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Meditation quotes can provide you with a sense of peace and calm. Someone once wrote that meditation has the power to end all wars.

Meditation is the path to achieving a spiritual state of mind. Once you achieve it, you reach a blissful state with no past, present, or future and no anger, sorrow, or anxiety. It is a state where your thoughts and emotions become one with nature or the God you believe in.

Share these Meditation Quotes with your friends and loved ones, or read them often to encourage and inspire yourself to achieve stillness in your soul.

Best Meditation quotes.

Quotes about Meditation

1.) Meditation is listening to the Divine within.
Edgar Cayce

2.) Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. And it’s a quieting of the mind.
Hugh Jackman

3.) Meditation is painful in the beginning, but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
Swami Sivananda

4.) If every eight-year-old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.
Dalai Lama

5.) Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better; it’s about befriending who we are.
Ani Pema Chodron

6.) Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.
Sharon Salzberg

7.) Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
Buddha

Best Meditation Quotes

8.) Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Swami Sivananda

9.) At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I’ve made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.
Ringo Starr

10.) Meditation is the tongue of the soul and the language of our spirit.
Jeremy Taylor

11.) Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
Thich Nhat Hanh

12.) Meditation is a deep listening to the song of your own soul. 
Kabir Helminski

13.) The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime. 
Sogyal Rinpoche

14.) He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
Marcus Aurelius

Meditation Quotes.

Be Still Quotes

15.) Be still,
Stillness reveals the secrets of eternity
Lao Tzu

16.) I felt very still and empty, the way the eye of a tornado must feel, moving dully along in the middle of the surrounding hullabaloo.
Sylvia Plath

17.) Time passes so fast. Make time to be still.
Lailah Gifty Akita

18.) Sit. Be still. And listen…for you are drunk and we are at the edge of the roof.
Rumi

19.) Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.
David Foster Wallace

Good Meditation Quotes

20.) Among my stillness was a pounding heart.
Shannon A. Thompson

21.) Feel your emotions,
Live true your passions,
Keep still your mind.
Geoffrey M. Gluckman

22.) When you enter a place of stillness, you awaken the divinity within you.
Peggy Sealfon

23.) If we sit with an increasing stillness of the body and attune our mind to the sky or to the ocean or to the myriad stars at night, or any other indicators of vastness, the mind gradually stills and the heart is filled with quiet joy.
Ravi Ravindra

24.) So it is said, for him who understands Heavenly joy, life is the working of Heaven; death is the transformation of things. In stillness, he and the yin share a single Virtue; in motion, he and the yang share a single flow.
Zhuangzi

25.) Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.
Charlotte Eriksson

26.) Your duty is to be and not to be this or that. ‘I am that I am’ sums up the whole truth. The method is summed up in the words ‘Be still’.
Ramana Maharshi

Peace and meditation sayings.

Mindful Sayings

27.) Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there.
Deepak Chopra

28.) What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
Wayne Dyer

29.) If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.
Amit Ray

30.) If a person’s basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience.
The Dalai Lama

31.) To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

32.) We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
Buddha

33.) The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Confucius

Meditation Quotes for Calm

34.) Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God.
Diana Robinson

35.) Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless – like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, you put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, you put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
Bruce Lee

36.) The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Aristotle

37.) Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

The more man meditates quotation.

Spiritual and Mindfulness Sayings

38.) Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

39.) Each act must be carried out in mindfulness.
Thich Nhat Hanh

40.) To be mindfully engaged is the most natural, creative state we can be in.
Ellen Langler

41.) In the stillness of meditation, a beautiful conundrum always crosses my mind. What part of me is observing this sacred moment, and what part of me has stepped away?
David Cunliffe

42.) Mindfulness is the cure for everything, the essence of being alive.
Ellen Langer

43.) Mindfulness is the miracle by which we master and restore ourselves.
Thich Nhat Hanh

44.) Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.
Sharon Salzberg

45.) The practice of mindfulness begins in the small, remote cave of your unconscious mind and blossoms with the sunlight of your conscious life, reaching far beyond the people and places you can see.
Earon Davis.

46.) Mindfulness meditation should be more than just watching what you are doing. What you really need to watch is your motivation.
Lama Zopa Rinpoche

47.) If we practice mindfulness, we always have a place to be when we are afraid.
Thich Nhat Hanh

48.) When we are mindful of everything we are experiencing in the present moment, we separate our awareness from our thoughts.
Master Nomi

Being Present

49.) Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.
Eckhart Tolle

50.) You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
Henry David Thoreau

51.) Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Jim Rohn

52.) Meditation is a way of being, not a technique to master.
Sogyal Rinpoche

53.) In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
Leonardo da Vinci

54.) Life is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment, you cannot live the moments of your daily life deeply.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Short Mediation Quotes

55.) The quieter you become, the more you can hear.
Unknown

56.) Meditation is a journey to know yourself. Knowing yourself has many layers.
Ram Dass

57.) Nothing in our past or future is as important as our peace and happiness in the present.
David Cunliffe

58.) With the past, I have nothing to do, nor with the future. I live now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

59.) Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts.
Jean Cocteau

60.) Forever is composed of nows.
Emily Dickinson

61.) Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.
Alan Watts

62.) Meditation is the secret of all growth in spiritual life and knowledge.
James Allen

Find Peace Quotes

63.) Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Buddha

64.) mindfulness – the practice of peace – we can begin by working to transform the wars in ourselves. Conscious breathing helps us do this.
Thich Nhat Hanh

65.) Meditation stills the wandering mind and establishes us forever in a state of peace.
Muktananda

66.) Happy he stands, happy he sits, happy sleeps, and happy he comes and goes. Happy he speaks and happy he eats. This is the life of a man at peace.
Ashtavakra Gita

67.) You get peace of mind not by thinking about it or imagining it, but by quietening and relaxing the restless mind.
Remez Sasson

68.) Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.
St Francis De Sales

69.) Being still does not mean don’t move. It means move in peace.
E’yen A. Gardner

70.) The great masters of the past taught: Water, if you don’t stir it, will become clear. Likewise, the mind left unaltered will find its own natural peace.
Unknown

71.) Detach yourself from all that makes your mind restless. Renounce all that disturbs its peace. If you want peace, deserve it. By being a slave to your desires and fears, you disturb the peace.
Nisargadatta Maharaj

Inspirational Meditation Quotes

72.) Meditation connects you with your soul, and this connection gives you access to your intuition, your heartfelt desires, your integrity, and the inspiration to create a life you love.
Sarah McLean

73.) Within you, there is a stillness and sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.
Hermann Hesse

74.) Life is a mystery—a mystery of beauty, bliss, and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery.
Amit Ray

75.) Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there—buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.
Deepak Chopra

76.) Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.
Thich Nhat Hanh

77.) Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.
Katherine Dunham

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most dealing with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.

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