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Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.

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

Sometimes life is too hard to be alone, and sometimes life is too good to be alone.

Elizabeth Gilbert

One must always be prepared for riotous and endless waves of transformation.

Elizabeth Gilbert

The Bhagavad Gita--that ancient Indian Yogic text--says that it is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.

Elizabeth Gilbert

There's no trouble in this world so serious that it can't be cured with a hot bath, a glass of whiskey, and the Book of Common Prayer.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Infatuation is not quite the same thing as love; it's more like love's shady second cousin who's always borrowing money and can't hold down a job.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.

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

Zen masters say you cannot see your reflection in running water, only in still water.

Elizabeth Gilbert

In desperate love, we always invent the characters of our partners, demanding they be what we need of them, and then feeling devastated when they refuse to perform the role we created in the first place.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Yet what keeps me from dissolving right now into a complete fairy-tale shimmer is this solid truth, a truth which has veritably built my bones over the last few years--I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue.

Elizabeth Gilbert

This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.

Elizabeth Gilbert

The day is ending. It's time for something that was beautiful to turn into something else that is beautiful. Now, Let go.

Elizabeth Gilbert

I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.

Elizabeth Gilbert

We're miserable because we think that we are mere individuals, alone with our fears and flaws and resentment and mortality.

Elizabeth Gilbert

I met an old lady once, almost a hundred years old, and she told me, 'There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over, all through history. How much do you love me? And Who's in charge?

Elizabeth Gilbert

That’s the thing about a human life-there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed.

Elizabeth Gilbert

With each reunion (we) had to learn each other all over again. There was always that nervous moment at the airport when I would stand there waiting for him to arrive, wondering, Will I still know him? Will he still know me?

Elizabeth Gilbert

Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark.

Elizabeth Gilbert

You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestation of your own blessings.

Elizabeth Gilbert

If I am truly to become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian...I not only have to become my own husband, but I need to be my own father, too.

Elizabeth Gilbert

You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.

Elizabeth Gilbert

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.

Elizabeth Gilbert

To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balancedlife.

Elizabeth Gilbert

The love that moves the sun and the other stars.

Elizabeth Gilbert

It all goes away. Eventually, everything goes away.

Elizabeth Gilbert

The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving.

Elizabeth Gilbert

You are, after all, what you think. Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.

Elizabeth Gilbert

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