Purely Inspirational Words of Wisdom

The inspirational words of wisdom on this page were chosen for their radiant uplifting encouragement. 

Being on a spiritual journey may result in family, friends and other people we know wondering about us, sometimes to the extent of expressing their wonder quite loudly. 

The inspirational words of wisdom below act to remind us of the great value to ourselves, and perhaps others, of our spiritual journey.  And, of course, to encourage us to keep going! 

Inspirational Words of Wisdom Lift Us Up!

Inspirational Words of Wisdom


New!  “For our life to be of value, I think we must develop basic good human qualities—warmth, kindness, compassion.  Then our life becomes meaningful and more peaceful—happier.”

     Dalai Lama XIV and Cutler, Howard C.  The Essence of Happiness, A Guidebook for Living.  New York, Riverhead Books, 2010.


“The truth is, you are magnificent, gorgeous, supernatural, and all powerful.  Your thoughts have always become and always will become the things and events you experience.”

     Dooley, Mike.  Life on Earth: Understanding Who We Are, How We Got Here, and What May Lie Ahead.  Carlsbad, California, Hay House, Inc., 2016.


“The soul understands what the mind cannot conceive.”  

“If you listen to your soul you will know what is ‘best’ for you, because what is best for you is true for you.”

“‘Feeling good’ is your way of telling yourself that your last thought was truth, that your last word was wisdom, that your last action was love.”  

     Walsch, Neale Donald. Conversations with God, an Uncommon Dialogue, Book 2, Living in the World with Honesty, Love and Courage.  Charlottesville, VA, Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Inc., 1997, 1998, 2014.


“We are all good, decent, loving souls who occasionally get lost.”

     Dyer, Wayne W.  Your Sacred Self, Making the Decision to Be Free.  HarperCollins Publishers, 1995.


“We lack nothing, because our essential nature is one of pure potentiality and infinite possibilities.”

     Chopra, Deepak.  The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams.  San Rafael, CA: Amber-Allen Publishing; Novato, CA: New World Library, 1994.


“The giant pine tree grows

from a tiny sprout. 

The journey of a thousand miles

starts from beneath your feet.”

     Mitchell, Stephen.  Tao Te Ching, A New English Version, with Foreword and Notes.  HarperCollins Publishers, 1991, 2000, 2006.


“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference.”

     Frost, Robert. “The Road Not Taken.” The Road Not Taken and Other Poems. Penguin Books. 2015, p.87. 


“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”

     Keller, Helen. We Bereaved. New York, Leslie Fulenwider, Inc., 1929. 


You are a miracle, capable of creating in the likeness of your Creator.”

     A Course in Miracles, T-1.I.24:2.  See Note 1.


“The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream.  The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg.  Dreams are the seedlings of realities.”

     Allen, James.  As a Man Thinketh.  Stamford, CT, Longmeadow Press, 1993.


“Anything that has been accomplished by any other human being in the physical realm is within the field of possibility.”

     Dyer, Wayne W. Real Magic, Creating Miracles in Everyday Life.  HarperCollins Publishers, 1992.


“True nobility is not about being better than anyone else: It is about being better than you used to be.” 

     Dyer, Wayne W. There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem.  HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. 


“The true joy of living is in allowing the higher energies of spirit to guide your life.  In this state of awareness you never have to ask what your purpose is or how to find it.  Instead, you feel purposeful in everything that you do, and you bring that kind of joy to all that you encounter.  It will not matter whether you are weeding your garden, reading a novel, shoveling snow, creating your own symphony, driving through traffic, or meditating in the silence of your bedroom.”

     Dyer, Wayne W. There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem. HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.


Note 1: Quote is from A Course in Miracles, copyright ©1992, 1999, 2007 by the Foundation for Inner Peace, 448 Ignacio Blvd., #306, Novato, CA 94949, www.acim.org and info@acim.org, used with permission.


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