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Quotes on Meditation and Relaxation


Meditation quotes

When you practice relaxation and meditation this selection of meditation quotes will help to get you in the mood.
Just ponder on a few Buddhist quotes on wisdom, yoga mediation quotes and quotes about enlightenment, and then relax …… Most are thought provoking, a couple you’ll read with a twinkle in your eye, for sure.

Favorite Meditation Quotes


Do you have favorite quotations that you use often?
One favorite meditation quote is from Diane Dreher: The Tao of Inner Peace

"Regular meditation not only restores our inner harmony and vital energy, but provides us with an actual experience of the peace we seek."

“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.”
Buddha

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Some Buddhist Quotes on Wisdom


Here are a few favourite Buddhist quotes:

“All meditation must begin with arousing deep compassion. Whatever one does must emerge from an attitude of love and benefiting others.“
Milarepa

“Meditation is not to escape from society, but to come back to ourselves and see what is going on.“
Thich Nhat Hanh

“After a few years of meditation practice we can even learn how to occasionally ignore ourselves. And what relief that can be!”
Wes Nisker

Yoga meditation quotes


Just a couple from this special area of meditation – Yoga, to give you something to ponder on:

“All impressions and reactions are known as 'mental fluctuations' or 'thought-waves', and yoga is the control of thought-waves in the mind.”
Patanjali

“It is important to remember that meditation has a direct influence on our physical body and helps for example to lower blood pressure. Thus, meditation is one of the keys to a long and productive life.”
Spiritual Quotes

Quotes about enlightenment


Read a couple of these enlightenment quotes as you settle in to a relaxation state and begin to meditate:-

“Wisdom is the best guide and faith is the best companion. One must try to escape from the darkness of ignorance and suffering, and seek the light of Enlightenment. “
Dalai Lama

“Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.”
Zen Proverb

More Meditation and Relaxation Quotes


"I have brought myself by long meditation to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfilment."
Benjamin Disraeli

"How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward."
Spanish Proverb

"Relaxation means releasing all concern and tension and letting the natural order of life flow through one's being."
Donald Curtis

"Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths."
Etty Hillesum

"Give your stress wings and let it fly away."
Carin Hartness

"Loafing needs no explanation and is its own excuse."
Christopher Morley

"If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts."
Alan Cohen

"There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them."
Sylvia Plath

"If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."
Doug Larson

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time."
J. Lubbock

"Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop."
Ovid

"In deep meditation the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil."
Patanjali

"Health, a light body, freedom from cravings, a glowing skin, sonorous voice, fragrance of body: these signs indicate progress in the practice of meditation."
Shvetashvatara Upanishad

"My sole literary ambition is to write one good novel, then retire to my hut in the desert, assume the lotus position, compose my mind and senses, and sink into meditation, contemplating my novel"
Edward Abbey

"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."
Attributed to both Jim Goodwin and Sydney J. Harris

"For fast-acting relief, try slowing down."
Lily Tomlin

"The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it."
Unknown

"Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose."
Eknath Easwaran

"Every now and then go away, have a little relaxation, for when you come back to your work your judgment will be surer. Go some distance away because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance and a lack of harmony and proportion is more readily seen."
Leonardo Da Vinci

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering."
Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne

"The man of meditation is happy, not for an hour or a day, but quite round the circle of his years."
Isaac Taylor

"The field of consciousness is tiny. It accepts only one problem at a time."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"A poor life this if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare."
William Henry Davies

"Though reading and conversation may furnish us with many ideas of men and things, yet it is our own meditation must form our judgment."
Isaac Watts

"Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are."
Chinese Proverb

Use these Meditation and Relaxation Quotes


These quotes have been selected over time from books, the internet, speeches etc.
Add some to your collection. I wonder which are your favorite Meditation and Relaxation Quotes?

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