Do you love inspirational quotes? I do! Why? because they remind us of things that we already know but might have forgotten. They can shift our moods or ways of thinking in the moment. They help us to retrain our brains.

There is also power to knowing the same words are inspiring many people all over the globe. They offer a common language of hope surrounded by a sense of connection and unity with both friends and strangers.

Inspirational quotes inspire us, motivate us, and empower us, but let’s remember that we can only apply their wisdom to our daily lives if we take action.

As beacons of change, you and I are committed to transformation, expansion, and growth. We need to feed our brains, nurture our souls, and stay inspired.

I have gathered 13 of my favorite quotes to share with you. I chose short ones because they are easy and fun to remember.

My recommendation: Don’t just read them briefly. Be mindful and intentional when you read them. Feel them. Own them. Reflect on what they mean to you right now in your life. Print them, post them, send them to your friends. Make a difference. Spread positive energy around you. Ready, set, go!

“Life is short. Say what you’ve wanted to say. Do what you’ve wanted to do. Don’t wait until the only thing you can say is, ‘I wish I’d had the courage to do it sooner.’” -Lori Deschene

“Stay committed to your decisions but stay flexible in your approach.” -Tony Robbins

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” -Neale Donald Walsch

“The purpose of life is to discover your gift; the work of life is to develop it; and the meaning of life is to give your gift away.” -David Viscott

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” -Buddha

“Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand.” -Hayley Williams

“Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” -Oprah Winfrey

“Vulnerability is about showing up and being seen.” -Brené Brown

“You can’t always choose what happens to you, but you can always choose how you feel about it.” -Danielle LaPorte

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” -Viktor Frankl

“What is given to you has been given not to keep, but to share.” -Mother Teresa

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” -Yogi Berra

“Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at change.” -Wayne Dyer

A few ideas on how to use these quotes in fun ways:

  • Click here to print the “Inspirational Quotes on Personal Change and Transformation” PDF and hang it in your space.
  • Write each quote on a sticky note. Post the notes in places where you frequently spend time, such as your house, your office, and your car.
  • Write the quotes with dry-erase markers on your bathroom mirror or your windows.
  • Copy and paste the quotes to your smart phone and take “inspirational pause moments” to read them.
  • Send them to a friend or someone you love. It will only take a second, and it could be exactly what they need right now.
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