10 Frame-Worthy Quotes To Keep You Shining
Presence. Patience. Self-awareness. Action. Passion. Love of self. Love for others.
Reminders of these and more, represented in ten frame-worthy inspirational quotes that will keep you grounded and inspired in your workspace and at home. Tried and true, the following are just a few favorites collected over the years. And like a good book, each whispers its own new lessons, time and time again.
Why frame them?
It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day grind. Surrounding oneself with powerful words of inspiration and motivation is a daily reminder of life’s “big picture” (and a creative outlet if you handcraft them yourself!). Repetition is key to learning and in time, these pearls of wisdom become ingrained, like your own personal mantras, and reflected in the way you live.
Simply select your favorites, get crafty designing, frame, place in a space that needs a little spice, and enjoy!
- “Happiness, not in another place but this place, not in another hour but this hour.” – Walt Whitman
- “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
- “Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” – Rumi
- “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman
- “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell
- “Do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa
- “Learn from everyone, follow no one.” – Unknown
- “At one glance I love you with a thousand hearts.” – Mihri Hatun
- “Leap and the net will appear” – Zen saying
- “I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
Mandy Moran is an eternal ray of optimism, ever curious, ever excited about the world. She’s a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and trained yogi, who has practiced everywhere from lakeside retreats in Guatemala to the bamboo studios of Bali. When not galavanting the globe, she’s living in and loving the city of Detroit.