Marianne Williamson Sayings and Quotes

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


Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.     

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When we are centered in joy, we attain our wisdom.     

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Sometimes when we're feeling sad, it's important just to feel the sadness. Like a snake shedding its skin, old feelings of remorse and regret and hurt and anger often have to come up in order to be released. On the other side we're a better person, capable of a happier life...who we are when we're no longer burdened by the buried feelings that weighed us down, or the self - defeating patterns that the pain produced.     

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The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.     

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Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.     

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Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.     

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We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.     

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We can always choose to perceive things differently. You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right.     

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be.     

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Enlightenment is the key to everything, and it is the key to intimacy, because it is the goal of true authenticity.     

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Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world is us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.     

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Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself     

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Self-awareness is not self-centeredness, and spirituality is not narcissism. 'Know thyself' is not a narcissistic pursuit.     

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We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.     

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It takes courage to endure the sharp pains of self-discovery, rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsiousness that would last the rest of our lives.     

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In every community there is work to be done. In every nation there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it.     

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It takes courage...to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.     

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Movies can be instruments of enlightenment.     

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The goal of spiritual practice is full recovery, and the only thing you need to recover from is a fractured sense of self.     

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The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive.     

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You may believe that you are responsible for what you do, but not for what you think. The truth is that you are responsible for what you think, because it is only at this level that you can exercise choice. What you do comes from what you think.     

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Until we have seen someone's darkness, we don't really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone's darkness, we don't really know what love is.     

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Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.     

Marianne Williamson

Gratitude is an opener of locked-up blessings.     

Marianne Williamson

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.     

Marianne Williamson

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.     

Marianne Williamson

Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful.     

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.     

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As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.     

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The top of one mountain is always the bottom of another.     

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