Inner Quotes (40) Spiritual Sayings
Summary: Definition of Inner. Agreement in feeling or opinion; accord: live in harmony. A pleasing combination of elements in a whole: color harmony; the order and harmony of the universe.
"In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst
into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be
thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit."
~ Albert Schweitzer
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be
trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's
thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner
voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and
~ Steve Jobs
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with
all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks
of possibility into flames of achievement."
~ Golda Meir
"Everyone who wills can hear the inner voice. It is within everyone."
~ Mahatma Gandhi
"We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we
forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is
what it is all about."
~ Joseph Campbell
"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
~ Saint Francis de Sales
"Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life
itself still remains a very effective therapist."
~ Karen Horney
"Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner
awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we
are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart."
~ Sarah Ban Breathnach
"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
"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our
concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from
the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to
conform to external definitions of who and what we are."
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest
type of existence."
~ Norman Vincent Peale
"The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by
the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with
the objects it loves."
~ Carl Jung
"Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city
is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do."
~ Bill Gates
"Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking."
~ H. L. Mencken
"There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death.
Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior."
~ Fran Lebowitz
"Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in
some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner
divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment."
~ Morihei Ueshiba
"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
~ Gerald Jampolsky
"Choice of attention - to pay attention to this and ignore that - is to the
inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is
responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they
~ W. H. Auden
"When you do the wrong thing, knowing it is wrong, you do so because you
haven't developed the habit of effectively controlling or neutralizing
strong inner urges that tempt you, or because you have established the wrong
habit and don't know how to eliminate them effectively."
~ W. Clement Stone
"Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the
darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to
truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may
~ Karl Von Clausewitz
"When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside as fate."
~ Carl Jung
"A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and
prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a
harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his
~ James Allen
"A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly
accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to
justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead
somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance."
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his
~ Albert Schweitzer
"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured
by your discipline and inner peace."
~ Mike Ditka
"Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But
if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you
~ Imelda Staunton
"When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique
personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can
or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's
potential for positive influence."
~ Stephen Covey
"If we know the divine art of concentration, if we know the divine art of
meditation, if we know the divine art of contemplation, easily and
consciously we can unite the inner world and the outer world."
~ Sri Chinmoy
"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the
inner music that words make."
~ Truman Capote
"In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas, a
cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have
already been thoroughly surveyed."
~ William S. Burroughs
"This life that has been given to us as a gift, as such a precious gift. To
really try to understand it, really try to recognize it, is the greatest
meditation. Through the media of this Knowledge we can tap into our inner
sources that are so beautiful."
~ Prem Rawat
"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
"I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless."
~ James Broughton
"That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity. So to get to authenticity,
you really keep going down to the bone, to the honesty, and the
inevitability of something."
~ Meredith Monk
"Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless
and hopeless without a sense of a 'map' for the journey. Confusion is the
hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a
~ Anne Grant
"Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face
one's own inner self."
~ Michel de Montaigne
"The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction
of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most
out of what you had to give."
~ Howard Cosell
"Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy,
loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness."
~ Shakti Gawain
"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
~ Peace Pilgrim
"Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do
it and the child heals."
~ Martha Beck
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