Quotation Explorer - 'Elizabeth Gilbert'

Someone has to write all those stories: why not me? - Elizabeth Gilbert
Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. - Elizabeth Gilbert
We need courage to take ourselves seriously, to look closely and without flinching, to regard the things that frighten us in life and art with wonder. - Elizabeth Gilbert
The Yogic scriptures say that God responds to the sacred prayers and efforts of human beings in any way whatsoever that mortals choose to worship - just so long as those prayers are sincere. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Look for God, suggests my Guru. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water. - Elizabeth Gilbert
You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I want to be with God all the time. But I don't want to be a monk, or totally give up worldly pleasures. I guess what i want to learn is how to live in this world and enjoy its delights, but also devote myself to God. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Step forward out of your own lingering residual sense of smallness, take up every inch of life that is your blessed inheritance, and DO YOUR THING. - Elizabeth Gilbert
We are all walking repositories of hidden treasures. - Elizabeth Gilbert
You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Guilt's just your ego's way of tricking you into thinking that you're making moral progress. Don't fall for it, my dear. - Elizabeth Gilbert
we must take care of our families wherever we find them. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Depression on my left, Loneliness on my right. They don't need to show me thier badges. I know these guys very well. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Being content with what you have already is an art form that leads to a peace that can’t be replaced by anything else. - Elizabeth Gilbert
The love that moves the sun and the other stars. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Listen to the whispers or soon you will be listening to the screams. - Elizabeth Gilbert
It may be that same-sex couples will save the institution of marriage. - Elizabeth Gilbert
You can measure your worth by your dedication to your path, not by your successes or failures - Elizabeth Gilbert
Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing... - Elizabeth Gilbert
There’s this human capacity for joy and endurance, even when things are at their worst. A joy that occurs not despite our suffering, but within it. - Elizabeth Gilbert
The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I thought about one of my favorite Sufi poems, which says that God long ago drew a circle in the sand exactly around the spot where you are standing right now. I was never not coming here. This was never not going to happen. - Elizabeth Gilbert
God dwells within you, as you. - Elizabeth Gilbert
If I am truly to become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian...I not only have to become my own husband, but I need to be my own father, too. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. - Elizabeth Gilbert
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