The Lazy Files #3- My Favorite Inspirational Quotes

Yes, when I’m feeling lazy, I list things. It makes me feel so organized, so productive, soo…not as lame as I am. Anyway, I have this Pinterest board for supportive and inspirational quotes, and I thought it would be a cool idea to list a cool, easy 100 of my favorites. This way, if you’re feeling down, you can come here and take a look at a bunch of things to make you feel better all in one place.

  1. I will sing until the miracle comes.
  2. Be patient with yourself- nothing in nature blooms all year.
  3. The unexpected is usually what brings the unbelievable.
  4. The fact that someone else loves you does not save you from the project of loving yourself.
  5. We live on a blue planet that circles around a ball of fire, next to a moon that moves the sea, and you don’t believe in miracles?
  6. A ship at harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are for.
  7. I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
  8. Pride will always be the longest distance between two people.
  9. Wherever you go, may people always recognize that you have a beautiful heart.
  10. A certain darkness is needed to see the stars.
  11. May your coffee be hot and your eyeliner be even.
  12. You are going to be so much more than “enough” for somebody someday.
  13. More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them.
  14. Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it.
  15. People were created to be loved and things were meant to be used. The reason why the world is in chaos is that things are being loved and people are being used.
  16. You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think you are.
  17. You will never regret being kind.
  18. Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan.
  19. A flower does not think of competing with the next flower- it just blooms.
  20. Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.
  21. Be happy, it drives people crazy.
  22. Sometimes following your heart means losing your mind.
  23. Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
  24. So we fix our eyes, not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
  25. In the depths of winter, I learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
  26. Life is hard. After all, it kills you.
  27. Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.
  28. The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence.
  29. Everything is hard before it is easy.
  30. You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there’s still going to be someone who hates peaches.
  31. I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be.
  32. If you ever feel unwanted or like an outcast, remember that you are like fries at the bottom on the bag. Unnoticed at first, but soon, someone’s going to love to see you.
  33. Broken crayons still color
  34. When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, til it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.
  35. You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.
  36. A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
  37. I don’t pay attention to the world ending. It has ended for me many times and began again in the morning.
  38. She took the leap and built her wings on the way down.
  39. Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.
  40. Always be kinder than you feel.
  41. Let your faith be bigger than your fear.
  42. People who shine from within don’t need the spotlight.
  43. Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something.
  44. Smile and let the world wonder why.
  45. The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.
  46. Creative clutter is better than idle neatness.
  47. Breathe, believe, receive.
  48. Don’t confuse the people who are always around with the people who are always there.
  49. If the universe tried for millions of years, it could not create an exact copy of you. Go dancing or something.
  50. Perhaps this is the moment for which you were created.
  51. What cannot be said will be wept.
  52. Awesome things will happen today if you choose not to be a miserable cow.
  53. The wound is the place where the light enters you.
  54. Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.
  55. Be willing to go alone sometimes. You don’t need permission to grow. Not everyone who started with you will finish with you, and that’s okay.
  56. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, a sincere compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which can turn a life around.
  57. Every flower must grow through dirt.
  58. How you treat others is how you really feel inside.
  59. The day came when the risk to remain tight in the bulb was greater than the risk it took to bloom.
  60. People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.
  61. You may be pretty, and you may be talented, but no one will remember that if you’re mean.
  62. Inhale the future, exhale the past.
  63. There’s a girl out there with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair.
  64. Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.
  65. Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.
  66. When you look at a field of dandelions, you can either see a thousand weeds, or a thousand wishes.
  67. The same boiling water that hardens eggs softens potatoes. It’s not about the circumstances, it’s about what you’re made of.
  68. Honor the space between no longer and not yet.
  69. Chuck it in the fuck it bucket, and move on.
  70. There are still so many kisses and laughs and nights and days and risks worth taking and road trips and books to read and poetry to write and pictures to take. You have you believe this.
  71. The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.
  72. God gave us mouths that close and ears that don’t- that must tell us something.
  73. You are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice.
  74. Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory
  75. You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years trying to get people interested in you.
  76. May you always find the light within, and the courage to take a chance.
  77. The meaning of life is to give life meaning.
  78. Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
  79. Faith means trusting in advance what will only make sense in reverse.
  80. Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
  81. I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
  82. You are too smart to be the only thing standing in your way.
  83. Crying doesn’t indicate that you’re weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you’re alive.
  84. The real problem with reality is a lack of background music.
  85. A river cuts through a rock not because of it’s power, but it’s persistence.
  86. 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.
  87. You can never be overdressed or over educated.
  88. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
  89. Have a heart that never hardens, a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
  90. Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend clearly never had a dog.
  91. When nothing goes right, go left.
  92. Stay away from people who make you feel you’re hard to love.
  93. I am sure that God keeps no one waiting unless he sees that it is good for him to wait.
  94. These storms are only trying to wash you clean.
  95. The soul would have no rainbows if the eyes had no tears
  96. A beautiful thing is never perfect.
  97. Things are as they are. We suffer because we imagined different.
  98. Your grace abounds in deepest waters.
  99. They muddy the water to make it seem deep.
  100. If you live for people’s acceptance, you will die from their rejection.

There you have it! One hundred comforting and inspirational quotes for if you happen to be feeling down. From here, you can share this with your friends to help them feel inspired and supported, or you could just drop me a like or comment to tell me your favorite quotes.

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