Pema Chodron has inspired millions with her writings and lectures. Born Deirdre Blomfield-Brown in 1936, Chodron found Buddhism after her second divorce and became a novice in 1974. In 1981, she became the first American woman to ever become a fully ordained nun.
Since then, she's published books, such as bestseller When Things Fall Apart, and inspired people to live a more honest and full life through her words.
These are some of our favorite quotes from Pema Chodron. Read on, and see how they work in your life!
Which one spoke to you? Share your favorite quotes with us in the comments below!