Energy Sayings and Quotes

There’s so much talk of time management, but managing your energy is just as important. Burnout and fatigue are real and can leave you running on fumes both mentally and physically. Replenish with the collection of wise and insightful energy quotes below.


The energy of the mind is the essence of life.     

Aristotle

Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.     

William Blake

The energy you bring, positive or negative, dictates your perceptions, receptions and radiations.     

T.F. Hodge

Energy doesn't communicate in English, French, Chinese or Swahili, but it does speak clearly.     

Elaine Seiler

You are energy, and energy cannot be created or destroyed. Energy just changes form.     

Rhonda Byrne

Energy and perseverance can fit a man for almost any kind of position.     

Theodore F. Merseles

Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.     

Sarah Bernhardt

Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus.     

Oprah Winfrey

Energy is a bit like money: if you have a positive balance, you can distribute it in various ways, but according to the classical laws that were believed at the beginning of the century, you weren't allowed to be overdrawn.     

Stephen Hawking

A man must drive his energy, not be driven by it.     

William Frederick Book

There's enormous energy required to carry grudges - enormous energy! And I'm getting too old to expend my energy that way, cause I think every person has a limited amount of energy. So I have given up all grudges.     

Ed Koch

Put your energy into building what is creative, valuable and empowering. And you won't have to constantly fight against what is destructive and draining.     

Ralph Marston

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Energy is the inherent effort of every multiplicity to become unity.     

Henry Brooks Adams

Energy is time, and time is everything.     

Khalid Masood

Energy is precious, use your energy to build not to destroy.     

Constance Chuks Friday

The sensation of energy expands with increasing relaxation.     

Ilchi Lee

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.     

Anthony Robbins

The more willing you are to surrender to the energy within you, the more power can flow through you.     

Shakti Gawain

The unknown energy that can help humanity is that which lies hidden in the child.     

Maria Montessori

Don't wait for what you need-put in the energy to create what you need.     

David Oleski

Where attention goes, energy flows; Where intention goes, energy flows.     

James Redfield

It's a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.     

Bertrand Russell

Energy and persistence conquer all things.     

Benjamin Franklin

It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don't work.     

Jerry Gillies

Energy may be likened to the bending of a cross bow; decision, to the releasing of the trigger.     

Sun Tzu

A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure.     

Sébastien-Roch Nicolas

And what is a man without energy? Nothing - nothing at all.     

Mark Twain

Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche.     

Germaine Greer

Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.     

Hosea Ballou