Elizabeth Hay quotes

  • She would always be living her life backwards, she realized, trying to regain something perfect that she'd lost.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Perfect #Trying #Lost

  • And when is it ever convincing, the belief others have in your abilities? You know perfectly well they can't see the mess inside you.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Belief #Ability #Wells

  • You stand next to the sea and you're in touch with all your longings and all your losses.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Loss #Sea #Next

  • A child lies like a grey pebble on the shore until a certain teacher picks him up and dips him in water, and suddenly you see all the colours and patterns in the dull stone, and it’s marvelous for the stone and marvelous for the teacher.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Teacher #Children #Lying

  • How attraction works, making one's body almost painfully alive and one's thoughts concentrated, also painfully. And the truth of these powerful attractions - they have their own morality and nothing else matters.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Powerful #Alive #Body

  • We look so very different from the way we sound. It’s a shock, similar to hearing your own voice for the first time, when you’re forced to wonder how the rest of you comes across if you sound nothing like the way you think you sound. You feel dislodged from the old shoe of yourself.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Thinking #Shoes #Voice

  • Movement always helps. A world of thoughts occurred to her whenever she rode a train, and a lesser world whenever she went for a walk.
    -- Elizabeth Hay

    #Movement #World #Helping

  • You are magnificent beyond measure, perfect in your imperfections, and wonderfully made.

  • We fear our highest possibilities. We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments, under conditions of great courage. We enjoy and even thrill to godlike possibilities we see in ourselves in such peak moments. And yet we simultaneously shiver with weakness, awe, and fear before these very same possibilities.

  • We fear our highest possibility. We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.

  • Islam is perfect, there is nothing to be added or changed.

  • Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect

  • It seems that I have spent my entire life trying to make life more rational and that it was all wasted effort.

  • Trying to guess what the (mass) audience wants and then trying to satisfy that is usually a bad recipe for getting something good.

  • I'm not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.

  • When I'm with you, my world is complete. When I touch you, I understand the meaning of life. When I lost you, I completely shattered. You. Own. Me.

  • When you love someone, and you've lost that one, then nothing really matters.