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Patanjali Quotes: 33 Lessons Of Spiritual Wisdom

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Patanjali was a sage in ancient India who was considered the author of a number of Sanskrit works. He compiled a collection of aphorisms that serve as a guide for spiritual seekers. These writings have become known as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and are considered a foundational text of Yoga. In this article, we will share with you 33 wise Patanjali quotes to help you understand the yoga philosophy more deeply and attain inner peace.

33 Patanjali Quotes

#1

“Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.” ~ Patanjali

#2

“Every morning put your mind into your heart and stand in the presence of God all the day long.” ~ Patañjali

#3

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive, and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” ~ Patanjali

#4

“Here is, in truth, the whole secret of Yoga, the science of the soul. The active turnings, the strident vibrations, of selfishness, lust, and hate are to be stilled by meditation, by letting heart and mind dwell in the spiritual life, by lifting up the heart to the strong, silent life above, which rests in the stillness of eternal love, and needs no harsh vibration to convince it of true being.” ~ Patanjali

#5

“A mind free from all disturbances is yoga.” ~ Patanjali

#6

“Aversion is a form of bondage. We are tied to what we hate or fear. That is why, in our lives, the same problem, the same danger or difficulty, will present itself over and over again in various prospects, as long as we continue to resist or run away from it instead of examining it and solving it.” ~ Patanjali

#7

“There is always a light within us that is free from all sorrow and grief, no matter how much we may be experiencing suffering.” ~ Patanjali

#8

“The way to eliminate ignorance is through steady, focused discrimination between the observer and the world.” ~ Patanjali

#9

“Just as the pure crystal takes color from the object which is nearest to it, so the mind, when it is cleared of thought-waves, achieves sameness or identity with the object of its concentration.” ~ Patanjali

#10

“Asanas bring perfection in body, beauty in form, grace, strength, compactness, and the hardness and brilliance of a diamond.” ~ Patanjali

#11

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“The longest journey begins with a single step.” ~ Patanjali

#12

“Yoga is the settling of the mind into silence. When the mind has settled, we are established in our essential nature, which is unbounded Consciousness. Our essential nature is usually overshadowed by the activity of the mind.” ~ Patanjali

#13

“This is true of the physical powers, and of those which dwell in the higher vestures. There must be, first, purity; as the blood must be pure, before one can attain physical health. But the absence of impurity is not in itself enough, else would many nerveless ascetics of the cloisters rank as high saints. There is needed, further, a positive fire of the will; a keen vital vigor for the physical powers, and something finer, purer, stronger, but of kindred essence, for the higher powers. The fire of genius is something more than a phrase, for there can be no genius without the celestial fire of the awakened spiritual will.” ~ Patanjali

#14

“If you can control the rising of the mind into ripples, you will experience yoga.” ~ Patanjali

#15

“The heart and mind can find peace and harmony by contemplating the transcendental nature of the true self as supreme effulgent life.” ~ Patanjali

#16

“In deep meditation, the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil.” ~ Patanjali

#17

“When you are steadfast in your abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward yourself and others, all living creatures will cease to feel fear in your presence.” ~ Patanjali

#18

“The activities of the liberated soul transcend the pairs of opposites.” ~ Patanjali

#19

“The wisdom obtained in the higher states of consciousness is different from that obtained by inference and testimony as it refers to particulars.” ~ Patanjali

#20

“Success is nearest to those whose efforts are intense and sincere.” ~ Patanjali

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“Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.” ~ Patanjali

#22

“Sloth is the great enemy — the inspirer of cowardice, irresolution, self-pitying grief, and trivial, hairsplitting doubts. Sloth may also be a psychological cause of sickness. It is tempting to relax from our duties, take refuge in ill-health and hide under a nice warm blanket.” ~ Patanjali

#23

“The cause of suffering is that the unbounded Self is overshadowed by the world.” ~ Patanjali

#24

Egotism is but the perversion of spiritual being. Ambition is the inversion of spiritual power. Passion is the distortion of love. The mortal is the limitation of the immortal. When these false images give place to true, then the spiritual man stands forth luminous, as the sun, when the clouds disperse.” ~ Patanjali

#25

“When the mind is clear, empty of memories and knowledge, things are seen exactly as they are.” ~ Patanjali

#26

“Life cannot be known by the “mind,” its secrets cannot be learned through the “mind.” The proof is, the ceaseless strife and contradiction of opinion among those who trust in the mind. Much less can the “mind” know itself, the more so, because it is pervaded by the illusion that it truly knows, truly is.” ~ Patanjali

#27

“When one is confirmed in celibacy, spiritual vigor is gained.” ~ Patanjali

#28

“The Mind is not self-luminous, since it can be seen as an object. This is a further step toward overthrowing the tyranny of the “mind”: the psychic nature of emotion and mental measuring. This psychic self, the personality, claims to be absolute, asserting that life is for it and through it; it seeks to impose on the whole being of man its narrow, materialistic, faithless view of life and the universe; it would clip the wings of the soaring Soul. But the Soul dethrones the tyrant, by perceiving and steadily affirming that the psychic self is no true self at all, not self-luminous, but only an object of observation, watched by the serene eyes of the Spiritual Man.” ~ Patanjali

#29

“It is not enough to have intuitions; we must act on them; we must live them.” ~ Patanjali

#30

“OM: the symbol of the Three in One, the three worlds in the Soul; the three times, past, present, future, in Eternity; the three Divine Powers, Creation, Preservation, Transformation, in the one Being; the three essences, immortality, omniscience, joy, in the one Spirit. This is the Word, the Symbol, of the Master and Lord, the perfected Spiritual Man.” ~ Patanjali

#31

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“Nothing in all creation is so like God as silence.” ~ Patanjali

#32

“Victory over mind and its modifications can also be gained through complete surrender to God, the inner guide.” ~ Patanjali

#33

“The purpose of life, therefore, is the realizing of that prophecy; the unveiling of the immortal man; the birth of the spiritual from the psychical, whereby we enter our divine inheritance and come to inhabit Eternity. This is, indeed, salvation, the purpose of all true religion, in all times.” ~ Patanjali

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These 55 Kindness Quotes Will Change the Way You See Life

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In a world filled with fear, hate, anger, and cruelty, we are itching for an outbreak of kindness. We are desperately looking for it in others but all we see is a reflection of our fears and doubts. We all need to stop looking for kindness outside and discover it inside ourselves. We all have a hidden source of kindness deep inside. And when we discover it and let it be expressed, we will start seeing it everywhere. Kindness creates bridges, builds hope, and fosters gratitude. This loving act heals relationships and transforms lives. In this article, we want to share with you 55 beautiful kindness quotes that will inspire you to become a little kinder, tender, and compassionate.

These kindness quotes are meant to remind you about your true divine nature that is loving and compassionate towards others and towards yourself. We all have that innocent side that wants to do good in life, treat people well, and be peaceful. Let these kindness quotes help you to remember and reveal that side.

55 Inspirational Kindness Quotes

#1

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“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ~ Dalai Lama

#2

“If you are motivated by loving kindness and compassion, there are many ways to bring happiness to others right now, starting with kind speech.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#3

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#4

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~ Mark Twain

#5

“How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#6

“Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#7

“Be a little kinder than you have to.” ~ E. Lockhart

#8

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

#9

“Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#10

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“This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness.” ~ Dalai Lama

#11

“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.” ~ Mother Teresa

#12

“If you have the chance to be exposed to a loving, understanding environment where the seed of compassion, loving kindness, can be watered every day, then you become a more loving person.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#13

“Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others.” ~ Brian Tracy

#14

“It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#15

“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

#16

“If you have kindness in your heart, you offer acts of kindness to touch the hearts of others wherever you go – whether they are random or planned. Kindness becomes a way of life.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#17

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” ~ Dennis Prager

#18

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

#19

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“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” ~ Lao Tzu

#20

“Though we all have the fear and the seeds of anger within us, we must learn not to water those seeds and instead nourish our positive qualities – those of compassion, understanding, and loving kindness.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#21

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” ~ Barbara De Angelis

#22

“Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.” ~ Ron Hall

#23

“One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, “I love you”, “I’m sorry”, “I appreciate you”, “I’m proud of you”…whatever you’re feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it…cause a smile today for someone else…and give plenty of hugs.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#24

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” ~ Saint Basil

#25

“Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.” ~ Holly Branson

#26

“We should respect all religions and just believe in peace, kindness and harmony.” ~ Ananya Panday

#27

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” ~ Plato

#28

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“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

#29

“It is possible that the next Buddha will not take the form of an individual. The next Buddha may take the form of a community – a community practicing understanding and loving kindness, a community practicing mindful living. This may be the most important thing we can do for the survival of the earth.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#30

“The wonderful thing is that it’s so incredibly easy to be kind.” ~ Ingrid Newkirk

#31

“The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In order to grow and gain wisdom, first, you must have the mud – the obstacles of life and its suffering. The mud speaks of the common ground that humans share, no matter what our stations in life. Whether we have it all or we have nothing, we are all faced with the same obstacles: sadness, loss, illness, dying, and death. If we are to strive as human beings to gain more wisdom, more kindness, and more compassion, we must have the intention to grow as a lotus and open each petal one by one.” ~ Goldie Hawn

#32

“No one is more worthy of your kindness and compassion than you are.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#33

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

#34

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama

#35

“Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.” ~ Jasmine Guinness

#36

“Perform a random act of kindness for someone: a smile, compliment, or a favor just for fun. These will multiply and spread very quickly.” ~ Steven Brunkhorst

#37

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“Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant

#38

“Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your modus operandi and change your world.” ~ Annie Lennox

#39

“But if we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living.” ~
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#40

“Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world, no matter what you look like.”

#41

“You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once.” ~ Greg Henry Quinn

#42

“Kindness is an electrical spark of life that runs through all kingdoms and has a reciprocal action when shown to others.” ~ Joe Hayes

#43

“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” ~ Publilius Syrus

#44

“Kindness is like snow – It beautifies everything it covers.” ~ Kahil Gibran

#45

“Kindness trumps everything. Kind people are magnets for all of the good things in life.” ~ Tom Giaquinto

#46

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“Spread love wherever you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” ~ Mother Teresa

#47

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

#48

“One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness, it usually comes back to you.”

#49

“My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” ~ Maya Angelou

#50

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” ~ Jackie Chan

#51

“Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” ~ Eric Hoffer

#52

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” ~ Harold S. Kushner

#53

“Forget injuries; never forget kindness.” ~ Confucius

#54

“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” ~ James Matthew Barrie

#55

“Kindness is spreading sunshine into other people’s lives regardless of the weather.”

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80 Inner Peace Quotes To Help You Find Yours

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In this article, we want to share with you 80 inspirational inner peace quotes.

The modern world takes a heavy toll on all of us. Mental health issues are more common than ever before. Our lunch breaks become shorter, our weekends become extinct, and our vacations become something you put off for your retirement. For most of us feeling stressed, worried, anxious, and confused is the norm. And this is why inner peace has never been more crucial to our lives.

Inner peace is an internalized state of spiritual and mental peace. When the noise in your head becomes quieter, allowing you to see the space between your thoughts – that is inner peace.

Inner peace gives us the silence we need in a world of constant noise. It allows us to open our eyes inside our minds and clearly see the journey of our life.

Here is our collection of 80 inspirational inner peace quotes to help you find yours!

80 Inspirational Inner Peace Quotes

#1

“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” ~ Dalai Lama

#2

“Nothing can disturb your peace of mind unless you allow it to.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#3

“Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it…Don’t allow his anger to become your anger.” ~ Bohdi Sanders

#4

“Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#5

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

#6

“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

#7

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

#8

“Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

#9

“Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

#10

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“If you are depressed you are living in the past, if you are anxious you are living in the future, if you are at peace, you are living in the present.” ~ Lao Tzu

#11

“Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating — these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.” ~ Wayne Dyer

#12

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

#13

“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 G. Jampolsky

#14

“Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#15

“Don’t search for anything except peace. Try to calm the mind. Everything else will come on its own.” ~ Baba Hari Das

#16

“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

#17

“Peace begins with a smile.” ~ Mother Teresa

#18

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“Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job.” ~ Wayne Dyer

#19

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” ~ John F. Kennedy

#20

“Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say that I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will be as one.” ~ John Lennon

#21

“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

#22

“You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.” ~ J. Donald Walters

#23

“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” ~ George Michael

#24

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” ~ Ronald Reagan

#25

“Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” ~ Bernie Siegel

#26

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” ~ Wayne Dyer

#27

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“No person, no place, and nothing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.” ~ Louise Hay

#28

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

#29

“Be still. it takes no effort to be still; it is utterly simple. When your mind is still, you have no name, you have no past, you have no relationships, you have no country, you have no spiritual attainment, you have no lack of spiritual attainment. There is just the presence of beingness with itself.” ~ Gangaji

#30

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

#31

“If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.” ~ Linda Evans

#32

“Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” ~ Pema Chodron

#33

“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

#34

“If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.” ~ Peter McWilliams

#35

“Chasing after the world brings chaos. Allowing it all to come to me, brings peace.” ~ Zen Gatha

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“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” ~ Jimi Hendrix

#37

“But the self-controlled man, moving among objects, with his senses under restraint, and free from both attraction and repulsion, attains peace.” ~ Chinmayananda Saraswati

#38

“Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds.” ~ Osho

#39

“Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” ~ Remez Sasson

#40

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#41

“Feelings are just visitors; let them come and go.” ~ Mooji

#42

“If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.” ~ Henry Miller

#43

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

#44

“Ego says – Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel inner peace. Spirit says – Find your inner peace and then everything will fall into place.” ~ Marianne Williamson

#45

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”Just slow down. Slow down your speech. Slow down your breathing. Slow down your walking. Slow down your eating. And let this slower, steadier pace perfume your mind. Just slow down.” ~ Doko

#46

“There will be calmness, tranquility, when one is free from external objects and is not perturbed.” ~ Bruce Lee

#47

“Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” ~ Rumi

#48

Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.” ~ Deepak Chopra

#49

“When we understand clearly that inner peace is the real source of happiness, and how, through spiritual practice, we can experience progressively deeper levels of inner peace, we will develop tremendous enthusiasm to practice.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

#50

“Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

#51

“Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities that help us lead our daily lives with a calm mind.” ~ Dalai Lama

#52

“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

#53

“When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.” ~ George Harrison

#54

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”The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself, everything that you want, you already are.” ~ Rumi

#55

“Anything is possible when you have inner peace.” ~ Anonymous

#56

“Accept what is. Heal and achieve inner peace.” ~ Sonia Ricotti

#57

“Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.” ~ Lin Yutang

#58

“No price is too great to pay for inner peace.” ~ Sri Chinmoy

#59

Respect yourself enough to say – I deserve inner peace – and walk away from people and things that prevent you from attaining it.” ~ Jerico Silvers

#60

“Your inner peace is the greatest and most valuable treasure that you can discover.” ~ Akin Olokun

#61

“Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.” ~ Robert J. Sawyer

#62

“Happiness is the new rich. Inner peace is the new success. Health is the new wealth. Kindness is the new cool.” ~ Anonymous

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“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” ~ Pema Chodron

#64

“All the things that truly matter, beauty, love, creativity, joy, and inner peace arise from beyond the mind.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

#65

“Inner peace can be seen as the ultimate benefit of practicing patience.” ~ Allan Lokos

#66

“Open your heart and invite God into every circumstance because when God enters the scene, miracles happen.” ~ Anonymous

#67

“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, only then, can you begin to find inner peace.” ~ Peace Pilgrim

#68

“When your life is governed by the Divine nature instead of the self-centered nature you will find inner peace.” ~ Anonymous

#69

“Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

#70

“Inner peace is priceless as it sprinkles everything you do with joy.” ~ Roz Fruchtman

#71

“Happiness doesn’t come from attaining luxuries. It comes from attaining inner peace.” ~ Anonymous

#72

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“If it costs your inner peace, it is too expensive.” ~ Anonymous

#73

“Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” ~ Mike Ditka

#74

“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

#75

“Possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake.” ~ Anonymous

#76

“A compassionate state of mind brings inner peace, and therefore a healthier body.” ~ Dalai Lama

#77

“Listen to the inner light; it will guide you. Listen to inner peace; it will feed you. Listen to inner love; it will transform you, it will divinize you, it will immortalize you.” ~ Sri Chinmoy

#78

“In this life, we are in a constant search for inner peace. We long for it in all aspects of our lives, both personally and professionally. The truth is that we cannot have inner peace without balance. It seems that having too much or too little of anything completely throws off our balance, therefore limiting our inner peace.” ~ Raheem DeVaughn

#79

“For me, it is essential to have the inner peace and serenity of prayer in order to listen to the silence of God, which speaks to us, in our personal life and the history of our times, of the power of love.” ~ Adolfo Perez Esquivel

#80

“When you make genuine contact with your inner Spirit, there is an inner joy, an inner peace, that takes over.” ~ Michael Bernard Beckwith

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55 Be Yourself Quotes To Encourage You To Reveal Your Inner Magic

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In a world where conformity is the norm, it can be difficult to truly be yourself. It’s easy to give in to peer pressure and try to be “normal” like the majority. But the truth is that you can’t be someone else. You are unique and don’t have to sacrifice being yourself to be accepted by others. Our collection of “Be yourself quotes” will help you find the courage to be authentic and real and live your life on your own terms!

Here they are 55 “Be Yourself Quotes” to inspire you be your authentic self!

55 Be Yourself Quotes

#1

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“Existence wants you to be you.” ~ Osho

#2

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde

#3

“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.” ~ Buckminster Fuller

#4

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

#5

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

#6

“I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#7

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live.” ~ Gianni Versace

#8

“Follow your own star!” ~ Dante Alighieri

#9

“You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.” ~ Robert Greene

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“Don’t let others box you into their idea of what they think you should be. A confined identity is a miserable way to exist. Be you and live free. Trust that in living true to yourself, you will attract people that support and love you, just as you are.” ~ Jaeda deWalt

#11

“If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.” ~ Johann von Goethe

#12

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not.” ~ Andre Gide

#13

“How many more of us are faking the facade? How many more of us are pretending to be something we’re not? Even better, how many of us will have the courage to be ourselves regardless of what others think?” ~ Katie McGarry

#14

“Never apologize for being yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

#15

“When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you.” ~ Lao Tzu

#16

“I believe that you’re great, that there’s something magnificent about you. Regardless of what has happened to you in your life, regardless of how young or how old you think you might be, the moment you begin to think properly, there’s something that is within you, there’s power within you, that’s greater than the world. It will begin to emerge. It will take over your life. It will feed you. It will clothe you. It will guide you, protect you, direct you, sustain your very existence if you let it. Now, that is what I know for sure.” ~ Michael Beckwith

#17

“Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening.” ~ Nelson Mandela

#18

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second-rate version of someone else.” ~ Judy Garland

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“Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.” ~ Osho

#20

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” ~ Bruce Lee

#21

Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#22

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.” ~ Dolly Parton

#23

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” ~ Johnny Depp

#24

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” ~ Coco Chanel

#25

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” ~ Harold Whitman

#26

“He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.” ~ Raymond Hull

#27

“Remember, it’s ok to be yourself.” ~ Richard Branson

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“Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.” ~ Lao Tzu

#29

“Nothing can be more hurtful to your heart than betraying yourself.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#30

“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” ~ Louise Hay

#31

“Nobody is so miserable as he who longs to be somebody and something other than the person he is in body and mind.” ~ Angelo Patri

#32

“Accept the responsibility of being yourself as you are, with all that is good and with all that is bad, with all that is beautiful and that which is not beautiful. In that acceptance, a transcendence happens and one becomes free.” ~ Osho

#33

“You don’t need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!” ~ John Lennon

#34

“Don’t try to be different, and don’t try to be like everyone else: just be yourself.” ~ Matshona Dhliwayo

#35

“If you’re able to be yourself, then you have no competition. All you have to do is get closer and closer to that essence.” ~ Barbara Cook

#36

“Your life is yours and yours alone. Rise up and live it.” ~ Terry Goodkind

Motivational Be Yourself Quotes

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“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

#38

“Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.” ~ Brian Tracy

#39

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ~ Martha Graham

#40

“To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#41

“When you try to be like someone else, you lose yourself and on top of that, you cannot be someone else! You are what you are!” ~ Mehmet Murat ildan

#42

“If you don’t know who you truly are, you’ll never know what you really want.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#43

“No matter how far away from yourself you may have strayed, there is always a path back. You already know who you are and how to fulfill your destiny. And your ruby slippers are ready to carry you home.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

#44

“Sometimes you have to lose all you have to find out who you truly are.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#45

“Do your own thing on your own terms and get what you came here for.” ~ Oliver James

#46

Steve Maraboli on being yourself Image

“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.” ~ Steve Maraboli

#47

“All I wanted was to live a life where I could be me, and be okay with that. I had no need for material possessions, money or even close friends with me on my journey. I never understood people very well anyway, and they never seemed to understand me very well either. All I wanted was my art and the chance to be the creator of my own world, my own reality. I wanted the open road and new beginnings every day.” ~ Charlotte Eriksson

#48

“You are unique. You have different talents and abilities. You don’t have to always follow in the footsteps of others. And most important, you should always remind yourself that you don’t have to do what everyone else is doing and have a responsibility to develop the talents you have been given.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#49

“Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy —the joy of being Salvador Dalí— and I ask myself in rapture: What wonderful things is this Salvador Dalí going to accomplish today?” ~ Salvador Dalí

#50

“Just because they disagree, doesn’t mean you ain’t right.” ~ Toba Beta

#51

“What other people think and say about you is none of your business. The most destructive thing you would ever do is to believe someone else’s opinion of you. You have to stop letting other people’s opinions control you.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#52

“Just remember to always be yourself and don’t be afraid to speak your mind or to dream out loud.” ~ J.A. Redmerski

#53

“There are some values that you should never compromise on to stay true to yourself; you should be brave to stand up for what you truly believe in even if you stand alone.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

#54

“You have a unique gift to offer this world. Be true to yourself, be kind to yourself, read and learn about everything that interests you and keep away from people who bring you down. When you treat yourself kindly and respect the uniqueness of those around you, you will be giving this world an amazing gift… YOU!” ~ Steve Maraboli

#55

“You were born to stand out, stop trying to fit in.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

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