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86 Follow Your Heart & Trust Your Gut Quotes (JUST DO IT)

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Feeling a little stuck in following your heart? These famous quotes will help you listen to your gut and follow your dreams.

Top 10 Quotes to Listen to Your Heart

1. “People will say you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.” Angelina Jolie

“People will say you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.” Angelina Jolie

2. “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” Roald Dahl

3. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey

4. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” Maya Angelou

5. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” Albert Einstein

6. 'Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.' Thomas Edison Click To Tweet

7. “You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to stay.” Paulo Coelho

8. “Fear kills more dreams than failure ever will.” Suzy Kassem (more quotes on fear of failure)

9. “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” Paulo Coelho

10. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” Dalai Lama

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Short Quotes to Follow Your Gut

11.  “Act as if it were impossible to fail.” Dorothea Brande

“Act as if it were impossible to fail.” Dorothea Brande

12. “Follow your heart and make it your decision.” Mia Hamm

13. “Listen to advice, but follow your heart.” Conway Twitty

14. “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” Vincent Van Gogh

15. “There’s nothing else.” Tennesse Williams, Camino Real

16. “I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.” Herman Melville

17. “Follow your dreams. They know the way.” Kobe Yamada

18. “Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso

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Courage Quotes (JUST DO IT)

19.  ”Great people do things before they’re ready.” Amy Poehler

”Great people do things before they’re ready.” Amy Poehler

20. “Stop thinking, just do it.” unknown

21. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” Steve Jobs

22. “The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it.” John C. Maxwell

23. “Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

24. 'All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.' Walt Disney Click To Tweet

25. “Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. Have only this moment sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake.” Marie Beyon Ray

26. “Don’t think, just do.” Horace

27. “If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it.” Criss Jami, Healology

28. “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” Eleanor Roosevelt

29. 'Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.' Napoleon Hill Click To Tweet

30. “He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything.” Samuel Johnson

31. “Courage is knowing what not to fear.” Plato

32. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela

33. “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” J.R.R. Tolkien

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Heart Quotes

34.  “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” H. Jackson Brown Jr.

35. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

36. “Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.” Mary Oliver

37. “Follow your heart’s truth with no need for personal gain other than the feeling produced when doing what you truly love.” Keke Palmer

38. “When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.” Milan Kundera

39. “The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.” Blaise Pascal

40. 'Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.' Roy T. Bennett Click To Tweet

41. “Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.” Roy T. Bennett

42. “Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your head and criticisms to your heart; do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart.” Roy T. Bennett

43. “The heart is an arrow. It demands aim to land true.” Leigh Bardugo

44. “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” Kahlil Gibran

45. “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” Oscar Wilde

46.  “Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.” Roy T. Bennett

“Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.” Roy T. Bennett

47. “Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed. There’s so little competition.” Elbert Hubbard

48. “If you don’t follow your heart, you might spend the rest of your life wishing you had.” Brigitte Nicole

49. “The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller

50. “Better to put your heart on the line, risk everything, and walk away with nothing than play it safe. Love is a lot of things, but safe isn’t one of them.” Mandy Hale

51. 'Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World and it will one day return there.' Paulo Coelho Click To Tweet

52. “Let your heart guide you…it whispers so listen closely.” Walt Disney
“On this path let the heart be your guide.” Rumi

53. “Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.” e. e. cummings

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Trust Your Gut Quotes (INTUITION)

54. “You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” Steve Jobs

“You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” Steve Jobs

55. “Good instincts usually tell you what to do before your head has figured it out.” Michael Burke

56. “Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.” Henry Winkler

57. “It’s worth making time to find the things that really stir your soul. That’s what makes you really feel alive. You have to say ‘no’ to other things you’re used to, and do it with all your heart.” Roy T. Bennett

58. “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” Albert Einstein

59. 'Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.' Dr. Joyce Brothers Click To Tweet

60. “The most confused we ever get is when we try to convince our heads of something our hearts know is a lie.” Karen Moning

61. “At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” Alan Alda

62. “The more you trust your heart, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become.” Gisele Bundchen

63. “Break the rules, stand apart, ignore your head, and follow your heart.” Paula Abdul

64. “When you have a dream that you can’t let go of, trust your instincts and pursue it. But remember: Real dreams take work. They take patience, and sometimes they require you to dig down very deep. Be sure you’re willing to do that.” Harvey Mackay

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Follow Your Dreams Quotes

65. “Don’t ever let someone tell you, you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it.” Steven Conrad

"Don’t ever let someone tell you, you can’t do something. Not even me. You got a dream, you got to protect it.” Steven Conrad

66. “Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.” John Updike

67. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” Colin Powell

68. “20 years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” Mark Twain

71. “If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau

72.'You see things and you say ‘why?’ but I dream things that never were and I say ‘why not?’' George Bernard Shaw Click To Tweet

73. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” Paulo Coelho (LINK to fear of failure quotes)

74. “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” Langston Hughes

75. “Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.” Edgar Cayce

76. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” James Dean

77. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” Rumi

78. 'If you obey all the rules, you’ll miss all the fun.' Katharine Hepburn Click To Tweet

79. “You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.” Oprah Winfrey

80. “Follow your heart but take your brain with you.” Alfred Adler

81. “Let choice whisper in your ear and love murmur in your heart. Be ready. Here comes life.” Maya Angelou

82. “Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action.” Wim Wnders

83. 'It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.' George Burns Click To Tweet

84. “Create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside.” Unknown

85. “All I can tell you really is if you get to the point where someone is telling you that you are not great or not good enough, just follow your heart and don’t let anybody crush your dream.” Patti LaBelle

86. “Nobody but you have to believe in your dreams to make them a reality.” Germany Kent

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