108+ Universe Quotes That Are Beautiful and Inspiring


David Em

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The universe is everything, all of space and time. On the spiritual side, the universe is the higher power. Read universe quotes for inspiration.

Stars and galaxies in the universe.
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Earth and its Solar System are in the Milky Way galaxy, a small part of the universe.

There are billions of galaxies, and the universe continues to expand.

The universe also has a spiritual side, as it’s the higher power.

You can open yourself to it through positivity, love, and gratitude.

Get inspiration with the following universe quotes.

You’ll find some that leave you in awe, while others help you connect with it.

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Powerful universe quotes

1. “Thank you, Universe, for guiding me to what I need to hear today.” -Gabby Bernstein

2. “Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.” -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

3. “Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.” -Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell quote about following your bliss.
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4. “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. “You are the center of your universe, and you can make anything happen.” -Ashley Smith

6. “Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.” -Jose Marti

7. “The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.” -Carl Sagan

8. “The universe works in crazy ways. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward.” -Nick Cummins

9. “All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.” -Swami Vivekananda

10. “To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.” -Lao Tzu

11. “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” -Buddha

12. “We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.” -Ray Bradbury

13. “Nothing is more active than thought, for it travels over the universe, and nothing is stronger than necessity for all must submit to it.” -Thales

14. “I believe that rejection is a blessing because it’s the universe’s way of telling you that there’s something better out there.” -Michelle Phan

15. “I think love is the greatest force in the universe. It’s shapeless like water. It only takes the shape of things it becomes.” -Guillermo del Toro

16. “Do not look at stars as bright spots only. Try to take in the vastness of the universe.” -Maria Mitchell

17. “You’ve got to listen to the universe, to life, to God, whatever you want to call it. Because its going to speak to you.” -Jillian Michaels

18. “In a universe made out of energy, everything is entangled; everything is one.” -Bruce Lipton

19. “The universe is wider than our views of it.” -Henry David Thoreau

20. “If you are open-minded and you let the universe come in, you never know where things might go.” -Adam Neumann

Adam Neumann quote about being open-minded.
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21. “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency, and vibrations.” -Nikola Tesla

22. “He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.” -Marcus Aurelius

23. “The Universe is never conspiring against anyone.” -Gabby Bernstein

24. “The universe is always speaking to us… sending us little messages, causing coincidences and serendipities, reminding us to stop, to look around, to believe in something else, something more.” -Nancy Thayer

25. “I believe the universe has great plans for us. When you are young, you don’t learn that.” -Iman

26. “We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson

27. “There must be a positive and negative in everything in the universe in order to complete a circuit or circle, without which there would be no activity, no motion.” -John McDonald

28. “The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” -Eden Phillpotts

29. “There are no extra pieces in the universe. Everyone is here because he or she has a place to fill, and every piece must fit itself into the big jigsaw puzzle.” –Deepak Chopra

30. “Surrender and trust that the universe has your back!” -Gabby Bernstein

31. “The universe is so unique and perfect that it could not have originated by chance but was divined by flawless, creative design.” -Fritz Zwicky

32. “The universe is conspiring in every moment to bring me happiness and peace.” -Marianne Williamson

33. “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” -Rachel Carson

34. “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside of you.” -Rumi

35. “Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.” -Alan Watts

36. “I love keeping an open mind. It’s liberating to know the universe and our existence are not limited to my understanding.” -Izey Victoria Odiase

37. “If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.” -C.S. Lewis

38. “I have a naive trust in the universe – that at some level it all makes sense, and we can get glimpses of that sense if we try.” -Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

39. “The universe is dynamic. When we are creative, we are the most alive and in touch with it.” -Brad Dourif

40. “Love is your natural inheritance, and the Universe responds effortlessly to it.” -Gabby Bernstein

41. “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” -John Muir

42. “The farther we peer into space, the more we realize that the nature of the universe cannot be understood fully by inspecting spiral galaxies or watching distant supernovas. It lies deeper. It involves our very selves.” -Robert Lanza

43. “The universe is full of intentions, you know. Everything happens for a purpose.” -Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman quote about everything happening for a purpose.
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44. “The great soul that sits on the throne of the universe is not, never was, and never will be, in a hurry.” -Josiah Gilbert Holland

45. “Look at the sky; remind yourself of the cosmos. Seek vastness at every opportunity in order to see the smallness of yourself.” -Matt Haig

46. “If you embrace that the things that you can do are limitless, you can put your ding in the universe. You can change the world.” -Tim Cook

47. “Belief and trust in the power of the Cosmos gives even the most chaotic life a new sense of order and purpose.” -Noel Edmonds

48. “The reason why the universe is eternal is that it does not live for itself; it gives life to others as it transforms.” -Lao Tzu

49. “There is a supreme intelligence in the universe, which wishes for communion with us.” -Elizabeth Gilbert

50. “When your energy is aligned with the energy of the Universe, you blast open the doors to receive support, ideas, inspiration, solutions and opportunities you couldn’t have imagined!” -Gabby Bernstein

51. “The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson

52. “There is an orderliness in the universe, there is an unalterable law governing everything and every being that exists or lives. It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern the conduct of living beings.” -Mahatma Gandhi

53. “I’m open to whatever the universe wants to bring me.” -Jenna Dewan

54. “I am always in quest of being open to what the universe will bring me.” -Jill Bolte Taylor

55. “The greatest beauty is organic wholeness, the wholeness of life and things, the divine beauty of the universe.” -Robinson Jeffers

56. “I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.” -Donna Tartt

57. “The universe is the mirror in which we can contemplate only what we have learned to know in ourselves.” -Italo Calvino

58. “The universe is so well balanced that the mere fact that you have a problem also serves as a sign that there is a solution.” -Steve Maraboli

59. “I live in a friendly universe that is always providing for me.” -Kianu Starr

60. “Whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.” -Max Ehrmann

61. “In all chaos there is a cosmos, in all disorder a secret order.” -Carl Jung

62. “The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.” -Rumi

Rumi quote about being everything you want.
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63. “God or the Universe never hurries and his plans, unknown to us, are never rushed.” -Carol Crandel

64. “When it’s all said and done, it’s the energy we send out into the universe that often comes back to us. That’s a universal law, love.” -Jordan Belfort

65. “The universe’s imagination always remains wider than our human imaginations.” -Julie J. Morley

66. “The world owes you nothing because the universe has already given you everything.” -Matshona Dhliwayo

67. “There is nothing bigger or older than the universe.” -Stephen Hawking

68. “The Universe will rise to meet you.” -Oprah Winfrey

69. “I believe in manifesting the words that are coming out of my mouth. I’m very careful with what I say because the intention is then out in the universe.” -Bozoma Saint John

70. “For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us.” -Richard Baker

71. “When you are in alignment with yourself, the Universe conspired to make this world a bliss for you.” -Mridula Singh

72. “There are at least as many galaxies in our observable universe as there are stars in our galaxy.” -Martin Rees

73. “When you bow deeply to the universe, it bows back.” -Morihei Ueshiba

74. “When the universe throws something your way, or things happen, I’m one of those people that goes with it, and I don’t fight it.” -Colson Baker

75. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” -Dalai Lama

76. “I believe nothing happens by mistake. You know, the universe has a divine plan.” -Lana Del Rey

77. “I believe that if you put an energy out into the universe, you’ll receive it back.” -Cameron Boyce

78. “The universe always gives you more of what you are focusing on.” -Alan Cohen

79. “The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.” -Orison Swett Marden

80. “I believe that prayer is our powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe.” -Loretta Young

81. “I feel like if you put something out into the universe, then you increase your chances of it happening.” -Tom Holland

82. “If you can learn to focus on what you have, you will always see that the universe is abundant; you will have more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never have enough.” -Oprah Winfrey

83. “Even Hubble hasn’t found yet the end of this universe, and we don’t know that it has any end.” -Billy Graham

84. “The true key of the universe is love.” -William Godwin

85. “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” -Arthur C. Clarke

86. “Everything in the universe has a purpose. Indeed, the invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you.” -Wayne Dyer

87. “It is thought and feeling which guides the universe, not deeds.” -Edgar Cayce

88. “Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.” -Sai Baba

89. “Everything works out the way the universe wants it to work out.” -Sandra Bullock

90. “The more we turn over our desires and goals to the care of the Universe, the more greatness we allow.” -Gabby Bernstein

91. “The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.” -Marcus Aurelius

92. “The whole universe is based on rhythms. Everything happens in circles, in spirals.” -John Hartford

93. “There is a certain sense in which I would say the universe has a purpose. It’s not there by chance.” -Roger Penrose

94. “Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.” -Dan Millman

Dan Millman quote about having everything you need to know.
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95. “Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.” -Alan Moore

96. “You are the universe, you aren’t in the universe.” –Eckhart Tolle

97. “The universe will put signposts in your life. You can either ignore them or embrace them. You can choose and wish for all the things you want, but the things that are coming to you, you will never be able to hide from and the things that you want so bad that are not supposed to be for you for whatever reason, they’ll never come to you.” -Yul Vazquez

98. “Never say no to anything, whatever the universe brings me. I’ve always lived by that.” -Ruby Rose

99. “The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit.” -Ansel Adams

100. “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” -Aldous Huxley

101. “Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.” -Alan Watts

102. “The universe is monstrously indifferent to the presence of man.” -Werner Herzog

103. “Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.” -Anais Nin

104. “Things don’t just happen in this world of arising and passing away. We don’t live in some kind of crazy, accidental universe. Things happen according to certain laws, laws of nature. Laws such as the law of karma, which teaches us that as a certain seed gets planted, so will that fruit be.” -Sharon Salzberg

105. “If you walk on the path of truth all the powers in the universe help you.” -Arvind Kejriwal

106. “We know from science that nothing in the universe exists as an isolated or independent entity.” -Margaret J. Wheatley

107. “The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” -Muriel Rukeyser

108. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” -Stephen Hawking

109. “Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” -Plato

110. “Whatever your relationship to the Universe is today, that’s exactly what it needs to be.” -Gabby Bernstein

Gabby Bernstein quote about your relationship to the universe.
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Final thoughts

The universe is everything. It’s all that is. So, trust that the universe has your back.

Connect with it through love, positivity, meditation, and faith.

Surrendering to the universe also leads to inner peace and happiness.

Allow it to guide you through life and experience all the goodness it has for you.

Related: Ram Dass Quotes

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David Em.

David Em

David Em is the Founder of Relaxation Hero. He created this site to provide tips and resources to help you relax. Outside of Relaxation Hero, David is the CEO of Everyone Media Group. He also enjoys hiking, running, and traveling.