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Vision Board Quotes – To Encourage & Inspire!

A vision board is a visual collection of everything and anything that you want more of in your life –  the things that are important to you and your big goals and dreams. They are a great visualization tool to really hone in on the words and pictures that truly inspire you.

When you see your vision board often, you will be reminding yourself of your intentions. The direction that you want you life to take, rather than where you can mindlessly ‘drift’ to.

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Ideally, your vision board won’t just contain pictures of material possessions, but rather things and words that express how you want to feel. This is where powerful quotes can come in very handy!

If you’re interested in creating a vision board for yourself – or updating your existing board – then adding some powerful quotes to your board is a great way to add a burst of inspiration and encouragement.

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Here are some great suggestions, based around some common areas of focus for vision boards:

Quotes about self-care and self-love

If boosting your self-love and self-care practice are highly important to you (and let’s face it, we could all use this a bit more!) then here are just a few powerful self-love quotes that might work well on your vision board:

“And I said to my body. softly. ‘I want to be your friend.’ it took a long breath. and replied, ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this.” Nayyirah Waheed


“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.” Amy Bloom


“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” Brené Brown


“Be yourself, but always your better self.” Karl G. Maeser


“How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.” Rupi Kaur


“You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anyone.” Maya Angelou


“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” Louise Hay


To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” Nhat Hanh


“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” Dr Seuss


“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw


“You can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed”. Misty Copeland


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Quotes about confidence

If confidence is something that you really want to work on improving, then the following quotes about confidence will be a great addition to your vision board:


“Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” Theodore Roosevelt


“The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan


“If we all did the things, we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” Thomas Alva Edison


“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” Christopher Robin


“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.”  Yogi Bhajan


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Quotes about abundance and gratitude

Gratitude and abundance always feature on my vision board. To me, they are a game changer! Here are some great quotes that portray the strong feelings of abundance and gratitude:


“Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” Rumi


“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough” Oprah Winfrey


“What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.” Buddha


“When some things go wrong, take moment to be thankful for the many more things that are still going right.” Annie Gottlier


“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” Aesop


“Have gratitude for all that you have, and you can be happy exactly as you are.” Mandy Ingber


“So much has been given to me, I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.” Helen Keller


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Quotes about having a growth mindset

Having a growth mindset is more than having a ‘positive mindset’. It’s the difference between those that succeed and those that plod through life. Here are some great quotes to use, all with a growth mindset in mind (no pun intended!):

“Forget the failures. Keep the lessons.” Dalai Lama


“If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.” Anonymous


“Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” Buddha


“A positive mind finds opportunity in everything. A negative mind finds fault in everything.” Unknown


“Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.” Anonymous


“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” Sara Ajna


“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” William Arthur Ward


“Remove the factors limiting growth.” Peter Senge


“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” John Maxwell


“Whatever you do, do it well.” Walt Disney


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Quotes about Intentional and Simple Living

If your aim is to focus on living a more intentional life, then these quotes will be perfect for you!:

“Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” Rumi


“Work on Purpose, Play on Purpose, Rest on Purpose. Do not let yourself or anyone else waste your time.” Izey Victoria Odiase


“The key is not to prioritize your schedule but to schedule your priorities.” Steven Covey


“Wherever you are, be all there.” Jim Elliot


“Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.” ​Leo Babauta


“You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.” Vernon Howard


“The simple life is an authentic life.” Kilroy J. Oldster


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Inspirational quotes

Looking for some great inspirational quotes to add to your vision board? Here are a few inspiring quotes to get you (and keep you) motivated!:


“The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.” Dalai Lama


“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” Lao Tzu


“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” Andy Rooney


“Always realize that you can get better. Your best work has not been done yet.” Les Brown


“Often it isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the little pebble in your shoe.” Muhammad Ali


“There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” ​Usain Bolt


“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” Babe Ruth


“Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.” Kevin Durant


Funny Quotes

If you’re wanting to keep the quotes on your vision board light, here are some funny but still inspiring quotes that will do the trick!:

“Here is a test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished – If you’re alive, it isn’t.” Richard Bach


“There are two ways to pass a hurdle: leaping over or plowing through…There needs to be a monster truck option.” Jeph Jacques


“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” Roger Staubach


“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” Dale Carnegie


“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama


Quotes about Change

Change is scary and intimidating, but if this is something that you really want to work on more, then these quotes may help:

“What if I fall?” “Oh, but Darling, what if you fly?” Erin Hanson


“Be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi


“Nothing happens unless something is moved.” Albert Einstein


“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” Louisa May Alcott


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Quotes about being fearless and brave

Not letting fear hold me back is a big focus for me right now, so a few of the below quotes are on my vision board. If this is the case for you too, then check out some of the below quotes on being a bit more fearless – or at least stopping fear from holding you back:​

“What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anais Nin


“Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone.” Billy Cox


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain


“We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” Rick Warren


“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Albert Einstein


“Fear has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.” Zig Ziglar


“Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.” Dan Brown


“Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.” Unknown


“Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.” Mary Anne Radmacher


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