To the people who love you, you are beautiful already. This is not because they're blind to your shortcomings but because they so clearly see your soul. Your shortcomings then dim by comparison. The people who care about you are willing to let you be imperfect and beautiful, too.

— Victoria Moran

The most delightful Victoria Moran quotes that will activate your inner potential

Cruelty to animals is an enormous injustice;

so is expecting those on the lowest rung of the economic ladder to do the dangerous, soul-numbing work of slaughtering sentient beings on our behalf.

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Yoga will always be transformationa l, even when it stops being cool.

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The idea that everything is purposeful really changes the way you live.

To think that everything that you do has a ripple effect, that every word that you speak, every action that you make affects other people and the planet.

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In this moment, there is plenty of time.

In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility.

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A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with-that's poverty-but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you're clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it's clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. (148)

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In terms of days and moments lived, you'll never again be as young as you are right now, so spend this day, the youth of your future, in a way that deflects regret. Invest in yourself. Have some fun. Do something important. Love somebody extra. In one sense, you're just a kid, but a kid with enough years on her to know that every day is priceless.

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The idea that somebody else is going to swoop down and play the fairy godmother role is pretty unlikely, so why not take care of yourself?

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Growing into your future ... requires a dedication to caring for yourself as if you were rare and precious, which you are, and regarding all life around you as equally so, which it is.

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It simply feels right to me to blend the glittery delights of New York City with a largely raw vegan diet - with the soul-deep conviction that animals are not ours to eat, wear, exploit or experiment on.

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If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too. It believes exactly what you tell it.

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If you only knew who you really are, you'd be starstruck

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I could be a vegan in sackcloth and flip-flops, but I find fabulous boots with periwinkle cuffs a far preferable option.

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About Victoria Moran

Quotes 67 sayings
Profession Writer
Birthday 1950

Recreational shopping is the shortest distance between two points: you and broke.

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Choose your exercise using the same criteria you'd apply to choosing a date - that is, attractive to you and able to hold your interest for an hour.

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If you don't accept yourself, you won't live fully, and if you don't live fully you'll need to get full some other way.

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"Make your plate look like a Christmas tree," I tell people, "mostly green with splashes of other bright colors."

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That old saying about opportunity only knocking once is as archaic as the flat-earth theory and as patently untrue. Opportunity knocks all the time - and it rings your doorbell, calls you up, and sends you e-mails.

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I firmly believe that everyone deserves to live within walking distance of either beauty or convenience, if not both.

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Enjoy your food, enjoy your life.

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Self-doubt is the greatest enemy of any new good habit.

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I have to strive to go two steps forward and realize that, sometimes, there will be one step back.

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I need a spiritual connection - I can make changes, but I can't make miracles - and I need people around me who'll support me and believe in me and tell me the truth and not let me deceive myself into avoiding the what's scary and hard and necessary.

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Because love encompasses everything, nothing is unimportant, including tonight's dinner menu. Think about it for a minute. If you were pure love, the loving parent of all life, how would you want people to eat?

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Self-esteem is the result of recognizing our personal power;

awe and wonder come from recognizing our lack of it. Both are true, and in an exceptional life there is no conflict between them.

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You give up on what you need to be doing because you forget that you're worth it. This is why most people aren't leading exemplary lives...You have to believe in yourself so much that you're willing to do what's uncomfortable, time-consuming, inconvenient, and on occasion seemingly impossible. When you don't believe in yourself this much, pretend.

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If you've ever tried meditation and didn't stay with it, I recommend you try it again. Some time has passed. In the interim, you may have developed the discipline of mind or the patience you were short on before. Let these qualities aid your practice. (173)

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Life has its rhythm and we have ours.

They're designed to coexist in harmony, so that when we do what is ours to do and otherwise let life be, we garner acceptance and serenity.

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As a society, we need to get lots more flexible about what constitutes beauty.

It isn't a particular hair color or a particular body type; it's the woman who grew the hair and lives in the body. Keeping this in mind can only make things better.

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Sometimes we get so busy pursuing our dream that we forget to notice the degree to which we're living it already.

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Life would be very dreary if there were no magic.

If the real world were only that veil of tears, I just don't think could get up in the morning.

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There are some things that money can't buy: peace of mind, for starters, and lean muscle mass. Neither the Queen of England nor the founder of Microsoft can put in an order for either one.

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I'm not perfect, but what's wonderful about eating a plant-based diet is, I don't have to be.

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Look for your brushes with the divine.

Be receptive to them. When heaven knocks, open the door. Value these visits. Remember them. Expect more of them.

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Tell the world you are a one-of-a-kind creation who came here to experience wonder and spread joy. Expect to be accommodated.

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Home is the place where you are most thoroughly yourself, with no pretenses.

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Our society on a whole is trained to see young women.

There are proportionally far more of them on magazine covers, on TV, and in films than int the actual population. As a result, we have a citizenry taught to see the young and ignore the not-so-young. It isn’t conscious; it’s Pavlovian. (13)

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If you celebrate your differentness, the world will, too.

It believes exactly what you tell it-through the words you use to describe yourself, the actions you take to care for yourself, and the choices you make to express yourself. Tell the world you are one-of-a-kind creation who came here to experience wonder and spread joy. Expect to be accommodated.

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Evolution happens in nature and in individuals.

I want to participate actively in its happening within me.

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The strongest animals on earth are plant eaters.

Every creature we've enlisted to do the work we couldn't handle - the horse, donkey, elephant, camel, water buffalo, ox, yak - is an herbivore... whose huge muscles were built from plant protein, and whose strong bones got that way, and stayed that way, from grazing on grass and eating other vegetables.

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Your mission isn't a project to check off your list.

It's a commitment to which to dedicate your life.

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I think most of us look at personal delights as somewhere between minimally important and borderline immoral. We like them, but we're not sure we ought to. We seldom give them a high priority when other demands are competing for our attention. Nevertheless, the soul feeds on simple joys and withers without them.

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Taking B12 is the price of getting to be vegan, the way wearing a helmet is the price of getting to ride a motorcycle and giving up alcohol for nine months is the price of getting to have a baby.

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When it comes to literal nourishment, the food we eat, life begets life.

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Our culture has long mistrusted the body.

It's been seen as a confusing blend of God's handiwork and the devil's playground. It is, rather, a vortex of intelligence.

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Compassion in action may be the glorious possibility that could protect our crowded, polluted planet.

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Gandhi was a David with no material weapon.. not even a slingshot.

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The idea that somebody is going to come in and make your debt go away and all be well for the future is really a fantasy.

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My calling, as one imperfect human, is to celebrate and uphold life every time I get the chance.

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Happiness comes from accepting the present situation, whether it is something you wish to savor as long as possible or change as quickly as you can. Neither is possible without acceptance as the starting point, because without acceptance you are living on the periphery of your life. There at the edges, you can't fully enjoy the good stuff or do anything about the rest.

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