25 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Along Your Recovery Journey

25 Inspirational Quotes To Help You Along Your Recovery Journey

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Sometimes in recovery, you need a little motivation to keep you moving forward on the right path. Here are 25 inspirational quotes you can take with you along your recovery journey: 

  1. “Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking of what we want to become. Sometimes we motivate ourselves by thinking about who we don’t ever want to be again.” – Shane Niemeyer
  2. Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
  3. “The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  4. “The only journey is the one within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
  5. You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  6. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
  8. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard
  9. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  10. “Nothing is impossible; the word itself says, ‘I’m possible!’” – Audrey Hepburn
  11. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  13. “If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” – Zen proverb
  14. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb
  15. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  16. “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Carl Bard
  17. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad Ali
  18. “If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  19. “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford
  20. “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin
  21. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn
  22. “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” – Bernard Williams
  23. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
  24. “All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.”  – Jon Kabat-Zinn
  25. People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.” – Ramona L. Anderson

We hope you enjoyed these inspirational quotes we have shared with you!

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