35 Inspirational Quotes On Journaling

35 Inspirational Quotes On Journaling

Journaling is defined as to keep a daily record, as of occurrences, experiences, or observations. To write self-examining or reflective journal entries, detailing your private thoughts and feelings. May these quotes inspire you to journal daily so that you may be the best that you can possibly be.

1. “Journaling is like whispering to one’s self and listening at the same time.” Mina Murray

2. “What a comfort is this journal I tell myself to myself and throw the burden on my book and feel relieved.” Anne Lister

3. “People who keep journals have life twice.” Jessamyn West

4. “Keeping a journal of what’s going on in your life is a good way to help you distill what’s important and what’s not.” Martina Navratilova

5. “A personal journal is an ideal environment in which to become. It is a perfect place for you to think, feel, discover, expand, remember, and dream.” Brad Wilcox

6. “In the journal I am at ease.” Anais Nin

7. “In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.” Susan Sontag

8. “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” Anne Frank

9. “Documenting little details of your everyday life becomes a celebration of who you are.” Carolyn V. Hamilton

10. “Journal writing, when it becomes a ritual for transformation, is not only life-changing but life-expanding.” Jen Williamson

11. “Writing in a journal reminds you of your goals and of your learning in life. It offers a place where you can hold a deliberate, thoughtful conversation with yourself.” Robin Sharma

12. “Whether you’re keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it’s the same thing. What’s important is you’re having a relationship with your mind.” Natalie Goldberg

13. “I love my journal as much as I love my phone. I find it to be a big part of my self-care to reflect on my day and write words that inspire me.” Franchesca Ramsey

14. “I always have my journal with me.” Blake Mycoskie

15. “Writing in a journal each day allows you to direct your focus to what you accomplished, what you’re grateful for and what you’re committed to doing better tomorrow. This, you are more deeply enjoy your journey each day.” Hal Elrod

16. “The only thing I have done religiously in my life is keep a journal, I have hundreds of them, filled with feathers, flowers, photographs, and words – without locks, open on my shelves.” Terry Tempest Williams

17. “I’ve always written. There’s a journal which I kept from about 9 years old.” Maya Angelou

18. “Your subconscious mind is trying to help you all the time. That’s why I keep a journal – not for chatter but for mostly the images that flow into the mind or little ideas. I keep a running journal, and I have all of my life, so it’s like your gold mine when you start writing.” Jim Harrison

19. “I don’t journal to ‘be productive.’ I don’t do it to find great ideas or to put down prose I can later publish. The pages aren’t intended for anyone but me. It’s the most cost-effective therapy I’ve ever found.” Tim Ferriss

20. “Journaling is paying attention to the inside for the purpose of living well from the inside out.” Lee Wise

21. “I find the experience of keeping a journal much more creative on paper than on a computer.” Keri Smith

22. “Almost every morning I write in my journal. I’ve been keeping it for a long time – I’ve filled more than 50 books. I write about what’s going on in my personal and spiritual life or what’s going on at work. It helps me keep things in perspective, especially when things get crazy or I get stressed or we have obstacles.” Blake Mycoskie

23. “For me, writing is a way of thinking. I write in a journal a lot. I’m a very impatient person, so writing and meditation allow me to slow down and watch my mind; they are containers that keep me in place, hold me still.” Ruth Ozeki

24. “I started writing a journal, and I was learning so much along the way.” Jay Leno

25. “Journal what you love, what you hate, what’s in your head, what’s important. Journaling organizes your thoughts; allows you to see things in a concrete way that otherwise you might not see. Focus on what you think you need to find in your art.” Kay Walkingstick

26. “Because being CEO can feel lonely, I journal religiously as a way to express my thoughts, feelings, and aspirations. Looking back at earlier entries helps me reflect on challenges and celebrate progress and successes.” Rana el Kaliouby

27. “A journal is your completely unaltered voice.” Lucy Dacus

28. “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” William Wordsworth

29. “Journaling helps you to become a better version of yourself.” Asad Meah

30. “The starting point of discovering who you are, your gifts, your talents, your dreams, is being comfortable with yourself. Spend time alone. Write in a journal.” Robin Sharma

31. “As there are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up the pen to write.” William Makepeace Thackeray

32. “Journaling helps you to remember how strong you truly are within yourself.” Asad Meah

33. “Journal to awaken your mind and transform your life.” Asad Meah

34. “I write in a journal daily. This extraordinary ritual has revolutionized my mindset, transformed my heartset, and generally influenced in my life exponentially.” Robin Sharma

35. “Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.” Christina Baldwin

Check out the excellent video from Robin Sharma on journaling:

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    • Glad you enjoyed the article Pam
      The quotes don’t belong to me – you will have to get approval from each person/team etc if you plan on selling them in journals I think
      Best to get in contact with someone who knows more about this matter

  1. Asad,
    I am giving a journal to all the women in my group and wanted to write a quote in each, your words are perfect.
    Thank you,

  2. I’m giving a beginner Journal to an 11 year old for her Birthday. In it, it has qoutes and ideas for her thoughts I hope she find the value in it.


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