Iyanla Vanzant Quotes

Born: September 13, 1953
Iyanla Vanzant
Iyanla Vanzant was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an Inspirational Speaker and has authored many books. She has inspired many. We hope you find her quotes encouraging and inspirational.


Life will propel you into situations where the things that once worked, no longer work. Time passing, carrying things or people out of our lives as it brings new things and people into our lives, makes us sad.
Iyanla Vanzant, Yesterday, I Cried: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving
Poems about Life



Through our tears, we get in touch with those experiences that we have forgotten, hidden, or buried away in the pit of our souls.

Iyanla Vanzant, Yesterday, I Cried: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving
Experience



What I've discovered is that most tears come from our inability to tell our story. One of my teachers once told me, "Tell your story. Your story will heal you, and it will heal someone else."

Iyanla Vanzant, Yesterday, I Cried: Celebrating the Lessons of Living and Loving
Inspirational Stories



Stress will not go away until you decide it no longer has a place in your Life.

Iyanla Vanzant, Acts of Faith
Stress



What you put into the process of freeing your mind and life from stress, you will get out of it. Change is not easy. Yet it doesnít have to be difficult.

Iyanla Vanzant, Acts of Faith
Change



We are the only ones responsible for what goes on in our lives. We can make excuses and blame others, but we are responsible to and for ourselves.

Iyanla Vanzant, Acts of Faith
Quotes To Live By



Growth is a very profound experience. It can be beautiful and ugly, empowering and confining, thought-provoking and mind-boggling, pleasant and unpleasant, all at the same time.

Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today!: Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace
Personal Development



Devotion requires a willingness, openness and readiness to embrace the truth. It is a process of opening yourself to receive what already is. God's goodness and love already exist. God's love leads us to the truth.

Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today!: Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace
God's Love



Thoughts become the experiences you live. Releasing old thought patterns clears the way for new patterns of living.

Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today!: Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace
Good Day



If there is a day you have eaten until you were full; if there is a time of joy you can recall; if you have escaped even once the clutches of death; if you can remember one or all of the above, then you have something to be grateful for.

Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today!: Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace
Gratitude



Anything and everything you have experienced has been purposeful; it has brought you to where you are now.

Iyanla Vanzant, Tapping the Power Within
Purpose



There's a funny thing about love. It will find you in the most unusual circumstances, at the most unlikely times. Love will come upon you, throw its arms around you, and transform your entire existence.

Iyanla Vanzant, In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want
Love



Life is all about love. Love is the only true meaning of life.

Iyanla Vanzant, In the Meantime: Finding Yourself and the Love You Want
Life



The only true way to create a more loving, productive, and fulfilling life is by forgiving the past.

Iyanla Vanzant, Forgiveness: 21 Days to Forgive Everyone for Everything
Forgiveness



Trust is what we do each day, when we get out of our bed and put our clothes on. It is the thing that makes it possible for us to keep putting one foot in front of the other.

Iyanla Vanzant, Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts
Trust



The problem with trust begins when we start thinking about it and decide that trust means we are vulnerable. That's when we choose whom to trust and what to trust, and when we make the choice not to trust based on our untested beliefs.

Iyanla Vanzant, Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts
Choices



We've got to learn how to trust ourselves and dare to acknowledge what we really feel.

Iyanla Vanzant, Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts
Dare



I now believe and trust that God gives us life as an expression of love and that the purpose of life is to grow in love.

Iyanla Vanzant, Trust: Mastering the Four Essential Trusts
Quotes about God



The only way to eradicate a lie is with the truth. We must not only speak the truth, we must think in truth.

Iyanla Vanzant
Words of Encouragement



Blaming is pointing out there, rather than in here, into your own mind, when you find yourself in a painful or uncomfortable experience. Blame means shifting the responsibility for where you are onto someone or something else, rather than accepting responsibility for your role in the experience.

Iyanla Vanzant
Blame



A mistake, an error, a poor choice, or bad decision does not equal "there is something wrong with me." It means you are on your way to being better.

Iyanla Vanzant
Inspirational Quotes



No matter where or how we live in the world, trust is an essential requirement for human life. Without trust there can be no peace of mind.

Iyanla Vanzant
Peace



For without God's love, Godís mercy and grace, nothing you consider important would be possible. The truth of the matter is, God is first.

Iyanla Vanzant
God's Grace


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