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Wayne Dyer Quotes on Happiness, Peace & Abundance

Wayne Dyer was a renowned motivational speaker, author, and philosopher who sought to teach people how to live their lives by developing an awareness of the “self-talk” that shapes our experiences.

His books and speeches often emphasize the importance of being present in the moment and accepting that we all have the power to choose our perceptions and therefore reality. A strong believer in ‘thoughts become things’, Wayne Dyer was passionate about self-actualization and empowering others.

In this blog post, we will explore some of his most powerful insights into life.

 

Wayne Dyer Quotes

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer

 

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. Wayne Dyer

 

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. Wayne Dyer

 

You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside. Wayne Dyer

 

The child inside of you knows how to take things as they come, how to deal most effectively and happily with everything and everyone it encounters on this planet. If you can recapture that childlike essence of your being, you can stay ‘forever young at heart.’ Wayne Dyer

 

Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality. Wayne Dyer

 

Our intention creates our reality. Wayne Dyer

 

There is no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love; there’s only scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Wayne Dyer

 

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life. Wayne Dyer

 

Having a mind that is open to everything and attached to nothing seems to me to be one of the most basic principles that you can adopt to contribute to individual and world peace. Wayne Dyer

 

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. Wayne Dyer

 

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. Wayne Dyer

 

Your reputation is in the hands of others. That’s what the reputation is. You can’t control that. The only thing you can control is your character. Wayne Dyer

 

Give yourself a gift of five minutes of contemplation in awe of everything you see around you. Go outside and turn your attention to the many miracles around you. This five-minute-a-day regimen of appreciation and gratitude will help you to focus your life in awe. Wayne Dyer

 

With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose. Wayne Dyer

 

How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. Wayne Dyer

 

Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world. Wayne Dyer

 

Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you. Wayne Dyer

 

Your life is like a play with several acts. Some of the characters who enter have short roles to play, others, much larger. Some are villains and others are good guys. But all of them are necessary; otherwise, they wouldn’t be in the play. Embrace them all, and move on to the next act. Wayne Dyer

 

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either. Wayne Dyer

 

Heaven on Earth is a choice you must make, not a place you must find. Wayne Dyer

 

Passion is a feeling that tells you: this is the right thing to do. Nothing can stand in my way. It doesn’t matter what anyone else says. This feeling is so good that it cannot be ignored. I’m going to follow my bliss and act upon this glorious sensation of joy. Wayne Dyer

 

I am realistic – I expect miracles. Wayne Dyer

 

All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration. You may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you won’t succeed in changing whatever it is about you that is making you unhappy. Wayne Dyer

 

You’ll see it when you believe it. Wayne Dyer

 

Your children will see what you’re all about by what you live rather than what you say. Wayne Dyer

 

When you’re at peace with yourself and love yourself, it is virtually impossible to do things to yourself that are destructive. Wayne Dyer

 

It’s not what is available or unavailable that determines your level of success and happiness; it’s what you convince yourself is true. Wayne Dyer

Enjoy everything that happens in your life, but never make your happiness or success dependent on an attachment to any person, place, or thing. Wayne Dyer

All that you need in order to have total happiness, fulfillment, and love in your life you already have right now, whoever you are, wherever you are. Wayne Dyer

 

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life. Wayne Dyer

There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen. Wayne Dyer

Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Wayne Dyer

Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy. Wayne Dyer

 

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