It takes courage...to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.

— Marianne Williamson

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Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong.

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The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside;

she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.

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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognise how good things really are.

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Marianne Williamson quote The way of the miracle-worker is to see

The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.

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Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace".

Spirit says, "Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place".

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We cannot give what we do not have: We cannot bring peace to the world if we ourselves are not peaceful. We cannot bring love to the world if we ourselves are not loving. Our true gift to ourselves and others lies not in what we have but in who we are.

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People hear you on the level you speak to them from.

Speak from your heart, and they will hear with theirs.

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Marianne Williamson quote The way of the miracle-worker is to see

The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one of two things: either love, or a call for love.

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No one is any more or any less important than you are.

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Something amazing happens when we surrender and just love.

We melt into another world, a realm of power already within us. The world changes when we change. the world softens when we soften. The world loves us when we choose to love the world.

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Happiness is the choice I make today.

It does not rest on my circumstances, but on my frame of mind...In cultivating the habits of happiness, I attract the people and situations that match its frequency. I smile more often, give praise more often, give thanks more often, and am glad more often. For such is my choice today.

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Marianne Williamson quote Joy is what happens to us when we allow

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.

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We can always choose to perceive things differently.

You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.

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You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.

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We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be?

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Marianne Williamson quote You must learn a new way to think before

You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.

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About Marianne Williamson

Quotes 1199 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Author
Birthday July 8, 1952

We are not here to fix, change or belittle another person.

We are here to support, forgive and heal one another.

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.

Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.

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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.

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Marianne Williamson quote You must learn a new way to think before

You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.

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We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.

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The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self.

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Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth.

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Marianne Williamson quote You must learn a new way to think before

You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.

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Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.

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Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.

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The love in me salutes the love in you.

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In every community, there is work to be done.

In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.

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If we never take a risk, we'll never know the parts of ourselves that would have emerged if we had.

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While overeating would be seen by some as an indulgence of self, it is in fact a profound rejection of self. It is a moment of self-betrayal and self-punishment, and anything but a commitment to one's own well-being.

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Just like a sunbeam can't separate itself from the sun, and a wave can't separate itself from the ocean, we can't separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of a vast sea of love, one indivisible divine mind.

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When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.

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As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.

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Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman's toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.

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I want to be a cheerleader for women who have never even considered running for office or being involved in a campaign, but who in the quietness of their hearts might think, 'Why not me?'

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We do not heal the past by dwelling there. We heal the past by living in the present.

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If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train.

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Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth.

To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us.

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Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and prejudices and the acceptance of love back in our hearts. Love is the essential reality and our purpose on earth. To be consciously aware of it, to experience love in ourselves and others, is the meaning of life. Meaning does not lie in things. Meaning lies in us.

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If you went to live in the Himalayas and everyone was lovely there, I'm sure it would be fairly easy to be a spiritual master.

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Inner peace doesn't come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are.

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We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.

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Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.

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When we begin to see each other through what the metaphysician calls, the third eye, we begin to know each other on a level that is beyond what our physical eyes can see.

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Karma means that all actions have consequences.

Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned.

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The key to abundance is meeting limited circumstances with unlimited thoughts.

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Forgiveness is the choice to see people as they are now.

When we're mad at people, we're angry because of something they said or did before this moment. By letting go of the past, we make room for miracles to replace our grievances.

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Something very beautiful happens to people when their world's fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.

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The secret of success is to realize that the crisis on our planet is much larger than just deciding what to do with your own life, and if the system under which we live the structure of western civilization begins to collapse because of our selfishness and greed, then it will make no difference whether you have $1 million dollars when the crash comes or just $1.00. The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.

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...you're on this earth with a divine purpose: to rise to the level of your highest creative possibility, expressing all that you are intellectually, emotionally, psychologically, and physically in order to make the universe a more beautiful place.

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There is no such thing as a faithless person;

we either have faith in the power of love, or faith in the power of fear. For faith is an aspect of consciousness. Have faith in love, and fear will lose its power over you. Have faith in forgiveness, and your self-hatred will fall away. Have faith in miracles, and they will come to you.

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Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.

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A queen is wise. She has earned her serenity, not having had it bestowed on her but having passer her tests. She has suffered and grown more beautiful because of it. She has proved she can hold her kingdom together. She has become its vision. She cares deeply about something bigger than herself. She rules with authentic power.

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Charisma is a sparkle in people that money can't buy. It's an invisible energy with visible effects.

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No matter what the problem, a miracle can solve it. Remember to ask for one.

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