30 Inspirational Spiritual Quotes for Your Soul

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These 30 inspirational spiritual quotes will give you the boost and inspire you to take the first (or continued) step in your journey to a powerful existence. We are all here for a purpose and whether we believe in a higher power or not, these spiritual quotes will help you lead a better more fulfilled life.

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But let’s start with the 30 inspirational spiritual quotes to inspire you today!


“He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because he fears.”

– Michel De Montaigne


“I close my eyes in order to see.”

– Paul Gauguin


“Happiness is spiritual, born of truth and love. It is unselfish; therefore it cannot exist alone, but requires all mankind to share it.”

– Mary Baker Eddy


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

– Deepak Chopra


“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.”

– Thich Nhat Hanh


“You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.”

– Swami Vivekananda


“The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love.”

– Marianne Williamson


“This moment is all there is.”

– Rumi


“When you realize there is no lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”

Lao Tzu


“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”

H.H. Dalai Lama


“Nothing is, unless our thinking makes it so.”

– William Shakespeare


“You are the universe, expressing itself as a human for a little while.”

– Eckhart Tolle


“You are an infinite spiritual being having a temporary human experience.”

– Wayne Dyer


“Not only are we in the universe the universe in us. I don’t know of any deeper spiritual feeling than what that beings upon me.”

– Neil De Grasse Tyson


“Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.”

– Deepak Chopra


“Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.”

– Radhanath Swami


“Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.”

– Pierre Teilhard de Chardin


“That is the real spiritual awakening, when something emerges from within you that is deeper than who you thought you were. So, the person is still there, but one could almost say that something more powerful shines through the person.”

– Eckhart Tolle


“When a man is willing and eager, the Gods join in.”

– Aeschylus


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

– W.B. Yeats


“I am convinced that the jealous, the angry, the bitter and the egotistical are the first to race to the top of mountains. A confident person enjoys the journey, the people they meet along the way and sees life not as a competition. They reach the summit last because they know God isn’t at the top waiting for them. He is down below helping his followers to understand that the view is glorious where ever you stand.”

– Shannon L. Alder


“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you really are.”

– Carl Jung


“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.”

– Eckhart Tolle


“The resting place of the mind is the heart. The only thing the mind hears all day is clanging bells and noise and argument, and all it wants is quietude. The only place the mind will ever find peace is inside the silence of the heart. That’s where you need to go.”

– Elizabeth Gilbert


“The power within you is greater than the power within the world.”

– Rhonda Byrne


“Knock, and He’ll open the door. Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun. Fall, and He’ll raise you to the heavens. Become nothing, and He’ll turn you into everything.”

– Rumi


“If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.”

– Brené Brown


“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.”

– Albert Einstein


“Be here, now!”

– Ram Dass

In Conclusion

I hope you are inspired to not just be reminded of the spiritual being you are, but to become it. As the last quote reminds us, we need to truly be here, now. Our purpose in life is not to just exist and let be, but to thrive. We get a chance in this lifetime to evolve into something more than just who we think we need to be.

What quotes from this list have inspired you?

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