Inspirational Mundane Quotes : Mundane Sayings In Life

These mundane quotes will inspire you. Mundane lacking interest or excitement; dull or of this earthly world rather than a heavenly or spiritual one.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mundane quotes, mundane sayings, and mundane proverbs.

Famous Mundane Quotes

  1. “Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” ~ Bill Moyers
  2. “This the taste of effeminacy that disrelishes ordinary and accustomed things.” ~ Michel de Montaigne
  3. “This is the great challenge: to maintain passion for the everyday routine and the endlessly repeated act, to derive deep gratification from the mundane.” ~ Thomas Keller
  4. “Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word, and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.” ~ Colin Powell

  5. “Day-to-day things, the mundane, are what keeps the motor running.  How extraordinary the ordinary really is, a tool we all use to keep going, a template for sanity.” ~ Cecelia Ahern
  6. “It’s the hardest thing in the world to take the mundane and try to show how special it is.” ~ Eve Arnold
  7. “I have lived in the pursuit of a vision, both personal and social. Personal: to care for what is noble, for what is beautiful, for what is gentle; to allow moments of insight to give wisdom at more mundane times. Social: to see in imagination the society that is to be created, where individuals grow freely, and where hate and greed and envy die because there is nothing to nourish them. These things I believe, and the world, for all its horrors, has left me unshaken.” ~ Bertrand Russell , Finding beautiful mundane quotes
  8. “Your life on earth will be, as always, the interval between two significant glances in a mundane mirror.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

  9. “I like to make the mundane fabulous whenever I can.” ~ Rufus Wainwright
  10. “True greatness…always requires regular, consistent, small, and sometimes ordinary and mundane steps over a long period of time.” ~ Howard W. Hunter
  11. “My only duty was to describe reality as it had come to me-to give the mundane its beautiful due.” ~ John Updike
  12. “Commonplaces are the tramways of intellectual transportation.” ~ Jose Ortega y Gasset

  13. “I am here to seduce you into a love of life; to help you to become a little more poetic; to help you die to the mundane and to the ordinary so that the extraordinary explodes in your life. .” ~ Rajneesh , Mundane quotes life
  14. “We think that democracy can change a lot of things, but we’re being fooled because democracy is not the election. We’ve been taught that democracy is having elections. And it isn’t. Elections are the most horrendous aspect of democracy. It’s the most mundane, trivial, disappointing, dirty aspect.” ~ Gael Garcia Bernal
  15. “The word ‘mundane’ has come to mean ‘boring’ and ‘dull’, and it really shouldn’t – it should mean the opposite. Because it comes from the latin mundus, meaning ‘the world’. And the world is anything but dull: The world is wonderful. There’s real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality.” ~ Richard Dawkins
  16. “What I like about The Sims is that I don’t have a normal life at all, so I play this game where these people have these really boring, mundane lives. It’s fun.” ~ Gerard Way

  17. “A lot of the changes are so gradual that they don’t even qualify as news, or even as interesting: they’re so mundane that we just take them for granted. But history shows that it’s the mundane changes that are more important than the dramatic ‘newsworthy’ events.” ~ Robert D. Kaplan
  18. “In the mundane, nothing is sacred. In sacredness, nothing is mundane.” ~ Dogen
  19. “Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage.” ~ Laura Schlessinger
  20. “A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.” ~ Pam Brown

  21. “There is health in table talk and nursery play. We must wear old shoes and have aunts and cousins.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. “New York was no mere city. It was instead an infinitely romantic notion, the mysterious nexus of all love and money and power, the shining and perishable dream itself. To think of ‘living’ there was to reduce the miraculous to the mundane; one does not ‘live’ at Xanadu.” ~ Joan Didion
  23. “There’s something that’s really fun about the challenge of making the mundane funny, too, I think.” ~ Jim Gaffigan
  24. “Life is not about creating an unreal existence. People should be challenged to find something cool about the mundane.” ~ Beth Ditto

  25. “A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.” ~ David Mamet
  26. “Eternity ended ten years ago.” ~ Brandon Sanderson
  27. “The mundane and the sacred are one and the same.” ~ Alan Watts
  28. “Truth is hidden by the golden veil of the mundane. Pierce through this thin glittering sheath and know that you are the Sun” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

  29. “You know, the fact that every morning you get a script in your mailbox, that’s going to stop. All these little pedestrian, mundane things. And the cash.” ~ Paul Reiser
  30. “I don’t like the word power, because I don’t really care about power. No, that’s not what it is. I like that I make people feel good. I like that I take them out of their mundane, boring slumber. And I wake them up, and they have fun.” ~ Andy Dick
  31. “It is said that the Christian mystic Theresa of Avila found difficulty at first in reconciling the vastness of the life of the spirit with the mundane tasks of her Carmelite convent: the washing of pots, the sweeping of floors, the folding of laundry. At some point of grace, the mundane became for her a sort of prayer, a way she could experience her ever-present connection to the divine pattern which is the source of life. She began then to see the face of God in the folded sheets.” ~ Rachel Naomi Remen
  32. “There is something beautiful in the mundane if you take enough microscope to it and focus in on something that seems innocuous to begin with.” ~ Ed Helms

  33. “Even the most mundane objects are things of wonder, if we stop to look at them, and the fact that we are alive is the biggest wonder of all.” ~ David Fontana
  34. “There is no mundane dimension really, if you have the eyes to see it, it is all transcendental.” ~ Terence McKenna
  35. “The search for God is a reversal of the normal, mundane worldly order. In search for God, you revert from what attracts you and swim toward that which is difficult. You abandon your comforting and familiar habits with the hope (the mere hope!) that something greater will be offered you in return for what you have given up.. if we truly knew all the answers in advance as to the meaning of life and the nature of God and the destiny of our souls, our belief would not be a leap of faith and it would not be a courageous act of humanity; it would just be.. a prudent insurance policy.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  36. “How different would our perception of reality be if… we discarded the mundane events that cannot coexist with our dreams?” ~ Robin Hobb

  37. “You get a kind of surreal feeling and also it allows you to focus on the things we want you to focus on in a new way – the stuff that’s very small and mundane that happens in a person’s life when they’re in a hotel room. There’s more interest because you’re seeing a puppet do things that you’re very familiar with that you might not notice if it was a human doing it.” ~ Charlie Kaufman
  38. “In all Gabriel’s life he could not remember his brother giving even the prettiest of Shadowhunter girls a second glance. Yet he looked at this scarred mundane servant as if she were the sun rising. It was inexplicable, but it was also undeniable. He could see the horror on his brother’s face as Sophie’s good opinion of him shattered before his eyes.” ~ Cassandra Clare
  39. “You transform all who are touched by you.
    Mundane concerns, troubles, and sorrows
    dissolve in your presence, bringing JOY.” ~ Rumi
  40. “Advantage comes not from the spectacular or the technical. Advantage comes from a persistent seeking of the mundane edge.” ~ Tom Peters

  41. “We need a witness to our lives. There’s a billion people on the planet… I mean, what does any one life really mean? But in a marriage, you’re promising to care about everything. The good things, the bad things, the terrible things, the mundane things… all of it, all of the time, every day. You’re saying ‘Your life will not go unnoticed because I will notice it. Your life will not go un-witnessed because I will be your witness’.” ~ Susan Sarandon
  42. “I want to wake up with you beside me in the mornings. I want to spend my evenings looking at you across the dinner table. I want to share every mundane detail of my day with you and hear every detail of yours. I want to laugh with you and fall asleep with you in my arms.” ~ Nicholas Sparks
  43. “The extraordinary triumph of the cellphone among India’s poor stemmed from its ability to enable a most mundane human need, which is to chat with other people. And when the poor chat, it is not always about curing a child of diarrhea.” ~ Manu Joseph
  44. “I believe in magical things happening and spiritual goings on. Sometimes the most mundane things can surprise you and be magical.” ~ Rae Morris

  45. “What is particularly intriguing, in fact, is that whereas many peoples tend to locate this experience (of the sacred) in certain unusual, if not ‘supernatural’ moments and circumstances . . . the Oriental focus is upon mystery in the most obvious, ordinary, mundane-the most natural-situations of life.” ~ Conrad Hyers
  46. “The relevant features of scientific practice often have mundane explanations which don’t point to any deep metaphysical moral. (Thus it would simply be messy and pointless for the chemists to essay physical reductions, or for the biologists to offer number-free explanations. It’s a weird kind of science-worship that views these practical considerations as clues to the nature of reality.)” ~ David Papineau
  47. “I try to get enough sleep and exercise, try not to make mountains out of molehills, and vent a lot. I have a good team to support my work. I also do lots of mundane things, which will center me.” ~ Lisa Loeb

  48. “Mantras are passwords that transform the mundane into the sacred.” ~ Deva Premal

  49. “Mantras are passwords that transform the mundane into the sacred.” ~ Deva Premal”What is evil? What is – where does the evil come from that lies behind someone like Saddam Hussein, or Radovan Karadzic, or General Claude Raymond in Haiti. As I say, I’ve tended to find these people – I mean, Saddam, I’ve never met or interviewed – but these other people to be rather disappointing. Their political goals were mundane. What they had working for them was opportunism, was very often cleverness and was ruthlessness.” ~ Mark Danner
  50. “I think in certain ways sex work has been romanticized. I can only speak from my experience, but what surprised me about escorting was how boring it mostly is. it seemed like an assembly line process of cleaning my apartment, dressing up, making awkward small talk, having mundane mechanical sex, making more awkward small talk, and then closing the door after them. There’s also a lot of frustration and annoyance with it that I feel isn’t discussed (a lot of flaky potential clients for instance.)” ~ Marie Calloway
  51. “I hated the summer jobs I had when I was a teenager. They were so mundane and repetitious, they deadened my soul. On the bright side, it was good training for this job.” ~ Craig Ferguson
  52. “To be bigoted & argue with others, is to subject one’s essence of mind to the bitterness of mundane existence.” ~ Huineng

  53. “People are in the habit of classifying life’s activities into those which are mundane and those which are religious. Remember, though, only those things done for the sake of Allah are the ‘religious’ things. Everything that is done for other than Allah – however ‘religious’ it may seem – is a worldly act… If he earns thousands of pounds to support his family and to spend for the cause of Allah, seeking only Allah’s pleasure, it is a highly spiritual act.” ~ Khurram Murad
  54. “Even if you look at the ‘Paranormal Activity’ movies, at the end of the movie things get really crazy and nutty, but they all start in a very mundane situation that people can relate to, and that’s also to some degree what we tried to do in ‘Chernobyl Diaries.” ~ Oren Peli
  55. “A passionately lived life is not always comfortable. Going for it involves being open to all of life – the joys, the sorrows, the mundane as well and the magic, the splendid victories, the most abject defeats. You might even stop closing your eyes during the scary parts of the movie.” ~ Nicholas Lore , Magic mundane quotes
  56. “Alas, this mundane realm is never as fun as the one inside our minds. But we can endeavor to make it so.” ~ Larry Atchley Jr.

  57. “Some people who experience a religious conversion seem to undergo a personality change. They can be quite congenial and easygoing when talking about mundane things, but when they start talking about their faith, their demeanor changes. Their tone of voice modifies, their smile becomes tense and they become defensive when questioned about their evidence for belief. It becomes difficult to have a friendly conversation with them.” ~ Darrel Ray
  58. “Data in our psychic program is often nonlinear, nonhierarchical, archaic, alive, and teeming with paradox. Simply booting up is a challenge, if not for no other reason than that most of us find acknowledging the unknowable and monitoring its intrusions upon the familiar and mundane more than a little embarrassing.” ~ Tom Robbins
  59. “Don’t think about how your characters sound, but how they see. Watch the world through their eyes – study the extraordinary and the mundane through their particular perspective. Walk around the block with them, stroll the rooms they live in, figure out what objects on the cluttered dining room table they would inevitably stare at the longest, and then learn why.” ~ Dinaw Mengestu
  60. “The cost of discipleship is to live the life God has given us, serving in mundane ways the people he’s put in our path.” ~ Mark Galli

  61. “Let us strive for personal, practical integrity in every endeavor, regardless of how mundane or inconsequential it may seem.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin
  62. “Fling yourself at life and let yourself feel what you do feel upon the very tick of the second; snatch the images of life that fly through the brain. If you are very frank with yourself and don’t mind how ridiculous anything that comes to you may seem, you will have a chance of capturing the symbols of your direct reactions. Thus, you will, perhaps, find yourself reaching a heightened sense of awareness completely outside the realm of mundane experience.” ~ Mina Loy
  63. “How strange it was that a dream, once realized, could quickly turn mundane.” ~ Maggie Shipstead

  64. “When the horror recedes and the world resumes its normal shape, you cannot forget it. You have seen what is really there, the empty horror that exists when the consoling illusion of our mundane experience is stripped away, so you can never respond to the world in quite the same way again.” ~ Karen Armstrong
  65. “We massively exaggerate the exotic risks we can least control and massively undervalue the mundane risks we can control.” ~ David L. Katz

Mundane is very ordinary and therefore not interesting.

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