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  • #1
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #2
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Operation Self-Esteem--Day Fucking One.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #3
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “You have no idea how strong my love is!”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #4
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I wondered, "Why have I been chasing happiness my whole life when bliss was here the entire time?”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #5
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “My heart skipped a beat and then flat-out tripped over itself and fell on its face. Then my heart stood up, brushed itself off, took a deep breath and announced: "I want a spiritual teacher.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
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  • #6
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Instructions for freedom":
    1. Life's metaphors are God's instructions.
    2. You have just climbed up and above the roof, there is nothing between you and the Infinite; now, let go.
    3. The day is ending, it's time for something that was beautiful to turn into something else that is beautiful. Now, let go.
    4. Your wish for resolution was a prayer. You are being here is God's response, let go and watch the stars came out, in the inside and in the outside.
    5. With all your heart ask for Grace and let go.
    6. With all your heart forgive him, forgive yourself and let him go.
    7. Let your intention be freedom from useless suffering then, let go.
    8. Watch the heat of day pass into the cold night, let go.
    9. When the Karma of a relationship is done, only Love remains. It's safe, let go.
    10. When the past has past from you at last, let go.. then, climb down and begin the rest of your life with great joy.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #7
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “What kind of dog is that?" I would always give the same answer: "She's a brown dog." Similarly, when the question is raised, "What kind of God do you believe in?" my answer is easy: "I believe in a magnificent God.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #8
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #9
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #10
    Elbert Hubbard
    “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #11
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “To find the balance you want, this is what you must become. You must keep your feet grounded so firmly on the earth that it's like you have 4 legs instead of 2. That way, you can stay in the world. But you must stop looking at the world through your head. You must look through your heart, instead. That way, you will know God.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #12
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “We don't realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #13
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #14
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I am a better person when I have less on my plate.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #15
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Zen masters say you cannot see your reflection in running water, only in still water.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #16
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I crossed the street to walk in the sunshine.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #17
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “I was full of a hot, powerful sadness and would have loved to burst into the comfort of tears, but tried hard not to, remembering something my Guru once said -- that you should never give yourself a chance to fall apart because, when you do, it becomes a tendency and it happens over and over again. You must practice staying strong, instead.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #18
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “They flank me - depression on my left, loneliness on my right. They don't need to show their badges. I know these guys very well. ... Then they frisk me. They empty my pockets of any joy I had been carrying there. Depression even confiscates my identity; but he always does that.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #19
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you're fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert

  • #20
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #21
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Om Namah Shivaya, meaning,
    I honor the divinity that resides within me.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #22
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Life's metaphors are God's instructions.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert

  • #23
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing...”
    Elizabeth Gilbert

  • #24
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “It's still two human beings trying to get along, so it's going to be complicated. And love is always complicated. But humans must try to love each other, darling. We must get our hearts broken sometimes. This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #25
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Only the young and stupid are confident about sex and romance.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #26
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “What do I believe that I deserve in this life?”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #27
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #28
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “He was powerful and I died of love in his shadow.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert

  • #29
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “Everything really is going to be okay. (And if not okay, then at least comic.)”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

  • #30
    Elizabeth Gilbert
    “You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.”
    Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage



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