120+ Best Jay Shetty Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Jay Shetty is an Indian British Internet personality, and motivational speaker. He is also an Award-Winning Storyteller, Podcaster, and former monk who is making wisdom go viral. Profoundly inspirational Jay Shetty quotes on relationships, friendship, success, and happiness will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Jay Shetty Quotes

We must keep the promises that we make to ourselves so that we can keep those that we make to others. – 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

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

Everything in life happens according to our time our clock. You may look at some of your friends and think that they’re ahead of you. Maybe some of them you feel are behind, but everything happens at their own pace. They have their own time and clock and so do you. Be patient. – Jay Shetty

A best friend is someone who loves you when you forget to love yourself. – Jay Shetty

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

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

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

It’s amazing how that time, that unforgotten, that invisible world, beyond the bottom of the iceberg, underneath the water, the part you don’t see, is actually what made what you see today possible. – Jay Shetty

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

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

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

The Challenge we have is that we only talk about people’s failures when they succeed. We feel like their failures never happened. We need to share these stories earlier. – Jay Shetty

Often we’re so in grossed in our work that we forget to value, appreciate and recognize those that we’re actually working for. We get so wrapped up in our own lives that we forget the people that make up our life. – 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

Love didn’t hurt you. Someone who doesn’t know to love hurt you. Don’t confuse the two. – Jay Shetty

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

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

We need to redefine what success means. 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

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

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

The person that 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 only need rehearsals when you’re acting. When you’re living, you can just show up. – Jay Shetty

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

Fast-forward where you are. Look at yourself in, years time and ask yourself the question: Is that where I want to be? If you’re in a company, look at the person who’s years ahead of you and ask yourself: Is that where I want to be? If you’re in a start-up, look at where other startups have got to in similar roles and go: Is that where I want to be? And if the answer’s NO, then you need to find a new path. – Jay Shetty

At you best, you still won’t be good enough for the wrong person. – Jay Shetty

Remember every cloud eventually run out of the rain. What you’re experiencing now is just a season, not the overall climate. – Jay Shetty

The biggest room in the world is the room for self-improvement. – Jay Shetty

I make decisions based on intuition and insight, heart and head. I lead with my heart and observe enough so that my head can catch up. – Jay Shetty

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

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

No one is you and that’s your superpower, that’s what makes ‘you’, you, that’s what makes you unique, that’s what it is about you that will make a difference in the world. – 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

Do you know what WE stands for? Without Ego. When we say WE we’re choosing to work with others Without Ego. – 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

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

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

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

When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone when you’re great at something, they’ll tell you. – Jay Shetty

People who care will ask how you’re doing. People who love you will wait untill you tell the truth. – Jay Shetty

Being happy for someone else’s success makes you happier. Go try it and stop being salty. – 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 question than we ask each other – Jay Shetty

We complain that nothing feels real anymore, but we don’t give anything time to become real. – Jay Shetty

Your worst, you’ll still be worth it to the right person. – Jay Shetty

We live for the weekEND but then END up feeling WEAK. – Jay Shetty

Go the extra mile, it’s never crowded. – 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

Failure has the ability to lure success. Countless failures almost draw kickers to success and every time you walked through one door the gate gets bigger and the lock gets tighter. – 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

No matter how many times life will tread on you. Life will crumple you; life will scrunch you, and life will squeeze you. You will always keep your value, that spark within us, all of bliss, knowledge and eternity that exists, that spark will never be taken away. – Jay Shetty

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

When a child is learning how to walk and falls down times, it never stops and thinks to itself this isn’t for me . . . We need to learn to fail like a child. – Jay Shetty

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

Don’t live for the approval of others. Documents the moments you’re most in love with yourself, not just the moments you think people will love the most. – Jay Shetty

We all experience insecurities in work, relationships, friendships and even family. And what that happens, we let insecurities completely destroy something amazing. Don’t let insecurity ruins something amazing. – Jay Shetty

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

Don’t worry about what anyone else is doing. Your life is about growing yourself and investing in yourself and reaching your true potential. You are not in competition with anyone else. – Jay Shetty

Everything makes sense, even if you can’t make sense of it right now. Don’t judge the moment. – Jay Shetty

When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. – Jay Shetty

We complain nothing has depth, but we don’t allow things space to deepen. – Jay Shetty

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

I’ve never seen a strong person with an easy past. We all have a passion. We all have a genius inside us. We have that potential. – Jay Shetty

The challenge is we all want to be with someone who makes us happy when what we need to do is be someone who makes us happy. – 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

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

Forgiveness and letting go and the ability to rise above the challenges that have been caused by others in our life is such a important ability, because we need to learn to accept apologies that we never received. – Jay Shetty

Often all of us are greeted in life by boulders on our path – whether it’s in our careers, whether it’s in our relationships – and what we need to remind ourselves at that point is that we can either be like the people who complained and criticize or be like this one person who decided to move the boulder and see every point of adversity as an opportunity for growth. – Jay Shetty

Your new life will cost you your old one. Remember it will be completely worth it. – Jay Shetty

People are so far removed from their own understanding of themselves that they were either lost living a life that they didn’t want to, lost living up to someone’s expectations or lost becoming someone to impress someone else. Their real identity is almost buried under feet of multiple identities that they created. – Jay Shetty

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

Best lesson I have learned in life came from the worst feeling I ever felt in life. – Jay Shetty

Real friends tell you when you aren’t living up to your potential. They don’t let you sit and be mediocre and think you are lit. – Jay Shetty

Many of us are experiencing setbacks and failures in everyday life. Eventually, we get emotionally drained, tired, unmotivated and we stop trying. We believe that because we’ve been unsuccessful in the past that that barrier still exists even for new ventures. – Jay Shetty

You can take a fish out of water and give it a beautiful mansion and a Bentley and all the money in the world, but it will die and that’s what we are like, our environment. Everyone is in an environment in which they thrive, which we have to craft. – Jay Shetty

Never forget the people who take time out of their day to check up on you. – Jay Shetty

It’s amazing what we can do when our passion meet a purpose greater than our self. That’s why we need to explore our curiosity. Invest in what interest us. Follow what intrigues us. – Jay Shetty

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

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

I love asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because I’m still looking for ideas. – Jay Shetty

When your focus is a success, and you don’t get your break, it will break you. When your focus is service, you’ll never need a break because there are so many opportunities. – Jay Shetty

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We don’t know who we want to become, because we’re too distracted by who everyone else is becoming. – Jay Shetty

The slowest road to success is when you’re comparing yourself to others. – 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

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

We should never let compliments get to our head and never let criticism get to our heart because when we do that we can start to build with genuineness and authenticity. When we’re humble, we can actually grow and rise up and always feel that we’re learning, always feel that we’re developing, always feel that someone can share insight at any moment that can change our lives. – Jay Shetty

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

We speak about being healthy and our well-being, but we act more like human doings than we do like human beings. Therefore, instead of to-do lists we need to-be lists. Instead of thinking about what you want to do, think about who you want to be. Do you want to be more self-aware? Do you want to be more conscious? Do you want to be a better person? Do you want to be a difference in the world? We need to move away from what we want to do in situations to who we want to be in situations. – Jay Shetty

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

Starve Your distractions, feed your focus. – Jay Shetty

When we realize that we’re students for life, instead of making people see how powerful we are, we want people to understand how powerful they are. We’ll learn how to empower others. We will actually attract people to work with us to achieve our goals. – Jay Shetty

We put time limits on what we love, but we do what we don’t love for the all of the time. – 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 same technology that brings us close to those far away, takes us far away from the people that are actually close. – Jay Shetty

Don’t let the world change your smile, use your smile to change the world. – Jay Shetty

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

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

Let’s not make happiness and success about the size of our homes, but about the size of our hearts; let’s not make it about gratification but gratitude. – Jay Shetty

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

So many people are together but not in Love. So many people are in Love but not together. – Jay Shetty

What we need to recognize is that the things that we truly want, the things that are deeply meaningful, the things that are genuinely fulfilling, all require patience. They all require work. They all require energy. – Jay Shetty

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

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

A lot of problems in the world would disappear if we stop talking about each other and start talking to each other. – Jay Shetty

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

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

Failure is just a sign that we need to widen our scope. We need to be ready and build ourselves up for the next level. Actually, what we end up achieving is far greater than what we’d envisioned for ourselves. – Jay Shetty

What if Oprah listened to her haters and doubters? What if Steve Jobs settled for a real job? What if The Rock never broke through depression? What if Ellen never overcame the bullying? Imagine a world where everyone lived their passion. We would be better people. We’d be better partners. We’d be better parents. – Jay Shetty

Every act is either an act of love or a cry for love – 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

Reading changes your mind, applying changes your life! – Jay Shetty

Choose people who choose you. – Jay Shetty

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