200 Inner Peace Quotes to Live a Life Worth Living

2. “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
3. “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
4. “Forgiveness equals inner peace—more peaceful people equals more world peace.” – Richard Branson
5. “Nothing can disturb your peace of mind unless you allow it to.” – Roy T. Bennett
6. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Siddhārtha Gautama
7. “To be calm is the highest achievement of the self.” – Zen Proverb
8. “Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.” – Buddha
9. “We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
10. “Love is the purest form of a soul at peace.” – Matthew Donnelly
11. “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
12. “Peace begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa
13. “Whoever values peace of mind and the health of the soul will live the best of all possible lives.” – Marcus Aurelius
14. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” – Dalai Lama
15. “Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” – John F. Kennedy
16. “Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.” – Mahatma Gandhi
17. “When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.” – Roy T. Bennett
18. “If you’ve got a world full of people who have inner peace, then you have a peaceful world.” – Wayne W. Dyer
19. “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water.” – Bruce Lee
20. “Anything is possible when you have inner peace.” – Master Shifu
21. “It is inner stillness that will save and transform the world.” – Eckhart Tolle
22. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – Dalai Lama
23. “Peace is liberty in tranquility.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
24. “Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.” – Lao Tzu
25. “You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” – George Michael
26. “The measure of wisdom is how calm you are when facing any given situation.” – Naval Ravikant
27. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” – Albert Einstein
28. “I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace.” – Helen Keller
29. “Anger is the ultimate destroyer of peace of mind.” – Dalai Lama
30. “Peace is always beautiful.” – Walt Whitman
31. “Inner peace is when you do what’s right and let go of the rest.” – Maxime Lagacé
32. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it.” – Anonymous
33. “Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.” – Anonymous
34. “Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat.” – Bhagavad Gita
35. “Inner peace is like a clean and spacious room, empty of unnecessary, old, or broken stuff.” – Remez Sasson
36. “Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” – Wayne W. Dyer
37. “Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.” – Roy T. Bennett
38. “To find peace, you have to be willing to lose your connection with people, places, and things that create all the noise.” – Anonymous
39. “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
40. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” – Virginia Woolf
41. “Slow down. Calm down. Don’t worry. Don’t hurry. Trust the process.” – Alexandra Stoddard
42. “Stress is a choice. So is inner peace.” – Lewis Howes
43. “Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.” – Sonia Ricotti
44. “When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything.” – Paramahansa Yogananda
45. “By going within. Nowhere you can go is more peaceful—more free of interruptions—than your own soul.” – Marcus Aurelius
46. “Peace brings with it so many positive emotions that it is worth aiming for in all circumstances.” – Estella Eliot
47. “Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.” – Catherine de Hueck Doherty
48. “Make your heart a zone of peace.” – Jack Kornfield
49. “Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.” – Lyndon B. Johnson
50. “You should feel beautiful and you should feel safe. What you surround yourself with should bring you peace of mind and peace of spirit.” – Stacy London
51. “Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
52. “Make peace of mind your priority.” – Anonymous
53. “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
54. “Peace of mind is found when you stop judging yourself and stop judging others.” – Kemmy Nola
55. “Don’t search for anything except peace. Try to calm the mind. Everything else will come on its own.” – Baba Hari Das
56. “Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.” – Robert J. Sawyer
57. “A rational person can find peace by cultivating indifference to things outside of their control.” – Naval Ravikant
58. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” –
59. “Let go of the thoughts that don’t make you strong.” – Karen Salmansohn
60. “Don’t hope that events will turn out the way you want, welcome events in whichever way they happen: this is the path to peace.” – Epictetus
61. “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
62. “Calm down and cheer up. You’re equipped to handle it.” – Joyce Meyer
63. “The more you can observe and understand yourself, your mind, and your thoughts, the calmer you’ll be.” – Maxime Lagacé
64. “No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it.” – Harry Emerson Fosdick
65. “If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.” – Desmond Tutu
66. “Peace only comes from accepting the inevitable and taming our desires.” – The Ancient Sage
67. “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
68. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” – Ronald Reagan
69. “When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.” – Maha Ghosananda
70. “If there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world.” – Chinese Proverb
71. “It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” – Aristotle
72. “Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” – Albert Schweitzer
73. “Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves until we end hatred and division.” –
74. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi
75. “Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.” – Christian D. Larson
76. “Calmness yields happiness.” – Maxime Lagacé
77. “Inner peace doesn’t come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are.” – Marianne Williamson
78. “Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.” – Lao Tzu
79. “Anyone who enjoys inner peace is no more broken by failure than he is inflated by success.” – Matthieu Ricard
80. “Praise others. It will bring them peace of mind. Do not expect others to praise you. It will bring you peace of mind.” – James Clear
81. “Peace of mind comes from knowing that this too shall pass and good progress comes from good habits.” – Brendon Burchard
82. “Living a life of honesty creates peace of mind, and peace of mind is priceless.” – Marc and Angel
83. “Sometimes, you can find peace of mind by transferring yourself to different situations. They’re just reminders to stay—calm.” – Yves Behar
84. “Be selective with your battles. Sometimes, peace is better than being right.” – Anonymous
85. “The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength.” – Marcus Aurelius
86. “Sometimes, amid all the chaos you have to calm yourself, go within, ask what’s important, breathe.” – Brendon Burchard
87. “The best thing you can ever have is peace of mind, it is a basking fire to keep a cold heart in warmth, and a fortified confidence to be proud of.” – Michael Bassey Johnson
88. “If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.” – Henry Miller
89. “Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.” – Gerald Jampolsky
90. “The priority of life is peace of mind, seek for it first, and then everything in life will surely glow with passionate peace. No more fighting once the battle is over. Let understanding rule your life and keep the peace flag alive.” – Kemmy Nola
91. “Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.” – Buddha
92. “For every minute you remain angry, you give up 60 seconds of peace of mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
93. “When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find peace of mind waiting there.” –
94. “You can have peace of mind, improved health, and an ever-increasing flow of energy. Life can be full of joy and satisfaction.“ – Norman Vincent Peale
95. “Peace of mind always comes with knowing who you truly are, where you currently stand, where you positively need to be, and strongly believing in its possibility.” – Edmond Mbiaka
96. “There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.” – John Wooden
97. “Holding grudges has always proven to eat away one’s peace of mind.” – Edmond Mbiaka
98. “Peace of mind arrives the moment you come to peace with the contents of your mind.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru
99. “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
100. “Peace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by solving them.” – Raymond Hull
101. “If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.” – Peter McWilliams
102. “Peace of mind is clearly an internal matter. It must begin with your own thoughts and then extend outward. It is from your peace of mind that a peaceful perception of the world arises.” – Anonymous
103. “Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situations that threaten your peace of mind, self-respect, values, morals, or self-worth.” – Anonymous
104. “Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.” – Brian Tracy
105. “Peace of mind for five minutes, that’s what I crave.” – Alanis Morissette
106. “I’ve made peace with myself. Good for you. That’s the hardest war of all to win. Didn’t say I won. Just stopped fighting.” – Joe Abercrombie
107. “Certainty is impossible. Once you realize it, you stop seeking it and you become calm.” – Maxime Lagacé
108. “Don’t try to have it all figured out all the time. Half of my journey has been learning to own up to my flaws and mistakes with a sense of humor and grace for myself.” – Mel Robbins
109. “Fools chase their own tails. The average man seeks inner peace. The wise don’t mind what happens.” – Maxime Lagacé
110. “Less busy, more focus. Less news, more art. Less complaint, more appreciation. Less noise, more peace. Less hate. More love.” – Robin Sharma
111. “Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.” – Thomas a Kempis
112. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” – Mahatma Gandhi
113. “Top 15 things money can’t buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.” – Roy T. Bennett
114. “I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” – Henry Fielding
115. “The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.” – Cicero
116. “To bear trials with a calm mind robs misfortune of its strength and burden.” – Seneca
117. “Remain calm in every situation because peace equals power.” – Joyce Meyer
118. “There is ‘what is’ only when there is no comparison at all, and to live with what is, is to be peaceful.” – Bruce Lee
119. “Peace makes your heart beautiful and it makes you look beautiful, too. You want to have perfect physical posture when you stand, sit, and walk, and peace is the perfect posture of the soul, really. Try perfect posture outside as well as inside. Peace creates grace and grace gives peace.” – C. JoyBell C.
120. “The real battle is within—always in the present moment.” – Stephen Hanselman
121. “Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” – Rumi
122. “Be patient and calm; no one can catch a fish with anger.” –
123. “Inner peace is when you realize that, in the end, nothing matters.” – Maxime Lagacé
124. “Reality is neutral. Our reactions reflect back and create our world. Judge, and feel separate and lonely. Anger, and lose peace of mind. Cling, and live in anxiety. Fantasize, and miss the present. Desire, and suffer until you have it. Heaven and hell are right here, right now.” – Naval Ravikant
125. “Peace and quiet make room for real contemplation. Contemplation allows the truth to emerge. Facing the truth would force us to transform. This is why we detest peace and quiet. This is why we sacrifice every quiet moment to trivial distraction.” – Anonymous
126. “For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.” – Larry Eisenberg
127. “They call it ‘peace of mind’ but maybe it should be called ‘peace from mind.’” – Naval Ravikant
128. “Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.” – Lin Yutang
129. “Wisdom yields calmness.” – Paul Graham
130. “True success comes with inner peace.” – Orange Book
131. “The answer lies within ourselves. If we can’t find peace and happiness there, it’s not going to come from the outside.” – Tenzin Palmo
132. “Everything that upsets you has its source in an assumed identity. Your true self is eternally at peace.” – Deepak Chopra
133. “When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.” – François de La Rochefoucauld
134. “The enemy of peace of mind is expectations drilled into you by society and other people.” – Naval Ravikant
135. “Do not confuse peace of mind with spaced-out insensitivity. A truly peaceful mind is very sensitive, very aware.” – Tenzin Gyatso
136. “Never waste valuable time or mental peace of mind on the affairs of others—that is too high a price to pay.” – Robert Greene
137. “Peace is the only battle worth waging.” – Albert Camus
138. “God has already given us peace of mind, but some of us are yet to experience it because they continue to feed the wrong words to their subconscious mind.” – Edmond Mbiaka
139. “Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind.” – Sidney Madwed
140. “Few things are brought to a successful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.” – Thucydides
141. “I often find that people confuse inner peace with some sense of insensibility whenever something goes wrong. In such cases inner peace is a permit for destruction: The unyielding optimist will pretend that the is not burning either because he is too lazy or too afraid to go and put the fire out.” – Criss Jami
142. “Control what you can. Ignore the rest.” – Eric Barker
143. “Nothing external to you has any power over you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
144. “Pray, hope, and don’t worry.” – Padre Pio
145. “Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.” – Mahatma Gandhi
146. “When in doubt, chill out.” – Tim Fargo
147. “Learn to sit back and observe, not everything needs a reaction.” – Anonymous
148. “Having inner peace means committing to letting go of self-criticism and self-doubt.” – Sanaya Roman
149. “Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward and learning to enjoy whatever life has and this requires transforming into gratitude.” – John Chrysostom
150. “Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.” – Thomas Jefferson
151. “Virtue alone affords everlasting, and peace-giving joy.” – Seneca
152. “There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness and death.” – Fran Lebowitz
153. “True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.” – Jane Addams
154. “Blessed is the man who is free of illusions and in peace with reality.” – The Ancient Sage
155. “True peace cannot be achieved by force or by merely invoking the word ‘peace.’ It can only be attained by training the mind and learning to cultivate inner peace.” – Ogyen Trinley Dorje
156. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” – Amelia Earhart
157. “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
158. “One’s mind finds no peace, neither enjoys pleasure or delight, nor goes to sleep, nor feels secure while the dart of hatred is stuck in the heart.” – Buddha
159. “Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg
160. “Short-term thinking makes people desperate, ungenerous, impulsive. Long-term thinking makes people calm, gracious, and controlled.” – Marcus Aurelius
161. “Never cease to constantly remind yourself that your positive thoughts and beliefs are the pillars of your peace of mind.” – Edmond Mbiaka
162. “There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life, happiness, freedom, and peace of mind—are always attained by giving them to someone else.” – Peyton C. March
163. “Negative emotions like hatred destroy our peace of mind.” – Matthieu Ricard
164. “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
165. “Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” – Mike Ditka
166. “Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy with 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
167. “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 divide you, it will immortalise you.” – Sri Chinmoy
168. “I feel like I play better when I’m calm. There is an inner peace I can tap into sometimes during my matches.” – Naomi Osaka
169. “The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.” – Peace Pilgrim
170. “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
171. “Yoga, for me, is finding my inner peace.” – Gurmeet Choudhary
172. “We are all on a journey to mastering our inner peace.” – Raheem DeVaughn
173. “No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.” – Peace Pilgrim
174. “I get those fleeting, beautiful moments of inner peace and stillness—and then the other 23 hours and 45 minutes of the day, I’m a human trying to make it through in this world.” – Ellen DeGeneres
175. “As we all know, there is inner beauty and outer beauty. If we examine inner beauty, to me there is nothing more beautiful than inner peace, in a man or a woman.” – Alice Greczyn
176. “Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you will attract that.” – Imelda Staunton
177. “You do indeed have a past, but not now! And, yes, you have a future, but not now! You can consume your now with thoughts of ‘then’ and ‘maybe,’ but that will keep you from the inner peace you could experience.” – Wayne Dyer
178. “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
179. “Hospice is such a tremendous thing. Patients seem to reach inner peace.” – Harmon Killebrew
180. “If anything interferes with my inner peace, I will walk away. Arguments with family members. All that stuff. None of it matters.” – Shirley MacLaine
181. “Outward peace is useless without inner peace.” – Mahatma Gandhi
182. “Inner peace is priceless as it sprinkles everything you do with joy.” – Roz Fruchtman
183. “My heart forgives and releases. Inner peace is my goal.” – Louise Hay
184. “A balanced inner calmness radiates from a peaceful centre. It neither craves others’ approval nor rejects others’ presence. It neither pulls towards nor pushes away. It has a reverent attitude towards life and all its inhabitants.” – Donna Goddard
185. “Peace is an overwhelming force which comes from within us, disrespectful of everything around us, a firm coalition of spirit and soul standing against all the unrest that abounds.” – C. JoyBell C.
186. “Accept what is. Heal and achieve inner peace.” – Sonia Ricotti
187. “Inner peace can be seen as the ultimate benefit of practicing patience.” – Allan Lokos
188. “Happiness. Contentment. Inner peace. Have you ever gone looking for something, only to realize you had it with you the whole time?” – Anonymous
189. “Your inner peace is the greatest and most valuable treasure that you can discover.” – Akin Olokun
190. “In order to lead a meaningful life, you need to cherish others, pay attention to human values and try to cultivate inner peace.” – Dalai Lama
191. “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” – Anonymous
192. “Make your heart and mind friends and you will have peace of mind throughout life’s seasons.” – Suzy Kassem
193. “Enjoy the peace of Nature and declutter your inner world.” – Amit Ray
194. “While discovering the others, we get to know ourselves, find inner peace, and, so acquire poise and self-reliance to face up to the undisclosed or anonymous, out there.” – Erik Pevernagie
195. “You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” – Eckhart Tolle
196. “Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.” – Romez Sasson
197. “No price is too great to pay for inner peace.” – Sri Chinmoy
198. “The quickest way to experiencing the peace inside is to learn to recognize when I am not at peace.” – Jim McDonald
199. “Unless and until we have peace deep within us, we can never hope to have peace in the outer world.” – Sri Chinmoy