70 Inspiring Inner Peace Quotes (to Calm and Relax You)

60 Inspiring Inner Peace Quotes (to Calm and Relax You)60 Inspiring Inner Peace Quotes (to Calm and Relax You)

Today I want to share the best quotes on inner peace that I’ve found in the past decade.

Because the daily life can be so busy, stressful and sometimes even overwhelming.

But there are things you can do. To center yourself. To find – and over time step by step increase – your inner calm and peace.

These 70 timeless and thought provoking quotes will help you with that.

And if you want more motivation and inspiration then check out this post with many quotes on change in life and this one that that’s filled with quotes on confidence.

Inner Peace Quotes to Help You to Calm Your Mind and Center Yourself

“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

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

“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.”
George Michael

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

“When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.”
Roy T. Bennett

“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.”
Marcus Aurelius

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

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”
Eckhart Tolle

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

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

“Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs, bring you an inner peace and tranquility – instead of anger and resentment.”
Unknown

“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

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

“Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.”
Brian Tracy

“To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life.”
Jill Bolte Taylor

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

“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

“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

“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’ll have more success than you could possibly have imagined.”
Roger Caras

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

“Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward & learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming greed into gratitude.”
John Chrysostom

“How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish.”
Catherine Pulsifer

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

“Nothing can disturb your peace of mind unless you allow it to.”
Roy T. Bennett

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

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

“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

“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.”
Marvin Gaye

“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

“Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”
Chinese proverb

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.”
Thich Nhat Hanh

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”
Oprah

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

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”
Leo F. Buscaglia

“The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about your circumstances.”
Andrew Bernstein

“It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.”
Diane Von Furstenberg

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”
Jean Shinoda Bolen

“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”
Roy T. Bennett

“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’
Eckhart Tolle

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

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
John Lubbock

“These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.”
Najwa Zebian

“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.”
Ovid

“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.”
Doug Larson

“It is so important to take time for yourself and find clarity. The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.”
Diane Von Furstenberg

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.”
Germany Kent

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

“Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.”
Roy T. Bennett

“One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren’t enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.”
Viggo Mortensen

“In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”
Wayne Dyer

“The best fighter is never angry.”
Lao Tzu

“Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.”
Renee Jain

“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.”
Sydney J. Harris

“We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”
John Newton

“Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.”
Eckhart Tolle

”People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”
George Bernard Shaw

“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.”
James Allen

“That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.”
Chinese Proverb

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down. “
Lily Tomlin

“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”
Bertrand Russell

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

“How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.”
Spanish proverb

“A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. “
Aesop

“If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.”
George Burns

“If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”
Dean Smith

“Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson