From Stuck to Inspired: These 15 Quotes Helped Me Find My Way

Sometimes all you need is one word (or a sentence) to completely disarm your beliefs. These 15 quotes did just that for me, I’ve been keeping them somewhere inside of my mental library ever since. Sometimes I remember them just when I need them, and sometimes short after. Either way, it always gives me broader perspective on situation that is going on. I hope they do the same for you too…

No matter where you go there you are. –Thomas à Kempis

Give up the anger. Working it through is making it something. Just give it up. –Ram Dass

When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending.
― Thich Nhat Hanh

Because you are alive, everything is possible.
― Thich Nhat Hanh

You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.
― Thich Nhat Hanh

For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.
― Thich Nhat Hanh

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.Albert Einstein

I practice turning people into trees. Which means appreciating them just the way they are.— Ram Dass.

I’m not interested in being a ‘lover.’ I’m interested in only being love. –Ram Dass

If we’re not calm, we can’t listen deeply and understand. But when our mind is calm, we can see reality more clearly, like still water reflecting the trees the clouds, and the blue sky. Stillness is the foundation of understanding and insight.— Thich Nhat Hanh

We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
― Alan Watts

A scholar tries to learn something everyday; a student of Buddhism tries to unlearn something daily.
― Alan Watts

Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans. — John Lennon

You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.
― Elizabeth Gilbert

Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.
― Elizabeth Gilbert