40 Boundaries Quotes

  • When someone oversteps your boundaries, they’re letting you know that what you want doesn’t matter. – Phil Good

 

  • Boundaries are to protect life, not to limit pleasures. – Edwin Louis Cole

 

  • Being able to say “No” is a necessary ingredient in a healthy lifestyle. – David W. Earle

 

  • Your personal boundaries protect the inner core of your identity and your right to choices. – Gerard Manley Hopkins

 

  • No boundary or barrier surrounds the heart of a person that loves their self and others. – Shannon L. Alder

 

  • Boundaries are a part of self-care. They are healthy, normal, and necessary. – Doreen Virtue

 

  • The boundaries of design are the same as the problem of perception. – John Hench

 

  • Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do. – Henry Ford

 

  • Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries. – Shannon Alder

 

 

  • Boundary setting helps you prioritize your needs over other people’s wants. – Lauren Kenson

 

  • Every human being must have boundaries in order to have successful relationships or a successful performance in life. – Henry Cloud

 

  • Boundaries aren’t all bad. That’s why there are walls around mental institutions. – Peggy Noonan

 

  • Boundaries are just made of brick and cement. – Nikita Dudani

 

  • Whatever you are willing to put up with is exactly what you will get. – Unknown

 

  • Boundaries represent awareness, knowing what the limits are and then respecting those limits. – David W. Earle

 

  • Once you see the boundaries of your environment, they are no longer the boundaries of your environment. – Marshall McLuhan

 

  • The only boundaries we have are in form. There are no obstacles in thought. – Wayne Dyer

 

  • Boundaries need to be communicated first verbally and then with actions. – Henry Cloud

 

  • The boundaries of your life are merely a creation of the self. – Robin Sharma

 

  • Honoring your own boundaries is the clearest message to others to honor them, too. – Gina Greenlee

 

  • People who violate your boundaries are thieves. They steal time that doesn’t belong to them. – Elizabeth Grace Saunders

 

  • Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others. – Brene Brown

 

  • Success means crossing a limit. To cross a limit you need to assume that you have a limit. Assuming a limit is underestimating yourself. If you have no boundaries then where is your success? – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

 

  • The only true borders lie between day and night, between life and death, between hope and loss. – Erin Hunter

 

  • Walls keep everybody out. Boundaries teach them where the door is. – Mark Groves

 

  • Healthy boundaries are not walls. They are gates and fences that allow you to enjoy the beauty of your own garden. – Lydia Hall

 

  • Boundaries are the lines we draw that mark off our autonomy and that of other people, that protect our privacy and that of others. Boundaries allow for intimate connection without dissolving or losing one’s sense of self. – Amy Bloom

 

  • Boundaries are, in simple terms, the recognition of personal space. – Asa Don Brown

 

  • When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you’re not saying ‘no’ to yourself. – Paul Coelho

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  • Boundaries are basically about providing structure, and structure is essential in building anything that thrives. – Henry Cloud

 

  • Boundaries and risk management are very important parts of living a healthy and positive life. – Bryant H. McGill

 

  • A boundary is not that at which something stops, but that from which something begins. – Martin Heidegger

 

  • It’s the boundaries where the excitement is and where we will be in the future. – Horst Ludwig Stormer

 

  • The boundary to what we can accept is the boundary to our freedom. – Tara Brach

 

  • Just as we expect others to value our boundaries, it’s equally important for us to respect the boundaries of others. – Laurie Buchanan

 

  • Boundaries are actually the main factor in space, just as the present, another boundary, is the main factor in time. – Eduardo Chillida

 

  • The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?. – Edgar Allan Poe

 

  • Boundaries protect the things that are of value to you. They keep you in alignment with what you have decided you want in life. That means the key to good boundaries is knowing what you want. – Adelyn Birch

 

  • Individuals set boundaries to feel safe, respected, and heard. – Pamela Cummins

 

  • The boundaries of bodies are the least of all things. – Leonardo da Vinci

 

  • You have to be able to set boundaries, otherwise the rest of the world is telling you who you are and what you should be doing. You can still be a nice person and set boundaries. – Oprah Winfrey