48 Meditation Quotes To Relax & Ease The Stress in Life

Meditation is something I do often, otherwise, my brain simply can’t focus. I need to clear my head of its constant thoughts in order to have the best ideas come to mind. It’s with these quotes that you too can find some time to relax in a state of prayer.

Best Quotes On Mindful Meditation

1. If we can make just 1% of the population meditative, this world will be a different place.


2. Meditation is one of the ways in which the spiritual man keeps himself awake.

Thomas Merton

3. f you have time to breathe you have time to meditate. You breathe when you walk. You breathe when you stand. You breathe when you lie down.

Ajahn Amaro

4. The thing about meditation is: You become more and more you.

David Lynch

5. So what is a good meditator? The one who meditates.

Allan Lokos

6. Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.

Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

7. If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.

Amit Ray

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

Ajahn Brahm

9. When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a candle in a windless place.

Bhagavad Gita

10. 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

11. The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.

Caroline Myss

12. Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. It’s a quieting of the mind.

Hugh Jackman

13. It’s tapping into something so deep that when I reap the rewards, I do not even know I’m reaping them.

Eva Mendes

14. Meditation speeds up the evolutionary process by gradually purifying negative tendencies.

Master Choa Kok Su

15. Be conscious of yourself as consciousness alone, watch all the thoughts come and go. Come to the conclusion, by direct experience, that you are really consciousness itself, not its ephemeral contents.

Annamalai Swami

16. Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.


17. Let every thought come and hug you, but you don’t hug anything. Then, gradually, the noise will start to back off.


18. Meditation will bring you more and more intelligence, infinite intelligence, a radiant intelligence. Meditation will make you more alive and sensitive; your life will become richer.


19. Meditation is not to escape from society, but to come back to ourselves and see what is going on. Once there is seeing, there must be acting. With mindfulness we know what to do and what not to do to help.

Thich Nhat Hanh

20. Meditation means the recognition or the discovery of one’s own true self.

Sri Chinmoy

21. He who lives in harmony with himself, lives in harmony with the universe.

Marcus Aurelius

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

Sr. Francis de Sales

23. It is better to meditate a little bit with depth than to mediate long with the mind running here and there. If you do not make an effort to control the mind it will go on doing as it pleases, no matter how long you sit to meditate.

Paramahansa Yogananda

24. Meditation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body.

Deepak Chopra

25. It’s helpful to remind yourself that meditation is about opening and relaxing with whatever arises, without picking and choosing.

Pema Chödrön

26. I meditate so that I can inundate my entire being with the omnipotent power of peace.

Sri Chinmoy

27. Meditation connects you with your soul, and this connection gives you access to your intuition, your heartfelt desires, your integrity, and the inspiration to create a life you love.

Sarah McLean

28. 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.


29. Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.

Sharon Salzberg

30. Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out.

Katherine Dunham

31. When you’re centered, your emotions are not hijacking you.

Ray Dalio

32. Meditation is like giving a hug to ourselves, getting in touch with that awesome reality in us. while meditating we feel a deep sense of intimacy with God, a love that is inexplicable.

Paramhamsa Yogananda

33. Even in the midst of disturbance, the stillness of the mind can offer sanctuary.

Stephen Richards

34. Meditation allows us to directly participate in our lives instead of living life as an afterthought.

Stephen Levine

35. Meditation is the secret of all growth in spiritual life and knowledge.

James Allen

36. Meditation is a deliberate attempt to pierce into the higher states of consciousness and finally go beyond it. The art of meditation is the art of shifting the focus of attention to ever subtler levels, without losing one’s grip on the levels left behind. (…) Save all your energies and time for breaking the wall your mind had built around you. Believe me, you will not regret.

Nisargadatta Maharaj

37. Meditate. Let the light of the heart engulf you.


38. The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.

Sogyal Rinpoche

39. Meditation and concentration are the way to a life of serenity.

Baba Ram Dass

40. Mere physical sitting is not enough. You have to sit carefully and attentively. Let your body and breathing sit. Let your mind and emotions sit. Let your blood circulation sit. Let everything sit. Then your sitting becomes indestructible, immovable.

Maezumi Roshi

41. Meditation provides a way of learning how to let go. As we sit, the self we’ve been trying to construct and make into a nice, neat package continues to unravel.

John Welwood

42. Only in my deep meditation do I come to know who I truly am.

Sri Chinmoy

43. The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.

Sakyong Mipham

44. Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in eternal awareness or pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.

Swami Sivananda

45. The soul loves to meditate, for in contact with the spirit lies its greatest joy.

Paramhamsa Yogananda

46. The true practice of meditation is to sit as if you were drinking water when you are thirsty.

Shunryu Suzuki

47. Meditation is to the mind what exercise is to the body – it warms and invigorates.

John Thornton

48. Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there.

Deepak Chopra

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