30 Thought-Provoking Quotes on Meditation

Here are 30 thought-provoking quotes on meditation:
“Let’s hold hands and brave this beautiful, crazy life together with a sweet smile and a calm breath” – Colleen Saidman Yee
 “At the end of the day, I can end up just totally wacky, because I’ve made mountains out of molehills. With meditation, I can keep them as molehills.” -Ringo Starr
“Quiet the mind,and the soul will speak.” -Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
"The mind in itself can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven." – John Milton
"The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large." – Confucius
"You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes a day, unless you are too busy — then you should sit for an hour." - Author Unknown
"Sleep is the best meditation." – Dalai Lama
"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." – Buddha
"It feels good. Kinda like when you have to shut your computer down, just sometimes when it goes crazy, you just shut it down and when you turn it on, it’s okay again. That’s what meditation is to me." – Ellen DeGeneres
“Meditation is meeting eternity in the present moment. It is resolving every problem as it comes. It is resolving every tension as it creeps in. It is facing the challenges of life in a non-fearful way.” -Vimala Thakar
"While meditating we are simply seeing what the mind has been doing all along." – Allan Lokos
"There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting." – Buddha
"The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it." – James Allen
“Don’t hate the arising of thoughts or stop the thoughts that do arise. Simply realize that our original mind, right from the start, is beyond thought, so that no matter what, you never get involved with thoughts. Illuminate original mind, and no other understanding is necessary.” -Zen Master Bankei Yotaku
"If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts." – Alan Cohen
"After a few years of meditation practice we can even learn how to occasionally ignore ourselves. And what relief that can be!" - Wes Nisker
"The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind." – Caroline Myss
"We tend to think of meditation in only one way. But life itself is a meditation." – Raul Julia
"To maintain a powerful life force, forget yourself, forget about living and dying, and bring your full attention into this moment. "– H.E. Davey
“When your attention moves into the Now, there is an alertness. It is as if you were waking up from a dream, the dream of thought, the dream of past and future. Such clarity, such simplicity. No room for problem-making. Just this moment as it is.” -Eckhart Tolle
"It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart." – Mahatma Gandhi
"If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath." – Amit Ray
"Be here now. Be someplace else later. Is that so complicated?" – David M. Bader
"Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own thoughts, unguarded." – Buddha
"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace." – Dalai Lama
"Suffering is due to our disconnection with the inner soul. Meditation is establishing that connection" – Amit Ray
"I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment." –Benjamin Disraeli
“I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”  T.S. Eliot
"One hour of meditation cannot tackle the unconsciousness of rest of the day. Slowly we should bring our meditative quality in all our actions." – Author Unknown
"If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few." –Shunryu Suzuki

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