35 Best 'Eat Pray Love' Quotes By Elizabeth Gilbert

'Eat Pray Love' book as well as movie are extremely popular.
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Do you happen to be a fan of 'Eat Pray Love'?

If yes, then we have something special for you. Read along to find the best 'Eat pray Love' quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert in this article.

Yes, the 'Eat pray Love' is a true story. It’s a memoir where Elizabeth shares her experience of discovering her true self. Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Simon MacArthur, an English photographer and an old friend of Ms. Elias. This memoir was turned into a movie starring Julia Roberts.

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s Quotes From 'Eat Pray Love'

Before you try to use a quote from 'Eat Pray Love', make sure you read the book and watch the movie as well, because they complement each other. Here are some famous 'Eat Pray Love' quotes by Elizabeth Gilbert related to love, life, and relationships that you are certainly going to cherish.

'Eat Pray Love' movie starring Julia Roberts was a hit.

1. “A true soul mate is probably the most important person you’ll ever meet, because they tear down your walls and smack you awake. But to live with a soul mate forever? Nah. Too painful. Soul mates, they come into your life just to reveal another layer of yourself to you, and then leave.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

2. “Om Namah Shivaya, meaning, I honor the divinity that resides within me.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

3. “I have a history of making decisions very quickly about men. I have always fallen in love fast and without measuring risks. I have a tendency not only to see the best in everyone, but to assume that everyone is emotionally capable of reaching his highest potential.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

4. “You are, after all, what you think. Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

5. “To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

6. “I’m choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

7. “When I get lonely these days, I think: So be lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person's body or emotions as a scratching post for your own unfulfilled yearnings.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

8. “Do not apologize for crying. Without this emotion, we are only robots.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

9. “We call it ‘dolce far niente’, the sweetness of doing nothing.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

10. “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

11. “We search for happiness everywhere, but we are like Tolstoy’s fabled beggar who spent his life sitting on a pot of gold, under him the whole time.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

12. “Once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

13. “I have a tendency not only to see the best in everyone, but to assume that everyone is emotionally capable of reaching his highest potential. I have fallen in love more times than I care to count with the highest potential of a man, rather than with the man himself, and I have hung on to the relationship for a long time (sometimes far too long) waiting for the man to ascend to his own greatness. Many times in romance I have been a victim of my own optimism.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

14. “You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That's the only thing you should be trying to control.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

'Eat Pray Love' Quotes About Soulmates

The book has become such a cultural phenomenon that the readers tend to use a 'Eat Pray Love' movie quote at any given occasion. Read on for some of the best 'Eat Pray Love' Italian quotes along with some inspiring Elizabeth Gilbert quotes.

15. “So, miss him. Send him some love and light every time you think about him, then drop it.

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

16. “Maybe you’re a woman in search of her word.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

17. “At some point [...], you gotta let go, and sit still, and allow contentment to come to you.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

18. “Destiny, I feel, is also a relationship - a play between divine grace and willful self-effort.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

19. “Look for God. Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

20. “A true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

21. “I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you... There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than depression and I am braver than loneliness and nothing will ever exhaust me.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

22. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

23. “Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

24. “Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

25. “We must take care of our families, wherever we find them.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

26. “People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

27. “Someday you’re gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You’ll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

28. “You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

29. “That’s the thing about a human life-there’s no control group, no way to ever know how any of us would have turned out if any variables had been changed.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

30. “You cannot stop the flood of desire as it moves through the world, inappropriate though it may sometimes be. It is the prerogative of all humans to make ludicrous choices, to fall in love with the most unlikely of partners, and to set themselves up for the most predictable of calamities.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

31. “Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

32. “As an old friend of mine once told me, you can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

33. “Do not look at the world through your head; look at it through your heart.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

34. “A poor man goes to church every day and prays in front of a statue of a great saint, begging: “Dear Saint, please please please, let me win the lottery!” Finally, one day, the exasperated statue of the Saint comes to life, looks down upon the man and says: “My son, please please please, buy a ticket!”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

35. “We all want things to stay the same, settle for living in misery because we’re afraid of change.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Eat Pray Love' quotes then why not take a look at 'The Glass Castle' quotes, or spiritual quotes.

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