Sri Chinmoy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sri chinmoy quotes, sri chinmoy sayings, and sri chinmoy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Peace is something spontaneous; it is something that unites us. Peace is something that we have to spread. But unless and until we have peace deep within us, we can never hope to have peace in the outer world.     

Sri Chinmoy

Peace begins When expectation ends.     

Sri Chinmoy

Friendship must never be buried under the weight of misunderstanding.     

Sri Chinmoy

If I really want inner peace in my life, then I must not busy myself with what other people do and say.     

Sri Chinmoy

Every second a seeker can start over, For his life's mistakes Are initial drafts And not the final version.     

Sri Chinmoy

True religion has a universal quality. It does not find fault with other religions. False religions will find fault with other religions; they will say that theirs is the only valid religion and their prophet is the only saviour. But a true religion will feel that all the prophets are saviours of mankind.     

Sri Chinmoy

No religion is absolutely perfect. Yet not only do we fight for religion, but also are we often willing to sacrifice our lives for it. And what we hopelessly fail to do is to live it. A true religion is that which has no caste, no creed, no colour. It is but an all-uniting and all-pervading embrace.     

Sri Chinmoy

Meditation gives us peace of mind without a tranquilizer. And unlike a tranquilizer, the peace of mind that we get from meditation does not fade away. It lasts for good in some corner of the inmost recesses of our aspiring heart.     

Sri Chinmoy

When the power of love overcomes the love of power there will be peace.     

Sri Chinmoy

Peace does not mean the absence of war, peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness. Peace means a flood of love in the world family.     

Sri Chinmoy

Before one accepts spirituality, astrology is very powerful, like a lion. Then when one enters into a deeper spiritual life, astrology becomes a tiny household cat.     

Sri Chinmoy

The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else.     

Sri Chinmoy

If you have inner peace, nobody can force you to be a slave to the outer reality.     

Sri Chinmoy

Death is not the end Death can never be the end. Death is the road. Life is the traveller. The Soul is the Guide our mind thinks of death. Our heart thinks of life our soul thinks of Immortality.     

Sri Chinmoy

Just one smile immensely increases the beauty of the universe.     

Sri Chinmoy

Your heart must become a sea of love. Your mind must become a river of detachment.     

Sri Chinmoy

Daring enthusiasm And abiding cheerfulness Can accomplish everything on earth Without fail.     

Sri Chinmoy

When we go deep within, into the deepest recesses of our hearts, we commune with God through meditation. It is through meditation that we can know that God is both with form and without form, with attributes and without attributes.     

Sri Chinmoy

The difficulty is that we try to perfect others before we perfect ourselves.     

Sri Chinmoy

Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.     

Sri Chinmoy

You must never forget that greatness does not guarantee happiness but goodness always does.     

Sri Chinmoy

Only one flag Flies above all the rest:The flag of universal oneness.     

Sri Chinmoy

When we listen to the Inner Voice, our outer life becomes full of peace.     

Sri Chinmoy

Once we have this inner peace, world peace can be achieved in the twinkling of an eye.     

Sri Chinmoy

World peace can blossom throughout the length and breadth of the world only when the world-peace-dreamers, world-peace-lovers and world-peace-servers desperately, sleeplessly and breathlessly long for the full manifestation of peace here on earth.     

Sri Chinmoy

Our goal is not to have problem-free life. But to conquer all the problems as they appear along our life-road.     

Sri Chinmoy

Be universal in your love. You will see the universe to be the picture of your own being.     

Sri Chinmoy

Goodness Is oneness-love In perfect action.     

Sri Chinmoy

The waves of hatred-night can easily be dissolved in the sea of oneness-love.     

Sri Chinmoy

Your heart will be shattered by sorrow if you force it to live in tomorrow's ephemeral imagination - world instead of in today's eternal reality - now.     

Sri Chinmoy