Inner Peace Sayings and Quotes

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

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.     

Norman Vincent Peale

No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family.     

Peace Pilgrim

If there's no inner peace, people can't give it to you. The husband can't give it to you. Your children can't give it to you. You have to give it to you.     

Linda Evans

Inner peace is beyond victory or defeat.     

Bhagavad Gita

Without peace of mind, life is just a shadow of its possibilities.     

Jean Borysenko

Acquire inner peace and a multitude will find their salvation near you.     

Catherine de Hueck Doherty

For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.     

Larry Eisenberg

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.     


Seek peace. When you have peace within, real peace with others will be possible.     

Thich Nhat Hanh

Real peace is not in power, money, or weapons, but in deep inner peace.     

Thich Nhat Hanh

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.     

Carl Jung

First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.     

Thomas a Kempis

I am able to close my eyes and generate the feeling of total peace anywhere and anytime.     

Mary Maddox

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.     

Marcus Aurelius

If he is to be ultimately at peace with himself, what a man can be, he must be.     

Abraham Maslow

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.     

Doris Mortman

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.     

Peace Pilgrim

Cultivate peace of mind which does not separate one's self from one's surroundings. When that is done successfully, then everything else follows naturally.     

Robert M. Prisig

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.     

Agnes Repplier

Before we can make friends with anyone else, we must first make friends with ourselves.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Let him that would move the world first move himself.     


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.      

Peace Pilgrim

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.     


If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.     

Peter McWilliams

Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.      

Dalai Lama

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.     

St. Francis de Sales

Let your soul expand, let your heart reach out to others in loving and generous warmth, and great and lasting will be your joy, and all prosperity will come to you.      

James Allen

When the restless activity of your mind slows down, when your thoughts stop rushing like waves on a windy day, then you will start getting glimpses of the sweet taste of inner peace.     

Remez Sasson

Mental happiness is more important than physical comfort. Physical comfort comes from the material. But material facilities cannot provide you with peace of mind.     

Dalai Lama

...To seek out your own inner Peace is the greatest gift you could ever hope to give to this world.     

Eric Walton

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.     

Dalai Lama XIV

You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.     

Eckhart Tolle

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: you won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.     

Ajahn Chah

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.     

Swami Vivekananda

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.     

Joseph Campbell

Re-examine all you have been told. Dismiss what insults your soul.     

Walt Whitman

Peace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by solving them.     

Raymond Hull

If half a century of living has taught me anything at all, it has taught me that nothing can bring you peace but yourself.     

Dale Carnegie

Eternal Inner Peace has to be cultivated daily.     

Delphine-Gay De Girardin

One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.     

Dalai Lama XIV

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

Sri Chinmoy

When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there     

George Harrison

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul? Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.     

Jawaharal Nehru

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.     

Otto Rank

When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

You can never evaluate anything standing from outside; you have to evaluate yourself first.     

Aruna Roy

If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will have complete peace.     

Ajahn Chah

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.     

Winston Churchill

Once you have accepted your flaws no one can use them against you.     

George R.R. Martin