50 Mindfulness Quotes To Help You Find True Happiness

Mindfulness Quotes

April 9th, 2021   |   Updated on April 28th, 2021

Here are 50 motivating mindfulness quotes to create flow and peak performance:

1. “If it’s out of your hands, it deserves freedom from your mind too.” – Ivan Nuru

Ivan Nuru

2. “The way you speak to yourself matters.” – Unknown


3. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morely


4. “The first and best victory is to conquer self.” – Plato


5. “Visualize your highest self and start showing up as him/her.” – Ali Owens

Ali Owens

6. “We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.” – Max Depree


7. “Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.” – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana


8. “Wherever you are, be there totally.” – Eckhart Tolle


9. “Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


10. “You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” – Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron

11. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just need to remember to do it.” – Sharon Salzberg


12. “Everything is created twice. First in the mind and then in reality.” – Robin Sharma


13. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.” – Anne Lamott


14. “The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.” – Tara Brach


15. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

16. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” – Amit Ray


17. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy


18. “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” – Hermann Hesse


19. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have.” – Eckhart Tolle


20. “Be where you are, not where you think you should be.” – Unknown


21. “These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” – Najwa Zebian


22. “Worrying is stupid, it’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.” – Unknown


23. “No matter how difficult the past, you can always begin again today.” – Jack Kornfield


24. “Feelings come and go like cloudys in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


25. “Be happy in the moment. That is enough.” – Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa

26. “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha


27. “Happiness, not in another place but this place… not for another hour, but this hour.” – Walt Whitman


28. “Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.” – Buddha


29. “Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.” – Buddha


30. “Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” – Buddha


31. “The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.” – Dalai Lama


32. “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha


33. “Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.” – Buddha


34. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt


35. “Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.” – Rumi


36. “As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” – Rumi


37. “The perfect moment is this one.” – Jon Kabat Zinn


38. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.” – Rumi


39. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat Zinn


40. “The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” – Sakyong Mipham

Sakyong Mipham

41. “When you focus on the good, the good gets better.” – Abraham Hicks


42. “Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you’re doing.” – Jon Kabat Zinn


43. “The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.” – Runi


44. “If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit.” – Banksy


45. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

46. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.” – Buddha


47. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – Dalai Lama


48. “The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” – Jon Kabat Zinn


49. “The wound is the place where the light enters you.” – Rumi


50. “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” – Rumi