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27 Meditation Quotes

Meditation is the gentle whisper of the soul, a sacred symphony of silence. In the stillness of our breath, we discover the profound wisdom that resides within. “Be still and know,” whispers the ancient saying, for in that stillness, we uncover the universe’s secrets.

“Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water,” suggests another sage, reminding us of the fluidity of our thoughts. Through meditation, we learn to flow, adapting to life’s currents with grace and serenity.

As we sit in quiet contemplation, we hear the universe’s timeless meditation saying: “You are enough, you are whole, and you are loved.” In these moments, we find our true selves and a profound connection to all that is.

Meditation Quotes

Meditation Quotes



1. “Your goal is not to battle with the mind, but to witness the mind.”

-Swami Muktananda



2. “Meditation is like a gym in which you develop the powerful mental muscles of calm and insight.”

-Ajahn Brahm



3. “I have lived with several Zen masters – all of them cats.”

-Eckhart Tolle



4. “To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.”

-Jiddu Krishnamurti



5. “Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.”

-Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati



6. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”




7. “When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace.”



8. “Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.”

-Bryant McGill



9. “Give the child a taste of meditation by creating a climate and atmosphere of love, acceptance and silence.”

-Swami Dhyan Giten



10. “Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.”

-James Allen



11. “Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh



12. “Meditation is the art of doing nothing.”

-Naval Ravikant



13. “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



14. “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.”

-Deepak Chopra



15. “To be concentrated means to live fully in the present.”

-Erich Fromm



16. “Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.”

-Paramahansa Yogananda



17. “Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and listen. No more is needed.”

-Eckhart Tolle



18. “Paradise is not a place, it’s a state of consciousness.”

-Sri Chinmoy



19. “The act of meditation is being spacious.”

-Sogyal Rinpoche



20. “Live the actual moment. Only this actual moment is life.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh



21. “Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.”

-Marcus Aurelius



22. “Praying is talking to the Universe. Meditation is listening to it.”

-Paulo Coelho



23. “Meditation and concentration are the way to a life of serenity.”

-Baba Ram Dass



24. “When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”

-Lao Tzu



25. “The best meditation is effortless. The best meditation is a gentle awareness.”

-Maxime Lagacé



26. “Whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. What is soft is strong.”

-Lao Tzu



27. “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.”