110+ Marianne Williamson Quotes (Inspiring, Transformative And Spiritual)
Quick Jump To
Top 10 Marianne Williamson Quotes (BEST)
- 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.
- Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
- Ego says, "Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace". Spirit says, "Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place".
- Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognise how good things really are.
- People hear you on the level you speak to them from. Speak from your heart, and they will hear with theirs.
- No one is any more or any less important than you are.
- 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.
- We are not here to fix, change or belittle another person. We are here to support, forgive and heal one another.
- We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be?
- Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Marianne Williamson Image Quotes
We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds. — Marianne Williamson
The love in me salutes the love in you. — Marianne Williamson
Marianne Williamson Short Quotes
- We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
- Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
- The love in me salutes the love in you.
- If we never take a risk, we'll never know the parts of ourselves that would have emerged if we had.
- When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
- We do not heal the past by dwelling there. We heal the past by living in the present.
- If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train.
- Inner peace doesn't come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are.
- Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.
- The key to abundance is meeting limited circumstances with unlimited thoughts.
Marianne Williamson Famous Quotes And Sayings
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
The love in me salutes the love in you. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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?' — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
...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. — Marianne Williamson
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. — Marianne Williamson
No matter what the problem, a miracle can solve it. Remember to ask for one. — Marianne Williamson
Charisma is a sparkle in people that money can't buy. It's an invisible energy with visible effects. — Marianne Williamson
May my heart be your shelter, and my arms be your home. — Marianne Williamson
Until we have met the monsters in ourselves, we keep trying to slay them in the outer world. And we find that we cannot. For all darkness in the world stems from darkness in the heart. And it is there that we must do our work. — Marianne Williamson
Love knows how to form itself. God will do his work if we do ours. Our job is to prepare ourselves for love. When we do, love finds us every time. — Marianne Williamson
Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world. — Marianne Williamson
The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love. — Marianne Williamson
In each of us, there lies a divine connection to a power more powerful than hate or violence. Today is the day to attune to that power and use it on behalf of peace on earth. — Marianne Williamson
For every person who might reject you if you live your truth, there are ten others who will embrace you and welcome you home. — Marianne Williamson
If I choose to bless another person, I will always end up feeling more blessed. — Marianne Williamson
Love is a wave flowing in the direction of bliss for all living things. It will carry you if you allow it to flow through you. — Marianne Williamson
Your playing small doesn't serve the world. — Marianne Williamson
Behind every dark cloud there is an every-shining sun. Just wait. In time, the cloud will pass. — Marianne Williamson
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. — Marianne Williamson
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds. — Marianne Williamson
We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. — Marianne Williamson
When you meet anyone, remember it is a holy encounter. As you see him, you will see yourself. As you treat him, you will treat yourself. As you think of him, you will think of yourself. Never forget this, for in him you will find yourself or lose yourself. — Marianne Williamson
Whatever situation you're in: Send love, place it in God's hands, open your heart to everyone involved - and it will turn out miraculously. — Marianne Williamson
Spiritual growth involves giving up the stories of your past so the universe can write a new one. — Marianne Williamson
Beauty is an internal light, a spiritual radiance that all women have, but most women hide - unconsciously denying its existence. What we do not claim, remains invisible. — Marianne Williamson
Healing works through a kind of detox: things have got to come up in order to be released. That is true of our personal issues, and also our collective issues. We can't just push the darkness down, pour pink paint over it and then pretend it's not there. We have to look at it, accept that it exists and then release it for healing. — Marianne Williamson
Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great? — Marianne Williamson
Every time we're about to criticize someone for what we think they did wrong, let's first remember to thank them for the things they did right. And to mean it; to sincerely affirm them. Then, if there's still a problem that needs to be shared, it will come from a completely different energy -- and actually be heard! — Marianne Williamson
Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here. — Marianne Williamson
When we do align with it, we thrive. And when we do not, we suffer. This is not "punishment." It is merely the Law of Cause and Effect. With each thought we think, we either align with universal love, or we disconnect ourselves from it. Whichever is our choice determines whether we then feel connected to, or disconnected, from our own true Selves. — Marianne Williamson
Every bird that sings, sings for you. Every breeze that blows, blows for you. Every sunray shines for you. If you only knew how loved you are. — Marianne Williamson
I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness. — Marianne Williamson
Magic happens when you tell the universe what you want it to do for you; miracles happen when you ask how you can be of service to the universe. — Marianne Williamson
We were all born carrying a promise -- a promise to make the world better -- and there's a yearning to make good on that promise that none of us can suppress forever. — Marianne Williamson
Enlightenment doesn't mean we were never wounded; it means we've found a way to evolve beyond our wounds. Enlightenment isn't idealistic; it's practical. What's idealistic is thinking we can live from our wounds, stay in our weakness, and ever transform the world. — Marianne Williamson
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. — Marianne Williamson
Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen. — Marianne Williamson
When we stop trying to control events, they fall into a natural order, an order that works. We're at rest while a power much greater than our own takes over, and it does a much better job than we could have done. We learn to trust that the power that holds galaxies together can handle the circumstances of our relatively little lives. — Marianne Williamson
Life is like a book that never ends. Chapters close, but not the book itself. — Marianne Williamson
The choice to be used as an instrument of love, right here, right now, is a choice for personal empowerment. — Marianne Williamson
In every heart there is an inner room, where we can hold our greatest treasures and our deepest pain. — Marianne Williamson
A meaningful life is not a popularity contest. Do what in your heart you believe to be the right thing, and you may or may not get immediate approval from the world. Do it anyway. — Marianne Williamson
The wise person doesn't ask, "What have I achieved?" but rather, "What have I contributed?" — Marianne Williamson
Think bigger. Forget limits. Embrace the idea of endless possibility.... It will change you. — Marianne Williamson
Once the light of our awareness is cast on any darkness, then it cannot hide and it cannot remain. Such is the law of consciousness. — Marianne Williamson
We have great power to affect the attitudes and behavior of the people around us, at work and at home. We have the power to set a tone of honor, to create an energy around ourselves that says, 'I respect myself. I respect you. Let's respect each other.' — Marianne Williamson
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again. — Marianne Williamson
We aren't bodies at all; who we are is the love inside us, and it is that love alone that determines our value. When our minds are filled with light, there is no room for darkness. — Marianne Williamson
The worlds of Truth (love) and illusion (fear) are like parallel universes; with every thought we make a choice which one to inhabit — Marianne Williamson
The reason so many of us are obsessed with becoming stars is because we are not yet starring in our own lives. The cosmic spotlight isn't pointed at you, it radiates from within you. — Marianne Williamson
I've come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly as I want, but that I will be fine either way. The challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul's growth. — Marianne Williamson
Change is in the air, as old patterns fall away and new energies are emerging. Consciously release what needs to be released, and welcome with a full embrace the newness you've prayed for and so richly deserve. — Marianne Williamson
You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think. — Marianne Williamson
Whatever worked in the past, build on it; whatever didn't work in the past, break the chain that binds you to it. — Marianne Williamson
Every act of kindness on your part is a boost to your own immune system. — Marianne Williamson
Love, when it is a sacred quest, is a space of resurrection and repair. It does more than help us survive a soulless world; it helps us to transform. — Marianne Williamson
Forgiveness is the ultimate preventive medicine, as well as the greatest healer. — Marianne Williamson
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle. — Marianne Williamson
Every relationship, every situation is part of a divinely created and highly specific curriculum for your soul growth — Marianne Williamson
Love is the essential existential fact. It is our ultimate reality and our purpose on earth. — Marianne Williamson
Love is everywhere, but if our eyes aren't open to see it, we miss out. Who among us hasn't missed out on love because we were looking for it in one package and it came in another? Our problem is rarely a lack of love so much as a mental block to our awareness of its presence.* — Marianne Williamson
When we are centered in joy, we attain our wisdom. — Marianne Williamson
Take stock of your thoughts and behavior. Each night ask yourself, when were you negative when you could have been positive? When did you withhold love when you might have given it? When did you play a neurotic game instead of behaving in a powerful way? Use this process to self-correct. — Marianne Williamson
God is the electricity and we are the lamps. — Marianne Williamson
Great spiritual teachings do not change, but we do. As we grow older and wiser, we can receive the teachings at deeper levels. — Marianne Williamson
Imagine the week ahead unfolding in an ever-increasing flow of miracles. Allow the image to sink into your heart. Receive it with a big yes! — Marianne Williamson
A healthy, vital society is not one in which we all agree. It is one in which those who disagree can do so with honor and respect for other people's opinions... and an appreciation of our shared humanity. — Marianne Williamson
Life Lessons by Marianne Williamson
- Marianne Williamson teaches us to focus on our inner growth and spiritual development, to be open to the possibilities that life has to offer, and to live with love and compassion for ourselves and others.
- She encourages us to recognize our own power and to use it to create a better world.
- She reminds us to be mindful of our thoughts, words, and actions, and to strive for a life of balance and harmony.
Which quote resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of Marianne Williamson quotes? Or may be you have a quotation about Marianne Williamson to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.
About the author
This collection is managed by Quotlr Team, with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.
Feel free to cite and use any of the quotes by Marianne Williamson. For popular citation styles (APA, Chicago, MLA), go to citation page.
Embed HTML Link
Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage