loves you; it asks about you all the time. – Jonathan Carroll

My ability to conquer my challenges is limitless; my potential to succeed is infinite.

Our doubts are traitors,
And make us lose the good we oft might win
By fearing to attempt.
–William Shakespeare, “Measure for Measure”,
Act 1 scene 4

Raise your words not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.- Rumi

If flowers can teach themselves how to bloom after winter passes, so can you.- Noor Shirazie

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.– Vincent Van Gogh

Don’t search for heaven and hell in the future. Both are now present. Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven. Whenever we fight, hate, we are in hell.~ Shams Tabrizi

If you are trying to make something happen then you are creating resistance to what is…remove resistance and expansion takes place. – Abraham-Hicks

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