Inspirational quotes provide quick doses of motivational psychology that can be referred to in times of need. Psychologist and motivation expert Jonathan Fader, PhD, said in an interview with Fast Company, “There’s a little bit of implicit coaching that’s happening when you’re reading it.”
Media Psychology expert, Scott Sobel, added, “Humans are aspirational. We want to look up to role models and leaders and follow what they ask. Leaders and their words – inspirational quotes – affect us on a primal level.”
We’ve compiled a list of 8 quotes that relate to the power of resilience and how it is integral to fulfilling human potential. These words of wisdom have been collected from a range of individuals including an ex-Navy SEAL, a Yogi, a beloved author and an ancient Greek Philosopher.
We hope they help you on your resilience journey and wish you all the best for the path ahead. Feel free to share the quote images with those you care about.
“We all need resilience to live a fulfilling life. With resilience, you’ll be more prepared to take on challenges, to develop your talents, skills, and abilities so that you can live with more purpose and more joy.”
~ Eric Grietens, Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life
“Never cease chiseling your own statue.”
“A good half of the art of living is resilience.”
~ Alain de Botton
“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.”
~ Paulo Coelho
“Learning isn’t a way of reaching one’s potential but rather a way of developing it.”
~ Anders Ericsson
“Change leads to disappointment if it is not sustained.
Transformation is sustained change, and it is achieved through practice.”
~ B.K.S. Iyengar
“When body, heart and mind are trained and mastered, the lens of spirit is clear.”
~ Dr Sven Hansen
“Recognise suffering, Eliminate its source,
End it by practicing the path.”
~ Matthieu Ricard