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Peace of Mind Quotes


Top 50 Peace of Mind Quotes


No 1 (Best quote!)Peace of Mind Quotes

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

- Gautama Buddha (563-483 BC) founder of Buddhism, pictured right.



No 2Peace of Mind Quotes

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

(known as the Serenity Prayer)

- Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1901), pictured right, American theologian  



No 3Peace of Mind Quotes

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

Max Ehrmann , pictured right, Desiderata (1927)



No 4Peace of Mind Quotes

Our whole life is taken up with anxiety for personal security, with preparation for living, so that we never really live at all.

- Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), pictured right, Russian writer, pictured right.



No 5Peace of Mind Quotes

Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.,

- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82), American philosopher, pictured right.



No 6Peace of Mind Quotes

There is more to life than increasing its speed,

- Mahatma (Mohandas) Gandhi Indian leader and philosopher, pictured right.



No 7Peace of Mind Quotes

Pleasure is... freedom from pain in the body and from disturbance in the mind.

- Epicurus (341-270 BC) Greek philosopher, pictured right.



No 8Peace of Mind Quotes

Look first into the depths of your own soul and know yourself.

- Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), pictured right, Austrian psychiatrist.


No 9Peace of Mind Quotes

If you want to be free learn to live simply.

- Lao Tzu (c604-c531 BC), Chinese philosopher, pictured right.


Two other philosophers agree:

 Peace of Mind Quotes

Our life is frittered away by detail…Simplify, simplify.

(from the 1854 book Walden)

-Henry David Thoreau, pictured right, the American philosopher,


Peace of Mind Quotes

Having the fewest wants, I am nearest to the gods,

- Socrates (470-399 BC), pictured right, Greek philosopher.



No 10Peace of Mind Quotes

Rest is repair.

- Dale Carnegie, pictured right, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1944)



No 11Peace of Mind Quotes

Fame and tranquillity can never be bedfellows,

- Michel de Montaigne ( 1533–92), French writer and philosopher, pictured right.



No 12Peace of Mind Quotes

A memory without blot or contamination must be an exquisite treasure.

(Rochester in the 1847 novel Jane Eyre)

- Charlotte Brontë (1816-55), English writer, pictured right  



No 13Peace of Mind Quotes

All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.

- Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), film star, pictured right.



No 14

He who knows peace has forgotten desire,

- the Bhagavad Gita (the Hindu holy book)



No15Peace of Mind Quotes

Peace begins with a smile.

- Mother Teresa (1910-97) , Albanian nun, pictured right.



No 16Peace of Mind Quotes

Work out your salvation with diligence.

- Gautama Buddha (563-483 BC) founder of Buddhism, pictured right.



No 17Peace of Mind Quotes

Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt.

- St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) ,monk and philosopher from Assisi in Italy, pictured right.



No 18Peace of Mind Quotes

He who has truly overthrown his fears will truly be free.

- Aristotle (384-322 BC) Greek philosopher, pictured right.



No 19Peace of Mind Quotes

Comparisons are odorous.

(Dogberry in  Much Ado About Nothing)

 - William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English playwright, pictured right



No 20Peace of Mind Quotes

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.

(from the 1857 novel The Professor)

- Charlotte Brontë (1816-55), English writer, pictured right.  



No 21Peace of Mind Quotes

To find yourself, think for yourself,

- Socrates (469-399 BC), Greek philosopher, pictured right.



No 22Peace of Mind Quotes

Sleep is sweet to the labouring man.

 (from the novel The Pilgrim's Progress)

- John Bunyan (1628-88), English writer, pictured right.



No 23Peace of Mind Quotes

True enlightenment to man is like sunlight to the soul,

(from the 1991 novel Sophie's World)

- Jostein Gaarder (1952-), Norwegian writer, pictured right  



No 24

Peace of Mind Quotes

Solitude for me is a fount of healing

- Carl Jung (1875-1961), pictured right, the Swiss psychiatrist



No 25Peace of Mind Quotes

The ultimate value of life depends on awareness and the power of contemplation.

- Aristotle (384-322 BC), Greek philosopher (pictured right).



No 26Peace of Mind Quotes

Look deeply. Do not miss the inherent quality and value of everything.

Marcus Aurelius (121-180), pictured right, Roman emperor and philosopher



No 27Peace of Mind Quotes

Fame is like a river that beareth up things light and swollen and drowns things weighty and solid.

- Francis Bacon (1561-1626), pictured right, English philosopher and politician.



No 28Peace of Mind Quotes

The man who recklessly strives for glory and counts it the highest goal should consider the far-reaching shores of heaven and the narrow confines of earth.

- Boethius (c.470-524), pictured right, Roman philosopher and politician



No 29Peace of Mind Quotes

There is no way to peace along the way to safety. For peace must be dared.

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-45), pictured right, German minister and theologian.



No 30Peace of Mind Quotes

He has the most who is most content with the least,

- Diogenes (404-323 BC), pictured right, Greek philosopher.



No 31Peace of Mind Quotes

Turn the spotlight inward.

- Mahatma ( Mohandas) Gandhi (1869-1948), pictured right, Indian leader and philosopher.



No 32Peace of Mind Quotes

There is no such thing as perpetual peace of mind...because life itself..can never be without desire, not without fear.

- Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679), pictured right, English philosopher.



No 33Peace of Mind Quotes

Silence is the greatest revelation.

- Lao Tzu (c604-c531 BC), pictured right, Chinese philosopher.



No 34Peace of Mind Quotes

Seek without expecting. Find without taking,

- Lao Tzu (c604-c531 BC), pictured right, Chinese philosopher.



No 35Peace of Mind Quotes

In the things of the soul, knowledge without remembrance profits little.

- Thomas More (1477-1535), pictured right, English philosopher and politician.



No 36Peace of Mind Quotes

Respect yourself above all.

- Pythagorus (c.570-495 BC), pictured right, Greek philosopher and mathematician



No 37Peace of Mind Quotes

Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of.

- Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-80), pictured right, French philosopher



No 38Peace of Mind Quotes

Marge, there's an empty spot I've always had inside me. I tried to fill it with family, religion, community service..but those were dead ends! I think this chair is the answer.

- Homer Simpson, pictured right, American cartoon character (speaking to his wife)



No 39Peace of Mind Quotes

Nothing contributes so much to tranquillizing the mind as a steady purpose.

- Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), pictured right, English pioneer of women’s rights



No 40Peace of Mind Quotes

Busyness is the means to protect one from the torture of being in the land of shadows.

- Erich Fromm (1900-80), pictured right, American philosopher and psychiatrist.



No 41Peace of Mind Quotes

The sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

- Carl Jung (1875-1961), pictured right, Swiss psychiatrist



No 42Peace of Mind Quotes

The only person that cannot be helped is that person who blames others.

- Carl Rogers (1902-87), American psychologist (pictured right).



No 43Peace of Mind Quotes

Self-worth is about finding out what you do best and working hard at it.

- J.K. Rowling (1965-), pictured right, English writer.



No 44Peace of Mind Quotes

Is their anything sweeter than the inward joy that comes from thinking well of others?

- Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-97), French nun (pictured right)




No 45Peace of Mind Quotes

When you are exasperated with someone, the way to recover your peace of mind is to pray for that person.

- Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-97), pictured right, French nun



No 46Peace of Mind Quotes

Each of us has his skeletons in his soul,

(Anna in the novel Anna Karenina)

- Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), Russian writer, pictured right.



No 47Peace of Mind Quotes

A peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience,

(Wolsey in Henry VIII)

- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), English playwright, pictured right. 



No 48Peace of Mind Quotes

Work out your salvation with diligence.

- Gautama Buddha (563-483 BC) founder of Buddhism, pictured right.



No 49Peace of Mind Quotes

Do not let the hero in your soul perish.

(John Galt in the 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged)

- Ayn Rand (1905-82), American writer, pictured right.



No 50Peace of Mind Quotes

Just because you look good don’t mean you feel good.

Elvis Presley (1935-1977), pictured right, American pop star, pictured right.

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