Inner Peace Quotes to Soothe Your Soul

If you're tired of life's past pace and stress, these inner peace quotes will stir something inside of you that craves that feeling of peace and serenity.

After all, it's how life was meant to be.

My website is all about helping you uncover that peaceful inner being inside of us all, and these beautiful inner peace quotes will inspire you to do just that.

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Inner Peace Quotes

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

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

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

Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviours, their beliefs, brings you an inner peace and tranquillity - instead of anger and resentment. Unknown

When the restless activity of your mind slows down, when your thoughts stop rushing like waves on a windy day, then you will start getting glimpses of the sweet taste of inner peace. Remez Sasson

We don't realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace. Elizabeth Gilbert

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. St. Francis de Sales

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. Robert Sawyer

Each one has to find peace from within. For peace to be real it must be unaffected by outside circumstances. Mahatma Gandhi   inner peace quotes

The voice in your head is like a wild horse taking you wherever it wants to go...When the voice in your head finally stops talking, you experience inner peace. Don Miguel Ruiz

A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering. Buddha

Don't be fooled into thinking that worry, anxiety or any kind of negativity is justified. Give these kind of thoughts no authority when they arise, and they will soon exhaust themselves. InnerPeaceNow.com

Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inner peace and harmony. Seneca

Gratitude is one of the sweet shortcuts to finding peace of mind and happiness inside. No matter what is going on outside of us, there’s always something we could be grateful for.  Barry Neil Kaufman

All the things that truly matter - beauty, love, creativity, joy, inner peace, arise from beyond the mind. Eckhart Tolle

There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: have they brought you inner peace? Peace Pilgrim

Possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake. Paramahansa Yogananda

If we live in peace ourselves, we in turn may bring peace to others. A peaceable man does more good than a learned one. Thomas A. Kempis

If you want inner peace find it in solitude, not speed, and if you would find yourself, look to the land from which you came and to which you go. Ewart L. Udall   inner peace quotes

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If we are incapable of finding peace in ourselves, it is pointless to search elsewhere. Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld

Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions. Gerald Jampolsky

As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery.. we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal
responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness. Dalai Lama

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. Peace Pilgrim

My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M & M's and a chocolate cake. I feel better already. Dave Barry

One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion. Dalai Lama

Inner peace is impossible without patience. Wisdom requires patience. Spiritual growth implies the mastery of patience. Patience allows the unfolding of destiny to proceed at its own unhurried pace. Brian Weiss

Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace. Mike Ditka

Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented, and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful. Such attitudes are active and definite factors in creating satisfactory conditions. Watch your manner of speech then if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Norman Vincent Peale

Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not. Eckhart Tolle

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. Doris Mortman    inner peace quotes

He knows peace who has forgotten desire. Bhagavadgita

Having inner peace means committing to letting go of self-criticism and self-doubt. Sanaya Rom

The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear, and suspicion. Dalai Lama

Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in his inner sanctuary. Peter Minard

If half a century of living has taught me anything at all, it has taught me that nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Dale Carnegie

The quickest way to experiencing the peace inside, is to learn to recognize when I am not at peace. Jim McDonald

Inner peace: The heartbeat of world peace. Dale Steele

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace. Lao Tse
 
It isn't the experience of today that drives men mad. It is the remorse for something that happened yesterday, and the dread of what tomorrow may bring. Robert Jones Burdette

Half of the confusion in the world comes from not knowing how little we need... I live more simply now, and with more peace. Richard Byrd

One of the basic points is kindness.  With kindness, with love and compassion, with this feeling that is the essence of brotherhood, sisterhood, one will have inner peace. Dalai Lama

When your desire is to bring peace and harmony to the world, then you will have to start by finding peace and harmony within your own heart. It is a waste of time talking about peace. You have to seek and find that consciousness of peace which nothing and no one can disturb, and
remain in it. Eileen Caddy  inner peace quotes

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No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family. Peace Pilgrim

Real spiritual progress is measured by the extent to which we achieve inner tranquility. Swami Sivananda

Peace in ourselves, peace in the world. Thich Nhat Hanh

The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.   Dalai Lama

Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, or by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, we must learn an inner solitude wherever or with whomsoever we may be. We must learn to penetrate things and find God
there. Meister Eckhart

Peace is not a result inside us from everything around us. Peace is not submissive nor passive. On the contrary, peace is an overwhelming force which comes from within us, disrespectful of everything around us, a firm coalition of spirit and soul standing against all the unrest that
abounds. C. JoyBell

Having inner peace means committing to letting go of self-criticism and self-doubt. Sanaya Roman
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A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world. Joseph Addison

Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace. Mike Ditka

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

Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined. Johnny Carson

Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that. Imelda Staunton

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.   Dalai Lama

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life. Peace Pilgrim

My faith helps me understand that circumstances don't dictate my happiness, my inner peace. Denzel Washington

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, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace. Peace Pilgrim

If anything interferes with my inner peace, I will walk away. Arguments with family members. All that stuff. None of it matters. Shirley MacLaine

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   inner peace quotes

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Do not blindly believe what others say. See for yourself what brings contentment, clarity and peace. That is the path for you to follow. Buddha

Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat. Bhagavad Gita

If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, there will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, there will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world. Chinese Proverb

Peace starts within each one of us. When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us. When our community is in a state of peace, it can share peace with neighbouring communities, and so on. When we feel love and kindness towards others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. Dalai Lama

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.  Peace Pilgrim

Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you. Catherine de Hueck Doherty

Real peace is not in power, money, or weapons, but in deep inner peace. Thich Nhat Hanh

Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world. Etty Hillesum

First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. Thomas A. Kempis

I am able to close my eyes and generate the feeling of total peace anywhere and anytime. Mary Maddox   inner peace quotes

Keep quiet. Do your work in the world, but inwardly keep quiet. Then all will come to you. Nisaragada Ha Maharaj

If he is to be ultimately at peace with himself, what a man can be, he must be. Abraham Maslow

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. Doris Mortman

One of the advantages of being born in an affluent society is that if one has any intelligence at all, one will realize that having more and more won't solve the problem, and happiness does not lie in possessions, or even relationships: The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside. Tenzin Palmo

The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person.  Norman Vincent Peale

Inner peace is not a state you need to achieve. It has been resident inside all of us for all of eternity. Be aware of it and stay heart tuned. Jyotisha Tat

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.  L. A. Rouchefolicauld

Heaven is to be at peace with things. George Santayana

Peace of mind is not a goal I need achieve.
It's a place inside I never want to leave.
Close my eyes, I still my thoughts and then I say
I will choose to live in peace today.
Robert Alan Silverstein

We can only help make our lives and our world more peaceful, when we ourselves feel peace. Peace already exists within each of us, if we only allow ourselves to feel its comfort. Peace of mind begins when we stop thinking about how far we have to go, or how hard the road has been, and just let ourselves feel peace. Peace of mind gives us the strength to keep trying and keep walking along the path that we KNOW is right for our lives.  Robert Alan Silverstein
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What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when we bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen. Henry David Thoreau

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In order for us to create peace in the world, we have to bring it back to ourselves first. In order for peace to begin in us, we have to begin to notice our own thoughts, our own feelings and the patterns that we are perpetuating in our own lives, and begin to correct that step-by-step in order to have a wider impact in our community or in the world at large. Sarah Wilkinson

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. Dalai Lama

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. L. A. Rouchefolicauld

All this... the Universe, is happening in Silence! It is not about running to find some silence. Mooji

Live as though you don't exist; like you are two eyeballs floating in space with nothing behind them. No brain attached. Not even hair - Nothing. There is a place inside your own heart, inside your own being that knows the kind of seemingly foolish things I speak and it is totally thrilled to be reminded of this infinite expanse and infinite joy that it is. Find this place. Mooji

Eternal Inner Peace has to be cultivated daily. Delphine-Gay de Girardin
 
I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment. In my own limited experience I have found that the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warm
hearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It helps remove whatever fears or insecurities we may have and gives us the strength to cope with any obstacles we encounter. It is the principal source of success in life. Since we are not solely material creatures, it is a mistake to place all our hopes for happiness on external development alone. The key is to develop inner peace. Dalai Lama

People are born for different tasks, but in order to survive every one requires the same nourishment; inner peace. Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Inner peace is accepting the outer world as a reflection of your inner world even when you do not understand why things happen to you. Jyotisha Tat

We can only make our lives and our world more peaceful, when we ourselves feel inner peace. Robert Alan Silverstein

The ancient art of meditation has been practice by many cultures for centuries. Meditation is more than simply deep relaxation it is a life changing practice that can help elevate stress, anxiety, depression and bring inner peace. Tamia Jaelynn

The more regularly and the more deeply you meditate, the sooner you will find yourself acting always from a centre of inner peace. J. Donald Walters

Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace. Dalai Lama

World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not the absence of violence; peace is the manifestation of human compassion. Dalai Lama

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

Inner peace doesn't come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are. Marianne Williamson    inner peace quotes

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