75 Quotes about Inner Peace that Will Help Calm Your Mind

When you look deep within yourself, do you see peace or internal conflict? If you want to achieve inner peace, it is truly an ongoing journey with ups and downs. At times it might even seem out of reach, but during those challenging times what helps us get through the challenge is putting our problems into perspective. Things like meditation or psychology techniques can help us calm, center and re-focus our minds.

Regardless of the path you are on, the journey to inner peace begins inside your mind with a focus on being calm and staying focused and not letting negative events take you off of your path. We have rounded up some of the most inspiring quotes from well known people across a diverse range of fields ranging from religion to tech to psychology to even martial arts. Just reading these quotes will help change your focus. And you can always print out the page too and put it up near your desk or somewhere you can look at it all day.

Quotes To Help you Find Your Inner Peace

These quotes will help inspire you and refocus your mind to be more peaceful:

1. “Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” —Bernie Siegel
2. “Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” —Wayne W. Dyer
3. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” —Eckhart Tolle
4. “Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” —John F. Kennedy
5. “If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.” —Linda Evans
6. “Peace is a day-to-day problem, the product of a multitude of events and judgments. Peace is not an ‘is,’ it is a ‘becoming.’ ” —Haile Selassie


7. “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
8. “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
9. “Peace is liberty in tranquility.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero
10. “Peace is its own reward.” —Mahatma Gandhi
11. “The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” —Norman Vincent Peale
12. “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis de Sales
13. “If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” —Marvin Gaye
14. “We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

15. “You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” —George Michael
16.  “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” —Dalai Lama

17. “Peace is always beautiful.” —Walt Whitman

18. “My heart forgives and releases. Inner peace is my goal.” Louise Hay

19. “Anything is possible when you have inner peace.” Anonymous

20. “No man is free who is not master of himself.” —Epictetus

21. “To be calm is the highest achievement of the self.” —Zen proverb

22. “The measure of wisdom is how calm you are when facing any given situation.” —Naval Ravikant

23. “He who is contented is rich.” —Lao Tzu ’

24. “Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.” —Lin Yutang

25. ”Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” —Lao Tzu

26. ”We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” —Dalai Lama

27. “The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.” —Cicero

28. ”The best fighter is never angry.” —Lao Tzu

29. ”Remain calm in every situation because peace equals power.” —Joyce Meyer

30. “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis De Sales

31. “Outward peace is useless without inner peace.” —Mahatma Gandhi

32. “Happiness. Contentment. Inner peace. Have you ever gone looking for something, only to realize you had it with you the whole time?” —Anonymous

33. “The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” Norman Vincent Peale

34. “Your inner peace is the greatest and most valuable treasure that you can discover.” Akin Olokun

35. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” —Dalai Lama

36. “Ego says – Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel inner peace. Spirit says – Find your inner peace and then everything will fall into place.” — Marianne Williamson

37. “Inner peace comes from within.” —Buddha

38. “Respect yourself enough to say – I deserve inner peace – and walk away from people and things that prevent you from attaining it.” —Jerico Silvers

39. “Accept what is. Heal and achieve inner peace.” —Sonia Ricotti

40. “No price is too great to pay for inner peace.” Sri Chinmoy

41. “If it costs your inner peace, it is too expensive.” Anonymous

42. “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.”  —Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

43. “Happiness is the new rich. Inner peace is the new success. Health is the new wealth. Kindness is the new cool.” Anonymous

44. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”  —Dalai Lama

45. “Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.” —Robert J. Sawyer

46. “Inner peace is priceless as it sprinkles everything you do with joy.”  —Roz Fruchtman

47. “All the things that truly matter, beauty, love, creativity, joy and inner peace arise from beyond the mind.”  —Eckhart Tolle

48. “To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life – bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live, then, only then, can you begin to find inner peace.”  —Peace Pilgrim

49. “Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” Romez Sasson

50. “Inner peace can be seen as the ultimate benefit of practicing patience.” —Allan Lokos

51. “For me, success is inner peace.” —Denzel Washington

52. “A compassionate state of mind brings inner peace, and therefore a healthier body.” —Dalai Lama

53. “Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” —Mike Ditka

54. “True and lasting inner peace can never be found in external things. It can only be found within. And then, once we find and nurture it with ourselves, it radiates outward.” —Buddha

55. “Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.”  –Wayne W. Dyer

56. “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.”  —Hermann Hesse

57.  “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” –Pema Chodron

58. “If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.” –Peter McWilliams

59. “They call it “peace of mind” but maybe it should be called “peace from mind” —Naval Ravikant

60. “A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” —Buddha

61. “There is “what is” only when there is no comparison at all, and to live with what is, is to be peaceful.” —Bruce Lee

62. “Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything.” Morihei Ueshiba (founder of Akido martial art)

63. “Inner peace is when you do what’s right and let go of the rest.” —Maxime Lagacé

64. “Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat.” —Bhagavad Gita

65. “Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” —Wayne W. Dyer

66. “Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.” —Lao Tzu

67. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” —Dalai Lama

68. “Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.” —Thomas Jefferson

69. “Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.” —Mahatma Gandhi

70. “Anything is possible when you have inner peace.” —Master Shifu (Kung Fu Panda)

71. “Forgiveness equals inner peace – more peaceful people equals more world peace.” —Richard Branson

72. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

73. “Nothing external to you has any power over you.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

74. “If you’ve got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world.” — Wayne W. Dyer

75. “Wherever you go, there you are.” —Jon Kabat-Zinn

Use these quotes to Find Some Inner Peace today.

You probably found this article because you searched for it and are having some challenges finding inner peace. Just remember life is a journey and it literally is one step at a time and one day at a time. Give yourself some distance to change. And print the quotes out and refer to them every day to start shift your mental perspective. Enjoy!


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