Anne Lamott is a popular American novelist and non-fiction writer. She is well known for being outspoken, vibrant, insightful and just the right amount of quirky. Here are 11 Insightful Anne Lamott Quotes To Brighten Your Day


11 Insightful Anne Lamott Quotes To Brighten Your Day

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1- Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. Anne Lamott Quotes

In life it’s important to know who you are and to have the courage to stand in your power.


2- Joy is the best makeup. Anne Lamott Quotes

When you live in joy and gratitude, your true beauty is seen by all who come into contact with you. This is the most efficient way to make a difference in the world.

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3- You can either practice being right or practice being kind. Anne Lamott Quotes

Being right all the time might win you a few ‘friends’, but being kind all the time will win you many.


4- It’s good to do uncomfortable things. It’s weight training for life. Anne Lamott Quotes

Nothing good comes from comfort zones. Stretch yourself. Daily!


5- There is nothing as sweet as a comeback, when you are down and out, about to lose, and out of time. Anne Lamott Quotes

Never give up hope that you are one moment away from an amazing breakthrough.


6- I was raised by my parents to believe that you had a moral obligation to try and help save the world. Anne Lamott Quotes

We all have our part to play in helping this world become a better place.


7- Forgiveness means it finally becomes unimportant that you hit back. Anne Lamott

Forgiving someone sets YOU free. The past belongs in the past.

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8- Pay attention to the beauty surrounding you. Anne Lamott Quotes

Love and beauty are absolutely everywhere, you only need to open your eyes to see it.


9- Everyone is flailing through this life without an owner’s manual, with whatever modicum of grace and good humor we can manage. Anne Lamott Quotes

Nobody has life all figured out. Every single person faces challenges and difficulty in their life. Take comfort in knowing you aren’t alone!


10- I’ve known for years that resentments don’t hurt the person we resent, but they do hurt us. Anne Lamott

Staying angry and resentful when somebody hurts you only keeps the pain of the past active in your mind. Let it go.


11- Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewhere. Anne Lamott Quotes

Life is full of first drafts. We all need to start somewhere. Don’t give up.


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