Iyanla Vanzant Quotes

On this page you can find the TOP of Iyanla Vanzant's best quotes! We hope you will find some sayings from Spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant's in our collection, which will inspire you to new achievements! There are currently 441 quotes on this page collected since September 13, 1953! Share our collection of quotes with your friends on social media so that they can find something to inspire them!
  • Life will let you get away with something for a while, but sooner or later, you will pay the price. Everything you do in life causes the effects that you experience. When you get the bill, be prepared to pay.

    FaceBook post by Iyanla Vanzant from Oct 31, 2016
  • At birth, we are like cartilage - soft, flexible tissue. By the same natural process by which cartilage becomes hard bone, the soft, tender heart of an innocent child can become hardened by the circumstances into which she is born.

    "How to Get Through What You’re Going Through: Who’s Your Daddy?" by Iyanla Vanzant, www.huffingtonpost.com. November 24, 2010.
  • The thing I always tell my audiences all the time is that I'm just two steps ahead of you on a good day. And I might be two steps behind you on a bad day.

  • You've got to have a vision and an intention and that will guide what you do. I call it devotion. Ask yourself, "Is this not moving me toward where we need to be?" I believe that's helpful because a vision pulls you forward and it keeps you focused. A vision for the day, for the week, for the month and a lifelong vision - whatever works for you. And then you govern your activities and your behaviors accordingly.

    Source: www.chicagotribune.com
  • I have a daily message, 'Stimumail,' which I use to stimulate the mind and heart. I have the opportunity to touch over 60,000 people I have never met. I also use Twitter and Facebook.

  • I realized it was happening, but most people didn't realize it was happening. I mean, because as a self-employed person, when there is a recession or a cutback in the economy, we feel it first. Because many self-employed people provide services that are nonessential.

    "After Suffering Loss, Iyanla Vanzant Starts Over". "Tell Me More" with Lynn Neary, www.npr.org. May 27, 2009.
  • A stable and nurturing childhood is essential for the healthy psycho-emotional and spiritual development of a human being. While we may understand what is supposed to happen to us physically, we must begin to better understand what happens to children mentally, emotionally and spiritually as a result of the families into which they are born.

    "How to Get Through What You’re Going Through: Who’s Your Daddy?" by Iyanla Vanzant, www.huffingtonpost.com. November 24, 2010.
  • Anything that threatens, hinders, obstructs, denies, delays your capacity to stand fully up for yourself, within yourself, take it down.

    "Iyanla Vanzant: Clarity, Forgiveness Key To Tackling Big Transitions". "Tell Me More" with Michel Martin, www.npr.org. July 28, 2014.
  • Everything you have done and been through is valuable and important. In order to be who you are, to know what you know, to be where you are in this moment, you needed to go through what you went through.

    FaceBook post by Iyanla Vanzant from Feb 05, 2014
  • When you find yourself in a new situation, everything that requires healing is going to rush to the surface.

    "Iyanla And Oprah Reflect On Their Rift And Lessons Learned In Challenging Times", www.huffingtonpost.com. July 24, 2013.
  • Rather than beating yourself up for what you are not doing, appreciate and celebrate the things you are doing. When you shift your focus away from what you do not want, you can create a vision for what you do. Don't fight with yourself - focus on what you do, can do, choose to do, are ready to do.

    FaceBook post by Iyanla Vanzant from Mar 29, 2016
  • My vision is to elevate the consciousness of humanity one mind, one heart, one life, one spirit at a time. They are married.

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  • You must be willing to give total unconditional love to everyone, under all circumstances. That means being willing to be totally responsible for what you do and how you do it.

    Iyanla Vanzant (1999). “In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want”, p.117, Simon and Schuster
  • Gossip is when you have a malice of intent or mindless, third-party conversation to someone about someone, something you haven't said to that someone.

  • I must have decided wrongly, because I am not at peace.

    Twitter post from Feb 26, 2017
  • I don't think anybody can be held accountable or responsible for anyone's behaviors expect the individual. This goes beyond that particular situation.

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  • In all relationships, regardless of their nature, there comes that moment when you understand that there are some things you will never understand. When you are standing in that moment, just be right with it.

  • Never underestimate the ruthlessness of the ego to keep you in a state of suffering in which you voluntarily participate.

  • Your eyes will adjust to the level of deficiency

  • Education does not take place when you learn something you did not know before. Education is your ability to use what you have learned to be better today than you were yesterday.

    FaceBook post by Iyanla Vanzant from May 07, 2017
  • You know, if you're a human and living on the planet, it doesn't matter what you do; you are not immune to the challenges, the trials, the difficulty. And that fact that I happen to be a coach and a minister and a spiritual teacher doesn't mean anything. I'm still human.

    "After Suffering Loss, Iyanla Vanzant Starts Over". "Tell Me More" with Lynn Neary, www.npr.org. May 27, 2009.
  • Forgive yourself for believing that youre anything less than beautiful.

  • I'm not sure where I heard it or why I believed it but when I was in my mid-twenties, a few words changed my approach to and experience of prayer. The words were these: 'Every thought you think is a prayer. Every word you speak is a prayer. Every act in which you engage is a prayer, because the Spirit of God lives in you.' Now, how awesome is that?

    Iyanla Vanzant (2012). “Every Day I Pray: Prayers for Awakening to the Grace of Inner Communion”, p.9, Simon and Schuster
  • I now know that nothing in my life will change until I change the way I see my life and myself.

    Iyanla Vanzant (2013). “Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything”, p.239, Hay House, Inc
  • One of the greatest challenges in creating a joyful, peaceful and abundant life is taking responsibility for what you do and how you do it. As long as you can blame someone else, be angry with someone else, point the finger at someone else, you are not taking responsibility for your life.

    FaceBook post by Iyanla Vanzant from Mar 21, 2016
  • You know when I was 20 and 30, they were insecurities. Now they're just a new normal. I'm 60 years old, so my expectations of who I am and how I look and how I show up in the world had to shift. Not because I couldn't help it, or not because I did anything wrong, but because I had to get into the natural flow of my being as a woman.

  • Before you find out who you are, you have to figure out who you aren't.

  • Each day, focus your attention on what you want. Each day, take one step that will bring you closer to it. ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE! The key is to identify it, claim it for yourself, and believe that you are worthy to have it.

    FaceBook post by Iyanla Vanzant from Mar 17, 2017
  • When I say to you, sister-woman, 'You out of order', that isn't an attack on you. I know what I'm looking at. I'm looking at your life, and I see what's there.

  • The only thing that goes on in your life is what your allow to go on in your life

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