Looking for inspirational calming quotes to relax? We have rounded up the best collection of calm quotes, sayings, captions, status, (with images and pictures) to encourage you keep your calm of mind and not be overpowered by anger, stress, and anxiety.
Having a calm mind is a bliss. It’s a super-power which you can achieve with practice and meditation. Everyday brings you new challenges and stress, which makes you worried or anxious about the future. Your thoughts are all scattered and you tend to get angry or overwhelmed too soon.
In such a situation when the mind is stressed, we tend to overthink and get into a negative thinking zone. The best thing to do is to gather your peace of mind, and get your thoughts collected. With patience and composure of mind, we will always think clearly and positively.
When your mind is clouded with stress and anxiety, it takes away the power from you to think rightly. It puts you in a zone where you might take hasty decisions. You may get angry very frequently because you have too much to handle.
Below are few motivational quotes which can help you, to train your mind so you can stay calm, be at peace, get perspective, and respond appropriately to those stressful situations…
“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” — Unknown
“Your life will be in order when disorder ceases to bother you.” — James Pierce
“Every day brings a choice ton practice anxiety or to practice peace.” — Unknown
“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” — Albert Einstein
“Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.” — Paulo Coelho
“What does your conscience say? – ‘You should become the person you are’.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
“Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” — Jodi Picoult
“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” — Kahlil Gibran
“Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions – not outside.” — Marcus Aurelius
“Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.” — Henry Ward Beecher
“Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.” — Paramahansa Yogananda
“There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world other world begin to whisper.” — James Carroll
“Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety; after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.” — Ali Ibn Abi Talib
“Stay calm inside! You will then see that outside storms in life, even the most terrible ones, will turn into soft winds..” — Mehmet Murat Ildan
“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.” — Steve Maraboli
Calming Quotes For Your Inner Peace (Stress-Free)
Take some time to step back from a stressful situation and unplug from all the things going around you. Recharging your batteries will help you reorient your thoughts and view things more clearly.
Taking a break from the monotony, going for a short walk, taking a nap, reading a book, anything which helps you be calm can do wonders to the way you react.
Also check out our post on recharge quotes which will inspire you to have more mental clarity, focus, and give up the habit of overthinking.
“Smile. Breathe. And go slowly.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
“Silence is sometimes the best answer.” — Dalai Lama
“Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.” — Oscar Wilde
“Find your inner peace and heal your soul.” — Unknown
“Give your stress wings and let it fly away.” — Terri Guillemets
“Opportunity seldom rises with blood pressure.” — Jarod Kintz
“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’” — Eckhart Tolle
“Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness.” — Paramahansa Yogananda
“One of the best ways to reduce stress is to accept the things that you cannot control.” — M.P. Neary
“Sitting in meditation is nourishment for your spirit and nourishment for your body, as well.” — Nhat Hanh
“A fit body, a calm mind, a house full of love. These things cannot be bought – they must be earned.” — Naval Ravikant
“When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything.” — Unknown
“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.” — Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” — Roy T. Bennett
“Simply let experience take place very freely, so that your open heart is suffused with the tenderness of true compassion.” — Tsoknyi Rinpoche
“Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.” — Ziggy Marley
“In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life—no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practice mindfulness and live a life of peace, you inspire hope for a future of peace.” — Unknown
“And then I day I decided that hurry and stress were no longer going to be part of my life. Stress is self-created; I decided to stop manufacturing it. We can choose an internal calm and joy even amid the chaos.” — Brendon Burchard
Calm Quotes For Calming Your Anger
Things we do out of anger or decisions taken when we are angry are mostly something we all regret when we get back to our normal mood.
The way we behave in the rage of anger can ruin relationships, work, life, and change things adversely for us. We should try and practice deep breathing and meditation if anger is a persistent issue. It will help you to ease your emotions and feel light.
Being calm gives you the strength to do the right thing. Most renowned spiritual leaders like Buddha, Dalai Lama, Lao Tzu have always emphasized staying calm can do wonders in your life.
Like the stillness of water of the sea can make things clear for you similarly the stillness of the mind helps you see everything clearly. With patience you will be stronger mentally, spiritually and will attain peace of mind.
These anti-stress quotes will help you end the worry and turmoil running in your mind and make you more relaxed.
“Calm is a superpower.” — Brene Brown
“Rule your mind or it will rule you.” — Buddha
“You can do anything but not everything.” — Unknown
“In the madness, you have to find calm.” — Lupita Nyong’o
“One minute of patience, ten years of peace.” — Greek Proverb
“Today I will not stress over things I can’t control.” — Unknown
“Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” — Rumi
“To be calm is the highest achievement of the self.” — Zen Proverb
“The chaos doesn’t end, you kinds just become calm.” — Nikki Rowe
“Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can.” — Unknown
“The best things happen when you’re not overthinking it.” — Ben Zobrist
“Breathe, darling. This is just a chapter. It’s not your whole story.” ― S.C. Lourie
“Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.” — Unknown
“The Lord himself will fight for you. Just stay calm.” — Exodus 14:14 (Bible Verses)
“How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterwards.” — Spanish Proverb
“Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found.” — Eckhart Tolle
“The reinvention of daily life means marching off the edge of our maps.” — Unknown
“Character consists of what you do on the third and forth tries.” — James A. Michener
“Learning to ignore things is one of the great path to inner peace.” — Robert J. Sawyer
“You will never be free until you get free from the prison of your own false thoughts.” — Unknown
“Give me coffee to change the things I can and the beach to accept the things I can’t.” — Unknown
“Step back. Allow things to unfold. There’s beauty to be found in letting things be.” — Tamara Levitt
“Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.” — Randy Armstrong
“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.” — Eckhart Tolle
“Peace is accepting today, releasing yesterday, and giving up the need of control tomorrow.” — Unknown
“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” — Dan Millman
“Life isn’t amount waiting for the storm to pass.. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” — Vivian Greene
“Develop the superpower of being calm in tough times. Take 2 minutes to meditate.” — Karen Salmansohn
“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you.. Let not your heart be troubled.” — John 14:27 (Bible Verse)
“A samurai must remain calm at all times even in the face of danger.” — Chris Bradford, ‘The Way of the Sword’
“Remain calm during a storm until you know you can fight back.” — Chaker Khazaal, ‘Confessions of a War Child’
“Life is like the ocean. It can be calm or still, and rough or rigid, but in the end, it is always beautiful.” — Unknown
“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” — Wayne Dyer
“And through the heat of conflict keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw.” — William Wordsworth
“The day she let go of the things that were weighing her down, was the day she began to shine the brightest.” — Katrina Mayer
“You have dug your soul out of the dark, you have fought to be here; do not go back to what buried you.” — Bianca Sparacino
“While you are walking, smile and be in the here and now, and you will transform that place into paradise.” — Thich Nhat Hanh
“A man of calm is like a shady tree. People who need shelter come to it.” — Toba Beta, ‘Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza’
“Mindfulness is the practice of letting go and relaxing into the present moment as it is. So, gently, relax, relax, relax.” — Tamara Levitt
“Calmness is the criterion of spiritual progress. Plunge the purified mind into the Heart. Then the work is over.” — Ramana Maharshi
“Magic happens when you do not give up, even though you want to. The universe always falls in love with a stubborn heart.” — Unknown
“Nobody can trigger your emotions without your permission. Learn to be calm and centered no matter what’s happening outside of you.” — Unknown
“Great people are not affected by each puff of wind that blows ill. Like great ships, they sail serenely on, in a calm sea or a great tempest.” — George Washington
“Sometimes there is no time to wait for the sea to calm down! If you have to reach your target, let your voyage start and let the storm be your patch!” — Mehmet Murat Ildan
“Be like a duck paddling and working very hard inside the water but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.” — Manoj Arora, ‘From the Rat Race to Financial Freedom’
“You flounder through life, struggling desperately so you won’t drown, even though you would float if you’d just relax.” — Natsuki Takaya, ‘Fruits Basket: The Complete Collection’
“Gratitude expressed to our Heavenly Father in prayer for what we have brings a calming peace-a peace which allows us to not canker our souls for what we don’t have.” — Robert D Hales
“I began to regain a measure of calm. I had done a good job tying the ladder to the tree, after all. It wasn’t going to come loose just like that.” — Haruki Murakami, ‘The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle’
“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. I will simply breathe. And it will be okay. Because I don’t quit.” — Unknown
“When the odds are hopeless, when all seems to be lost, then is the time to be calm, to make a show of authority – at least of indifference” — Ian Fleming, ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’
“Today I am calm. My body and mind are still. If I feel drawn to any drama, I step back and separate myself. It does not touch me. I breathe and relax. I am the calm between the noise.” — Unknown
“You can’t do traditional work at a modern pace. Traditional work has traditional rhythms. You need calm. You can be busy, but you must remain calm.” — Bill Buford, ‘Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as Kitchen Slave’
“I think about what I’m reading or writing… All you need is a little peace and quiet and the words will come to you – your own voice or the other’s. Your own voice or the voice of God. Perspiration. Inspiration. It feels like a gift.” — Thomas Lynch, ‘Bodies in Motion and at Rest’
“Slow down. Breathe. Don’t rush. Let yourself feel everything you’re holding inside. Joy, pain, heartache, exhaustion, feel everything. Listen. Take time to nourish what your soul needs the most. Take ten minutes, thirty minutes, an hour, a day… Take a break to slow down.” — Nicole Marie B
“It’s all about tuning out the noise, tuning out all the stuff that simply doesn’t move the game forward – the doubt, the personal agendas, the often-deafening fear of judgment and the need to please – so that you can ultimately get to that place of quiet, of calm, where you can focus on what really matters.” — Bonnie Hammer
How To Train Your Mind To Be Calm In Stressful Situations
Some of the best tips to help you train your mind to be calm and at peace can be being mindful, deep breathing, practicing meditation, a good sleep, exercising, being positive, and practice gratitude.
In a stressful situation, we often panic and lose our presence of mind. But when you have self control and a peaceful mindset, you can take better decisions and not act in haste.
These acts done regularly will help you to channelize your energy rightly and make you calmer in your reactions.
These famous calm quotes are collected from various sources, books, by famous authors, poets, leaders, spiritual gurus, who have always known importance of a calm mind.
With increasing stress and anxiety, we also invite a lot of diseases like, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart problems. Worrying can never be good for our mental and physical health. To have control over our thoughts and mind will also help you to react less to stressful situations.
Being calm is very important to maintain your mental healthy, inner peace, and happiness in life. With meditation, yoga, and deep breathing techniques you can be successful in staying calm and worry less.
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