Inner Peace Quotes

Most popular inner peace quotes

Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.

blame praise

He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.


First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
There is no joy like peace.
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
A mind at peace does not engender wars.
Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat.
— Bhagavad Gita
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.


Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
My inner self was a house divided against itself.

be yourself the self

Peace is the most valuable commodity. And it's free!
In quietness and in confidence shall be your strength.
— The Bible—Isaiah 30:15


Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
Lovely, lasting peace of mind!
Sweet delight of human-kind!
The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself.
I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.


When once their slumbering passions burn,
The peaceful are the strong!
There is no such thing as inner peace.  There is only nervousness or death.
Peace is such a precious jewel that I could give any thing for it but truth.
Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he
Who finds himself, loses his misery.

be yourself the self

Inner freedom is not guided by our efforts; it comes from seeing what is true.
When we do not find peace within ourselves, it is vain to seek for it elsewhere.
To break your identification with your own thoughts is to achieve inner freedom.
What all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.
Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.

be yourself contentment self-acceptance

Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure.
At the heart of happiness lies peace.  It is the last and the highest attainment of the soul.
I think the message is that you don't need to go to anywhere else to find what you are seeking.
I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps only some formula of, peace.
Possession of material riches, without inner peace, is like dying of thirst while bathing in a lake.


Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.  Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.


Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

God happiness

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it.


I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence.

be yourself

My stroke of insight would be: peace is only a thought away, and all we have to do to access it is silence the voice of our dominating left mind.
You cannot find peace anywhere save in your own self....  When a man has made peace with himself, he will be able to make peace in the whole world.
If we are not happy, if we are not peaceful, we cannot share peace and happiness with others, even those we love, those who live under the same roof.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?

authenticity be yourself

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life.
Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
If you don't have peace, it isn't because someone took it from you; you gave it away.  You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you.
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.
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquility of mind while we live here; because life itself is but motion and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be.  This need we may call self-actualization.

authenticity be yourself

To be nobody-but-yourself—in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else—means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

authenticity be yourself individuality

You know who you are inside, but people outside see something different.  You can choose to become the image, and let go of who you are, or continue as you are and feel phony when you play the image.

authenticity be yourself

There is an internal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.  Those who are lucky enough to find it ease like water over a stone, onto its fluid contours, and are home.

be yourself

What is dangerous about the tranquilizers is that whatever peace of mind they bring is a packaged peace of mind.  Where you buy a pill and buy peace with it, you get conditioned to cheap solutions instead of deep ones.
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.
My stroke of insight is that at the core of my right hemisphere consciousness is a character that is directly connected to my feeling of deep inner peace. It is completely committed to the expression of peace, love, joy, and compassion in the world.
World peace can only be based on inner peace. If we ask what destroys our inner peace, it's not weapons and external threats, but our own inner flaws like anger. This is one of the reasons why love and compassion are important, because they strengthen us. This is a source of hope.


All the political, social, and economic improvements, all the technical progress cannot have any regenerating significance, so long as our inner life remains as it is at present. The more the intelligence unveils and violates the secrets of Nature, the more the danger increases and the heart shrinks.


If we are not happy, if we are not peaceful, we can't share peace and happiness with others, even those we love, those who live under the same roof. If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.

buddhist happiness

Peace is an attribute in you. You cannot find it outside. Illness is some form of external searching. Health is inner peace. It enables you to remain unshaken by lack of love from without and capable, through your acceptance of miracles, of correcting the conditions proceeding from lack of love in others.