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Marianne Williamson Quotes


A spiritual activist, author, lecturer and founder of The Peace Alliance, a grass roots campaign supporting legislation currently before Congress to establish a United States Department of Peace.
(1952 - )

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As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.
 

As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
 

Birth is violent, whether it be the birth of a child or the birth of an idea.
 

Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.
 

Fill you mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.
 

Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.
 

God exists in eternity. The only point where eternity meets time is in the present. The present is the only time there is.
 

God is definitely out of the closet.
 

I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.
 

If I choose to bless another person, I will always end up feeling more blessed.
[Blessed]
 

If you give your life as a wholehearted response to love, then love will wholeheartedly respond to you.
[Helping Other People]
 

In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.
[Community]
 

In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
 

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
[Forgiveness]
 

Joy, has no cost.
 

Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.
[Faith]
 

Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.
 

May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
 

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
 

Nothing liberates our greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve.
[Helping Other People]
 


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