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700 Best Mindfulness Quotes For Kids (2023)

1. “Don’t let life harden your heart.” ~ Pema Chödrön


2. “The kind of happiness that I’m talking about is the ability to feel comfortable no matter what emotion arises.” – Andy Puddicombe


3. “Why, if we are as pragmatic as we claim, don’t we begin to ask ourselves seriously: where does our real future lie?” – Sogyal Rinpoche


4. ”Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh


5. “Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?”


6. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn


7. “Stepping out of the busyness, stopping our endless pursuit of getting somewhere else, is perhaps the most beautiful offering we can make to our spirit” – Tara Brach


8. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. ~Tim Ferriss”


9. “Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.”- The Buddha ,Mindfulness quotes Buddha


10. “When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” – George Washington Carver


11. The way you speak to yourself matters. –Unknown


12. “Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.”- Chuang


13. “If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there’s an arrow in your heart…” ― Pema Chödrön (see more quotes by Pema Chödrön)


14. Mindfulness clears the windshield of the mind so that we can see things as they really are. — Travis Eliot


15. “The basic root of happiness lies in our minds; outer circumstances are nothing more than adverse or favorable.” – Matthieu Ricard


16. “When you replace ‘why is this happening to me?’ to ‘what is this trying to teach me?’ everything shifts.”


17. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”


18. “Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. ” - Ernest Hemingway


19. The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” – Nhat Hanh


20. “Don’t let life harden your heart. – Pema Chödrön


21. “Your actions are your only true belongings.” ~ Allan Lokos


22. “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before. ” – Bonnie Blair


23. “Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks and plays in freedom.”- Arnaud Desjardins ,Mindfulness and creativity quotes


24. “Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality.” -Robin S. Sharma


25. “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


26. “The feeling that any task is a nuisance will soon disappear if it’s done in mindfulness.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


27. “Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean


28. “In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility.” ~Victoria Moran


29. “I don’t love studying. I hate studying. I like learning. Learning is beautiful.” – Natalie Portman


30. Ernest Hemingway Wants You to Think


31. “Mindfulness is a pause – the space between stimulus and response: that’s where choice lies.” — Tara Brach


32. “As long as we have practiced neither concentration nor mindfulness, the ego takes itself for granted and remains its usual normal size, as big as the people around one will allow.” – Ayya Khema


33. “Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.”- Carl Jung


34. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~ Amit Ray


35. “Mindfulness has helped me succeed in almost every dimension of my life. By stopping regularly to look inward and become aware of my mental state, I stay connected to the source of my actions and thoughts and can guide them with considerably more intention.” – Dustin


36. “Be mindful of what you throw away, be careful of who you push away, and think hard before you walk away.” — Anonymous


37. In our times, it is radical to choose to sit still and be silent, to resist an identity of busyness, ceaseless motion, and noise, and to reclaim our sanity and humanity by coming home to ourselves." — Sumi Loundon Kim


38. “The mind is just like a muscle– the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets, and the more it can expand.” – Idowu Koyenikan


39. “Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. ” – Albert Einstein


40. “I am the captain of my soul.” Nelson Mandela


41. “Make each day your masterpiece.” - John Wooden


42. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.”-Henry Ford


43. “In a world deluged by irrelevant information, clarity is power.” – Yuval Noah Harari


44. “Brilliant things happen in calm minds. Be calm. You’re brilliant.” – Headspace


45. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” – Germany Kent


46. “The still waters of a lake reflect the beauty around it. When the mind is still, the beauty of the self is reflected.” – Vanda Scaravelli


47. “Do not speak about anyone who is not physically present.” ― Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living


48. “Be happy in the moment. That is enough.” – Mother Teresa


49. “Strong minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Weak minds discuss people.” – Socrates


50. “Your ability to love another person, depends on your ability to love yourself.”


51. “In mindfulness one is not only restful and happy, but alert and awake. Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality.” — Nhat Hanh


52. “The way to live in the present is to remember that ‘This too shall pass.’ When you experience joy, remembering that ‘This too shall pass’ helps you savor the here and now. When you experience pain and sorrow, remembering that ‘This too shall pass’ reminds you that grief, like joy, is only temporary.” – Joey Green


53. “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” ―James Baraz


54. “Meditation is essentially training our attention so that we can be more aware— not only of our own inner workings but also of what’s happening around us in the here & now.”- Sharon Salzberg


55. “Diversity is an aspect of human existence that cannot be eradicated by terrorism or war or self-consuming hatred. It can only be conquered by recognizing and claiming the wealth of values it represents for all.” ― Aberjhani, Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays


56. “Non-doing has nothing to do with being indolent or passive. Quite the contrary. It takes great courage and energy to cultivate non-doing both in stillness and in activity.”


57. “The hardest challenge is to be yourself in a world where everyone is trying to make you be somebody else.” – E.E. Cummings


58. “We start out with the hope that in the future we will feel better, but if we are to practice mindfulness, it will mean accepting ourselves just as we find ourselves in the present moment, giving up the whole enterprise of self-improvement.” – Nigel Wellings


59. “Let that shit go.” – Unknown


60. “Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. The tangerine I am eating is me. The mustard greens I am planting are me. I plant with all my heart and mind.


61. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” -Thích Nhất Hạnh


62. “You control your destiny — you don’t need magic to do it. And there are no magical shortcuts to solving your problems.” – Merida, Brave


63. “Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choice. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.” – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana


64. “Numbing the pain for a while will only make it worse when you finally feel it.” – J.K. Rowling


65. “Do every act of your life as though it were the last act of your life.”- Marcus Aurelius


66. “As we encounter new experiences with a mindful and wise attention, we discover that one of three things will happen to our new experience: it will go away, it will stay the same, or it will get more intense. whatever happens does not really matter.” ― Jack Kornfield, A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life


67. “I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me.” – Shayne McClendon


68. “Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.” ― RajiLukkoor


69. “I’m a praying atheist. When I hear an ambulance siren, I ask for a blessing for those people in trouble, knowing that no one’s listening. I think it’s just a habit of mindfulness.” – Geraldine Brooks


70. “Mindfulness is a pause – the space between stimulus and response: that’s where choice lies.” – Tara Brach


71. “Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey


72. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.”- Thich Nhat Hanh


73. “In a world full of doing, doing, doing, it’s important to take a moment to just breathe, to just be.”


74. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers


75. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. – Buddha


76. ”Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


77. “Step outside for a while – calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually.” ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru


78. Walt Disney on Dreams Coming True


79. “Maybe,” he said, rubbing her forehead. “But don’t worry about it. You need to be a little bit crazy. Crazy is the price you pay for having an imagination. It’s your superpower. Tapping into the dream. It’s a good thing not a bad thing.” ― Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being


80. “When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.”- Shunryu Suzuki


81. “As long as we have practiced neither concentration nor mindfulness, the ego takes itself for granted and remains its usual normal size, as big as the people around one will allow.”- Ayya Khema


82. Thomas S. Monson Says to Have Structure


83. If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit. –Banksy


84. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” -Dalai Lama


85. “Deep breaths are like little love notes to your body.”


86. “Live the actual moment. Only this actual moment is life.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh


87. “Worrying is silly, it’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.”


88. “It takes courage to say yes to rest and play, in a culture where exhaustion is seen as a symbol status.” – Brene Brown


89. Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.” -Bhante Henepola Gunaratana


90. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes. Including you.” – Anne Lamott


91. “Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.” – Bryant McGill


92. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~Dalai Lama


93. Silence helps encourage mindfulness.


94. “Mindful leadership keeps you cool and energetic in any situation, so that you can make the best possible decisions.” – Amit Ray


95. “Becoming awake involves seeing our confusion more clearly.”- Rumi


96. Listen to silence. It has so much to say -Rumi


97. “Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment, not the gratification of inexhaustible desires for outward things.”” -Matthieu Ricard


98. “When you want to succeed, as much as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas


99. “The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment.”


100. “If you can’t do anything about it, then let it go. Don’t be a prisoner to things you can’t change.”


101. “Every morning we are born again. What we do today matters most.” – Buddha (101 Buddha Quotes)


102. “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have.” – Eckhart Tolle


103. “You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have.” – Jim Rohn


104. “Guard your heart, protect your dreams and be mindful of your actions.”


105. “When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” - George Washington Carver


106. “Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts.” – Pema Chödrön


107. “The first and best victory is to conquer self.” – Plato


108. “You cannot control the results, only your actions.” – Allan Lokos


109. “Use every distraction as an object of meditation and they cease to be distractions.”- Mingyur Rinpoche


110. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu


111. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” ~Rabbi Harold Kushner


112. “You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.”


113. “Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.”


114. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


115. Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know this is the moment you most need to relax. –Matt Haig


116. “Take your life out of high gear and disengage the autopilot mode. Try living mindfully and avoid the pattern of living in a reactive manner.”― Nanette Mathews


117. Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you. –Bethany Hamilton


118. The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear. –Prasad Mahes


119. “Mindfulness is a simple practice, but not an easy one ... but you are worth doing hard things.” — Nicole Davis


120. “True compassion is undirected and holds no conceptual focus. That kind of genuine, true compassion is only possible after realizing emptiness.” ― Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Carefree Dignity: Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind


121. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” – Roy T. Bennett


122. “If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” – Pema Chodron


123. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” - Theodore Roosevelt


124. “Everything is created twice. First in the mind and then in reality.” – Robin Sharma


125. “If you’re reading these words, perhaps it’s because something has kicked open the door for you, and you’re ready to embrace change. It isn’t enough to appreciate change from afar, or only in the abstract, or as something that can happen to other people but not to you. We need to create change for ourselves, in a workable way, as part of our everyday lives.” ― Sharon Salzberg, The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Programme for Real Happiness


126. “Listen earnestly to anything [your children] want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.”


127. Mindfulness can help people of any age that’s because we become what we think. –Goldie Hawn


128. “Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.”


129. Be mindfully present, breathe deeply, and appreciate the little things in life.


130. “When the chest is opening, the mind is opening, and we feel emotionally shiny and stability comes.” – Vanda Scaravelli


131. “To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.” – Unknown


132. “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.”- Jim Carrey


133. “This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”- Alan Watts ,Mindfulness quotes for work


134. “The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.”- Tara Brach


135. “Pain is not wrong. Reacting to pain as wrong initiates the trance of unworthiness. The moment we believe something is wrong, our world shrinks and we lose ourselves in the effort to combat the pain.”- Tara Brach


136. “Each step along the Buddha’s path to happiness requires practising mindfulness until it becomes part of your daily life.”– Henepola Gunaratana


137. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” ― Amit Ray, Mindfulness : Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath


138. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.”


139. “Our own worst enemy cannot harm us as much as our unwise thoughts. No one can help us as much as our own compassionate thoughts.” ~Buddha


140. “Use anger as a wake-up call to unmet needs.” -Marshall Rosenberg, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships


141. “Radical Acceptance is the willingness to experience ourselves and our lives as it is.” – Tara Brach


142. “How you look at it is pretty much how you’ll see it.” ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru


143. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.”- Amit Ray ,Mindfulness anxiety quotes


144. “Loneliness is not cured by human company. Loneliness is cured by contact with reality.””- Anthony de Mello


145. “Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.” ~ Buddha


146. “Every emotion is connected with the breath. If you change the breath, change the rhythm, you can change the emotion.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


147. “Mindfulness helps us freeze the frame so that we can become aware of our sensations and experiences as they are, without the distorting coloration of socially conditioned responses or habitual reactions.” – Henepola Gunaratana


148. “Mindfulness is a quality that’s always there. It’s an illusion that there’s a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you’re either mindful or you’re not.” – Richard Gere


149. “Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.”- Ramana Maharshi


150. “Don’t let life harden your heart.” -Pema Chödrön


151. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”


152. “Look at other people and ask yourself if you are really seeing them or just your thoughts about them.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn


153. “You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have.” - Jim Rohn


154. “Mindfulness means being aware of how you’re deploying your attention and making decisions about it, and not letting the tweet or the buzzing of your BlackBerry call your attention.” – Howard Rheing ,Great mindfulness quotes


155. “Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.”


156. A few simple tips for life: feet on the ground, head to the skies, heart open...quiet mind. — Rasheed Ogunlaru


157. “You have to remember one life, one death–this one! To enter fully the day, the hour, the moment whether it appears as life or death, whether we catch it on the inbreath or outbreath, requires only a moment, this moment. And along with it all the mindfulness we can muster, and each stage of our ongoing birth, and the confident joy of our inherent luminosity. (24)” ― Stephen Levine, A Year to Live: How to Live This Year as If It Were Your Last


158. “Each step along the Buddha’s path to happiness requires practicing mindfulness until it becomes part of your daily life.” – Henepola Gunaratana


159. “Don’t believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that – thoughts.” ~Allan Lokos


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


161. “Mindfulness meditation should be more than just watching what you are doing. What you really need to watch is your motivation.” – Thubten Zopa Rinpoche


162. “Compassion and kindness towards oneself are intrinsically woven into mindfulness.”


163. “Buddhist mindfulness is about the present, but I also think it’s about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on.” – Krista Tippett


164. “There is nothing more important to true growth than realizing that you are not the voice of the mind—you are the one who hears it.” — Michael A. Singer


165. “Listen to silence. It has so much to say.”


166. “Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you’re doing.” – Jon Kabat Zinn


167. “Nothing is forever except change.” ~ Buddha


168. “Our lives are lived in an intense and anxious struggle, in a swirl of speed and aggression, in competing, grasping, possessing and achieving, forever burdening ourselves with extraneous activities and preoccupations.” – Sogyal Rinpoche


169. “The kind of happiness that I’m talking about is the ability to feel comfortable no matter what emotion arises." - Andy Puddicombe


170. “Your actions are your only true belongings.” -Allan Lokos


171. The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. –Nhat Hanh


172. “Meditation means dissolving the invisible walls that unawareness has built” – Sadhguru


173. “With mindfulness, you can establish yourself in the present in order to touch the wonders of life that are available in that moment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


174. “In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”


175. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. -Dalai Lama


176. “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” – James Baraz


177. When we get too caught up in the busyness of the world, we lose connection with one another—and ourselves. — Jack Kornfield


178. “The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.”


179. “Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.” – Jim Rohn


180. “Mindfulness allows us to watch our thoughts, see how one thought leads to the next, decide if we’re heading down an unhealthy path, and, if so, let go and change directions.” — Sharon Salzberg


181. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha


182. When we are mindful of the moments and the little joys throughout the day, we can appreciate ourselves and those around us all the more.


183. Bonnie Blair on Sportsmanship


184. “A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.” – David Bailey


185. Gratitude and attitude are not challenges, they are choices. -Robert Braathe


186. “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Victor Frankl


187. “All your power resides in the now. Mindfulness is the best tool to tap you into that power.” — Anita M. Scott


188. “Every time we ponder a thought, act on an impulse, or dwell on a desire, we are setting in motion a cause that will have a future effect. Mindfulness enables us to choose wisely.” – Tamara Levitt


189. “The destination isn’t in finding yourself. the destination is in the search.” – Thomas Warfield


190. “True happiness, we are told, consists in getting out of one’s self; but the point is not only to get out – you must stay out; and to stay out you must have some absorbing errand.” ― Henry James, Roderick Hudson


191. “The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” – Albert Einstein


192. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”- Jon Kabat-Zinn


193. “To meditate is to discover new possibilities, to awaken the capacities of us has to live more wisely, more lovingly, more compassionately, and more fully.” -Jack Kornfield


194. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” ― ThichNhat Hanh


195. “When you replace ‘why is this happening to me?’ to ‘what is this trying to teach me?’ everything shifts.” – Unknown


196. “The body and mind are interdependent. They are inseparable in the art of introspection.” – Geeta Iyengar


197. “The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”- Pema Chodron


198. Jim Rohn Encourages Challenges


199. “Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering.” — Ayya Khema


200. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just have to remember to do it.” – Sharon Salzberg


201. “People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


202. “Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality.” ~Robin S. Sharma


203. “The perfect moment is this one.”


204. “In today’s rush, we all think too much–seek too much–want too much–and forget about the joy of just being.” — Eckhart Tolle


205. “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different than they are.”- Allan Lokos


206. “You might be tempted to avoid the messiness of daily living for the tranquility of stillness and peacefulness. This of course would be an attachment to stillness, and like any strong attachment, it leads to delusion. It arrests development and short-circuits the cultivation of wisdom.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness meditation in Everyday Life


207. “Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.” – Raji Lukkoor


208. “In meditation, I attempt to empty my–– oh that reminds me.” – Unknown


209. “The mind in its natural state can be compared to the sky, covered by layers of cloud which hide its true nature.” ― Kalu Rinpoche


210. “As long as we’re rejecting ourselves and causing harm to our bodies and minds, there’s no point in talking about loving and accepting others.”


211. “When I’m hungry, I eat what I love. When I’m bored, I do something I love. When I’m lonely, I connect with someone I love. When I feel sad, I remember that I am loved.”— Michelle May


212. “When you are present, you can allow the mind to be as it is without getting entangled in it.”- Eckhart Tolle


213. Slow down, you'll get there faster. — Katherine King


214. “Be mindful of what you throw away, be careful of who you push away, and think hard before you walk away” – Unknown


215. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn


216. Never hurry and never worry! –E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web


217. “All the suffering, stress, and addiction comes from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.”


218. “Try not. Do or do not, there is no try.” – Yoda


219. “A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master–gardener of his soul, the director of his life.” – James Allen


220. “Don’t do any task in order to get it over with. Resolve to do each job in a relaxed way, with all your attention. Enjoy and be one with your work.” -Thich Nhat Hanh


221. Be happy in the moment. That is enough. -Mother Teresa


222. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela


223. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” ― Sharon Salzberg


224. Practicing mindfulness meditation also helps to thicken the hippocampus, the part of our brain responsible for learning and our memory. Deirdre O'Reilly, Surfing The Waves Of Stress


225. “One is a great deal less anxious if one feels perfectly free to be anxious, and the same may be said of guilt.” ― Alan W. Watts, Psychotherapy East and West


226. “We are awakened to the profound realization that the true path to liberation is to let go of everything.” ― Jack Kornfield


227. “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France


228. “When you bow, you should just bow; when you sit, you should just sit; when you eat, you should just eat.” ~ Shunryu Suzuki


229. “Restore your attention or bring it to a new level by dramatically slowing down whatever you’re doing.” ― Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation


230. Being grateful offers all sorts of benefits to our physical and mental health. You can practice gratitude in your daily life by writing a gratitude journal, practicing mindfulness, or following a guided gratitude meditation… But really, it comes down to appreciating the good in your life and all the amazing things others do for you.


231. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss


232. “How you look at it is pretty much how you’ll see it.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru


233. “To produce at peak level, you need to work for extended periods with full concentration on a single task free from distraction.” – Cal Newport


234. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” – Amit Ray


235. “Don’t feel guilty. We have no control over our feelings. Emotions are spontaneous things that arise.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu


236. Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. -Mother Teresa


237. “Monday can either be the start to a struggle week or a fresh reminder that this week, you will be strong. It’s your choice. Choose mindfully”


238. There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind. –Fred Rogers


239. “Thoughts will lead you in circles. Silence will bring you back to your centre.” -Rasheed Ogunlaru


240. “Another way to look at meditation is to view thinking itself as a waterfall, a cascading of thought. In cultivating mindfulness, we are going beyond or behind our thinking, much the way you might find a vantage point in a cave or depression in the rock behind a waterfall. We still see and hear the water, but we are out of the torrent.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn


241. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle


242. “Mindfulness is the miracle by which we master and restore ourselves.” — Nhat Hanh


243. “These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” – Najwa Zebian


244. “If every day you practice walking and sitting meditation and generate the energy of mindfulness and concentration and peace, you are a cell in the body of the new Buddha. This is not a dream but is possible today and tomorrow.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


245. John Wooden Knows You Are An Artist


246. “All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them” – Walt Disney


247. “She was unstoppable, not because she did not have failures and doubts, but because she continued on despite them.” – Beau Taplin


248. “I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred. I wish the days to be as centuries, loaded, fragrant.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson


249. Mahatma Gandhi Encourages Change


250. “Envy and jealousy stem from the fundamental inability to rejoice at someone else’s happiness or success.” – Matthieu Ricard


251. The mind is just like a muscle—the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand. —Idowu Koyenikan


252. “Pure awareness transcends thinking. It allows you to step outside the chattering negative self-talk and your reactive impulses and emotions. It allows you to look at the world once again with open eyes. And when you do so, a sense of wonder and quiet contentment begins to reappear in your life.”- Mark Williams


253. “To diminish the suffering of pain, we need to make a crucial distinction between the pain of pain, and the pain we create by our thoughts about the pain. Fear, anger, guilt, loneliness, and helplessness are all mental and emotional responses that can intensify pain.” ― Howard Cutler


254. “The habit of spending nearly every waking moment lost in thought leaves us at the mercy of whatever our thoughts happen to be. Meditation is a way of breaking this spell.” -Sam Harris


255. “Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.”- Thich Nhat Hanh


256. Ralph Waldo Emerson Keeps It Simple


257. “I don’t need anyone else to distract me from myself anymore, like I always thought I would.” ― Charlotte Eriksson


258. “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.” – Louis L’Amour


259. “Two thoughts cannot coexist at the same time: if the clear light of mindfulness is present, there is no room for mental twilight.” — Nyanaponika Thera


260. In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being. –Eckhart Tolle


261. “To diminish the suffering of pain, we need to make a crucial distinction between the pain of pain, and the pain we create by our thoughts about the pain. Fear, anger, guilt, loneliness and helplessness are all mental and emotional responses that can intensify pain.”- Howard Cutler


262. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~Amit Ray


263. Albert Einstein on Past, Present, and Future


264. “The ultimate source of my mental happiness is my peace of mind. Nothing can destroy this except my own anger.”


265. “What we believe can significantly affect what we can achieve.”


266. “If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit.” – Banksy


267. There are always flowers for those who want to see them. -Henri Matisse


268. “Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.” ~ Buddha


269. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” – Rabbi Harold Kushner


270. Be mindful of your attitude. It’s the very first thing people notice about you.


271. "Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” — Roy T. Bennett


272. “Don’t stress about the worries of tomorrow when you can live in the beauty of today.”


273. “Gratitude and attitude are not challenges, they are choices.” -Robert Braathe


274. “The way you speak to yourself matters.” – Unknown


275. “Each morning we’re born again of yesterday nothing remains what’s left began today.”- Palladas


276. “Choose your friends with caution, plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.” - Thomas S. Monson


277. “Wherever you go, there you are.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn


278. “It is only through one's own efforts to turn toward life on its own terms and to develop a wiser relationship to what's there through mindfulness and compassion that make freedom from addictive patterns possible.” (Noah Levine)


279. “Meditation is to be aware of what is going on: in your body, in your feelings, in your mind, and in the world.”- Thich Nhat Hanh ,Mindfulness meditation quotes


280. “Do every act of your life as though it were the last act of your life.” ~Marcus Aurelius


281. “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. i only try to dance better than myself.” – Arianna Huffington


282. “Resting in this moment, we have no age.” -Jan Chozen Bays


283. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt


284. A.A. Milne / Christopher Robin Knows You Better Than You Do


285. “This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” – Alan Watts


286. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”– Jon Kabat-Zinn


287. “Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know this is the moment you most need to relax.” – Matt Haig


288. “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life


289. “Happy Wednesday Fam! Dream big, live courageously, communicate honestly, be mindful, act with kindness, and spread love today and every day!”


290. “In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.”- Eckhart Tolle


291. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” -Buddha


292. “Don’t believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that – thoughts.” ― Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living


293. Rule your mind or it will rule you. -Buddha


294. “If you are doing mindfulness meditation, you are doing it with your ability to attend to the moment.” – Daniel Goleman ,Mindfulness and health quotes


295. “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.”- Mother Teresa ,Mindfulness compassion quotes


296. “Ask yourself: Where am I? Answer: Here. Ask yourself: What time is it? Answer: Now. Say it until you can hear it.” – Ram Dass


297. “It’s sometimes almost a startling, even horrifying, awareness that comes into being, of just how chaotic [our] minds are– how habitual and obsessive [our] thinking can be, and how difficult, how challenging, it is just to feel at ease in silence, in simplicity, in aloneness.” – Christina Feldman


298. “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” - Sophia Loren


299. “Wherever you are, be there totally.” – Eckhart Tolle


300. “Be mindful of what you throw away, be careful of who you push away, and think hard before you walk away.”


301. “As I noticed feelings and thoughts appear and disappear, it became increasingly clear that they were just coming and going on their own. . . . There was no sense of a self owning them.”- Tara Brach


302. “What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha


303. “The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear.” –Prasad Mahes


304. “If you’re determined to think of yourself as limited, fearful, vulnerable, or scarred by past experience, know only that you have chosen to do so. The opportunity to experience yourself differently is always available.” – Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche


305. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” ~ Amit Ray


306. “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.” — Louis L’Amour


307. “Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.” – Bhante Henepola Gunaratana


308. “Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.”


309. Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance. -Amit Ray


310. “I’ve always been interested in mindfulness and alternative ways of seeing the world.” Finn Jones ,Good mindfulness quotes


311. “A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.” - David Bailey


312. “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” – Marcus Aurelius


313. “Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.”- Sylvia Boorstein ,Mindfulness quotes about acceptance


314. “Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen!” ― Rumi, Love’s Ripening: Rumi on the Heart’s Journey


315. “Mindfulness, the Root of Happiness”- Joseph Goldstein


316. “As soon as we wish to be happier, we are no longer happy.” ― Walter Landor


317. “It stands to reason that anyone who learns to live well will die well. The skills are the same: being present in the moment, and humble, and brave, and keeping a sense of humor. (361)”


318. “The greatest communication is usually how we are rather than what we say.”- Joseph Goldstein


319. “Be where you are, not where you think you should be.” – Unknown


320. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present. –Alice Morse Earle


321. I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. –Shayne McClendon


322. Life is an endurance sport, but endurance without compassion is torture. Living mindfully, we bring our whole heart to the event of being alive so that we can be present from beginning to end. — Lauren Eckstrom


323. You can’t keep today’s hour for tomorrow – we all know that, but still tend to procrastinate. Benjamin Franklin warns that time is a scarce resource, and if it’s wasted, it cannot be recovered later. This is why mindful planning and work on productivity are so important.


324. “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” – Nicole Reed


325. Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. –Oscar Wilde


326. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh


327. “Impermanence is a principle of harmony. When we don’t struggle against it, we are in harmony with reality.” – Pema Chodron


328. “I am grateful for all those dark years, even though in retrospect they seem like a long, bitter prayer that was answered finally.” ― Marilynne Robinson


329. “How we pay attention to the present moment largely determines the character of our experience, and therefore, the quality of our lives.” – Sam Harris


330. “Mindul eating emphasizes a spirit of exploration, experimenting and flexibility in finding ways to make use of nutritional information.” – Jean L. Kristeller


331. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. -Buddha


332. When you're feeling frazzled, put all of your attention on the breath. It's a portal into the present moment, the best remedy for stress. — Ellen Barrett


333. “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” ― C.G. Jung


334. “The great benefit of practicing mindfulness… is presence of mind within a storm of emotions.” — Phillip Moffitt


335. “Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


336. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open.” – Frank Zappa


337. “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there!” – Will Rogers


338. Seuss Quotes That Can Change the World


339. “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”– Thich Nhat Hanh


340. “Every one of us already has the seed of mindfulness. The practice is to cultivate it.” -Thich Nhat Hanh


341. “Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” ~James Baraz


342. Theodore Roosevelt Tells You To Do the Right Thing


343. “Dont just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.” - Jim Rohn


344. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama


345. “Every time we become aware of a thought, as opposed to being lost in a thought, we experience that opening of the mind.” – Joseph Goldstein


346. “Judging has become such a part of our thinking patterns that we are rarely even aware of why and how we do it. It takes a great deal of conscious thinking or mindfulness to even bring the habit of judging into our awareness.”


347. “Start where you are. This is very important. Meditation practice is not about later, when you get it all together and you’re this person you really respect…. Just where you are–that’s the place to start.” – Pema Chodron


348. “Paradise is not a place; it’s a state of consciousness.” – Sri Chinmoy


349. “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.” – St. Francis


350. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


351. “Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.”- Sharon Salzberg


352. “What is love? Love is the absence of judgement.”


353. “Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future; live the actual moment. Only this moment is life.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh


354. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


355. Let us be mindful of everything we can do for our nation to make it a place of wealth, peace, and happiness. Here’s wishing you and your family a safe and happy Independence Day!


356. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ― Dalai Lama


357. “Emotion arises at the place where mind & body meet. It is the body’s reaction to mind.”- Eckhart Tolle


358. “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt


359. “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” – Hermann Hesse


360. “Say you’ve put a lot of energy into making dinner after a difficult day, and your baby starts screaming and is inconsolable just when you are about to sit down and enjoy it. That’s a perfect opportunity to bring mindfulness right into that moment and see how attached you may be to having a peaceful dinner. What are your options? You can flip out and be immature and not be in resonance with whatever your child is experiencing, or you can realize this it what it means sometimes to have baby or a toddler. Life itself is the curriculum. When you give up your attachment, you won’t relate to your child with resentment.” –Gaiam.com


361. “For what it’s worth, it’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


362. “There’s only one reason why you’re not experiencing bliss at this present moment, and it’s because you’re thinking or focusing on what you don’t have…. But, right now you have everything you need to be in bliss.” ~Anthony de Mello


363. “Because you are alive, everything is possible.”


364. “As soon as we wish to be happier, we are no longer happy.” – Walter Landor


365. “Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.” – Sharon Salzberg


366. “Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” ― Mother Teresa


367. “As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise, you will miss most of your life.” – Buddha


368. “Cultivating a generous spirit starts with mindfulness. Mindfulness, simply stated, means paying attention to what is happening; it’s about what is really going on.” – Nell Newman


369. “Your life requires your mindful presence in order to live it. Be here now.” ― Akiroq Brost


370. “Mindfulness means writing your story one word at a time.”


371. “We withdraw from our experience of the present moment. We pull away from the raw feelings of fear and shame by incessantly telling ourselves stories about what is happening in our life.”- Tara Brach ,Mindfulness leadership quotes


372. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn


373. “Think about the practice of meditation as zoning in, as opposed to spacing out.” — Susie Levan


374. “There are certain ways in which I cultivate awareness, both through mindful yoga and taking care of my body and taking time to actually drop as deeply as possible into stillness, into whatever is unfolding in the present moment.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn


375. When you bow, you should just bow; when you sit, you should just sit; when you eat, you should just eat. — Shunryu Suzuki


376. “Be Silly, Be Honest, Be Kind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


377. “One who is patient glows with an inner radiance.” ~ Allan Lokos


378. “Mindless fear is greater than mindful fear.”


379. “Visualize your highest self and start showing up as him/her.” – Ali Owens


380. “Mindfulness creates centered awareness. When you do one thing at a time, you’re guaranteed excellent results. If you do too many things simultaneously, it messes up your neural circuits. Focus on one thing at a time.” -Deepak Chopra


381. “Training your mind to be the present moment is the number one key to making healthier choices.” – Susan Albers


382. Worrying is silly, it’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain. –Unknown


383. “When you practice yoga once a week, you change your mind. When you practice yoga twice a week, you change your body. When you practice yoga everyday, you change your life.” – Unknown


384. “Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks, and plays in freedom.” – Arnaud Desjardins


385. “Writing can be an incredible mindfulness practice.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn ,Mindfulness for beginners quotes


386. “My experience is that many things are not as bad as I thought they would be.”- Mary Doria Russell


387. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn


388. Edwin Hubbel Chapin on the Ripple Effect


389. “Sweetheart, you are in pain. Relax. Take a breath. Let’s pay attention to what is happening; then we’ll figure out what to do.” – Sylvia Boorstein


390. “Step outside for a while – calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually.” – Rasheed Ogunlaru


391. “It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.” ― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


392. “All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.” – Sally Ride


393. “A mind set in its ways is wasted.” – Eric Schmidt


394. “I’m probably more dangerous in a car than I am on a motorbike; on a bike I’m very mindful of the fact that if you make a mistake, you’re dead.” – James McAvoy


395. “Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to interface with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn


396. “Judging has become such a part of our thinking patterns that we are rarely even aware of why and how we do it. It takes a great deal of conscious thinking or mindfulness to even bring the habit of judging into our awareness.” – Brené Brown


397. “It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth – and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up – that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.”- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


398. “Yoga is a metaphor for life. You have to take it really slowly, you can’t rush. You can’t skip to the next position. You just have to breathe and let go.” – Madonna


399. “This isn’t just “another day, another dollar.” It’s more like “another day, another miracle.” (213)” ― Victoria Moran, Lit From Within: Tending Your Soul For Lifelong Beauty


400. “The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.” – Tara Brach


401. “You cannot breathe deeply and worry at the same time.” – Sonia Choquette


402. “In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much– and forget the joy of just being.” – Eckhart Tolle


403. “If you think you’re too small to make a difference… try sleeping with a mosquito in the room.”


404. “Am I crazy?” she asked. “I feel like I am sometimes.”


405. Believe you can, and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt


406. “In a world full of doing, doing, doing, it’s important to take a moment to just breathe, to just be.” – Unknown


407. “Do not ruin today with mourning tomorrow.” ― Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making


408. “Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life.” – Sophia Loren


409. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~Dalai Lama


410. “Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing.”- Jon Kabat-Zinn


411. “You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A.A. Milne/Christopher Robin


412. “Like two swords can’t remain in same sheath; mindfulness and anxiety also can’t remain in same person. Live in the present moment.” ~ Invajy


413. “To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” – Robert Morely


414. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices


415. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett


416. “If you concentrate on finding whatever is good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.” ―Rabbi Harold Kushner


417. “We use mindfulness to observe the way we cling to pleasant experiences & push away unpleasant ones.” – Sharon Salzberg


418. “Love cannot be shared, it multiplies” – Agnes Ledig


419. “Don’t believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that – thoughts.” – Allan Lokos


420. “The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn


421. Training your mind to be in the present moment is the number one key to making healthier choices. — Susan Albers


422. “If you think you are beaten, you are


423. Henry Ford on Getting Things Done


424. “If you’re too open-minded, your brain will fall out.” – Unknown


425. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult; we just need to remember to do it.” – Sharon Salzberg ,Mindfulness quotes for students


426. Anatole France on Success


427. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you’re doing. -Jon Kabat Zinn


428. “While you are walking, smile and be in the here and now, and you will transform that place into paradise.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh


429. “We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.”- Jack Kornfield


430. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” -Sharon Salzberg


431. "Happy Wednesday, Fam! Dream big, live courageously, communicate honestly, be mindful, act with kindness, and spread love today, and every day!” ― Tracey Edmonds


432. “If we do not respect our Earth, the World of Emotions & Mental development will suffer. We all need Rhythm in our food consumption, sleep patterns, cleanliness & exercise regime. This Routine does not come naturally and it is learned and exercised from very young age.’


433. “Living 24 hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.”- The Buddha ,Mindfulness quotes Buddha


434. “Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.”“Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights, and new truths to enter.” -Amit Ra


435. “Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else.” – Ivern Ball


436. “Don’t let a day go by without asking who you are…each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.” ― Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life


437. “Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone.”- Louis L’Amour


438. “Pause practice creates an open doorway to the sacredness of the place in which you find yourself.” – Pema Chodron


439. “We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.” – Max Depree


440. “Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations


441. You cannot control the results, only your actions. — Allan Lokos


442. Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to do if you stay in the present moment. –Deepak Chopra


443. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” –Theodore Roosevelt


444. “Yoga does not change the way we see things. It transforms the person who sees.” – B.K.S. Iyengar


445. “Don’t believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that – thoughts.” -Allan Lokos


446. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” ~ Buddha


447. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”


448. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” ~Sharon Salzberg


449. “Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing.” ― Pema Chodron


450. “Kids don’t have much accumulated and deep memories and that’s why they happily live in the present time!”


451. “Mindfulness is a quality that’s always there. It’s an illusion that there’s a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you’re either mindful or you’re not.” ~Richard Gere


452. “The best thing a father can do for his children is love their mother.” -john wooden. this quote is important because children need to want to be more like their mothers for many reasons, one is that 98% of domestic mass shootings are performed by boys and men.


453. “Getting in touch with conscious behavior we change our attitudes so that we are not ruled by instincts, habits, and someone else’s beliefs.” -Nataša Pantović, Conscious Parenting


454. “The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.”- Henry Miller


455. “The present moment is the only time over which we have dominion.” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh


456. “When you embrace your difference, your dna, your look or heritage or religion or your unusual name, that’s when you start to shine.” – Bethenny Frankel


457. “Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child – our own two eyes. All is a miracle.”- Thich Nhat Hanh


458. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” – Amit Ray


459. When we allow ourselves to embrace the moment, we allow ourselves to live.” — Lisa Bien


460. “Mindfulness is often spoken of as the heart of Buddhist meditation. It’s not about Buddhism, but about paying attention. That’s what all meditation is, no matter what tradition or particular technique is used.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn ,Mindfulness meditation quotes


461. “Awareness is the greatest agent for change.” – Eckhart Tolle ,Mindfulness and change quotes


462. “Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.” - Edwin Hubbel Chapin


463. “Do you know that [right now] you are reading? Yes? Good! That’s awareness. How much energy did that require? Was it tiring or difficult? No? So, you can meditate.” – Sayadaw U Tejaniya


464. “Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.” ― Sylvia Boorstein


465. “What is it about our expectations, plans, or ideas that hold such sway over us? It is as if we’ve written a script for a play of our lives that runs about a month ahead of actual life; if reality varies from what we’ve created in our minds we disengage or pout.”- Holly Sprink


466. “Our own worst enemy cannot harm us as much as our unwise thoughts. No one can help us as much as our own compassionate thoughts.” – Buddha


467. “Every time we become aware of a thought, as opposed to being lost in a thought, we experience that opening of the mind.”- Joseph Goldstein


468. “Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks and plays in freedom.” – Arnaud Desjardins


469. “Take my hand. We will walk. We will only walk. We will enjoy our walk without thinking of arriving anywhere.”


470. “You cannot control the results, only your actions.” ~ Allan Lokos


471. “If one were truly aware of the value of human life, to waste it blithely on distractions and the pursuit of vulgar ambitions would be the height of confusion.” ― DilgoKhyentse Rinpoche


472. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” ~-Amit Ray


473. “Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience.”


474. “Let go of your mind and then be mindful.


475. “If every day you practice walking and sitting meditation and generate the energy of mindfulness and concentration and peace, you are a cell in the body of the new Buddha. This is not a dream but is possible today and tomorrow.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


476. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


477. “Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you’re doing.” -Jon Kabat Zinn


478. “Today I will live in the moment. Unless the moment is unpleasant in which case I will eat a cookie.” – Unknown


479. “Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs.” - Henry Ford


480. “Every problem perceived to be ‘out there’ is really nothing more than a misperception within your own thinking.”- Byron Katie


481. “Vipassana meditation is an ongoing creative purification process. Observation of the moment-to-moment experience cleanses the mental layers, one after another.” ― Amit Ray, Yoga, and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style3


482. “Only the soul knows what love is.”


483. Sophia Loren Knows the Value of Mistakes


484. “It’s good to have an end in mind but in the end what counts is how you travel.” – Orna Ross


485. “There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life.” ~Tara Brach


486. “What would it be like if I could accept life – accept this moment – exactly as it is?” ~ Tara Brach


487. “Mindless fear is greater than mindful fear.” – Idowu Koyenikan


488. “What would it be like if I could accept life – accept this moment – exactly as it is?” – Tara Brach


489. “If you live the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.”- Linji Yixuan


490. “Knowledge does not mean mastering a great quantity of different information, but understanding the nature of mind. This knowledge can penetrate each one of our thoughts and illuminate each one of our perceptions.”- Matthieu Ricard


491. “Throughout this life, you can never be certain of living long enough to take another breath.”- Huang Po


492. “The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear.” – Prasad Mahes


493. “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different than they are.” – Allan Lokos


494. “You have a treasure within you that is infinitely greater than anything the world can offer.” – Eckhart Tolle


495. “Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn


496. “Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. The tangerine I am eating is me. The mustard greens I am planting are me. I plant with all my heart and mind. I clean this teapot with the kind of attention I would have were I giving the baby Buddha or Jesus a bath. Nothing should be treated more carefully than anything else. In mindfulness, compassion, irritation, mustard green plant, and teapot are all sacred.”


497. “Mindfulness is like taking your brain for a virtual walk. Like our bodies, our minds need time to recover after a difficult workout. It is a way to ‘walk’ it off—catch your breath, settle your muscles, and be fully present. Notice what you see, smell, feel, and hear. Be in the moment as you gain insight and nurture yourself. Even a few seconds or minutes is enough. Don't overthink—it isn't the formal practice of meditation … and you don't need sneakers.” — Lori Maney Lentini


498. “Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.” ― Amit Ray, Beautify your Breath – Beautify your Life


499. “Happiness, not in another place but this place… not for another hour, but this hour.” – Walt Whitman


500. “When you bow, you should just bow; when you sit, you should just sit; when you eat, you should just eat.” ~-Shunryu Suzuki


501. In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.” – Eckhart Tolle


502. “The standard way of reducing stress in our culture is to put as much energy as possible into trying to arrive at a moment that matches our preferences. This ensures that we feel some level of stress until we get there (assuming we ever will) and worse, it makes the present moment into an unacceptable place to be.”- David Cain


503. “The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.”


504. “Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen!”– Jalaluddin Rumi


505. “Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. ” – Ernest Hemingway


506. “Mindfulness helps us to live in harmony with our thoughts, words, and actions.” – Amit Ray


507. “Taking time to relax every day, spending quality time with friends, and practicing mindfulness are some of the tried and tested ways of developing self-compassion.”


508. “Happiness walks step by step just right beside you; if you look at it mindfully.” ~ Invajy


509. “Generosity is another quality which, like patience, letting go, non-judging, and trust, provides a solid foundation for mindfulness practice.” — Jon Kabat-Zinn


510. “Mindfulness is deliberately paying full attention to what is happening around you– in your body, heart, and mind. Mindfulness is awareness without criticism or judgment.” – Jan Chozen Bays


511. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama


512. “If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit.” –Banksy


513. Don't think your practice is right or wrong. Simply bring your whole heart to your practice. — Michael Stone


514. “Remember the blue sky. It may at times be obscured by clouds, but it is always there.” — Andy Puddicombe


515. “When you bow, you should just bow; when you sit, you should just sit; when you eat, you should just eat.” – Shunryu Suzuki


516. “Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.”


517. Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life. — Marcus Aurelius


518. Nelson Mandela Knows All Things Are Possible


519. “Everyone can; it just takes a few tries.”


520. “If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ~Pema Chodron


521. “It takes a little bit of mindfulness and a little bit of attention to others to be a good listener, which helps cultivate emotional nurturing and engagement.” – Deepak Chopra


522. “When even one virtue becomes our nature, the mind becomes clean and tranquil. Then there is no need to practice meditation; we will automatically be meditating always. (151)” ― Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras’


523. “We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.” ~Jack Kornfield


524. “Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretense.”- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations


525. “Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy.”– Jon Kabat-Zinn


526. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” - Mahatma Gandhi


527. “When you focus on what works for you and what doesn’t, you step out of that comparison cycle and spiral into your real, beautiful life.” – Robyn Conley Downs


528. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation


529. You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn


530. You become what you believe. –Oprah Winfrey


531. “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then is an empty desk a sign?” – Albert Einstein


532. “Most people are afraid of suffering. But suffering is a kind of mud to help the lotus flower of happiness grow.”


533. Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes ... including you. — Anne Lamott


534. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” - Albert Einstein


535. “Mindfulness begins with meditation.”


536. “Now is the future that you promised yourself last year, last month, last week. Now is the only moment you’ll ever really have. Mindfulness is about waking up to this.”- Mark Williams


537. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle


538. “There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is germination and sprouting of the second group and transforming the first group.” ― Amit Ray


539. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. -Henry Ford


540. “Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.” – Jon Kabat- Zinn


541. “Concentration is a cornerstone of mindfulness practice. Your mindfulness will only be as robust as the capacity of your mind to be calm and stable. Without calmness, the mirror of mindfulness will have an agitated and choppy surface and will not be able to reflect things with any accuracy.”- Jon Kabat-Zinn


542. “It may look like I’m doing nothing, but in my head, I’m quite busy.” – Unknown


543. “Being mindful means that we suspend judgment for a time, set aside our immediate goals for the future, and take in the present moment as it is rather than as we would like it to be.” – Mark Williams


544. Wherever you are, be there totally. –Eckhart Tolle


545. “Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.”


546. “You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things, but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them – for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions.”


547. “Knowledge does not mean mastering a great quantity of different information, but understanding the nature of mind. This knowledge can penetrate each one of our thoughts and illuminate each one of our perceptions.” ― Matthieu Ricard


548. Dr. Seuss Knows How Weird You Are


549. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” – Leo Tolstoy


550. “Observe the space between your thoughts, then observe the observer.” – Hamilton Boudreaux


551. There’s only one reason why you’re not experiencing bliss at this present moment, and it’s because you’re thinking or focusing on what you don’t have…. But, right now you have everything you need to be in bliss. ~Anthony de Mello


552. “Somehow I always seem to forget the most powerful tool I have in my parenting arsenal: myself. My presence.”- Carla Naumburg


553. “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” ~Buddha


554. “Everything that occurs is not only usable and workable but is actually the path itself. We can use everything that happens to us as the means for waking up.” – Pema Chodron


555. “Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.” – Edwin Hubbel Chapin


556. “Let go of the battle. Breathe quietly and let it be. Let your body relax and your heart soften.” – Jack Kornfield


557. “The basic root of happiness lies in our minds; outer circumstances are nothing more than adverse or favorable.” ~Matthieu Ricard


558. Experiment with mindfulness and meditation.


559. “If you miss the present moment, you miss your appointment with life. That is very serious!”- Thich Nhat Hanh


560. “Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” -Buddha


561. Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be. — Sonia Ricotti


562. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” ― Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations


563. Natalie Portman on the Beauty of Learning.


564. Altogether, the idea of meditation is not to create states of ecstasy or absorption, but to experience being. — Chögyam Trungpa


565. “Rule your mind or it will rule you.”-Buddha


566. “And mindfulness is simply silence and solitude for a secular society. It’s the same thing, just missing the best part—Jesus.”


567. “When you climb a mountain, you do it step by step; what is important is the step you are taking now.” – Sayadaw U Tejaniya ,Mindfulness inspirational quotes


568. “For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.”


569. Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights, and new truths to enter. -Amit Ra


570. “We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.” – Jack Kornfield


571. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” – Albert Einstein


572. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just need to remember to do it.” – Sharon Salzberg


573. “We use mindfulness to observe the way we cling to pleasant experiences & push away unpleasant ones.”– Sharon Salzberg


574. “You only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha


575. “In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being.” – Eckhart Tolle


576. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


577. “If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl


578. Jim Rohn Knows You Have the Power


579. “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.” ― Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living


580. “Worrying is stupid, it’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain.” – Unknown


581. “Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.” ~Raji Lukkoor


582. “When you focus on the good, the good gets better.” – Abraham Hicks


583. “Choose your friends with caution, plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.” – Thomas S. Monson


584. “No matter how difficult the past, you can always begin again today.” – Jack Kornfield


585. “Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts.”


586. “Be Silly, Be Honest, Be Kind.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson


587. “The wound is the place where the light enters you.”


588. “Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretense.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations


589. “The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn


590. “Whatever you eye falls on – for it will fall on what you love – will lead you to the questions of your life, the questions that are incumbent upon you to answer, because that is how the mind works in concert with the eye. The things of this world draw us where we need to go.” ― Mary Rose O’Reilley, The Barn at the End of the World: The Apprenticeship of a Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd


591. “Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs.” – Henry Ford


592. Visualize your highest self and start showing up as him/her. – Ali Owens


593. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” ~ Amit Ray


594. “Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”</