127 Quotes on Nourishment, Living and Making Impact as a Female Entrepreneurs

by Funmi // in Quotes

Sold On wellness is all about Nourishing to Live and Living to Impact... I have articles that target these three aspects of what this whole brand is all about. NOURISH. LIVE. IMPACT.

Today I thought, wouldn't be a good idea to share quotes around these three and here we are! This article covers quotes on Nourishment, Living in the moment and making an impact. I'm hopeful about many of it connecting with you as a fellow female entrepreneur.

Feel free to jump to any of the aspects that you prefer first, but then I encourage you to get through the whole article. Ideas jump at us in the most unlikely places, who knows something big significant might come out of a quote you see here.

Nourishment Quotes

  1. Quotes on Nourishment, Living and creating Impact for Female Entrepreneurs
  1. “Kindness is the best nourishment for humanity.”― Debasish Mridha
  1. “When you grow your own garden, it grows you.”― T.F. Hodge
  1. No amount of good food can nourish a starving soul. – Catherine Barnhoorn
  1. A healthy outside starts from the inside. – Robert Urich
  1. “For life we need three things only: nourishment, love, and peace.”― Debasish Mridha
  1. People need dreams, there’s as much nourishment in ’em as food. – Dorothy Gilman
  1. “We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”― Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage
  1. Let your joy be in your journey—not in some distant goal. – Tim Cook
  1. What most people don’t realise is that food is not just calories, it’s information. It contains messages that communicate to every cell in the body. – Dr. Mark Hyman
  1. “Women are the nourishing power of the Universe. Whoever has deep respect for women of the world, will remain free from diseases.”― Amit Ray
  1. “Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.”― Amit Ray, 
  1. “It is childish to eat primarily or only to please your tongue.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  1. Growth itself contains the germ of happiness. – Pearl S. Buck
  1. Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort. – Deborah Day
  1. “Our talents are living things, we give birth to them, nourish them till they grow and become immortal.”― Michael Bassey Johnson
  1. We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou
  1. “Passion is of the nature of seed, and finds nourishment within, tending to a predominance which determines all currents towards itself, and makes the whole life its tributary.”

― George Eliot, Daniel Deronda

  1. “What nourishes you is not vitamins in food. It is the joy you feel in eating it.”― Ramtha
  1. Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well. – Michael Pollan
  1. “Be consistent in your dedication to showing your gratitude to others. Gratitude is a fuel, a medicine, and spiritual and emotional nourishment.”― Steve Maraboli, 
  1. “How would your life be different if...You were conscious about the food you ate, the people you surround yourself with, and the media you watch, listen to, or read? Let today be the day...You pay attention to what you feed your mind, your body, and your life. Create a nourishing environment conducive to your growth and well-being today.” ― Steve Maraboli, The Power of One
  1. “I think preparing food and feeding people brings nourishment not only to our bodies but to our spirits. Feeding people is a way of loving them, in the same way that feeding ourselves is a way of honoring our own createdness and fragility.”― Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet
  1. “We are custodians. We are stewards. Our actions are being watched by others around us. Someone is looking up to us as we take each breath. We can be just a grape or we can be the juice that offers simplicity, nourishment and refreshment. Extract and empty your goodness. Pass it into the hearts of the people looking up to you. It will multiply beyond your highest good.”― Angie karan
  1. “Above all, do not bribe, reward, or attempt to comfort with food. Food is for hunger, satisfaction, and nourishment. Help your children learn how to endure feelings. Let them know that their feelings are real and valued and that there are ways to be comforted without using food.” ― Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch, 
  1. “Books are the food of the soul. Good and wholesome food given to a hungry body will nourish it, but if the food is poisonous, it will be injurious to the system. The same happens with reading. If people read good and instructive books at regular and proper times, it will strengthen and nourish them greatly.” ― Anthony Mary Claret

Living in the moment Quote

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  1. “One today is worth two tomorrows.” – Benjamin Franklin

  2.  “Don’t let the past steal your present.” – Cherralea Morgen

  3. “Forever is composed of nows.” – Emily Dickinson

  4. “The next message you need is always right where you are.” – Ram Dass

  5. “You are only here now; you’re only alive in this moment.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn

  6. “The living moment is everything.” – D.H. Lawrence

  7. “My past and my future depends on today.” – Trevor Hall, Origami Crane

  1.  “Living in the present moment creates the experience of eternity.” ― Deepak Chopra

  1. “The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

  1.  “Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” – Cherokee Indian Proverb

  1. “It is only possible to live happily-ever-after on a day-to-day basis.” – Margaret Bonnano

  1. “Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.” – Coreta Kent

  1. “Past and future are in the mind only – I am now.” – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

  1. “The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” – Abraham Maslow

  1. “We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” —Thornton Wilder

  1. “You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” – Jan Glidewell

  2. “We know nothing of tomorrow; our business is to be good and happy today.” – Sydney Smith

  1. “Nothing is worth more than this day.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  1. “The meeting of two eternities, the past and the future… is precisely the present moment.” – Henry David Thoreau

  1. “Happiness, not in another place but this place… not for another hour, but this hour.” ― Walt Whitman

  1. “Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” – Jean de La Bruyère

  1. “If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” – Author Unknown

  1. “The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.” – André Maurois

  1.  “There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday.” – Robert Nathan, So Love Returns

  1. “Stress is the distance between where your thoughts are and where your life is happening.” ― Dean Jackson

  2. “Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” – James Thurber

  1. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.” – Eckhart Tolle

  1. “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” – Leonardo da Vinci

  1. “I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.” – Alan Watts

  1. “Eternity is not something that begins after you are dead. It is going on all the time” – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

  1. “Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh

  1. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” – Alice Morse Earle

  1.  “… The foundation for greatness is honoring the small things of the present moment instead of pursuing the idea of greatness.” – Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth

  1. “History is more or less bunk. It’s tradition. We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that’s worth a tinker’s damn is the history we make today.” – Henry Ford

  1. “The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought that argues with what is. When the mind is perfectly clear, “what is” is what we want.” – Byron Katie

  2. “Life is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

  1. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

  1. “Living in the moment means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future. It means living your life consciously, aware that each moment you breathe is a gift.” – Oprah

  1. “Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence.” – Eckhart Tolle

  1. “Remember then: there is only one time that is important – Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power.” – Leo Tolstoy

  1. “The past is never there when you try to go back. It exists, but only in memory. To pretend otherwise is to invite a mess.” – Chris Cobbs

  1. “People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” – Albert Einstein

  1. “Having spent the better part of my life trying either to relive the past or experience the future before it arrives, I have come to believe that in between these two extremes is peace.” – Author Unknown

  1. “If you were conscious, that is to say totally present in the Now, all negativity would dissolve almost instantly. It could not survive in your presence.” – Eckhart Tolle

  2. “Today is life -- the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.” – Dale Carnegie

  1. “Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don’t miss it.” – Leo Buscaglia

  1. “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, there is no other life but this.” – Henry David Thoreau

  1. “There is one thing we can do, and the happiest people are those who can do it to the limit of their ability. We can be completely present. We can be all here. We can give all our attention to the opportunity before us.” – Mark Van Doren

  1. “We seem to be going through a period of nostalgia, and everyone seems to think yesterday was better than today. I don’t think it was, and I would advise you not to wait ten years before admitting today was great. If you’re hung up on nostalgia, pretend today is yesterday and just go out and have one hell of a time.” – Art Buchwald

  1. Every morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new. Today is a new day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my life up to this moment, to come to this day. This moment–this day–is as good as any moment in all eternity. I shall make of this day–each moment of this day–a heaven on earth. This is my day of opportunity.” – Dan Custer


Making Impact Quotes 

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  1. Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person. Mother Teresa

  1. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James

  1. Power is the ability to do good things for others. Brooke Astor

  1. “Everything you do has some effect, some impact.” Anonymous

  1. “Small gestures can have a big impact. Create where it matters.” Anonymous

  1. “Don’t ever underestimate the impact that you may have on someone else’s life.” Anonymous

  1. One can get anything if he is willing to help enough others get what they want. Zig Ziglar

  2. “Recognise that every interaction you have is an opportunity to make a positive impact on others.” Shep Hyken

  1. “Every action we take impacts the lives of others around us.” Arthur Carmazzi

  1. It’s amazing what doors can open if you reach out to people with a smile, friendly attitude, and a desire to make a positive impact.

  1. Make a difference in someone's life, don't be the change they need. Rashida Costa, 365 Days Smarter

  1. You can make a difference in the lives of others. Be a doer - don't only be a hearer. James Strand, 

  1. “Genius is in the idea. Impact, however, comes from action.” Simon Sinek

  1. “Our daily decisions and habits have a huge impact upon both our levels of happiness and success.” Shawn Achor

  2. “You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself.” Nelson Mandela

  1. “The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.” Tony Robbins

  1. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” Stephen Covey

  1. The purpose of life is not to be happy - but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all. Leo Rosten

  1. When we get to the end of our life, the question playing over and over in our mind will be, "Did my life make a difference?" Brian Fleming

  1. Sometimes the smallest gesture can make a huge impact on someone's life. There are many different ways we can show kindness to others, and it doesn't have to be in a big way. Catherine Pulsifer,

  1. “You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do make a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall

  1. Graduation is only a concept. In real life every day you graduate. Graduation is a process that goes on until the last day of your life. If you can grasp that, you'll make a difference. Arie Pencovici

  1. “Success is not measured in the amount of dollars you make, but the amount of lives you impact.” Anonymous

  1. “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” Anna Taylor

  1. “Don’t use social media to impress people; use it to impact people.” Dave Willis

  1. “In life you get what you put in. When you make a positive impact in someone else’s life, you also make a positive impact in your own life.” MarcAndAngel

  1. “Small changes and small steps can create massive impact.” Melissa McCreery

  1. “If you wish to make a positive impact in the world, you must separate yourself from the crowd.” ATGW

  1. All success in life comes from serving other people in some way. If you want to make a lot of money, serve a lot of people, and serve them in a way that really makes a difference to them. Brian Tracy

  1. “Could anything be better than this Waking up every day knowing that lots of people are smiling because you chose to impact lives, making the world a better place.” Anyaele Sam Chiyson

  1. “Never underestimate the valuable and important difference you make in every life you touch. For the impact you make today has a powerful rippling effect on every tomorrow.” Anonymous

  1. If you want happiness for an hour - take a nap. If you want happiness for a day – go fishing. If you want happiness for a month – get married. If you want happiness for a year – inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime – help others. Chinese Proverb

  1. But of all the requests we direct to God in prayer, we could ask ourselves 'which of them will make any difference in one billion years from now?' Brian Johnston

  1. Go out and make a difference in your community. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating. Barbara Sher

  2. Everything you do and every decision you make should be from a place of good. You should always be striving to make the world a better place. Les Brown

  1. By giving up a little portion of your life, by letting go of your selfishness, you can make a big difference in some lives. Heny Cloud; John Townsend

  1. You are here to make a difference in this world, and the best way to do that is to use your knowledge and experience (on any topic, in any industry) to help others succeed. Brendon Burchard

  1. We won't always know whose lives we touched and made better for our having cared, because actions sometimes have unforeseen ramifications. What's important is that you do care and you act. Charlotte Lunsford

  1. By being kind, we have the power of making the world a happier place in which to live, or at least we greatly diminish the amount of unhappiness in it so as to make it a quite different world. Lawrence G. Lovasik, 

  1. …each time we make a difference in someone else's life, no matter how small, it will encourage them to do the same for others. And each time that happens, we all become a stronger force for good. Thomas E. Pierce, The Last Rose

  1. We have this day and the rest of our lives, however long that may be, to make a difference, change our behavior, take action, and do the things we’ve always dreamed of. Scott Allan, Do It Scared

  1. “I’ve always had a philosophy that position doesn’t define power. Impact defines power. What impact are you making on people? What impact are you making on business?” Mindy Grossman

  2. We have the potential to help people out of poverty, out of disease, out of slavery, and out of conflict. Too often, we turn the other way because we think there's nothing we can do. Alicia Keys

  1. Help me to see the potential you see in others. And speaking of potential, allow me to see my own unique potential for making a positive difference in my world." Lee Wise, A Simple Prayer

  1. By becoming a mentor, you will touch the life of a child, make a difference for tomorrow's youth, and give back to your community by investing in a young person who will, in turn, mentor the next generation. Thomas Dortch

  1. God doesn't just give you resources for your own enjoyment, but to make a difference in the world around you. God never blesses us just to sit on what we have. He blesses us so we can bless others. Rick Warren

  2. Never forget to recognize and express gratitude in your life for all the people that make a big difference in our life, for people like your mailperson, your doctor, your newspaper deliverer, etc. Just expressing a "thank you" very simple but very powerful!" Catherine Pulsifer

  1. Mindset means the way you choose to look at the things coming on their way. But this simple personal philosophy or way of looking at the thing is the single most important factor to make all the difference, whether you live an average or mediocre life or you can leave a legacy behind you. Som Bathla

  1. Magic happens when people are in the zone, when they can focus their creative energies on making a difference in the world. Positive things happen when they realize they can challenge and improve things that don't work, even when the problem spans across the organization. Mattias Skarin, Real-World Kanban

  1. So no matter what your age, keep yourself motivated by setting goals. By being active, by making a difference in others lives. Don't think once you reach a certain age you can stop. Or don't let your age make you feel that you have all the time in the world. None of us are guaranteed tomorrow. Make a difference today. Catherine Pulsifer

  1. How many times in our lives do we stand at the threshold of making a difference? We evaluate the options and decide whether we want to get involved or just turn a blind eye and head home. Daily, it seems, we face numerous chances to make somebody's life a little easier, even if it means ours may be a little more difficult. One of the commitments I am making is to be the stranger who serves. Marty Cauley, Dying to go on Vacation

Concluding Thought

As an Entrepreneur, You can achieve alot without sacrificing your health, relationships, hubbies etc. You've got to take one conscious step daily around Nourishment, Living Life and Making an Impact. Which of these quotes got you? Let's chat in the comment section. 

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About the author 


Funmi is a Certified Functional Health Coach. She is passionate about helping female entrepreneurs transform from Stress and burnout so they can begin to thrive in their body and, by extension, their businesses.

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