"Meditation is not evasion; it is a serene encounter with reality."
– Thích Nhất Hạnh
"Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already."
– Pema Chödrön
"With meditation, you begin to relax in your seat and just watch the movie of life."
– Ken Wilber
"When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace."
"Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul."
– Marcus Aurelius
"Praying is talking to the Universe. Meditation is listening to it."
– Paulo Coelho
"When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere."
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"Paradise is not a place, it’s a state of consciousness."
– Sri Chinmoy
"Meditation is all about connecting with your soul."
– Deepak Chopra
"Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively."
– Sharon Salzberg
"The mind is definitely something that can be transformed, and meditation is a means to transform it."
– Dalai Lama
"All of man’s difficulties are caused by his inability to sit, quietly, in a room by himself."
– Blaise Pascal
"our vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens."
– Carl Jung
"The best cure for the body is a quiet mind."
– Napoleon Bonaparte
"Meditation is not you going through thoughts – it’s letting thoughts go through you."
– Naval Ravikant
"While meditating we are simply seeing what the mind has been doing all along."
– Allan Lokos
"To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are."
– Eric Hoffer
"Be the witness of your thoughts. You are what observes, not what you observe."
– Buddhist proverb
"The advantage of meditation is recognizing just how out of control your mind is."
– Naval Ravikant
"Be at least as interested in what goes on inside you as what happens outside. If you get the inside right, the outside will fall into place."
– Eckhart Tolle
"Don’t try to solve anything, just ‘be’."
– Maxime Lagacé