Iyanla Vanzant Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Iyanla Vanzant quotes, Iyanla Vanzant sayings, and Iyanla Vanzant proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.     

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Sooner or later, we must all accept the fact that in a relationship, the only person you are dealing with is yourself.     

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Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.     

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Healing is the application of love.     

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Choice is a divine teacher, for when we choose we learn that nothing is ever put in our path without a reason.     

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Criticism does not make you smarter or better than the one you are criticizing. In fact, the stuff you are critical of in others is the same stuff you don't like about yourself.     

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Forgive yourself for believing that youre anything less than beautiful.     

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Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it's the place where we find the deepest heartache.     

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Some abuse is not physical. Abuse does not have to be physical. There's emotional abuse, psychological abuse and spiritual abuse.     

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Family is supposed to be our safe heaven. Very often, it's the place where we find the deepest heartache.     

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Sooner or later, we must all accept the fact that in a relationship, the only person you are dealing with is yourself.     

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Transformation doesn't have to be deep, dark and mysterious. If you screw up, fine - laugh at yourself, learn and move on.     

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No storm can last forever. It will never rain 365 days consecutively. Keep in mind that trouble comes to pass, not to stay. Don't worry! No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever.     

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Lives fall apart when they need to be rebuilt.     

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In my deepest, darkest moments, what really got me through was a prayer. Sometimes my prayer was 'Help me.' Sometimes a prayer was 'Thank you.' What I've discovered is that intimate connection and communication with my creator will always get me through because I know my support, my help, is just a prayer away.     

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The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life.     

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Comparison is an act of violence against the self.     

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Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.     

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Life will let you get away with something for a while, but sooner or later, you will pay the price. Everything you do in life causes the effects that you experience. When you get the bill, be prepared to pay.     

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