Inspirational Quotes for Gay Men

“Peace of mind comes when your life is in harmony with true principles and values and in no other way.”  ~ Stephen Covey

 

“There’s this illusion that homosexuals have sex and heterosexuals fall in love. That’s completely untrue. Everybody wants to be loved.” ~ Boy George

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” ~ Dr. Seuss

 

“It seems to me that the real clue to your sexual orientation lies in your romantic feelings rather than your sexual feelings. If you are really gay, you are able to fall in love with a man, not just enjoy sex with him.” ~ Christopher Isherwood

“Of all the creatures of earth, only human beings can change their patterns. Man alone is the architect of his destiny. Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.”                           ~ William James

“A world of abundance surrounds you, if only you will step up and claim it. Make life happen through you rather than letting it happen to you. It will make all the difference in the world.” ~ Ralph Marston

 

“If you are ashamed to stand by your colors, you had better seek another flag.”
~ Anonymous

“A human being is a part of a whole, called by us _universe_, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest… a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein

“The important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself.”
~ Gore Vidal

 

“Happiness is not a matter of good fortune or wordly possessions. It’s a mental attitude. It comes from appreciating what we have, instead of being miserable about what we do not have. It’s so simple, yet so hard for the human mind to comprehend.” ~ John Luther  

“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy” ~ Wayne Dyer  

“Good character is more to be praised than outstanding talent. Most talents are to some extent a gift. Good character, by contrast, is not given to us. We have to build it piece by piece by thought, choice, courage and determination.”
~ John Luther  

“If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.”                 ~ Johann von Goethe

“As long as society is anti-gay, then it will seem like being gay is anti-social.”
~ Joseph Francis

“You have a wisdom inside you – listen for it. You have a light inside you – feel its glow. You have the power to speak and act and make things manifest in the world – let your wisdom and light guide you as you do.” ~ Michael Neill

“I can never be what I ought to be, until you are what you ought to be.”                       ~ Martin Luther King

“Some people see things as they are and say why. I dream things that never were and say why not?”  ~ George Bernard Shaw

“If you’re going to be passionate about something, be passionate about learning. If you’re going to fight something, fight for those in need. If you’re going to question something, question authority. If you’re going to lose something, lose your inhibitions. If you’re going to gain something, gain respect and confidence. And if you’re going to hate something, hate the false idea that you are not capable of your dreams.” ~ Daniel Golston

“Homosexuality is God’s way of insuring that the truly gifted aren’t burdened with children.”~ Sam Austin

“Everybody’s journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality.”~ James Baldwin

“When I was in the military they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.”~ Leonard P. Matlovich

 

“Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” ~ Harvey Fierstein

“Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?” ~ Ernest Gaines