Calm Sayings and Quotes

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

To be calm when you've found something going on.     

Cat Stevens

Developing concern for others, thinking of them as part of us, brings self-confidence, reduces our sense of suspicion and mistrust, and enables us to develop a calm mind.     

Dalai Lama

Retain a calm heart, sit like a turtle, walk swiftly like a pigeon, and sleep like a dog.     

Li Ching-Yuen

By listening with calm and understanding, we can ease the suffering of another person.     

Nhat Hanh

Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.     

Simon Sinek

A man of calm is like a shady tree. People who need shelter come to it.     

Toba Beta

Be still and calm, don't fear your past but use it for our future!     

Nitesh Nishad

Every calm and quiet place is the true temple of the wise man!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Remaining calm in times of desperation makes way for opportunity.     

Simon Sinek

If the mind is calm, your spontaneity and honest thoughts appear. You become more spontaneous.     

Chademeng Tan

Stay calm inside! You will then see that outside storms of life, even the most terrible ones, will turn into soft winds.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

You're so calm and quiet, you never say. But there are things inside you. I see them sometimes, hiding in your eyes.     

Tracy Chevalier

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.     

George Herbert

Slow down. Calm down. Don't worry. Don't hurry. Trust the process.     

Alexandra Stoddard

It stood calm against the suburban storm raging around it. The thunder screamed across the sky; it slapped the clouds into a heated turmoil that flew towards the south.     

J.D. Stroube

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.     

Paramahansa Yogananda

To be calm is the highest achievement of the best of what you have.     

Harbhajan Singh Yogi

Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.     

Dalai Lama

Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organise your life around it.     

Brian Tracy

Calm's not life's crown, though calm is well.     

Matthew Arnold

When our mind is calm, we're better able to find peace of mind and live a joyful life.     

Dalai Lama

Remember to keep the mind calm in difficult moments.     


I like a calm life where nobody bothers me.     

Mariano Rivera

A calm mind is good for our physical health, but it also enables us to see things more realistically.     

Dalai Lama

Keep a cool surface. Calm. Detached. As inside a part of you has been shattered.     

Amy Ephron

Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.     

Paramahansa Yogananda

When everything around you is crazy, it is ingenious to stay calm.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Those who act with few desires are calm, without worry or fear.     


Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.     

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Calm can solve all issues.     

Pope Shenouda Iii

When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything.     

Paramahansa Yogananda

When we speak of a calm state of mind or peace of mind, we shouldn't confuse that with an insensitive state of apathy. Having a calm or peaceful state of mind doesn't mean being spaced out or completely empty. Peace of mind or a calm state of mind is rooted in affection and compassion and is sensitive and responsive to others.     

Dalai Lama

It's calm under the waves in the blue of my oblivion.     

Fiona Apple

A calm hour with God is worth a whole lifetime with man.     

Robert Murray M'Cheyne

Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.     

Channing Pollock

Let the mind calm down and the heart start to open. Then everything will be very obvious.     

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

There is a calm for you where men and women Unroll the chill precision of moving feet.     

Allen Tate

Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.     

Remez Sasson

He who remains calm while those around him panic probably doesn't know what's going on.     

Leo Buscaglia

When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.     

LL Cool J

Absolute calm is not the law of ocean. And it is the same with the ocean of life.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Be a calm beholder of what is happening around you.     

Bruce Lee

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.     

Francis de Sales

Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.     

Wayne W. Dyer

By staying calm, you increase your resistance against any kind of storms.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Keeping grounded and keeping focused and keeping calm and thankful, that comes from God.     

Lenny Kravitz

Be calm in the face of all common disgraces.     

Gordon Lightfoot