Can you believe June is already half way through? In a short time, Memorial Day, Father’s Day and graduations have come and gone. Summer camps and sports teams are starting up, and in a blink of an eye it’ll be the 4th of July. There’s so much going on in the summer, you rarely get a chance to breathe. When I find myself on the move and under a bit of stress, I find refuge in quotes about peace of mind. Here are a few quotes that I hope will let you get a brief moment of peace.
10 Best Quotes About Peace Of Mind
I love these quotes about peace of mind, nature and contentment.
“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
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.”
― Milan Kundera
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
― Siddhārtha Gautama
“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
“I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” ― Henry Fielding
“It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.” – Marilyn Monroe
“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – Mother Teresa
“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
The quote below makes me think of the value of making peace and it being OK to extend the proverbial olive branch.
“The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose” – Heda Bejar
Quotes about Peace And War
The following quotes though still about peace are more about the world peace. When we look as peace as opposed to war, the answer is clear. Both on a personal level and for the world, peace is invaluable to being able to live without focusing on survival.
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ― Albert Einstein
“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix
“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.” -Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
“The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquility, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.” –Cicero
Value, protect, and prioritize your inner peace. This is the space where we are comfortable with ourselves and others. It is necessary to be at our best.
“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – Dalai Lama
Which quotes about peace are your favorite? Do you have any favorites that are not on the list? I’d love to hear them in the comments section!