Inner Peace Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old inner peace quotes, inner peace sayings, and inner peace proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence. Norman Vincent Peale
No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family. Peace Pilgrim
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
Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat. Bhagavad Gita
Without peace of mind, life is just a shadow of its possibilities. Jean Borysenko
Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you. Catherine de Hueck Doherty
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe. Larry Eisenberg
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. Goethe
Seek peace. When you have peace within, real peace with others will be possible. Thich Nhat Hanh
Real peace is not in power, money, or weapons, but in deep inner peace. Thich Nhat Hanh
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. Carl Jung
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. Thomas a Kempis
I am able to close my eyes and generate the feeling of total peace anywhere and anytime. Mary Maddox
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. Marcus Aurelius
If he is to be ultimately at peace with himself, what a man can be, he must be. Abraham Maslow
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have. Doris Mortman
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. Peace Pilgrim
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. Prisig
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere. Agnes Repplier
Before we can make friends with anyone else, we must first make friends with ourselves. Eleanor Roosevelt
Let him that would move the world first move himself. Socrates
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
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. Buddha
If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts. Peter McWilliams
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. Dalai Lama
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. St. Francis de Sales
Let your soul expand, let your heart reach out to others in loving and generous warmth, and great and lasting will be your joy, and all prosperity will come to you. James Allen
When the restless activity of your mind slows down, when your thoughts stop rushing like waves on a windy day, then you will start getting glimpses of the sweet taste of inner peace. Remez Sasson
Mental happiness is more important than physical comfort. Physical comfort comes from the material. But material facilities cannot provide you with peace of mind. Dalai Lama
...To seek out your own inner Peace is the greatest gift you could ever hope to give to this world. Eric Walton
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. Dalai Lama XIV
You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. Eckhart Tolle
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
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul. Swami Vivekananda
Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again. Joseph Campbell
Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul. Walt Whitman
Peace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by solving them. Raymond Hull
If half a century of living has taught me anything at all, it has taught me that nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Dale Carnegie
Eternal Inner Peace has to be cultivated daily. Delphine-Gay De Girardin
One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion. Dalai Lama XIV
If I really want inner peace in my life, then I must not busy myself with what other people do and say. Sri Chinmoy
When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there George Harrison
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul? Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. Jawaharal Nehru
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. Otto Rank
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
You can never evaluate anything standing from outside; you have to evaluate yourself first. Aruna Roy
If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will have complete peace. Ajahn Chah
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. Winston Churchill
Once you have accepted your flaws no one can use them against you. George R.R. Martin
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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
The real destroyer of inner peace is fear and distrust. Fear develops frustration, frustration develops anger, anger develops violence. Dalai Lama
All the things that truly matter, beauty, love, creativity, joy, and inner peace arise from beyond the mind. Eckhart Tolle
We don't realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace. Elizabeth Gilbert
Find ecstasy in life the mere sense of living is joy enough. Emily Dickinson
It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. Epictetus
Do not blindly believe what others say. See for yourself what brings contentment, clarity and peace. That is the path for you to follow. Gautama Buddha
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
The more we control our mind, the more our inner peace increases and the happier we become Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness. Han Suyin
No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it. Harry Emerson Fosdick
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
Freedom from desire leads to inner peace. Laozi
Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. Mahatma Gandhi
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
If you're looking for inner peace from the outside world, you're not going to get that. The inner peace starts with looking at you from the inside. Mary J. Blige
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. Mother Teresa
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. Nhat Hanh
If you establish serenity and happiness inside yourself, you provide the world with a solid base of peace. If you do not give yourself peace, how can you share it with others? If you do not begin your peace work with yourself, where will you go to begin it? Nhat Hanh
Having lots of money while not having inner peace is like dying of thirst while bathing in the ocean. Paramahansa Yogananda
The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. Peace Pilgrim
No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family. Peace Pilgrim
Inner #‎ peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your #‎ emotions Pema Chodron
Learn silence. With the quiet serenity of a meditative mind, listen, absorb, transcribe, and transform. Pythagoras
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. Robert J. Sawyer
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
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. Robert J. Sawyer
If you could get rid of yourself just once, the secret of secrets would open to you. The face of the unknown, hidden beyond the universe would appear on the mirror of your perception. Rumi
People say "I want peace." If you remove I (ego), and your want (desire), you are left with peace. Sathya Sai Baba
Once we have this inner peace, world peace can be achieved in the twinkling of an eye. Sri Chinmoy
There is time for everything. Thomas A. Edison
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
Give love and unconditional acceptance to those you encounter, and notice what happens. Wayne Dyer