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43 Protect Your Energy Quotes to Ensure Inner Peace and Healing

Dayna Remus
Dec 21, 2022
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Energy vampires are everywhere. Maybe they're constantly being negative, gossiping, or involved in neverending drama. The 43 quotes below show you how to protect yourself and your energy from these individuals.

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Most of us are aware that what we eat and drink, how much we exercise, and how much time we spend outdoors has a real impact on our energy levels. However, what we dismiss, although we know it to be true, is the effect other individuals have on our energy.

We have experienced both sides of the coin. On the one hand, we can be spending time with one person, and after leaving, we feel revitalized. On the other hand, we leave other exchanges feeling drained and exhausted without knowing why.

Read the following 43 quotes to learn more about this phenomenon and protect your energy from these negative individuals.

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Mitta Xinindlu's quote: "Always beware of the people you allow in your energy space. Some might contaminate your energy to a point of no return. Meditate, stay prayed up."  | Image: AmoDays

Mitta Xinindlu's quote: "Always beware of the people you allow in your energy space. Some might contaminate your energy to a point of no return. Meditate, stay prayed up." | Image: AmoDays

Protect Your Energy from Toxic People

"Light attracts light. But sometimes, your light attracts moths, and your warmth attracts parasites. Protect your space and energy." ― Warsan Shire

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"Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relationship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose." ― Deborah Day

"Don't waste time with people who cannot pick up the pace." ― Germany Kent

"Everyone doesn't need access to you. Some people are draining, and they don't even know it. You're allowed to say no, you're allowed to not answer calls, you're allowed to break plans, and if you need to save yourself, do it." ― Sylvester McNutt III

"Protect your energy by releasing the expectations you have from people who've made it clear they're unable to meet them." ― Yasmine Cheyenne

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Germany Kent’s quote: "Don't waste time with people who lack the ability to pick up the pace." | Image: AmoDays

Germany Kent’s quote: "Don't waste time with people who lack the ability to pick up the pace." | Image: AmoDays

"Don't allow people into your energy field on a regular basis that you wouldn't want to be like yourself." ― Dawn Gluskin

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"Always beware of the people you allow in your energy space. Some might contaminate your energy to a point of no return. Meditate, stay prayed up." ― Mitta Xinindlu

Protect Your Energy by Putting Yourself First

"Respectful boundaries are needed so that we can look after ourselves and continue to give to others. After all, nobody can be expected to pour from an empty cup." ― Mungi Ngomane

"Sometimes we just have to protect our own peace to enjoy ourselves." ― Shaneika Marie

"Be in your own skin, as an act of self-loving." ― H Raven Rose

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Shaneika Marie’s quote: "Sometimes we just have to protect our own peace to enjoy ourselves"  | Image: AmoDays

Shaneika Marie’s quote: "Sometimes we just have to protect our own peace to enjoy ourselves" | Image: AmoDays

"So during those first moments of the day, which are yours and yours alone, you can circumvent these boundaries and concentrate fully on spiritual matters. And this gives you the opportunity to plan the time management of the entire day." ― Menachem Mendel Schneerson

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"Before you try to fix someone else's vibe, make sure you're not killing your own in the process. Protect your energy first." ― Vex King

"The most important distinction anyone can ever make in their life is between who they are as an individual and their connection with others." ― Anné Linden

"Save your energy, protect your light, fuel your fire." ― C.R. Elliott

"Don't entertain negative energy. Some situations will test your patience and try to overreact, overthink, and respond to things that don't deserve your life force. Your attention is your power. Don't feed what doesn't add value to your life. Protect your energy." ― Idil Ahmed

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Yasmine Cheyenne’s quote: "Protect your energy by releasing the expectations you have from people who've made it clear they're unable to meet them." | Image: AmoDays

Yasmine Cheyenne’s quote: "Protect your energy by releasing the expectations you have from people who've made it clear they're unable to meet them." | Image: AmoDays

"I am a master at setting boundaries that protect my time, energy, creativity, and emotional well-being." ― Cheryl Richardson

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Quotes on Protecting Your Energy with Boundaries

"When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them." — Adam Grant

"...it is not always possible to restore one's boundaries after they have been blurred and made permeable by a relationship: try as we might, we cannot reconstitute ourselves as the autonomous beings we previously imagined ourselves to be. Something of us is now outside, and something of the outside is now within us." ― Mohsin Hamid

"It's okay to have boundaries. You can tell someone 'no' without having bad feelings toward them. You also never need to explain your boundaries once laid." ― Mat Auryn

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"If people keep stepping on you, wear a pointy hat." ― Joyce Rachelle

Adam Grant’s quote: "When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them." | Image: AmoDays

Adam Grant’s quote: "When people believe they have to be nice in order to give, they fail to set boundaries, rarely say no, and become pushovers, letting others walk all over them." | Image: AmoDays

"Fame for fame's sake is toxicsome people want that, with no boundaries. It's unhealthy." — Annie Lennox

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

"You are not being mean when you say no to unreasonable demands or when you express your ideas, feelings, and opinions, even if they differ from those of others." ― Beverly Engel

"Just as we expect others to value our boundaries, it's equally important for us to respect the boundaries of others." ― Laurie Buchanan

Brené Brown’s quote: "Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” | Image: AmoDays

Brené Brown’s quote: "Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” | Image: AmoDays

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"Having healthy boundaries not only requires being able to say 'no,' but also being willing and able to enforce that 'no' when necessary." ― Jessica Moore

"When we fail to set boundaries and hold people accountable, we feel used and mistreated. This is why we sometimes attack who they are, which is far more hurtful than addressing a behavior or a choice." ― Brené Brown

"Boundaries aren't all bad. That's why there are walls around mental institutions." ― Peggy Noonan

"When you notice someone does something toxic the first time, don't wait for the second time before you address it or cut them off. Many survivors are used to the 'wait and see' tactic, which only leaves them vulnerable to a second attack. As your boundaries get stronger, the wait time gets shorter. You never have [to] justify your intuition." ― Shahida Arabi

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"Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others." — Brené Brown

Germany Kent’s quote: "Remaining in the wrong environment will drain your energy." | Image: AmoDays

Germany Kent’s quote: "Remaining in the wrong environment will drain your energy." | Image: AmoDays

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"Tolerance is nothing more than patience with boundaries." ― Shannon Alder

"In our house, there was a lot of yelling. It was everyone walking in on each other and very few boundaries." — Adam F. Goldberg

"'No' is a complete sentence." ― Annie Lamott

Quotes on Protecting Your Energy with a Small Circle and Alone Time

"If you've been through trauma, you don't need more drama, so surround yourself with those who bring you peace." ― Christy Ann Martine

"Every healthy marriage is composed of walls and windows. The windows are the aspects of your relationship that are open to the world—that is, the necessary gaps through which you interact with family and friends; the walls are the barriers of trust behind which you guard the most intimate secrets of your marriage." ― Elizabeth Gilbert

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Christy Ann Martine’s quote: "If you've been through trauma, you don't need more drama, so surround yourself with those who bring you peace." | Image: AmoDays

Christy Ann Martine’s quote: "If you've been through trauma, you don't need more drama, so surround yourself with those who bring you peace." | Image: AmoDays

"Positive energy is your priceless life force. Protect it. Don't allow people to draw from your reserves; select friends who recharge your energies … I'm not asking you to cut people out of your life, but I am asking you to invest your time with people who will push you to be your best. Winners love to see other people win." ― Chalene Johnson

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Quotes Dedicated to Your Precious Energy

"Always say 'my peace is more important,' when you find yourself reacting to something that doesn't deserve your energy." ― Idil Ahmed

"Remaining in the wrong environment will drain your energy." ― Germany Kent

"Focus on an ocean of positives, not a puddle of negatives." ― Kevin Ansbro

Idil Ahmed’s quote: “Always say 'my peace is more important' when you find yourself reacting to something that doesn’t deserve your energy.” | Image: AmoDays

Idil Ahmed’s quote: “Always say 'my peace is more important' when you find yourself reacting to something that doesn’t deserve your energy.” | Image: AmoDays

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"When you use your energy and resources to punish people, you run out of energy and resources to protect people." ― Kelly Brys

"The most important asset you need to protect in order to manage the demands of a job or an investment portfolio is your production of energy. And, just like with money, if you do a great job managing your energy, you'll get a great return." ― Jim Loehr

"Become more aware of what's really worth your energy." ― Jordan Keith

"You can't control how other people receive your energy. Anything you do or say gets filtered through the lens of whatever they are going through at the moment. Just keep doing your thing with as much integrity and love as possible." ― Nanea Hoffman

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"Gratefulness helps us in focusing on the positive things in our lives rather than on the negative ones." ― Pooja Agnihotri

Pooja Agnihotri’s quote: "Gratefulness helps us in focusing on the positive things in our lives rather than on the negative ones." | Image: AmoDays

Pooja Agnihotri’s quote: "Gratefulness helps us in focusing on the positive things in our lives rather than on the negative ones." | Image: AmoDays

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We are not only responsible for the energy we surround ourselves with but the energy we put out there. Our positive vibes can be maintained by staying nourished, focused and spending time with the people we connect with.

Even in the darkest of times, when it is borderline impossible to remain positive, we can still maintain our integrity and fortitude. Soon enough, not only will we feel great about ourselves, but we will glow from the inside out.

To transform into the best version of yourself overnight, read these 36 glow-up quotes to inspire your overnight transformation.

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