I love quotes, alway have. I keep a running list on my ipad notebook, have torn pieces of papers posted around the house and a bookshelf filled with dog-eared pages marking my favorite passages. Quotes have served as a means for my personal evolution , motivation and inspiration. Here's a few of my favorites. What inspires you?

20 Inspiring Quotes on Life, Love, Happiness and Gratitude

“As soon as you stop making everyone else responsible for your happiness,
the happier you'll be. ”~ Nina Guilbeau

“Life was meant to be lived, and curiosity must be kept alive. One must never,
for whatever reason, turn his back on life. ”~ Eleanor Roosevelt

"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." ~ EE Cummings

“When you plant a seed of love, it is you that blossoms.” ~ Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

“You either move toward something you love or away from something you fear.
The first expands, the second constricts. ”~ Tom Crum

“All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.” ~ Jack Kerouac

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." ~ Walt Disney

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love. ”~ Gandhi

“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at this moment.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

“It is not your business to love me. It is mine.” ~ Byron Katie

“What if our religion was each other, if our practice was our life, if prayer, our words. What if the temple was the Earth, if forests were our church, if holy water—the rivers, lakes, and ocean. What if meditation was our relationships, if the teacher was life, if wisdom was self-knowledge, if love was the center of our being. ”~ Ganga White

“The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.” ~ Thích Nh? T H? Nh

“The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.” ~ Yogi Bhajan

"The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind & the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life." ~ BKS Iyengar

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” ~ Denis Waitley

"Nobody can hurt me without my permission." ~ Gandhi.

“Live, travel, adventure, bless and don't be sorry” ~ Jack Kerouac.

“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past, or a pioneer of the future.” ~ Deepak Chopra.

"Don't move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move." ~ Osho.

“Smile, breath and go slowly” ~ Anonymous

Please share you favorite love quotes in the comments.