17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

When you look deep within yourself, do you see peace or internal conflict?

Finding inner peace, achieving peace of mind, is a major life accomplishment—and even though it can be hard to feel peaceful, anyone can work toward a life of harmony, to seek a calm spirit.

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Give yourself the inner peace you deserve with inspiration from these 17 comforting quotes.

1. Seek love. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” —Bernie Siegel

2. Look inward. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” —George Michael

3. Create boundaries. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

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

4. Accept what is. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” —Wayne W. Dye

5. Find yourself. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

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

6. Practice patience. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” —John F. Kennedy

7. Rely on yourself. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“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

8. Accept the process. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Peace is a day-to-day problem, the product of a multitude of events and judgments. Peace is not an ‘is,’ it is a ‘becoming.’ ” —Haile Selassie

9. Get to work. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

10. Take responsibility. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

11. Discover your version of freedom. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero

12. Remember what matters. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Peace is its own reward.” —Mahatma Gandhi

13. Imagine the end goal. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” —Norman Vincent Peale

14. Slow down. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“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.” —Saint Francis de Sales

15. Stay the course. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” —Marvin Gaye

16. Don’t lose faith. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

17. Embrace wonder. 

17 Quotes About Finding Inner Peace

“Peace is always beautiful.” —Walt Whitman

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This article was originally written in December 2016 and has been updated. 
Photo by DimaBerlin/Twenty20

Lydia Sweatt is a freelance writer, bookworm, and bass guitar enthusiast. When she goes outside, a bicycle goes with her.

6 Comments

  1. Avatar QuotePoints on October 3, 2018 at 10:34 am

    Oh god, getting inner peace after reading all those quotes.

  2. Avatar Farideh on April 24, 2019 at 9:01 pm

    It had a calming effect in my heart. Grateful that you posted them.

    • Avatar Yvonne on November 25, 2019 at 2:27 pm

      Its good that you also see it.

      • Avatar YEET on December 3, 2019 at 8:48 am

        hi

  3. Avatar Yvonne on November 25, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    I realy like those quote. They inspires me a lot.

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