Energy Sayings and Quotes

There’s so much talk of time management, but managing your energy is just as important. Burnout and fatigue are real and can leave you running on fumes both mentally and physically. Replenish with the collection of wise and insightful energy quotes below.

The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Aristotle
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence. William Blake
The energy you bring, positive or negative, dictates your perceptions, receptions and radiations. T.F. Hodge
Energy doesn't communicate in English, French, Chinese or Swahili, but it does speak clearly. Elaine Seiler
You are energy, and energy cannot be created or destroyed. Energy just changes form. Rhonda Byrne
Energy and perseverance can fit a man for almost any kind of position. Theodore F. Merseles
Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich. Sarah Bernhardt
Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus. Oprah Winfrey
Energy is a bit like money: if you have a positive balance, you can distribute it in various ways, but according to the classical laws that were believed at the beginning of the century, you weren't allowed to be overdrawn. Stephen Hawking
A man must drive his energy, not be driven by it. William Frederick Book
There's enormous energy required to carry grudges - enormous energy! And I'm getting too old to expend my energy that way, cause I think every person has a limited amount of energy. So I have given up all grudges. Ed Koch
Put your energy into building what is creative, valuable and empowering. And you won't have to constantly fight against what is destructive and draining. Ralph Marston
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan. Eleanor Roosevelt
Energy is the inherent effort of every multiplicity to become unity. Henry Brooks Adams
Energy is time, and time is everything. Khalid Masood
Energy is precious, use your energy to build not to destroy. Constance Chuks Friday
The sensation of energy expands with increasing relaxation. Ilchi Lee
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. Anthony Robbins
The more willing you are to surrender to the energy within you, the more power can flow through you. Shakti Gawain
The unknown energy that can help humanity is that which lies hidden in the child. Maria Montessori
Don't wait for what you need-put in the energy to create what you need. David Oleski
Where attention goes, energy flows; Where intention goes, energy flows. James Redfield
It's a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go. Bertrand Russell
Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin
It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don't work. Jerry Gillies
Energy may be likened to the bending of a cross bow; decision, to the releasing of the trigger. Sun Tzu
A person of intellect without energy added to it, is a failure. Sébastien-Roch Nicolas
And what is a man without energy? Nothing - nothing at all. Mark Twain
Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche. Germaine Greer
Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains. Hosea Ballou
It seems that every time mankind is given a lot of energy, we go out and wreck something with it. David R. Brower
I learned early that you only have so much energy to give. You have to spend it correctly. Eva Gabor
Without energy life would be extinguished instantaneously, and the cellular fabric would collapse. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Energy is the key to creativity. Energy is the key to life. William Shatner
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have. Norman Vincent Peal
The key that unlocks energy is desire. It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited. Earl Nightingale
Energy is equal to desire and purpose. Sheryl Adams
Goals help you channel your energy into action. Les Brown
If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider. Dr. Joyce Brothers
Energy and persistence alter all things. Benjamin Franklin
Concentrate your energy and hoard your strength. Sun Tzu
Without passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing. Donald Trump
Our energy is in proportion to the resistance it meets. William Hazlitt
Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win. Denis Waitley
Put good energy out. Get good energy back. Lawrence Tierney
All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least. Richard Gere
You use and lose a lot of energy being grumpy. Ted Danson
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. Theodore Roosevelt
The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society been well organized. Mary Wollstonecraft
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple. Paulo Coelho
Nobody but you is responsible for your life. You are responsible for your life. What is your life? What is all life? What is every flower, every rock, every tree? Energy. And you’re responsible for the energy you create for yourself, and you’re responsible for the energy that you bring to others. Oprah Winfrey
Energy can’t be created or destroyed, and energy flows. It must be in a direction, with some kind of internal, emotive, spiritual direction. It must have some effect somewhere. Keanu Reeves
It is evident that our organism has stored-up reserves of energy that are ordinarily not called upon, but that may be called upon: deeper and deeper strata of combustible or explosible material, discontinuously arranged, but ready for use by anyone who probes so deep, and repairing themselves by rest as well as do the superficial strata. William James
If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes. Andrew Carnegie
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%. Andrew Carnegie
Without passion, you don't have energy. Without energy, you have nothing. Warren Buffett
Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second. Edward Abbey
The difference between one man and another is not mere ability—it is energy. Thomas Arnold
Energy is the only life, and is from the body; and reason is the bound or outward circumference of energy. Energy is eternal delight. William Blake
Energy is liberated matter; matter is energy waiting to happen. Bill Bryson
The longer I live, the more deeply I am convinced that that which makes the difference between one man and another—between the weak and the powerful, the great and the insignificant, is energy—invisible determination—a purpose once formed and then death or victory. This quality will do anything that has to be done in the world, and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities, will make one a man without it. Thomas Buxton
When I first started paying $4 a gallon a gas, I didn't mind; I thought I was just getting better gas. Stephen Colbert
I guess I am not naturally energetic. I like to sit around and talk. Calvin Coolidge
Intelligence and the spirit of adventure can be combined to create new energies, and out of these energies may come exciting and rewarding new prospects. Norman Cousins
I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that. Thomas A. Edison
The world belongs to the energetic. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The real difference between men is energy. A strong will, a settled purpose, an invincible determination, can accomplish almost anything; and in this lies the distinction between great men and little men. Thomas Fuller
Energy will do anything that can be done in the world; and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities will make a two-legged animal a man without it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A man doesn't need brilliance or genius, all he needs is energy. Albert M. Greenfield
It takes wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish, and spirits must flow. There must be courage. There are no easy ruts to get into which lead to happiness. A man must become interesting to himself and must become actually expressive before he can be happy. Robert Henri
He also has energy who cannot be deprived of it. Johann Lavater
There is no genius in life like the genius of energy and industry. D.G. Mitchell
Energy innovation is not a nationalistic game. Bill Gates
In energy, you have to plan and do research way in advance, sometimes decades in advance to get a new system that's safer, doesn't require us to go around the world to get all our oil. Bill Gates
Really advanced civilization is based on advances in energy. Bill Gates
If you take the game of life seriously, if you take your nervous system seriously, if you take your sense organs seriously, if you take the energy process seriously, you must turn on, tune in and drop out. Timothy Leary
Energy out of control is dangerous; energy under control is powerful. Billy Graham
The great qualities, the imperious will, the rapid energy, the eager nature fit for a great crisis are not required—are impediments—in common times. Walter Bagehot
Consistently investigate what gives other people energy. Be the fan that fuels it. Darren Rowse
If only energy is neither created nor destroyed; everything you will ever want is always here. It simply is a matter of choosing the thought which will put you into harmonious vibration with what you desire. Hina Hashmi
Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. Roy T. Bennett
Don't use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe. Joel Osteen
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Socrates
An idea isn't worth much until a man is found who has the energy and ability to make it work. William Feather
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal. Albert Camus
The magic begins within you. Feel your own energy and recognize similar energy exists within the earth, stones, plants, water, wind, fire, colors, and animals. Scott Cunningham
Today, we're very dependent on cheap energy. We just take it for granted—all the things you have in the house, the way industry works. Bill Gates
There is energy all around us. The energy is both Yin and Yang, positive energy and negative energy. The energy wants to restore balance, and in the moment the positive and negative energy come crashing back together you provide release and guidance, creating lightning. Once you separate the energy, you do not command it, you are simply its humble guide. Breathe first. Uncle Iroh
We've got a long way to go but we got the energy / It took a little while to find reality / We've come a long way you know, living inside a dream / Waking to find that we are kings and queens. Brooke Fraser
Our one source of energy / Electricity / All we need to live today / A gift for man to throw away / The chance to change has nearly gone / The alternative is only one / The final source of energy / Solar electricity Andrew McCluskey
We got the power / Get ready to go / We stand united / The energy flows / We got the power / The moment has come / Nothing can stop us / When we stand as one Barry Fasman
As once the winged energy of delight / carried you over childhood's dark abysses, / now beyond your own life build the great / arch of unimagined bridges. / Wonders happen if we can succeed / in passing through the harshest danger; / but only in a bright and purely granted / achievement can we realize the wonder. Rainer Maria Rilke
I am the wind vane. / I depend on the wind / To turn. / It is my energy. / I need what wind gives / To be me. / I am the wind vane. Leslie Alexis
We robbed the water and the air to give us “energy,” / As we’d exhaust Thy secret store of electricity. / The day may come—and such a day!—when we shall need all three. Henry Lawson
But would the honest patriot, in the full tide of successful experiment, abandon a government which has so far kept us free and firm, on the theoretic and visionary fear that this government, the world's best hope, may by possibility want energy to preserve itself? Thomas Jefferson
It is good policy to be stirring about your affairs, for the reward of activity and energy is that if you do not accomplish the object you had professed to yourself, you do accomplish something else. So, in my botanizing or natural history walks, it commonly turns out that, going for one thing, I get another thing. Henry David Thoreau