Mindful Quotes

Just like foods feed your body, what you hear and see feeds your mind.
“Just like foods feed your body, what you hear and see feeds your mind.”
Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.
“Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel.”
When all you want to do is review old hurts, distract yourself by imagining a beautiful no limits future. Do this until the pain dulls and your heart aches little less.
“When all you want to do is review old hurts, distract yourself by imagining a beautiful no limits future. Do this until the pain dulls and your heart aches little less.”
Find beauty in the little moments and hold on to them.
“Find beauty in the little moments and hold on to them.”
Prepare in the morning by focusing on your intention for the day.
“Prepare in the morning by focusing on your intention for the day.”
Remember that in order to be productive you also have to focus on relaxation.
“Remember that in order to be productive you also have to focus on relaxation.”
Making your bed every morning is correlated with better productivity and a greater sense of well-being.
“Making your bed every morning is correlated with better productivity and a greater sense of well-being.”
Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.
“Don't let a bad day make you feel like you have a bad life.”
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”
Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
“Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.”
What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow. Our life is the creation of our mind.
“What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow. Our life is the creation of our mind.”
Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it's about befriending who we are.
“Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better, it's about befriending who we are.”
When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.
“When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.”
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
If you miss the present moment, you miss your appointment with life. That is very serious!
“If you miss the present moment, you miss your appointment with life. That is very serious!”
You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself.
“You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself.”
You don't need any methods to get rid of the wrong ideas you have about yourself. All you have to do is stop believing them. The best way to do this is to replace them with ideas that more accurately reflect the real state of affairs.
“You don't need any methods to get rid of the wrong ideas you have about yourself. All you have to do is stop believing them. The best way to do this is to replace them with ideas that more accurately reflect the real state of affairs.”
Mental problems feed on the attention that you give them. The more you worry about them, the stronger they become. If you ignore them, they lose their power and finally vanish.
“Mental problems feed on the attention that you give them. The more you worry about them, the stronger they become. If you ignore them, they lose their power and finally vanish.”
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting.
“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting.”
If you can be continuously aware of each thought as it rises, and if you can be so indifferent to it that it doesn't sprout or flourish, you are well on the way to escaping from the entanglements of mind.
“If you can be continuously aware of each thought as it rises, and if you can be so indifferent to it that it doesn't sprout or flourish, you are well on the way to escaping from the entanglements of mind.”
When you know that everything that is happening is only appearing on the screen of consciousness, and that you yourself are the screen on which it all appears, nothing can touch you, harm you or make you afraid.
“When you know that everything that is happening is only appearing on the screen of consciousness, and that you yourself are the screen on which it all appears, nothing can touch you, harm you or make you afraid.”
Meditation must be continuous. The current of meditation must be present in all your activities.
“Meditation must be continuous. The current of meditation must be present in all your activities.”
Listen to the birds, listen to the wind, tap into the joyous energy found in nature and ride the waves of abundance.
“Listen to the birds, listen to the wind, tap into the joyous energy found in nature and ride the waves of abundance.”
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.”
Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.
“Walk as if you are kissing the earth with your feet.”
If you can't meditate in a boiler room, you can't meditate.
“If you can't meditate in a boiler room, you can't meditate.”
If you pay attention to thoughts and feelings while you meditate and try to use them to evaluate how well or how badly you are meditating, you will never reach the ultimate silence. Instead you will just get bogged down in mental concepts.
“If you pay attention to thoughts and feelings while you meditate and try to use them to evaluate how well or how badly you are meditating, you will never reach the ultimate silence. Instead you will just get bogged down in mental concepts.”
When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
“When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.”
Meditation can be just the healing salve your soul needs, might as well try it.
“Meditation can be just the healing salve your soul needs, might as well try it.”
Don't accept delivery of all the wrong ideas that keep coming to you. ... Rest quietly in the feeling of "I am", which is consciousness, and cultivate the attitude that all thoughts, all perceptions, are "not me".
“Don't accept delivery of all the wrong ideas that keep coming to you. ... Rest quietly in the feeling of "I am", which is consciousness, and cultivate the attitude that all thoughts, all perceptions, are "not me".”
Meditate... do not delay, lest you later regret it.
“Meditate... do not delay, lest you later regret it.”
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
If you can resist the impulse to claim each and every thought as your own, you will come to a startling conclusion: you will discover that you are the consciousness in which the thoughts appear and disappear.
“If you can resist the impulse to claim each and every thought as your own, you will come to a startling conclusion: you will discover that you are the consciousness in which the thoughts appear and disappear.”
Be conscious of yourself as consciousness alone, watch all the thoughts come and go. Come to the conclusion, by direct experience, that you are really consciousness itself, not its ephemeral contents.
“Be conscious of yourself as consciousness alone, watch all the thoughts come and go. Come to the conclusion, by direct experience, that you are really consciousness itself, not its ephemeral contents.”
If every 8-year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.
“If every 8-year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.”
Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.
“Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.”
Don't let idiots ruin your day.
“Don't let idiots ruin your day.”
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”
Even in your darkest moments, you are feeling something. If you're not feeling, you're simply just existing, and that isn't what living should be about.
“Even in your darkest moments, you are feeling something. If you're not feeling, you're simply just existing, and that isn't what living should be about.”
Stop hating yourself for everything you aren't. Start loving yourself for everything you are.
“Stop hating yourself for everything you aren't. Start loving yourself for everything you are.”
Be the person you want to have in your life.
“Be the person you want to have in your life.”
Fall in love with the process of becoming the very best version of yourself.
“Fall in love with the process of becoming the very best version of yourself.”
Sometimes you've got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.
“Sometimes you've got to be able to listen to yourself and be okay with no one else understanding.”
Each person sees you from a different angle, but it's only yours that makes a difference in your life.
“Each person sees you from a different angle, but it's only yours that makes a difference in your life.”
Be the energy you want to attract.
“Be the energy you want to attract.”
Trust in your intuition, seek for no one else's approval but your own, energy never lies.
“Trust in your intuition, seek for no one else's approval but your own, energy never lies.”
Guard your personal quiet times, since it is only there where you hear your authentic self.
“Guard your personal quiet times, since it is only there where you hear your authentic self.”
You draw to you the people and events which resonate with the energy that you are radiating. You attract what you are, so be your best.
“You draw to you the people and events which resonate with the energy that you are radiating. You attract what you are, so be your best.”
When you can't control what's happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what's happening. That's where your power is.
“When you can't control what's happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what's happening. That's where your power is.”
Learn to listen without thinking about your response.
“Learn to listen without thinking about your response.”