90 Best Jay Shetty Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Jay Shetty is a former monk, bestselling author and prominent podcaster known for his influential work in media and wellness.

Recognized by Forbes in their 30 Under 30 List, he boasts over 10 billion video views and 50 million followers on social media.

His podcast, “On Purpose,” achieved significant success, ranking as the top Health and Wellness podcast worldwide.

Born in 1987 in North London, Shetty’s spiritual journey began after meeting monk Gauranga Das.


He later spent time as a Vedic monk in Mumbai, India. Shetty started his professional journey at Accenture, later joining Huffington Post due to Arianna Huffington’s interest in his work.

He co-founded Icon Media, a video production company and Sama Tea with his wife Radhi. Notably, Shetty authored books “Think Like a Monk” and “8 Rules of Love,” both achieving bestseller status.

Jay Shetty’s inspirational words of wisdom go viral on internet.

Best Jay Shetty Quotes


It’s important to figure out who you’re not, in order to figure out who you are. ~ Jay Shetty.


Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever. ~ Jay Shetty.


The best people to surround yourself with are the ones that bring out the best in you. ~ Jay Shetty.


Spend more time with people who make you forget to look at your phone. ~ Jay Shetty.


Fear comes from a lack of knowledge. Accelerate your learning, eliminate your fear. ~ Jay Shetty.

The paradox of our times is that we have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgment; more experts, but less solutions. ~ Jay Shetty.


What you want exists. Don’t settle until you get it. ~ Jay Shetty.

We force ourselves out of bed to live the same day again and again and call it a life. ~ Jay Shetty.


Your identity should be made by what you think you should be. ~ Jay Shetty.

Swap ‘Why is this happening to me?’ to ‘What is this trying to teach me?’- It will change everything. ~ Jay Shetty.

Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded. ~ Jay Shetty.

When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside. ~ Jay Shetty.


Some people love you but don’t tell you, Some people tell you but don’t love you. ~ Jay Shetty.

In a world with so much information, we’re somehow still missing the wisdom of life. ~ Jay Shetty.

Inspiring Jay Shetty Quotes

The thing about limitations is that they are only true as long as you believe in them. So, instead of believing in your limitations, start believing in yourself. ~ Jay Shetty.

Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world. Even your shadow leaves you when you’re in darkness. ~ Jay Shetty.


Whatever is taken for granted, will eventually be taken away. ~ Jay Shetty.

Being happy for someone else’s success makes you happier. Go try it and stop being salty. ~ Jay Shetty.

Forgiveness doesn’t excuse the behavior, but it prevents the behavior from negatively affecting us. ~ Jay Shetty.

Canceling plans to read is ok. Skipping a party for the gym is ok. Staying home to cook is ok. Let’s encourage it and respect self-improvement. ~ Jay Shetty.


At your best, you still won’t be good enough for the wrong person. At your worst, you’ll still be worth it to the right person. ~ Jay Shetty.

Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones. ~ Jay Shetty.


What we’re searching for is not out there, but it’s inside. Therefore, happiness is actually an inside job. ~ Jay Shetty.

Famous Jay Shetty Quotes

Never judge anyone, because you never know how their life is and what they go through. ~ Jay Shetty.

The challenges we all want to be with someone who makes us happy when what we need to do is be some who makes us happy. ~ Jay Shetty.

No matter how rich, talented, or educated you think you are, how you treat people says everything about you. ~ Jay Shetty.


If you don’t sacrifice for what you want, what you want becomes the sacrifice. ~ Jay Shetty.

You don’t know what you need in your life until you figure out who you are. ~ Jay Shetty.

Let’s not make happiness and success about the size of our homes, but about the size of our heart. Let’s not make it about gratification, but gratitude. ~ Jay Shetty.


Success comes from gaining, happiness comes from giving. ~ Jay Shetty.

Being positive doesn’t mean you don’t ever have negative thoughts. It just means you don’t let those thoughts control your life. ~ Jay Shetty.

Often the people closest to us get the worst of us. And the people we barely know get the best of us. ~ Jay Shetty.

Top Jay Shetty Quotes

When we find someone in our loneliness, we often attract emptiness. ~ Jay Shetty.

I believe that you can’t fix yourself by breaking someone else. It’s like what Buddha said: resentment is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. ~ Jay Shetty.


A monk is simply a traveler, except the journey is inwards. ~ Jay Shetty.

Our words have more power than we even believe. Our words define our reality. We need to pick them carefully. Make sure you taste your words before you spit them out. ~ Jay Shetty.

Do you know what WE stands for? Without Ego. ~ Jay Shetty.

Starve your distractions, feed your focus. ~ Jay Shetty.

Choose people who choose you. ~ Jay Shetty.


I don’t hate you, but I am done investing my time in you. ~ Jay Shetty.

If you’re looking around and you find yourself being the smartest person in the room, change rooms because you’re in the wrong one. ~ Jay Shetty.

Never blame anyone if you got hurt by them because it was not their fault it was you who gave them the right to tear you apart. ~ Jay Shetty.

Popular Jay Shetty Quotes

We are defined by the stories we tell ourselves. ~ Jay Shetty.

You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward. ~ Jay Shetty.

The more you try and keep up with others’ opinions, the more you’ll fall behind. ~ Jay Shetty.


Don’t worry about rejections. All you need is one person to say yes. ~ Jay Shetty.

The days you don’t want to are the days you really have to if you want to reach your goal. ~ Jay Shetty.

Actually, I have a challenge for you: what’s the craziest thing you can think of? An idea that can change the world? ~ Jay Shetty.

If your past keeps coming back it’s just to test if you’re still stupid enough to fall for it again. Don’t be stupid. ~ Jay Shetty.

Your new life will cost you your old one. ~ Jay Shetty.

We spend the whole day trying to get our work on time, but then spend all of our time thinking about work. ~ Jay Shetty.

Everyone has a different clock. Wait for your time. ~ Jay Shetty.

Motivational Jay Shetty Quotes

Life and time are the best two teachers. Life teaches us to make good use of time and time teaches us the value of life. ~ Jay Shetty.


It’s not about how slow you go, just as long as you don’t stop. ~ Jay Shetty.

The best people to surrounded yourself with are the people that bring out the best in you. ~ Jay Shetty.

Reading changes your mind, applying changes your life! ~ Jay Shetty.

We are so anxious about what will happen in the future that we don’t enjoy the present. ~ Jay Shetty.

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but make sure it does not replace you as the driver. ~ Jay Shetty.

Every act is either an act of love or a cry for love. ~ Jay Shetty.

Don’t judge your life in a day. ~ Jay Shetty.

The person we will become in five years is defined by the people that we spend time with today and the books that we read today. ~ Jay Shetty.

You cannot transform that which you do not accept. ~ Jay Shetty.

Inspirational Jay Shetty Quotes

Failures are only failures when we don’t learn from them, because when we learn from them they become lessons. ~ Jay Shetty.

We put time limits on what we love, but we do what we don’t love all of the time. ~ Jay Shetty.


Don’t let someone be a priority when all you are to them is an option. ~ Jay Shetty.

I’m always opening 1000 doors. Everyone sees the 10 that stay open. That’s the key to growth. ~ Jay Shetty.

Failure has the ability to lure success. ~ Jay Shetty.

We may not be the best, but if we keep going longer we will better ourselves. ~ Jay Shetty.

Motivation comes from meaning. Everything comes from meaning. ~ Jay Shetty.

You’re not going to master the rest of your life in one day. Don’t stress. Master the day. Make this a daily reminder. ~ Jay Shetty.

When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. ~ Jay Shetty.

The way we communicate says it all. We spend more time holding our phones than we hold each other. We ask Google more questions than we ask each other. ~ Jay Shetty.

Failures are failures when we don’t learn from them, when we learn from them they become lessons. ~ Jay Shetty.

Powerful Jay Shetty Quotes

We are meant to love people and use things but today we use people and love things. ~ Jay Shetty.


If we never learn to be alone we will always feel lonely. ~ Jay Shetty.

If you could be more creative, what would you use it for? ~ Jay Shetty.

Think about what you can do right now, not what you wish you had done before. ~ Jay Shetty.

Don’t be afraid of new beginnings, from new people, new energy, new surroundings, and new challenges. Embrace new chances at happiness. ~ Jay Shetty.

The most powerful prison is one when you don’t even know that you’re locked up. ~ Jay Shetty.

You are still young, and you aren’t supposed to have your whole life figured out yet. Don’t stress. Everything will work out. ~ Jay Shetty.

The interesting thing is, those opinions didn’t change the world, but the people behind the ideas did. ~ Jay Shetty.

The next time you see someone that you think is successful, don’t focus on what they’re doing now. Focus on what they did to get there. ~ Jay Shetty.


The slowest road to success is when you’re comparing yourself to others. ~ Jay Shetty.

The best lesson I have learned in life came from the worst feeling I ever felt in life. ~ Jay Shetty.

When you learn a little, you feel you know a lot. But when you learn a lot, you realize you know very little. ~ Jay Shetty.

So these were the 90 top quotes about Jay Shetty.

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