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40 Meditation Quotes For Inner Peace By Famous People

What is meditation?

Meditation is the act of refreshing your mind and seeking inner peace. Meditating is important in many people’s lives. When alone, it is usually the best time to let the thoughts in your mind free and to reflect upon yourself.

When is the best time to meditate?

People consider meditating when they are asleep or at night when the earth is usually very silent and nobody is talking to you.

Why is meditation important?

Meditation is important to calm the minds and inner souls. Meditating creates an empty platform in the head, it clears the mind from all things that worry or stress you. People are advised to meditate every so often, it helps the mind to relax and focus on the important things in life. 

 




40 Quotes On Meditation
1. “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
2. “Meditation and concentration are the way to a life of serenity.” – Baba Ram Dass
3.  “When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”Lao Tzu
4.  “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” –  Thich Nhat Hanh
5.   “I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats.” – Eckhart Tolle




6.  “Meditation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body.” – Deepak Chopra
7. “Half an hour’s meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.” – Saint Francis de Sales 
8.  “Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.” – Sr. Francis de Sales
9.  “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
10. “The act of meditation is being spacious.” – Sogyal Rinpoche




 

11. “Chasing after the world brings chaos. Allowing it all to come to me, brings peace.” – Zen Gatha
12. “Whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. What is soft is strong.” – Lao Tzu
13. “In the same way that rain breaks into a house with a bad roof, desire breaks into the mind that has not been practicing meditation.” – Buddha
14. “Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” – Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
15 “To be concentrated means to live fully in the present.” – Erich Fromm



16. “You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day. Unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for one hour.” – Old Zen Saying
17. “Meditation has been a loyal friend to me. It has helped me write my books.” – Alice Walker 
18. “Peace begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa
19. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha
20. “Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already.” – Pema Chödrön




 

21. “I believe in meditation – it’s a good tool to center yourself, but unfortunately, I’m too lazy to do it. It’s very hard work, and I prefer to watch ‘Nothing To Declare’ on TV!” – Helen Mirren
22. “Altogether, the idea of meditation is not to create states of ecstasy or absorption, but to experience being.” – Chögyam Trungpa
23. “Sleep is the best meditation.”Dalai Lama
24. “The problem with introspection is that it has no end.” –  Philip K. Dick
25. “Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.” – Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali




 

26. “I meditate so that I can sit and inundate my entire being with the omnipotent power of peace” – Sri Chinmoy
27. “Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, the science of youthfulness, the science of integrating body, mind, and soul.” –  Amit Ray
28. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha
29. “I meditate so that I can inundate my entire being with the omnipotent power of peace.” – Sri Chinmoy
30. “Meditation is a great way to keep my body well-centered while juggling shooting schedules and recording sessions.” Ariana Grande




 

31. “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.” – Dalai Lama
32. “When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a candle in a windless place.” – Bhagavad Gita
33. “Looking at beauty in the world is the first step of purifying the mind.” – Amit Ray
34. “This is love: the flowering of love is meditation.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti
35. “I visualise what I want through meditation. The process of meditating is a great way of making sure I have my priorities sorted. It’s not about money – I focus on my career and the kind of film projects I want to do. Film-making is a passion for me, and my mantra is that you should do what you love, and the money will follow.” – Shilpa Shetty




36. “The more regularly and the more deeply you meditate, the sooner you will find yourself acting always from a center of peace.” – J. Donald Walters
37. “When you’re a kid, you lay in the grass and watch the clouds going over, and you literally don’t have a thought in your mind. It’s purely meditation, and we lose that.” – Dick Van Dyke
38. “It feels good. Kinda like when you have to shut your computer down, just sometimes when it goes crazy, you just shut it down and when you turn it on, it’s okay again. That’s what meditation is to me.” Ellen DeGeneres
39. “A few conscious-hearted, sincere, and energetic men and women can do more in a year than a mob in a century.” – Swami Vivekananda
40. “Truth is the offspring of silence and meditation.” – Isaac Newton




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