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Best Glennon Doyle Quotes

Glennon Doyle Quotes

Glennon Doyle, the well-known American author, is also the founder of a non-profit organization ‘Together Rising.’

Glennon Doyle Melton first published ‘Momastery,’ a blog in 2009, and three books later.  Her books are the best sellers in the ‘New York Times.’

Her narration renders a powerful appeal to the women worldwide to be brave enough to release control over their curbed emotions and unfold the personality of the beautiful woman within.

Best Glennon Doyle Melton Quotes On Life

Glennon Doyle is the author of three books: ‘Untamed,’ ‘Love Warrior,’ and ‘Carry On Warrior.’ Here are some thought-provoking quotes from her works.

1.”This life is mine alone. So I have stopped asking people for directions to places they’ve never been.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

2.”The truest, most beautiful life never promises to be an easy one.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

3.”Life is alchemy, and emotions are the fire that turns me to gold. I will continue to become only if I resist extinguishing myself a million times a day. If I can sit in the fire of my own feelings, I will keep becoming.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

4.”Every beautiful thing in life comes out of the mess.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

5.”Life is a quest to find an unfindable thing. We are put here needing something that doesn’t exist here.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

6.”I think one of the keys to happiness is accepting that I am never going to be perfectly happy.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

Good-To-Read Glennon Doyle Quotes

Glennon Doyle’s books are tools for female empowerment with the message they convey through several witty quotes.

7.”The only thing that was ever wrong with me was my belief that there was something wrong with me.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

8.”Trusting people is terrifying. Maybe if love is not a little scary and out of our control, then it is not love at all.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

9.”Be careful with the stories you tell about yourself.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

10.”I did not know that I was supposed to feel everything. I thought I was supposed to feel happy.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed.’

11.”It’s nearly impossible to blaze one’s own path while following in someone else’s footsteps.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

12.”People aren’t changing, after all. It’s just that for the first time, there’s enough freedom for people to stop changing who they are.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

13.”People will like me or not, but being liked is not my One Thing; integrity is…I’m willing to lose anything that requires me to hide any part of myself.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

14. ” We are at war with our bodies, our minds, our souls.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

15.”We betray and we are betrayed. We lie and we are lied to.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

16.”We don’t understand why we hurt those we love.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

17.”I cannot be in the moment because I am too afraid of what the next moment will bring. I have to be ready.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

18.”The thing that gets me thinking and questioning most deeply is a leader who warns me not to think or question.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

19.”We forgot how to know when we learned how to please.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

20.”We are so afraid of dying. Also of living.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

21.”Every truth is a kindness, even if it makes others uncomfortable. Every untruth is an unkindness, even if it makes others comfortable.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

22.”We only control what we don’t trust.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

23.”I decided that if I kept doing the ‘right’ thing, I would spend my life following someone else’s directions instead of my own.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

24.”I remain compelled by the Jesus story. Not as history meant to reveal what happened long ago, but as poetry meant to illuminate a revolutionary idea powerful enough to heal and free humanity now.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

25.”You can’t lose people who never even found you.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

26.”Every time you’re given a choice between disappointing someone else and disappointing yourself, your duty is to disappoint that someone else.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

27.”It turned out that what I needed most was inside the one place I’d been running from my entire life: pain.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

28.”All the devil has to do to win is convince you he’s God.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

29.”A boundary is the edge of one of our root beliefs about ourselves and the world.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

30.”Healing is not the reward for those who love the most or best.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

31.”We ask if our ideas make sense instead of assuming they do.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

32.”I think we are only bitter about other people’s joy in direct proportion to our commitment to keep joy from ourselves.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

33.”Numbness keeps us from becoming.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

34.”It is wild to let others be wild.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

35.”I’m willing to lose anything that requires me to hide any part of myself.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

36.”Judgment is self-abandonment.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

37.”Perhaps imagination is not where we go to escape reality but where we go to remember it.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed.’

38.”We all want purpose and connection. Tell me what breaks your heart, and I’ll point you toward both. ”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

39.”What if the call of motherhood is not to be a martyr but to be a model?”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

40.”We know we must decide whether to stay small, quiet, and uncomplicated or allow ourselves to grow as big, loud, and complex as we were made to be.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

41.”Why does a woman’s neutral face mean anger, while a man’s neutral face means neutral?”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

42.”Having something to say and no one to hear it is so lonely.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

43.”Faith is not a club to belong to, but a current to surrender to.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

44.”Just do the next right thing, one thing at a time.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

45.”People who need help sometimes look a lot like people who don’t need help.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

46.”Reading is my inhale and writing is my exhale.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

47.”God approaches us in the disguise of other people.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

48.”I think one of the keys to happiness is accepting that I am never going to be perfectly happy.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

49.”You can never get enough of what you don’t need.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

50.”I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

51.”If I want my world to be less vicious, then I must become more gentle.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

52.”To me intimacy is about communication. Through the written or spoken or physically expressed word, communicating is how we get into each other’s hearts and minds.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

Glennon Doyle Quotes On Grief

Grief and pain are great teachers from which Doyle learned new life-lessons. These quotes unfold her thoughts.

53.”I wondered if joy had as much to teach me as pain did. If so, I wanted to know.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

54.”If you are uncomfortable—in deep pain, angry, yearning, confused—you don’t have a problem, you have a life.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

55.”Grief is a cocoon from which we emerge new.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

56.”Grief shatters.  If you let yourself shatter and then you put yourself back together, piece by piece, you wake up one day and realize that you have been completely reassembled.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

57.”Despair says, ‘The heartbreak is too overwhelming. I am too sad and too small, and the world is too big. I cannot do it all, so I will do nothing.'”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

58.”When grief rings: Surrender. There is nothing else to do. The delivery is utter transformation.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

59. “The change that happens to people who really sit in their pain — whether it’s a sliver of envy lasting an hour or a canyon of grief lasting decades — it’s revolutionary. ”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

60.”There is another kind of pain that comes not from losing beautiful things but from never even trying for them.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

61.”The anxiety that makes it difficult to exist in my own skin also makes it difficult to exist in a world where so may people are in so much pain – and that makes me a relentless activist.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

62.”I wondered if joy had as much to teach me as pain did. If so, I wanted to know.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

63.”What if in skipping the pain, I was missing my lessons?”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

64.”Grief is love’s souvenir. It’s our proof that we once loved.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

65.”What if pain – like love – is just a place where brave people visit?”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

Quotes On Women

Doyle's quotes support the empowerment of women.

Glennon Doyle fluently defines the freedom of a woman in the following quotes.

66.”When a woman finally learns that pleasing the world is impossible, she becomes free to learn how to please herself.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

67.”Freedom is not being for or against an ideal, but creating your own existence from scratch.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

68.”Rebellion is as much of a cage as obedience is. They both mean living in reaction to someone else’s way instead of forging your own.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

69.”Maybe Eve was never meant to be our warning. Maybe she was meant to be our model. Own your wanting. Eat the apple. Let it burn.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

70.”I became a writer so I could stay at home alone in my pajamas, reading and writing about the importance of human connection and community. It is an almost perfect existence.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

71.”A woman who is full of herself knows and trusts herself enough to say and do what must be done. She lets the rest burn.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

72.”The deep desires of women are precious. They are a magic that has the capacity to lift every person to their greatest most loving potential.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

73.”The blueprints of heaven are etched in the deep desires of women.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

74.”Selfless women make for an efficient society but not a beautiful, true, or just one.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

75.”Every time you pretend to be less than you are, you steal permission from other women to exist fully.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

76.”The most revolutionary thing a woman can do: the next right thing, one thing at a time, without asking permission or offering explanation.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

Glennon Doyle Quotes On Bravery

Here are some wise words from Glennon Doyle which motivate women to be brave.

76.”The braver I am, the luckier I get.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

77.”To be brave is to forsake all others to be true to yourself.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

78.”Brave means living from the inside out. Brave means, in every uncertain moment, turning inward, feeling for the Knowing, and speaking it out loud.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

79.”If I am living bravely, my entire life will become a million deaths and rebirths.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

80.”Courage says, “I will not let the fact that I cannot do everything keep me from doing what I can.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

81.”Blessed are those brave enough to make things awkward, for they wake us up and move us forward.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

82.”The opposite of sensitive is not brave. It’s not brave to refuse to pay attention, to refuse to notice, to refuse to feel and know and imagine.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

Best Glennon Doyle Quotes On Love

Love is a beautiful feeling.  Glennon Doyle has some expressive love quotes.

83.”Love is the opposite of control. Love demands trust.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

84.”I could imagine the kind of love in which I was fully seen, known, and cherished.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

85.”It’s not: I love you no matter which of my expectations you meet or don’t meet. It’s: My only expectation is that you become yourself. The more deeply I know you, the more beautiful you become to me.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

86.”Self-love means that I have a relationship with myself built on trust and loyalty.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

87.”I have decided that I want to be in love with a person, not a feeling. I want to be found in love, not lost in it. I’d rather exist than disappear.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

88.”They look because she’s lovely but they stare because she is love.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

89.”Love is not a victory march; it’s a cold and it’s a broken hallelujah.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

90.”Maybe there is no way for love to fail, because the eventual result of all love is New Life.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

91.”Nothing you can ever do will make me love you more, and nothing you can ever do will make me love you less.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

92.”We can choose to be perfect and admired or to be real and loved.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

93.”His body fills my arms and I think, Oh. So this is what my arms are for.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

94.”Love casts out fear. A woman who has recovered her true identity as a Love Warrior is the most powerful force on earth. All the darkness and shame and pain in the world can’t defeat her.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

95.”I think I love my people more than normal people love their people. My love is so overwhelming and terrifying and uncomfortable and complicated that I need to hide from it.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

96.”The only meaningful thing we can offer one another is love.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

97.”Because love is not something for which to search or wait or hope or dream. It’s simply something to do.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

98.”When you write your truth, it is a love offering to the world because it helps us feel braver and less alone.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

Glennon Doyle Quotes On Being Human

Glennon Doyle won a lot of fame for her books which contain profound quotes.

99.”Being human is not hard because you’re doing it wrong, it’s hard because you’re doing it right.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

100.”It’s okay to feel all of the stuff you’re feeling. You’re just becoming human again.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

101.”Being fully human is not about feeling happy, it’s about feeling everything.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

Doyle’s Parenting Quotes

These quotes describe how the lives of parents influence that of children.

102.”My children do not need me to save them. My children need to watch me save myself.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

103.”A woman becomes a responsible parent when she stops being an obedient daughter.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

104.”There is no greater burden on a child than the unlived life of a parent.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

105.”I do not want my children to become people who abandon themselves to please the crowd.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

Glennon Doyle Quotes On Relationships

It is difficult to bear when a close relationship falls short of our expectations.  Glennon Doyle speaks about relationships in these quotes.

106.”You are here to decide if your life, relationships, and world are true and beautiful enough for you.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Untamed’.

107.“Expecting less than true friendship in my most important relationship is so depressing.”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Love Warrior’.

108.”Who else but a sibling travels with you from the start of life’s path to the bitter end?”

-Glennon Doyle, ‘Carry On Warrior’.

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