Quotes & Affirmations

Peace Family,

Below is a list of inspirational quotes, messages, and affirmations that I compiled over the years through reading, research, and day to day life. You will see quotes from well known names such as Zora Neale Hurston and everyday people who I've had the pleasure to meet and converse with. I hope these messages bring you the joy and peace they have brought me. As always, I wish you peace and light.


"If you're willing to make Jesus Lord of your life, make His Word the last word on all issues, and seek the fullness of His Spirit - you can live this lifestyle too!"

"Like produces like" - a lust for sensuality produced children with lust in their hearts."

-"Happiness is not to be found in a man a woman an item or tangible peace of evidence that we can see. Happiness is to be found within oneself self and our relationship with god. Find happiness within you:)"-Cee<3

-A difficult past makes you more grateful for your present.-Magalie René

-"Missing someone gets easier everyday. Because, even though it is one day further from the last time you saw each other, it is one day closer to the next time you will” (kid cudi)
-"The most successful couples exhibit "we" behaviors. And they have mastered the art of togetherness while maintaining their own identities."- Ronnie Taylor

-"I'd rather work now and sleep when I'm dead"

-"If what they say is nothing is forever, then what makes love the exception" (Andre 3000)

-"Let Haters Be Motivators" (Farah Gray)

-"There is no Eden here on earth save the one we create for one another" (J. Nozipo Maraire)

-"If not us, who, and if not now, when?" (Mona Humphries Bailey)

-"You don't learn with your mouth running, you learn with your mouth shut" (Dayna)

-"Money is unpredictable but my happiness is constant" (Mitzi Miller)

-Tomorrow is not promised, but today is all mine" (Mitzi Miller)

-"I am so beautiful and bold in the skin that I’m in that I won’t allow another person to take that joy from me. I think I’m beautiful." (Angie Stone)

-"Greater is the Spirit that is within me than any challenge that is in the world"(Susan L. Taylor)

-"Mistakes are not places in which to wallow; they're stepping stones to success."      

-"I will not be concerned with the thoughts and feelings of fools who have fooled themselves." (Honey Cee)

-"Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure." (Marianne Williamson)

-"I don’t plan because man plans and God laughs. If I’ve truly surrendered my life so the creator can guide me then I can only expect good things". (Malinda Williams)

-"You don’t need a diamond if you are shining. Why do you need gold when you are the standard of value? We only need these external things to cover the nakedness of our being or soul that needs to be fed. To cover a mind that needs to be taught and a people who needs to be raised.” (Louis Farrakhan)

-"work as if you don't need the money/ Love like you have never been hurt/& dance like nobody's watchin."

-"Everything can’t and shouldn’t be given to you, You have to be a contributor yourself" (Essence Contributor)

-"What's a mind if it doesn't think? What's a heart if it doesn't feel?  What's a voice if it doesn't speak? Be heard!!!"

-"Anger clouds good judgment"

-"In the grand scheme of things, college is only four years of your life, but its benefits last a lifetime." (B Scott)

-"I’ve learned that your instincts come from God. If it doesn’t feel right, it isn’t.” (Krystle Carter)

-"I need a MAN who will caress me with his eyes. Who I can have the most in depth conversations with in complete silence. Who can get me drunk off of his intelligence. Who gives me chills when I think about the future possibilities of "us". And a MAN who makes me feel completely complete in the midst of his absence." (Maiya Batie) Thanks SS!

-"The most successful people in the world recognize that taking chances to get what they want is much more productive than sitting around being to scared to take a shot" (Steve Harvey)

-“Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at de sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“Truth is a letter from courage.” (Maya Angelou from the Intro to Hurston’s Dust Tracks on a Road)

-“Nothing that God ever made is the same thing to more than one person. That is natural. There is no single face in nature, because every eye that looks upon it, sees it from its own angle. So every man’s spice-box seasons his own food.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

- “The one who makes the idols never worships them.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“Mystery is the essence of divinity. Gods must keep their distances from men.”pg. 69 Zora Neale Hurston

-“Booker T. Washington said once that you must not judge a man by the heights to which he has risen, but by the depths from which he came.”  (In Zora Neale Hurston’s Dust Tracks)

- "There is no agony like bearing an untold story inside you.” –Zora Neale Hurston

-“It is up to the individual. If you haven’t got it, you can’t show it. If you have got it, you can’t hide it.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“Love may be a sleepy, creeping thing with some others, but it is a mighty wakening thing with me. I feel the jar, and I know it from my head on down.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“I know that nothing is destructible; things merely change forms.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“To me, bitterness is the under-arm odor of wishful weakness. It is graceless acknowledgment of defeat.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“I have found out that my real home is in the water, that the earth is only my step-mother. My old man, the Sun, sired me out of the sea.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“I am just sort of assembled up together out of friendship and put together by time.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” (Zora Neale Hurston)

-“sometimes failing shows you what winning is all about” (Queen Latifah)

-"I have doubts but I'm not paralyzed by them." (Queen Latifah)

-"Love liberates. Ego holds." (Maya Angelou)