Inspirational Elizabeth Gilbert Quotes

Elizabeth M. Gilbert (born July 18, 1969) is an American author. Below is a collection of Inspirational Elizabeth Gilbert Quotes.

Elizabeth Gilbert Quotes

Elizabeth Gilbert Quotes
Elizabeth Gilbert Quotes

“This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“The Bhagavad Gita that ancient Indian Yogic text says that it is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I think I deserve something beautiful.”
Elizabeth Gilbert

“People always fall in love with the most perfect aspects of each other’s personalities.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“A true soul mate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“A soul mates purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control that you have to transform your life, then introduce you to your spiritual master.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I’m choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I have a history of making decisions very quickly about men. I have always fallen in love fast and without measuring risks. I have a tendency not only to see the best in everyone, but to assume that everyone is emotionally capable of reaching his highest potential.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I was suffering the easily foreseeable consequences. Addiction is the hallmark of every infatuation-based love story.”
― 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

“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“Look for God, suggests my Guru. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I have fallen in love more times than I care to count with the highest potential of a man, rather than with the man himself, and I have hung on to the relationship for a long time (sometimes far too long) waiting for the man to ascend to his own greatness. Many times in romance I have been a victim of my own optimism.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“In desperate love, we always invent the characters of our partners, demanding they be what we need of them, and then feeling devastated when they refuse to perform the role we created in the first place.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

“I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. If you need the medication again, go ahead and take it—I will love you through that, as well. If you don’t need the medication, I will love you, too. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than Depression and I am braver than Loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert

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  1. Loving these. I’m a fan of Elizabeth Gilbert, have her book, Big Magic, and covered it on my blog. Cheers to you!

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