35 Quotes About Flourishing

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Flourishing in life is defined only by your feelings of contentment and well being. These quotes about flourishing are the right inspiration and encouragement to continue making positive strides in your life.

“Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.”

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.”

“Being able to control your reproduction is essential to women’s ability to flourish in the United States.”

“Commercial real estate always trails residential, and as residential growth flourishes, shopping centers flourish and service the communities, and jobs come out.”

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for”

“Don’t focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish.”

“Fall seven times; stand up eight.”

“Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible – the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.”

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”

“For evil to flourish, it only requires good men to do nothing.”

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”

“I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.”

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.”

“If we bring together the right people, communities can flourish and wildlife can survive alongside them.”

“If you don’t let people flourish in their jobs, why are they going to stay?”

“In modern society, there are fewer and fewer opportunities for men to be men. For masculinity to flourish in all its glory. For daring and risk-taking to live free, or at least relatively free. Fraternities are one of those places. They deserve to be protected.”

“No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.”

“No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”

“One of the primary purposes of civilization – and certainly its primary strength – is the guarantee that family life can flourish in unity, peace, and order.”

“Religion, art, and science flourish best in a free society. True, freedom does not afford much opportunity for grand gestures. It has little room for martyrs. But life is not supposed to be about dying well. It is about living well.”

“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”

“The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet.”

“The problems seem so easy out there on the stump. Deficits shrink with a rhetorical flourish.”

“There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.”

“To believe that patriotism will not flourish if patriotic ceremonies are voluntary… is to make an unflattering estimate of the appeal of our institutions to free minds.”

“True religious movements prosper and flourish under tribulation.”

“Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.”

“Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.”

“Virtue can only flourish among equals.”

“When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.”

“When schools flourish, all flourishes.”

“When we tend to the areas of life that are important to us, when we make those things a priority, that’s when we will flourish in those areas.”

“You must give up the life you planned in order to have the life that is waiting for you.”

“Your billion-dollar ideas don’t show up in the middle of dramatic distraction. They show up when you have the business and personal discipline to make space for your creative mind to flourish.”

There are many keys and secrets to a flourishing lifestyle that will take you down new pathways of pursuit.