It's that time of year. Spring is all around and Life seems to be unfolding at an accelerated pace.
Those of us who are students and who have students in our lives are reflecting on what we have been learning and how we have grown.
And really - when you think about it - aren't we ALL students in the University of Life?
Below are some of my favorite quotes about the journey of self-discovery. May they inspire us all to continue on our unique paths towards the best version of ourselves!
"There are heroic possibilities waiting to be discovered in every person." ~ Wilfred Peterson
"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." ~ Joseph Campbell
"Listen to the quietest whispers of your mind. They are telling you the choices that will help you the most." ~ Shad Helmstetter
"No one can figure out your worth but you." ~ Pearl Bailey
"If you conquer yourself, then you conquer the world." ~ Paulo Coelho
"You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with." ~ Wayne W. Dyer
"In youth we learn; in age we understand." ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
"Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself." ~ Michel de Montaigne
"Don't let the noise of other people's opinions drown out your own inner voice." ~ Steve Jobs
"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside awakens." ~ Carl Jung
"One cannot choose wisely for a life unless he dares to listen to himself, his own self, at each moment of his life." ~ Abraham Maslow
"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." ~ Maya Angelou
"Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard." ~ Anne Sexton
"We do not grow by knowing all of the answers, but rather by living with the questions." ~ Max De Pree
"Before I can tell my life what I want to do with it, I must listen to my life telling me who I am." ~ Parker J. Palmer
"There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen." ~ Rumi
"Self-trust is the first secret of success." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Listen to what you know instead of what you fear." ~ Richard Bach
"Time does not change us. it just unfolds us." ~ Max Frisch
"The final mystery is oneself." ~ Oscar Wilde
"Tell me, what is it that you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" ~ Mary Oliver
What about you? What are some of your favorite quotes about the journey of self-discovery? Please share them in the comments below!