Top 82 Marianne Williamson Quotes

We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.


In the absence of love, we began slowly but surely to fall apart.


We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?


The way of the miracle-worker is to see all human behavior as one two things: either love, or a call for love.


Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “All the Things That Could Go Wrong.


Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.


When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.


When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.


To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player…The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.


Our kingdom is our life, and our life is our kingdom. We are all meant to rule from a glorious place. When God is on the throne, then so are we. When God is in exile, our lands are at war and our kingdoms are in chaos.


A spiritual reinterpretation of events gives us miraculous authority to command the winds, to part the waters, and to break all chains that bind us.


Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn.


There is nothing to find, only to realize. There is nothing to become, only to be. There is nothing to fear, only to love.


The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.


A marriage is meant to be a blessing on the world, because it is a context in which two people might become more than what they would have been alone.  The entire world is healed by the presence of healed people.


It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.


Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.


There’s no single effort more radical in it’s potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children.


The most powerful thought is a prayerful thought. When I’m praying for you, I am praying for my own peace of mind. I can only have for myself what I am willing to wish for you.


God gives us His strength by giving us His vision of things. Our seeing people as innocent is the only way to achieve God’s peace.


Men in our culture have been spoiled, treated with false reverence instead of respect.


We’re hallucinating. And that’s what this world is: a mass hallucination, where fear seems more real than love. Fear is an illusion. Our craziness, paranoia, anxiety and trauma are literally all imagined.


…there are four rules for miraculous work creation: Be positive. Send love. Have fun. Kick ass. Amen.


The problem with setting goals is that they can be limiting.  Perhaps we’re asking for something good when God’s will is that we be given something great.


Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world.


Spiritual growth involves giving up the stories of your past so the universe can write a new one.


And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.


There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.


Our prayer is not simply, ‘Dear God, please send me a better job,’ but, ‘Dear God, enable me to see this situation differently, that this area of apparent lack might be healed inside my mind.


In our ability to think about something differently lies the power to make it different.


There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children.


Don’t stop now. Keep going. The next time someone makes you feel though, winning as you are, perhaps you’re getting too big for your britches; say to them silently, “i haven’t even started yet.


We can’t look to the world to restore our worth; we’re here to restore our worth to the world. The world outside us can reflect our glory, but it cannot create it. It cannot crown us. Only God can crown us, and he already has.


As long as there are ways we can serve, then we have a job to do.


There is nowhere you need go to find God, for God is within you. There is no one you need ask if you are good enough, for He has already established He is exceedingly well pleased.


We don’t know how to be women because we were taught it was not OK to be girls. Our most natural impulses were thwarted and distorted.


If our emotional stability is based on what other people do or do not do, then we have no stability. If our emotional stability is based on love that is changeless and unalterable, then we attain the stability of God.


Love is what we are born with. Fear is what we learn.


Birth is violent whether it be the birth of a child or the birth of an idea.


Love is what we were borne with. Fear is what we learned here.


Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.


Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help the desire to serve.


If you give your life as a wholehearted response to love then love will wholeheartedly respond to you.


Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.


We live in a world of constant juxtaposition between joy that’s possible and pain that’s all too common. We hope for love and success and abundance, but we never quite forget that there is always lurking the possibility of disaster.


Hope lies in having more faith in the power of God to heal us than in the power of anything to hurt or destroy us. In realizing that as children of God we are bigger than our problems, we have the power at last to confront them.


Just as you wouldn’t leave the house without taking a shower, you shouldn’t start the day without at least 10 minutes of sacred practice: prayer, meditation, inspirational reading.


In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.


The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.


I never thought being famous would be wonderful, but my limited exposure to celebrity has shown me the dark side big-time.


Nature is infinitely creative. It is always producing the possibility of new beginnings.


The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self.


The fact that people in Hollywood are open to what I teach is not because they’re more desperate than anyone else, but because they’re more touched by it. That’s not their weakness. It’s their strength!


You label somebody ‘New Age,’ and that’s automatic mockery: ‘She cannot possibly be a serious thinker.’


For many, many people, getting married is one of the most important things they will ever do in the pursuit of happiness.


The universe is conspiring in every moment to bring me happiness and peace.


As a cell contains a natural intelligence by which it fosters the healthy functioning of the body, I, too, have natural intelligence that fosters the perfect unfolding of my life.


Your relationship to food is but a reflection of your relationship to yourself, as is everything in your life.


I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.


As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.


Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.


There’s no reason to think that you’ll be capable of loyalty to a diet until you address your basic disloyalty toward yourself.


Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.


One of the shocks of a 50th birthday is realizing the fundamental fact that your youth is irrevocably over.


Marriage can be a magnificent lesson in becoming our best selves that is true.


Marriage, like everything else in the world, is holy or unholy depending on the purpose the mind ascribes to it.


In the hands of the ego, marriage is a prison. It is exclusive. It is a place where people are constantly reminded of their failures and limited by the energies of another person. It is rife with judgment and blame.


As someone who has faced as much disappointment as most people, I’ve come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly as I want, but that I will be fine either way.


I trust that when people meet, we meet for a transcendent reason, and that the challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul’s growth.


Trust is very hard if you don’t know what you’re trusting.


Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.


The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.


When it comes to politics today, the devils’ not in the details; the devil’s in the big picture, more often than not just hiding in plain sight.


Whatever it is that leads human beings to hate, to destroy, and to kill has taken on a collective force like never before, as technology and globalization now give it the capacity to not just strike, but to strike us all, together, as one.


It doesn’t take money to turn off the television and cultivate real bonding time.


We receive His peace when we ask Him for it. We keep His peace by extending it to others. Those are the keys and there are no others.


Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman’s toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.


Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.


Relationships are eternal. The ‘separation’ is another chapter in the relationship. Often, letting go of the old form of the relationship becomes a lesson in pure love much deeper than any would have learned had the couple stayed together.


Enchanted partnership begins with the conscious understanding, on the part of two people, that the purpose of their relationship is not so much material as spiritual, and the internal skills demanded by it are prodigious.


Human civilization as we know it is like the Titanic headed for the iceberg, whether the iceberg be nuclear, environmental or terrorism-related.



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