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Top 136 Inspirational Wisdom Quotes And Sayings

In this post, you will find Top 136 Inspirational Wisdom Quotes And Sayings.

 

Wisdom Quotes and Sayings

 

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” – Saint Augustine

 

“With age comes common sense and wisdom.” – Nas

 

“Cleverness is not wisdom.” – Euripides

 

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

“Wisdom outweighs any wealth.” – Sophocles

 

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” – Socrates

 

“Wisdom begins at the end.” – Daniel Webster

 

“A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” – Charles Dickens

 

“Wisdom is knowing when you can’t be wise.” – Paul Engle

 

“Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.” – Sophocles

 

“Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.” – Plato

 

“Wisdom sails with wind and time.” – John Florio

 

“Memory is the mother of all wisdom.” – Aeschylus

 

“Discipline is wisdom and vice versa.” – M. Scott Peck

 

“No man was ever wise by chance.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix

 

“Wise men make more opportunities than they find.” – Francis Bacon

 

“Be happy. It’s one way of being wise.” – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” – Francis Bacon

 

“Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.” – Plautus

 

“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

“Cunning… is but the low mimic of wisdom.” – Plato

 

“Wisdom comes alone through suffering.” – Aeschylus

 

“Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.” – Euripides

 

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

 

“From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.” – Publilius Syrus

 

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

“Who is wise in love, love most, say least.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

“Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” – Norman Cousins

 

“To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.” – Samuel Johnson

 

“Man’s wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy.” – William Temple

 

“Wisdom is found only in truth.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.” – Wilson Mizner

 

“If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.” – Leo Buscaglia

 

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” – William James

 

“Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.” – William J. Clinton

 

“There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.” – Charles Dickens

 

“Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.” – Laurence Sterne

 

“Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.” – Sophocles

 

“We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.” – Arthur Helps

 

“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

“Begin now to be what you will be hereafter.” – Saint Jerome

 

“The wise man hath his thoughts in his head; the fool, on his tongue.” – Ivan Panin

 

“You have as much laughter as you have faith.” – Martin Luther

 

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.” – Lao Tzu

 

“The brain is wider than the sky.” – Emily Dickinson

 

“Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.” – Sophocles

 

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates

 

“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” – William Blake

 

“Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” – Immanuel Kant

 

“All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.” – Alexandre Dumas

 

“Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.” – Euripides

 

“Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.” – Walter Benjamin

 

“In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.” – Lucille Ball

 

“I actually think with age comes some level of wisdom.” – Nina Totenberg

 

“The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

“Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.” – Aesop

 

“Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one’s being.” – Orison Swett Marden

 

“The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

 

“The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

 

“The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.” – Isaac D’Israeli

 

“Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

“I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

“Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.” – Dale Turner

 

“If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.” – William Butler Yeats

 

“The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.” – Plutarch

 

“When you’re used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more.” – Mayim Bialik

 

“Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also, the first announcement of death.” – Peter Conrad

 

“Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.” – Franz Grillparzer

 

“There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.” – Francis Bacon

 

“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“Remembering is painful, it’s difficult, but it can be inspiring and it can give wisdom.” – Paul Greengrass

 

“There’s a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It’s impossible to be mature without having lived.” – Amy Grant

 

“A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.” – Moliere

 

“Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.” – Herman Hesse

 

“We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.” – Robert E. Lee

 

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” – Socrates

 

“Even when you have doubts, take that step. Take chances. Mistakes are never a failure – they can be turned into wisdom.” – Cat Cora

 

“The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

“Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.” – Sidney Hook

 

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.” – Brian O’Driscoll

 

“It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

“Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.” – Khalil Gibran

 

“Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

 

“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” – George Bernard Shaw

 

“He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.” – Mary Wilson Little

 

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” – Marilyn vos Savant

 

“Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two. A constant coming and going: wisdom lies in the momentary.” – Octavio Paz

 

“True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people.” – Kiana Tom

 

“Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.” – William Wordsworth

 

“Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.” – Epicurus

 

“It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.” – Epictetus

 

“Whenever you argue with another wiser than yourself in order that others may admire your wisdom, they will discover your ignorance.” – Saadi

 

“Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.” – Thomas J. Watson

 

“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.” – Confucius

 

“Earthly wisdom is doing what comes naturally. Godly wisdom is doing what the Holy Spirit compels us to do.” – Charles Stanley

 

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

 

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” – Ansel Adams

 

“This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.” – Zhuangzi

 

“We respect our elders. There is wisdom that comes from experience, and I am not going to stop learning from wise counsel.” – Marcia Fudge

 

“Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.” – Elbert Hubbard

 

“Lord, bless me with the ability to achieve all that I can, and the wisdom to realize it doesn’t all have to be by tomorrow!” – William Eardley IV

 

“You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can’t practice to attain wisdom.” – Herbie Hancock

 

“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.” – Samuel Smiles

 

“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in my life. And I am horribly limited.” – Sylvia Plath

 

“The difference between a wise and foolish man is this–the former sees much, thinks much, and speaks little; but the latter speaks more than he either sees or thinks.” – William Scott Downey

 

“If you take risks and face your fate with dignity, there is nothing you can do that makes you small; if you don’t take risks, there is nothing you can do that makes you grand, nothing.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

 

“Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.” – Bo Bennett

 

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” – Roald Dahl

 

“I think it’s nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It’s a fair exchange.” – Cherie Lunghi

 

“Abandon yourself to the moment, and you will find every day new openings, new light, new insight. And those new insights will go on changing you. One day, suddenly you will see you are each moment new.” – Osho

 

“The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.” – Reinhold Niebuhr

 

“Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life – in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

“He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.” – Aeschylus

 

“Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and just listen. No more is needed. Being still, looking, and listening activates the non-conceptual intelligence within you. Let stillness direct your words and actions.” – Eckhart Tolle

 

“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” – Buddha

 

“The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.” – Joseph Smith, Jr.

 

“Hatred is corrosive of a person’s wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation’s spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society’s tolerance and humanity, and block a nation’s progress to freedom and democracy.” – Liu Xiaobo

 

“There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.” – Confucius

 

“If you seek tranquility, do less. Or do what’s essential – what the logos of a social being requires, and in the requisite way. Which brings a double satisfaction: to do less, better. Because most of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, you’ll have more time, and more tranquility. Ask yourself at every moment, ‘Is this necessary?’” – Marcus Aurelius

 

“The gateways to wisdom and learning are always open, and more and more I am choosing to walk through them. Barriers, blocks, obstacles, and problems are personal teachers giving me the opportunity to move out of the past and into the Totality of Possibilities.” – Louise L. Hay

 

“Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.” – William James

 

“Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by traveling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.” – Samuel Smiles

 

“The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

“Sometimes I am happy and sometimes not. I am, after all, a human being, you know. And I am glad that we are sometimes happy and sometimes not. You get your wisdom working by having different emotions.” – Yoko Ono

 

“Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.” – Helen Keller

 

The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue center light pop and everybody goes “Awww!”. – Jack Kerouac

 

“No matter what challenges or setbacks and disappointments you may encounter along the way, you will find true success and happiness if you have only one goal. There really is only one. And that is this: to fulfill the highest most truthful expression of yourself as a human being. You want to max out your humanity by using your energy to lift yourself up, your family and the people around you.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention… A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.” – Rachel Naomi Remen

 

“One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, “I love you”, “I’m sorry”, “I appreciate you”, “I’m proud of you” …whatever you’re feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it…cause a smile today for someone else…and give plenty of hugs.” – Steve Maraboli

 

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.” – John Lennon

 

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150 Inspirational Rumi Quotes & Sayings

In this post, you will find 150 Inspirational Rumi Quotes and Sayings.

 

Rumi Quotes

 

“What you seek is seeking you.”

 

“Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.”

 

“If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.”

 

“There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen.”

 

“Let silence take you to the core of life.”

 

“Let the beauty we love be what we do.”

 

“Let silence be the art you practice.”

 

“Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.”

 

“In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear.”

 

“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”

 

“The lion is most handsome when looking for food.”

 

“I lost my hat while gazing at the moon, and then I lost my mind.”

 

“The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.”

 

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.”

 

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.”

 

“Life is balance of holding on and letting go.”

 

“These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.”

 

“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”

 

“My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.”

 

“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.”

 

“Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder.”

 

“When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.”

 

“Don’t wait any longer. Dive in the ocean, leave and let the sea be you.”

 

“By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.”

 

“Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.”

 

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”

 

“The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.”

 

“Love is an emerald. Its brilliant light wards off dragons on this treacherous path.”

 

“You are not one you are a thousand. Just light your lantern.”

 

“In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.”

 

“Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.”

 

“I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.”

 

“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”

 

“It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”

 

“There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.”

 

“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.”

 

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”

 

“Whoever has heart’s doors wide open, could see the sun itself in every atom.”

 

“Discard yourself and thereby regain yourself. Spread the trap of humility and ensnare love.”

 

“Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.”

 

“All that you think is rain is not. Behind the veil angels sometimes weep.”

 

“You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.”

 

“Wisdom tells us we are not worthy; love tells us we are. My life flows between the two.”

 

“Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.”

 

“There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds.”

 

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

 

“This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children.”

 

“Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.”

 

“I once had a thousand desires. But in my one desire to know you all else melted away.”

 

“Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something, will find it.”

 

“If you love someone, you are always joined with them – in joy, in absence, in solitude, in strife.”

 

“Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.”

 

“This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.”

 

“Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wild flowers will come up where you are.”

 

“Don’t dismiss the heart, even if it’s filled with sorrow. God’s treasures are buried in broken hearts.”

 

“When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.”

 

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.”

 

“Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.”

 

“Join the community of saints and know the delight of your own soul. Enter the ruins of your heart and learn the meaning of humility.”

 

“Peaceful is the one who’s not concerned with having more or less. Unbound by name and fame, he is free from sorrow from the world and mostly from himself.”

 

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.”

 

“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”

 

“Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.”

 

“This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.”

 

“Do good to the people for the sake of God or for the peace of your own soul that you may always see what is pure and save your heart from the darkness of hate.”

 

“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?”

 

“If you could get rid of yourself just once, the secret of secrets would open to you. The face of the unknown, hidden beyond the universe would appear on the mirror of your perception.”

 

“The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”

 

“Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty.”

 

“Achieve some perfection yourself, so that you may not fall into sorrow by seeing the perfection in others.”

 

“Those who don’t feel this love pulling them like a river, those who don’t drink dawn like a cup of springwater or take in sunset like a supper, those who don’t want to change, let them sleep.”

 

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”

 

“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.”

 

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

 

“If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it.”

 

“I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The soul calls from within me: ‘You, ignorant of the way of Love, set me free.”

 

“To become spiritual, you must die to self, and come alive in the Lord. Only then will the mysteries of God fall from your lips. To die to self through self-discipline causes suffering but brings you everlasting life.”

 

“Lovers have heartaches that can’t be cured by drugs or sleep, or games, but only by seeing their beloved.”

 

“There is a loneliness more precious than life. There is a freedom more precious than the world. Infinitely more precious than life and the world is that moment when one is alone with God.”

 

“On the path of love, we are neither masters nor the owners of our lives. We are only a brush in the hand of the master painter.”

 

“Knock, and He’ll open the door. Vanish, and He’ll make you shine like the sun. Fall, and He’ll raise you to the heavens. Become nothing, and He’ll turn you into everything.”

 

“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.”

 

“Sit quietly and listen for a voice that will say, “Be more silent.” As that happens, your soul starts to revive.”

 

“Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.”

 

“Now be silent. Let the One who creates the words speak. He made the door. He made the lock. He also made the key.”

 

“Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.”

 

“Ways of worshipping are not to be ranked as better or worse than one another… It’s all praise, and it’s all right.”

 

“Oh! Joy for he who has escaped from this world of perfumes and color! For beyond these colors and these perfumes, these are other colors in the heart and the soul.”

 

“We are all the same… all the same… longing to find our way back… back to the One… back to the only One!”

 

“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.”

 

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one.”

 

“Be grateful for your life, every detail of it, and your face will come to shine like a sun, and everyone who sees it will be made glad and peaceful.”

 

“Every need brings what’s needed. Pain bears its cure like a child. Having nothing produces provisions. Ask a difficult question, and the marvelous answer appears.”

 

“The illuminated life can happen now, in the moments left. Die to your ego, and become a true human being.”

 

“The spirit is so near that you can’t see it! But reach for it… don’t be a jar, full of water, whose rim is always dry. Don’t be the rider who gallops all night and never sees the horse that is beneath him.”

 

“Travelers, it is late. Life’s sun is going to set. During these brief days that you have strength, be quick and spare no effort of your wings.”

 

“My words are like a ship, and the sea is their meaning. Come to me and I will take you to the depths of spirit. I will meet you there.”

 

“Be a helpful friend, and you will become a green tree with always new fruit, always deeper journeys into love.”

 

“In each moment the fire rages, it will burn away a hundred veils. And carry you a thousand steps toward your goal.”

 

“Stay with friends who support you in these. Talk with them about sacred texts, and how you are doing, and how they are doing, and keep your practices together.”

 

“Anything which is more than our necessity is Poison. It may be power, wealth, hunger, ego, greed, laziness, love, ambition, hate or anything.”

 

“A warm, rainy day-this is how it feels when friends get together. Friend refreshes friend then, as flowers do each other’s, in a spring rain.”

 

“Take someone who doesn’t keep score, who’s not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing, who has not the slightest interest even in his own personality: he’s free.”

 

“All people on the planet are children, except for a very few. No one is grown up except those free of desire.”

 

“Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.”

 

“This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.”

 

“There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveller, if you are in search of that, don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek that.”

 

“Don’t be sad! Because God sends hope in the most desperate moments. Don’t forget, the heaviest rain comes out of the darkest clouds.”

 

“In their seeking, wisdom and madness are one and the same. On the path of love, friend and stranger are one and the same.”

 

“Sorrow… It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place.”

 

“You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.”

 

“This silence, this moment, every moment, if it’s genuinely inside you, brings what you need. There’s nothing to believe. Only when I stopped believing in myself did I come into this beauty. Sit quietly, and listen for a voice that will say, ‘Be more silent.’ Die and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you’ve died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.”

 

“Love is the water of life. Everything other than love for the most beautiful God is agony of the spirit, though it be sugar-eating. What is agony of the spirit? To advance toward death without seizing hold of the water of life.”

 

“Oh soul, you worry too much. You have seen your own strength. You have seen your own beauty. You have seen your golden wings. Of anything less, why do you worry? You are in truth the soul, of the soul, of the soul.”

 

“Whatever happens to you, don’t fall in despair. Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be there for you that no one knows. You can’t see it yet but so many paradises are at the end of this path…Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.”

 

“This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor… Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”

 

“Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others’ faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear.”

 

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place.”

 

“When you go through a hard period, when everything seems to oppose you, when you feel you cannot even bear one more minute, never give up! Because it is the time and place that the course will divert!”

 

“When I run after what I think I want, my days are a furnace of distress and anxiety; If I sit in my own place of patience, what I need flows to me, and without any pain. From this I understand that what I want also wants me, is looking for me and attracting me. There is a great secret in this for anyone who can grasp it.”

 

 

Rumi Poems About Love & Life

 

“The Privileged Lovers”

 

The moon has become a dancer

at this festival of love.

This dance of light,

This sacred blessing,

This divine love,

beckons us

to a world beyond

only lovers can see

with their eyes of fiery passion.

They are the chosen ones

who have surrendered.

Once they were particles of light

now they are the radiant sun.

They have left behind

the world of deceitful games.

They are the privileged lovers

who create a new world

with their eyes of fiery passion.

 

“The Meaning of Love”

 

Both light and shadow

are the dance of Love.

Love has no cause;

it is the astrolabe of  secrets.

Lover and Loving are inseparable

and timeless.

Although I may try to describe Love

when I experience it I am speechless.

Although I may try to write about Love

I am rendered helpless;

my pen breaks and the paper slips away

at the ineffable place

where Lover, Loving and Loved are one.

Every moment is made glorious

by the light of Love.

 

“Do You Love Me?”

 

A lover asked his beloved,

Do you love yourself more

than you love me?

The beloved replied,

I have died to myself

and I live for you.

I’ve disappeared from myself

and my attributes.

I am present only for you.

I have forgotten all my learning,

but from knowing you

I have become a scholar.

I have lost all my strength,

but from your power

I am able.

If I love myself

I love you.

If I love you

I love myself.

 

“Gone to the Unseen”

 

At last you have departed and gone to the Unseen.

What marvelous route did you take from this world?

Beating your wings and feathers,

you broke free from this cage.

Rising up to the sky

you attained the world of the soul.

You were a prized falcon trapped by an Old Woman.

Then you heard the drummer’s call

and flew beyond space and time.

As a lovesick nightingale, you flew among the owls.

Then came the scent of the rosegarden

and you flew off to meet the Rose.

The wine of this fleeting world

caused your head to ache.

Finally, you joined the tavern of Eternity.

Like an arrow, you sped from the bow

and went straight for the bull’s eye of bliss.

This phantom world gave you false signs

But you turned from the illusion

and journeyed to the land of truth.

You are now the Sun –

what need have you for a crown?

You have vanished from this world –

what need have you to tie your robe?

I’ve heard that you can barely see your soul.

But why look at all? –

yours is now the Soul of Souls!

O heart, what a wonderful bird you are.

Seeking divine heights,

Flapping your wings,

you smashed the pointed spears of your enemy.

The flowers flee from Autumn, but not you –

You are the fearless rose

that grows amidst the freezing wind.

Pouring down like the rain of heaven

you fell upon the rooftop of this world.

Then you ran in every direction

and escaped through the drain spout . . .

Now the words are over

and the pain they bring is gone.

Now you have gone to rest

in the arms of the Beloved.

 

“Love is the cure”

 

Love is the cure,

for your pain will keep giving birth to more pain

until your eyes constantly exhale love

as effortlessly as your body yields its scent.”

 

“I Throw it All Away”

 

You play with the great globe of union,

you that see everyone so clearly

and cannot be seen. Even universal

intelligence gets blurry when it thinks

you may leave. You came here alone,

but you create hundreds of new worlds.

Spring is a peacock flirting with

revelation. The rose gardens flame.

Ocean enters the boat. I throw

it all away, except this love for Shams.

 

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150 Inspirational Hard Work Quotes & Sayings

In this post, you will find 150 Inspirational Hard Work Quotes & Sayings.

 

Hard Work Quotes & Sayings

 

“Set goals. Say prayers. Work hard” – Unknown

 

“No one ever drowned in sweat.” – Unknown

 

“Good things happen to those who hustle.” – Anais Nin

 

“I love people, and the hustle.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

 

“The dream is free. The hustle is sold separately.” – Unknown

 

“Don’t complain. Just work harder” – Unknown

 

“I’m a firm believer in the hustle game.” – Eric Snow

 

“All wealth is the product of labor.” – John Locke

 

“Hustle beats talent when talent doesn’t hustle” – Ross Simmonds

 

“I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” – Margaret Mead

 

“My hustle is nonstop. I never stop hustling.” – Young Jeezy

 

“There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas A. Edison

 

“Don’t stop when you’re tired, stop when you’re done” – Unknown

 

“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” — Gordon B. Hinckley

 

“I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” – Margaret Mead

 

“Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

 

“Focused, hard work is the real key to success.” – John Carmack

 

“Work harder than you think you did yesterday” – Unknown

 

“See, winners embrace hard work.” – Lou Holtz

 

“I’d rather hustle 24/7 than slave 9 to 5.” – Unknown

 

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden

 

“There is only one way to success. It’s called hard work.” – Unknown

 

“Reality is easy. It’s deception that’s the hard work.” – Lauryn Hill

 

“Hustle in silence and let your success make the noise.” – Unknown

 

“Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.” – Iain Duncan Smith

 

“Always be the hardest worker in the room” – Unknown

 

“Hard work always wins in the end.” – Lucas Till

 

“There’s a lot of females that hustle, just like men hustle.” – Fetty Wap

 

“I enjoy hard work; I love setting goals and achieving them.” – Jewel

 

“Stop doubting yourself, work hard and make it happen” – Unknown

 

“I think hard work is what gets most people to the top.” – Rupert Sheldrake

 

“You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk” – Alan Alda

 

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

 

“Invest in your dreams. Grind now. Shine later.”– Unknown

 

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ― Beverly Sills

 

“I like to work hard and see the results of my hard work.” – Erin Heatherton

 

“Hustle is the most important word. Ever” – Gary Vaynerchuk

 

“Like I said, repetition in practice and hard work.” – Jerry Rice

 

“Don’t stay in bed unless you can make money in bed.” – George Burns

 

“Hard work always pays off, whatever you do.” – Dustin Lynch

 

“My entire life can be summed up in four word: I hustled. I conquered.” – Unknown

 

“Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” – Virat Kohli

 

“Good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.” – Unknown

 

“For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.” – Jessica Savitch

 

“You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic” – Unknown

 

“It took several years of hard work in small roles before I attained stardom.” – Bela Lugosi

 

“Nothing worth having comes easy.” – Theodore Roosevelt” – Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Like basketball, fashion is hard work.” – Amar’e Stoudemire

 

“Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you” – Mark Cuban

 

“Well, I realized finally that all of the hard work paid off.” – David Naughton

 

“I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” – Thomas Jefferson

 

“Hard work and a good education will take you further than any government program.” – Aaron Schock

 

“Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” – Unknown

 

“I have achieved everything through either hard work or luck.” – Sandra Bullock

 

“The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.” – Unknown

 

“Success has a lot to do with luck, but it also involves a lot of real hard work.” – Jerry Cantrell

 

“The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it” – Unknown

 

“Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank

 

“Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.” – Byron Dorgan

 

“Without hard work and discipline, it is difficult to be a top professional.” – Jahangir Khan

 

“Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication.” – Michael Diamond

 

“Let them sleep while you grind. Let them party while you work. The difference will show.” – Unknown

 

“There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.” – Heather Bresch

 

“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” – David Bly

 

“Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.” – Ben Carson

 

“What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time.” – Don Zimmer

 

“We live in the kind of society where, in almost all cases, hard work is rewarded.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

“Work hard! In the end, passion and hard work beats out natural talent.” – Pete Docter

 

“Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win.” – Nadia Comaneci

 

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

 

“When you think about your heritage, you think about toughness and hard work.” – Jeff Garcia

 

“I don’t have any formula. I just work with my heart, putting in a lot of hard work.” – Ranbir Kapoor

 

“My career has been successful, but it’s been a grind of hard work.” – Emmanuelle Chriqui

 

“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” – Ann Landers

 

“I have had lots of luck in my career but there has also been a lot of hard work.” – Maria Sharapova

 

“I always hustled to make money and pay for school. I was never afraid of hard work.” – Tom Freston

 

“Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else.” – Evelyn Ashford

 

“I’m living everyday like a hustle. Another drug to juggle. Another day, another struggle.” – Notorious BIG

 

“I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” – Margaret Thatcher

 

“You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three.” – Haile Gebrselassie

 

“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing

 

“A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” – Guy Kawasaki

 

“Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” – Haile Gebrselassie

 

“When I meet successful people, I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.” – Kiana Tom

 

“When you put a lot of hard work into one goal and you achieve it, that’s a really good feeling.” – Derek Jeter

 

“Focused. I’m a hustler. And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways to do what I like without having to do much else.” – Mos Def

 

“Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat.” – Robert Griffin III

 

“The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.” – Maxine Hong Kingston

 

“We all naturally want to become successful… we also want to take shortcuts. And it’s easy to do so, but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice.” – Apolo Ohno

 

“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi

 

“The dream doesn’t lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education.” – Alphonso Jackson

 

“I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life’s problems.” – James Cash Penney

 

“Football teaches you hard work. It takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to have spectacular results in both business and football.” -Roger Staubach

 

“I want to be remembered like Pete Rose ‘Charlie Hustle.’ I want people to say, ‘Wherever he was, he was always giving it his all.” – Walter Payton

 

“I have a fear of public speaking. It’s very hard work. Words are not my skill, and because they’re not my skill, I have to work doubly hard.” – Kerry Stokes

 

“When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it’s a lot of hard work and patience.” – Burning Spear

 

If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

 

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell

 

“As an older and wiser man, I don’t believe in luck. I believe in hard work and talent and determination.” – Dexter Fletcher

 

“I’d like to show people that if you put the hard work in and you believe in yourself, then you can do whatever you want to.” – Oscar Pistorius

 

“My hard work and excellent training entitled me to be a better actress than some of my competitors.” – Pola Negri

 

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King

 

“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.” – Michelangelo Buonarroti

 

“I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.” – Charles Evans Hughes

 

“…talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” – Patrick Süskind, writer

 

“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.” – Colin Powell

 

“A dream doesn’t become a reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell

 

“Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.” – Lou Holtz

 

“You can’t cheat the grind, it knows how much you have invested, it won’t give you anything you haven’t worked for.” – Anonymous

 

“Some hustle for respect. Some hustle for love. Others hustle for truth. We all hustle to survive.” – Unknown

 

“Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun. You get self-satisfaction from pushing yourself to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off.” – Anonymous

 

“Hard work – I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn’t fly. It’s all in the practice. It does take work and it ain’t easy – but man, the rewards!” – Susan Powter

 

“When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.” – Steve Pavlina

 

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

 

“Never expect anyone to give you what you want. Work hard, show some dedication and go get it yourself.” – Anonymous

 

“It is hard work to be good when you are very little and very hungry, and have many sticks to beat you, and no mother’s lips to kiss you.” – Ouida

 

“The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” — Barack Obama

 

“The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.” – Vince Lombardi

 

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” — Barack Obama

 

“It’s hard work making movies. It’s like being a doctor: you work long hours, very hard hours, and it’s emotional, tense work. If you don’t really love it, then it ain’t worth it.” – George Lucas

 

“The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.” — Thomas A. Edison

 

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication.” – Gail Devers

 

“I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it should get you pretty near.” — Margaret Thatcher

 

“I played the game one way. I gave it everything I had. It doesn’t take any ability to hustle.” – Wade Boggs

 

“When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So, I did ten times more work.” — George Bernard Shaw

 

“The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.” – Tommy Hilfiger

 

“I’ve got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.” — Larry Bird

 

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” – Thomas A. Edison

 

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich

 

“When I started flirting with the hustle, failure became my ex. Now engaged to the game and married to success.” – Unknown

 

“Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.” – Kevin Eubanks

 

“My store, Wine Library, outsells big national chains. How do you think we do it? It started with hustle. I always say that our success wasn’t due to my hundreds of online videos about wine that went viral, but to the hours I spent talking to people online afterward, making connections and building relationships.” – Gary Vaynerchuk

 

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” — Steve Jobs

 

“There is no substitute for hard work. There is a little luck along the way, but there is no substitute for really super-hard work, first in, last out. Mary Callahan Erdoesk. There is a little luck along the way, but there is no substitute for really super-hard work, first in, last out.” – Mary Callahan Erdoes

 

“To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It’s about embracing the pain that you’ll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge.” – Summer Sanders

 

“Sporting success doesn’t happen by accident. It takes hard work and determination on the part of the individual athletes. And it also takes investment in facilities and training support.” – Nicola Sturgeon

 

“Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.” – Andre Agassi

 

“I love what I’m doing most of the time, but it’s hard work. People only see your albums in the charts. They see us at award shows and after-show parties. They don’t know about your doubts, the hard work that goes in.” – Gavin Rossdale

 

“I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” – Ray Bradbury

 

“You have a little bit of talent, a certain amount of good fortune and a lot of hard work in pursuit of whatever truth you can find in it, and if you are really lucky, a terrific partner and I have that and those four things worked out for me.” – Donald Sutherland

 

“But for me to have the opportunity to stand in front of a bunch of executives and present myself, I had to hustle in my own way. I can’t tell you how frustrating it was that they didn’t get that. No joke – I’d leave meetings crying all the time.” – Kanye West

 

“Whenever you get to win, you feel the satisfaction of all of your hard work, all the sacrifices, all the blood, sweat and tears. It feels right and makes you realise that you are really doing the right thing.” – Abby Wambach

 

“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” – David Rockefeller

 

“Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” – Lucille Ball

 

“I just think a hustler’s ambition is that I never stop. I start off hustling and said I’ll never stop hustling. An ambitious hustler is the one to hustle the hustlers. When I grew up, my heroes were hustlers. Now I’m their hero.” – Young Jeezy

 

“My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.” – Ronnie James Dio

 

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Top 90 Being Single Quotes And Sayings

In this post you will find, Top 90 Being Single Quotes And Sayings.

 

Being Single Quotes & Sayings

 

“Single – too fabulous to settle.” – Mandy Hale

 

“I’m not single. I’m just romantically challenged.”

 

“I’m single but I ignore people like I’m taken”

 

“I think, therefore I’m single.” – Liz Winston

 

“Being single is pretty good. It’s a nice sense of irresponsibility.”

 

“It is good to be lonely, for being alone is not easy.” – Rilke

 

“He sleeps fastest who sleeps alone.” – Richard Avedond

 

“I like being single, I’m always there when I need Me.” – Art Leo

 

“As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.” – Hermann Hesse

 

“I don’t like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone.” – Delta Burke

 

“Single is a choice, just like Married is.” – Mandy Hale

 

“I’m single for a reason waiting on the right one to come along.”

 

“I celebrate myself, and sing myself.” – Walt Whitman

 

“You’ll meet someone soon. No one knows what’s around the corner.” – Carrie Adams

 

“A broken relationship would make you feel more lonely than when you were single.”

 

“A woman should be like a single flower, not a whole bouquet.” – Anna Held

 

“Yeah, I’m single, but you’re gonna have to be amazing to change that.”

 

“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

“Being single is definitely better than being with the wrong person” – Hassan Choughari

 

“Single is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.” – Mandy Hale

 

“Being single is about celebrating and appreciating your own space that you’re in.”

 

“He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu

 

“Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.” – Mandy Hale

 

“I like being single, I’m always there when I need me.” – Art Leo

 

“It’s better to be single with high standards than in a relationship settling for less.”

 

“Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.” – Albert Camus

 

“What does an introvert do when he’s left alone? He stays alone.” – Jenni Ferrari-Adler

 

“Working long hours being single helps because your time is yours.” – Andy Hertzfeld

 

“Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.” – Marcus Aurelius

 

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

 

“If you can’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of someone else.” – Sahithi Setikam

 

“This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

 

“My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” – Warsan Shire

 

“I am a lover without a lover. I am lovely and lonely and I belong deeply to myself.” – Warsan Shire

 

“You don’t have to be part of a couple to be happy, you know.” – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

 

““Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.” – Mandy Hale

 

“Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single.” – Julie Deply

 

“My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” – Warsan Shire

 

“How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants.” – Anais Nin

 

“To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” – Jeanne Moreau

 

“Being single is better than being in a relationship with someone who fills your heart with doubt”

 

“I love being single. I can come and go as I please and stay out as late as I want to.” – Eric Dickerson

 

“I’m not single. I’m not taken. I’m simple on reserve for the one who deserves my heart.”

 

“If we seek paradise outside ourselves, we cannot have paradise in our hearts.” – Thomas Merton

 

“I didn’t lose you, you lost me. You’ll search for me inside of everyone you’re with and I won’t be found”

 

“There’s something really cool about knowing that your destiny is SO big that you’re not meant to share it with anyone. At least not yet.” – Mandy Hale

 

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not defined by another person.” – Oscar Wilde

 

“A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence.” – Mandy Hale

 

“When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death-ourselves.” – Eda Leshan

 

“What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.” – Roma Downey

 

“Being single entitles you to not ask someone’s opinion before you do something to mess up your own room, your credit report or even your life.” – Sayali Patil

 

“If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

 

“Some people think it’s wrong, being single isn’t right. But you hurt the right person you’ll be wrong all your life.” – Tyga

 

“I don’t really do that whole ‘single life’ thing. I’m kind of heads down and get things done.” – Ed Sheeran

 

“Discover why you’re important, then refuse to settle for anyone who doesn’t completely agree.” – Fisher Amelie

 

“I like relationships and being in love, but I also like being single – you have to embrace all those different things.” – Dominic Monaghan

 

“Being single is getting over the illusion that there is somebody out there to complete you.” – Omkar Phatakc

 

“Single is not a status. It is a word that best describes a person who is strong enough to live and enjoy life without depending on others.”

 

“Personally, I, Mindy Kaling want to spend like 80 percent of my life hanging out with women.” – Mindy Kaling

 

“Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love.” – Mandy Hale

 

“You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.” – Warsan Shire

 

“Every time I see a couple holding hands, or just plainly sitting together I look away. It’s not that I hate seeing lovers. But because it reminds me of a question nobody can answer: “Where’s mine?”

 

“No human being can really understand another, and no one can arrange another’s happiness.” – Graham Greene

 

“Stay single until someone actually compliments your life in a way that it makes it better to not be single. If not, it’s not worth it”

 

“If you are not happy being single, you will never be happy in a relationship. Get your own life first, then share it.”

 

“Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” – Mandy Hale

 

“Being single doesn’t mean that you know nothing about love. Sometimes being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship.”

 

“The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.” – Charlotte Brontë

 

“If you’re single, focus on being a better you instead of looking for someone better than your ex. A better you will attract a better next.”

 

“Being brave enough to be alone frees you up to invite people into your life because you want them and not because you need them.” – Mandy Hale

 

“Being single doesn’t necessarily mean you’re available. Sometimes you have to put up a sign that says, “Do Not Disturb” on your heart.” – Wiz Khalifa

 

“There is no need to rush. If something meant to be, it’ll happen in the right time, with the right person, and for the best reason.”

 

“You may not like being single but God needs your attention in this season. Let God prepare you before He gives you to someone”

 

“Happily, Single” is recognizing that you don’t need or want to be rescued from your life by a handsome prince because your life is pretty awesome, as is. – Mandy Hale

 

“Without a doubt… the worst part of being a single woman was having to take care of your own car.” – Lisa Kleypas

 

“Who are you? Are you in touch with all of your darkest fantasies? Have you created a life for yourself where you can experience them? I have. I am f*cking crazy. But I am free.” – Lana Del Rey

 

“I was told I was dangerous. I asked why and they said: “because you don’t need anyone”. That’s when I smiled”

 

“If you really are going to be a happy single, you have to stop treating being single as the annoying time that you pass between relationships and embrace it. Rather than focusing on what you lack, focus on what you have: You.” – Natalie Lue

 

“I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it’s definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I’m sorted I’ve got good people around me.” – Olly Murs

 

“If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.” – Barbara De Angelis

 

“Single is no longer a lack of options – but a choice. A choice to refuse to let your life be defined by your relationship status but to live every day Happily and let your Ever After work itself out.” – Mandy Hale

 

“That we find a crystal or a poppy beautiful means that we are less alone, that we are more deeply inserted into existence than the course of a single life would lead us to believe.” – John Berger

 

“You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.” – Jo Coudert

 

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