I’m obsessed with collecting inspiring, challenging and empowering quotes. They’re like little sound bites cheering me on when things are difficult or helping me express an experience I don’t have the words for.
The 12 quotes below are some of my favorites from the last year. They’ll remind you of the power of vulnerability, courage, and taking risks — all things you need when traveling solo (and in life).
I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
Beautiful are those whose brokenness gives birth to transformation and wisdom.
If you want, you can be happy.
Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren’t always comfortable, but they’re never weakness.
There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
In order to save myself, I must first destroy the me I was told to be.
You always feel better when you are brave.
Just because someone isn’t willing or able to love us, it doesn’t mean we are unlovable.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
If you’re looking for even more inspiring quotes, check out the last round of my favorite inspiring quotes here.