30 Inspirational Meditation Quotes


Okay, we’ve cut it down to 30 because numbers by the hundred might be a little daunting. Also, this will be super helpful for those who don’t have that kind of time to spare.

A quote can help inspire and encourage you to start off with a relaxed and positive mind. We’ve got one for you for each day of the month.

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Meditation Quotes Part A

Day 1
When there are thoughts, it is distraction: when there are no thoughts, it is meditation.
Ramana Maharshi – world-renown
Indian sage

Day 2
Sleeping is like meditation: it’s good to rest the body but also to shut the mind down for a bit.
Anthony Joshua – unified world heavyweight champion

Day 3
You should not be carried away by the dictation of the mind, but the mind should be carried by your dictation.
A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami – Indian spiritual teacher

Day 4
If you have time to breathe you have time to meditate. You breathe when you walk. You breathe when you stand. You breathe when you lie down.
Ajahn Amaro – Theravāda Buddhist monk, abbot, and teacher

Day 5
If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.
Amit Ray – Indian author and spiritual master

Day 6
Meditation is not following any system; it is not constant repetition and imitation. Meditation is not concentration.
Jiddu Krishnamurti – Indian Philosopher, speaker, and writer

Day 7
I had a friend who introduced me to a meditation practice which involves a couple of half-hours a day of meditation, where essentially you try to achieve a stillness that allows you to just be there in the moment.
Kenneth Branagh – actor, director, producer, screenwriter

Day 8
Breathing is central to every aspect of meditation training. It’s a wonderful place to focus on training the mind to be calm and concentrated.
Jon Kabat-Zinn – American professor and the creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society

Day 9
I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. 

Antoine de Saint-Exupery – French writer, poet, aristocrat, journalist, and pioneering aviator

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Day 10
Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

Meditation Quotes Part B

Day 11
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own thoughts, unguarded.
Buddha –  monk, mendicant, sage, philosopher

Day 12
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Voltaire – French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher

Day 13

Exercise, prayer, and meditation are examples of calming rituals. They have been shown to induce a happier mood and provide a positive pathway through life’s daily frustrations.
Chuck Norris – American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter

Day 14
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting.


Meditation Quotes Part C

Day 15

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

Day 16

Total relaxation is the secret to enjoying sitting meditation. I sit with my spine upright, but not rigid, and I relax all the muscles in my body.
Thich Nhat Hanh – Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist

Day 17

The things that trouble our spirits are within us already. In meditation, we must face them, accept them, and set them aside one by one.
Cristopher L Bennett – American science fiction author

Day 18

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.
Annamalai Swami – Self-realized expert on Self-enquiry

Day 19
Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.

Swami Vivekananda – Indian Hindu monk

Day 20

The world is ready to give up its secrets if we only know how to knock, how to give it the necessary blow. The strength and force of the blow come through concentration.
Swami Vivekananda

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Day 21

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
Socrates – classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy

Day 22

Are you experiencing restlessness? Stay! Are fear and loathing out of control? Stay! Aching knees and throbbing back? Stay! What’s for lunch? Stay! I can’t stand this another minute! Stay!
Pema Chödrön – American Tibetan Buddhist

Day 23

Meditation is not to avoid society; it is to look deep to have the kind of insight you need to take action. To think that it is just to sit down and enjoy the calm and peace is wrong.
Thich Nhat Hanh

Day 24

Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.
Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati – spiritual teacher

Day 25

When you drive, you are doing several things at once. You are using your eyes, ears, hands, your mind. If you have meditated for many years and have reached a lofty height in your meditation, as I have, you can meditate while running and cycling and painting.
Sri Chinmoy –  Indian spiritual leader

Day 26

Meditation makes the entire nervous system go into a field of coherence.
Deepak Chopra – Indian-born American author, public speaker, alternative medicine advocate

Day 27

Careless indifference and bodily restlessness in meditation cause negative vibrations.
Paramahansa Yogananda – Indian yogi and guru

Day 28

The you that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same you that comes out the other side.
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana – Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist monk

Day 29 (almost there)

When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a candle in a windless place.
Bhagavad Gita – Sanskrit scripture

Day 30
Through meditation, the Higher Self is experienced.

Bhagavad Gita
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