Inner Peace Quotes (58) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Enlightenment in a secular context often means the "full comprehension of a situation", but in spiritual terms the word alludes to a spiritual revelation or deep insight into the meaning and purpose of all things, communication with or understanding of the mind of God, profound spiritual understanding or a fundamentally changed consciousness whereby everything is perceived as a unity


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

“Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.”
Peter Deunov 

Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
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.
Gautama Buddha

When you acquire enough inner peace and feel really positive about yourself, it's almost impossible for you to be controlled and manipulated by anybody else.
Wayne Dyer

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.
Saint Francis de Sales

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

When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
George Harrison

Cultivate peace of mind which does not separate one's self from one's surroundings. When that is done successfully, then everything else follows naturally.
Robert M. Pirsig

Peace starts within each one of us. When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us.
Dalai Lama

The real destroyer of inner peace is fear and distrust. Fear develops frustration, frustration develops anger, anger develops violence.
Dalai Lama

It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

When you were born, you cried and everybody else was happy. The only question that matters is this - when you die, will you be happy when everybody else is crying?
Tony Campolo

Your thoughts are the architects of your destiny.
David O. McKay

In politics nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.
Arthur Balfour

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
Peace Pilgrim

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

The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Marcus Aurelius

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

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
Og Mandino

There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
Han Suyin

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
Robert Green Ingersoll

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
Henry David Thoreau

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

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

To be at one with God is to be at peace. The child simplicity is the greatest agency in bringing this full and complete realization, the child simplicity that recognizes its true relations with the Father's life. There are people I know who have come into such a conscious realization of their oneness with this Infinite Life, this Spirit of Infinite Peace, that their lives are fairly bubbling over with joy.
Ralph Waldo Trine

There is time for everything.
Thomas A. Edison

Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough.
Emily Dickinson

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live.
Sidney Sheldon

Other inner peace quotes encourage letting go of the desire to control everything around us, and slowing down as ways of attaining inner peace.
Brian Weiss

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it, by vigorously willing to have it ... Peace is a consciousness of springs too deep for earthly droughts to dry up. Peace is the gift not of volitional struggle but of spiritual hospitality.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.--Harry Emerson FosdickNo one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

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 that peace with neighboring communities.
Dalai Lama

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.
Ajahn Chah

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

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

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 neighboring 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

Blessed are they who know how to shine on one's gloom with their cheer.
Henry Ward Beecher
Happiness, Cheer, Blessed

No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Success, Stress, Caring

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

Once we have this inner peace, world peace can be achieved in the twinkling of an eye.
Sri Chinmoy

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

Heaven is to be at peace with things.
George Santayana

Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness.
Gerald Jampolsky

There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means - either may do - the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.
Benjamin Franklin

Be honest with yourself. The world is not honest with you. The world loves hypocrisy. When you are honest with yourself you find the road to inner peace.
Paramahansa Yogananda

Without inner peace it is impossible to have world peace.
Dalai Lama

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.
John W. Gardner

Part of being a helathy person is being well integrated and at peace.
Candace Pert

Some of us might find happiness if we quit struggling so desperately for it.
William Feather

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.
Miguel Angel Ruiz

If you have inner peace, nobody can force you to be a slave to the outer reality.
Sri Chinmoy

World peace must develop from inner peace.
Dalai Lama

When your sense of self is no longer tied to thought, is no longer conceptual, there is a depth of feeling, of sensing, of compassion, of loving, that was not there when you were trapped in mental concepts. You are that depth.
Eckhart Tolle

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