101 Best Spiritual Awakening Quotes of All Time

Need to feel inspired? Having positive spiritual quotes on-hand when you need to be uplifted is such an important part of your spiritual self care practice. Especially when you’re on the path to spiritual awakening.

I scoured hundreds of sources to find you the most powerful spiritual awakening quotes to support your journey. Part of being spiritually awakened is about seeing the lessons and wisdom that everyone has to offer. In honor of this, I’ve included some good spiritual quotes from unlikely sources!   

I broke them out into sections for your convenience. Enjoy these positive quotes!

Inspirational Spiritual Awakening Quotes

1) “What you get by achieving your goals isn’t as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” 

Zig Ziglar

2) “Everything is possible. The impossible just takes longer.”

Dan Brown

3) “Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.”

Carl Jung

4) “You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, and to do it courageously.” 

Steve Maraboli

5) “When we awaken to our truth, we realize that we are free.” 

Kristi Bowman

6) “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” 

Maya Angelou

7) “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” 

Robert H Schuller

8) “We must fight for a life of action, not reaction.” 

Rita Mae Brown

9) “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” 

Albert Einstein

10) “Failure builds character.”


11) “Just keep taking chances and having fun.”

Garth Brooks

12) “Little by little, one travels far.”

JRR Tolkien

13) “Reach high, for the stars lie hidden in your soul.”

Langston Hughes

14) “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

15) “We find comfort among those who agree with us – and growth among those who don’t.”

Frank A Clark

16) “The purpose of our lives is to give birth to the best that is in us. It is only through our own personal awakening that the world can be awakened.” 

Marianne Williamson

17) “The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

WB Yates

The world is full of magical thing, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper

18) “The standard of success in life isn’t the things. It is absolutely the amount of joy that you feel.” 

Abraham Hicks

19) “Awakening is not changing who you are, but discarding who you are not.” 

Deepak Chopra

20) “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.”

Louis L’Amour

21) “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

22) “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” 

Joseph Campbell

23) “Every neighbor can be your teacher.”


Spiritual Wisdom + Happiness Quotes

24) “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” 

Harriet Beecher Stow

25) “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in the details of daily life.”

William Morris

26) “If you see something beautiful in someone, speak it.” 

Ruthie Lindsey

27) “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” 

Will Rogers

28) “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” 

Dalai Lama

Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace

29) “If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.”


30) “Everyone is on a spiritual path, most people just don’t know it. The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and acceptance of love.” 

Marianne Williamson

31) “I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.”


32) “Quiet the mind and the soul will speak.” 

Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

33) “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

34) “The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” 

E.E. Cummings

35) “Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” 

Herman Hesse

36) “There is beauty in the pathless woods.” 

Lord Byron

37) “Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.” 


38) “Happiness is not by chance, but by choice.” 

Jim Rohn

39) “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” 

Demi Lovado

40) “Keep you face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” 

Helen Keller

41) “Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.” 

John Barrymore

42) “Spread love everywhere you go.” 

Mother Theresa

Spiritual Awakening Quotes About Strength

43) “Never bend your head. Look the world straight in the eye.” 

Helen Keller

44) “We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action”

Dr. Henry Link

45) “I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning to sail my ship.” 

Louisa May Alcott

46) “The scariest moment is always just before you start.” 

Stephen King

47) “The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud.” 

Coco Chanel

The most courageous act is to think for yourself. Aloud.

48) “Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”

Joseph Campbell

49) “Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing alone.” 

Andy Biersack

50) “You think of yourselves as humans searching for a spiritual awakening, when in fact you are spiritual beings attempting to cope with a human awakening. Seeing yourself from the perspective of the spirit within will help you to remember why you came here and what you came here to do.”

Neale Donald Walsch

51) “When in doubt, choose change.”

Lucy Leung

52) “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”

Vince Lombardi

53) “Be bold, be brave enough to be true to yourself.” 

Queen Latifah

54) “Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees others.” 


55) “Be brave enough to heal yourself, even when it hurts.” 

Bianca Sparacino

56) “Fear is the raw material from which courage is made. Without it, we wouldn’t know what it means to be brave.” 

Martha Beck

Quotes About Spirituality

57) “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” 

Coco Chanel

58) “One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your own humanity.” 

Steve Maraboli

59) “The next message you need is always right where you are.” 

Ram Dass

60) “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.”

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

61) “What makes you different or weird, that’s your strength.”

Meryl Streep

What makes you different or weird, that's your strength.

62) “I exist as I am, and that is enough.” 

Walt Whitman

63) “You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, strong enough.” 

Lolly Daskal

64) “My mission is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” 

Maya Angelou

65) “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” 

Eleanor Roosevelt

66) “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” 

Khalil Gibran

67) “By being yourself, you put something wonderful into the world that wasn’t there before.”

Edwin Elliot

68) “When things change inside you, things change around you.”


69) “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.” 

Melissa Etheridge

Spiritual Awakening Quotes About Love

70) “Life in abundance only comes from great love.” 

Elbert Hubbard

71) “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” -Byron Katie

72) “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remain unawakened.” -Anatole France

73) “Everyone around, love them, love them.” -Michael Stipe

74) “You yourself, as much as anyone in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” -Buddha

Encouragement Quotes for Spiritual Awakening

75) “The power you have is to be the best version of yourself, so you can create a better world.” -Ashley Rickards

76) “And though she be but little, she is fierce.” -William Shakespeare

77) “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” -Nora Ephron

78) “Surround  yourself with people who empower you to become better” -Unknown

79) “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” -Mahatma Gandhi

80) “Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” -Harvey Fiernstein

81) “If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito in the room.” -Dalai Lama

82) “I alone cannot change the world, but i can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Theresa

83) “In order to obtain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.” -Miguel de Cervantes

84) “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” -George Eliot

85) “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” -Maya Angelou

86) “You are never too old to dream a new dream.” -CS Lewis

87) “We are not the only ones affected by our recovery. The spiritual awakening heals the world one person at a time.”  -Marta Mrotek

88) “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who actually do.” -Rob Siltanen

89) “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination.” -Mae Jemison

90) “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” -James Baldwin

91) “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” -Jimmy Dean

92) “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way..” -Martin Luther King Jr

93) “Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you will be criticized anyway.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

Spiritual Awakening Quotes for Women

94) “When a woman becomes her own best friend, her life is easier.” -Diane Von Furstenberg

When a woman becomes her own best friend, her life is easier

95) “A woman on a mission needs no permission.” -Unknown

96) “You are enough just as you are.” -Meghan Markle

97) “You can have a spiritual awakening and discover a new side of you at any age. And best of all, love can happen at any age. Life can just start to get exciting when you’re in your 40s and 50s. You have to believe that.”  -Salma Hayek

98) “There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise.” -W.E.B. Dubois

99) “It took me quite a long time to develp a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” -Madeline Albright

100) “A woman with a voice is, by definition, a strong woman.” -Melinda Gates

101) “When sleeping women wake, mountains move.” -Proverb


I hope these spiritual awakening quotes brought you inspiration and joy! Please help others by sharing on social media.

XO,  Andrea

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Andrea has been practicing Astrology, Numerology, and Tarot for many years. She is a certified Aromatherapist and Reiki Master in Central NY, and also holds a Masters Degree from Syracuse University. Andrea loves helping her readers bring more spiritual self-care into their lives.

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