Meditation Quotes

Still the bubbling mind; herein lies freedom and bliss eternal.

Swami Sivananda

He who always thinks himself as weak will never become strong, but he who knows himself to be a lion, rushes out from the worlds meshes, as a lion from its cage

Swami Vivekananda

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power

Seneca

Those who know others are intelligent; those who know themselves are truly wise . Those who master others are strong; those who master themselves have true power

Lao-Tzu

Sit quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself

Zen Koan

How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward

Spanish Proverb

To be at peace with ourselves we need to know ourselves

Caitlin Matthews

It is better in prayer to have a heart without words then words without a heart

Mohandas K. Gandhi

They say that these are not the best of times But they're the only times I've ever known And I believe there is a time for meditation In cathedrals of our own.

Billy Joel

Pleased rather with some soft ideal scene, The work of Fancy, or some happy tone Of meditation, slipping in between The beauty coming and the beauty gone

William Wordsworth

Writing is an escape from a world that crowds me. I like being alone in a room. It's almost a form of meditation- an investigation of my own life. It has nothing to do with "I've got to get another play

Neil Simon

Make your judgment trustworthy by trusting it. Cultivate regular periods of silence and meditation. The best time to build judgment is in solitude, when you can think out things for yourself without the probability of interruption

Grenville Kleiser

What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free of attachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones

Sogyal Rinpoche

I still practice Transcendental Meditation and I think it's great. Marharishi only ever did good for us, and although I have not been with him physically, I never left him.

George Harrison

Sleep is the best meditation.

Dalai Lama

Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart

Patanjali

The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.

James Allen

The flowering of love is meditation.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Meditation practice is regarded as a good and in fact excellent way to overcome warfare in the world; our own warfare as well as greater warfare

Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

The man whose whole activity is diverted to inner meditation becomes insensible to all his surroundings. If he loves, it is not to give himself, to blend in fecund union with another being, but to meditate on his love. His passions are mere appearances, being sterile. They are dissipated in futile imaginings, producing nothing external to themselves.

Emile Durkheim

Finding a calm place inside myself through meditation kind of helped me to get over a lot of mental illness ... it's just been a really great thing in my life.

Roseeanne Barr

Meditation and water are wedded for ever.

Herman Melville

You contemplate and you wander without any worries, between heaven and earth, in your own private world, and in this way you acquire supreme freedom.

Gao Xingjian

But if the elephant of my mind is firmly bound On all sides by the rope of mindfulness, All fears will cease to exist And all virtues will come into my hand.

Shantideva

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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