Too stressed from your daily living? If yes, then mediation is the key to some relaxation. Indulge in some famous meditation quotes, quotations and sayings and get inspired!

Meditation Quotes

'Breathe in, breathe out!' Meditation might seem just about these four words, but in effect, it has a lot more to offer. If you say yoga is for the body, then meditation is the workout for your mind. It is a technique where you discipline your mind and benefits the overall senses in the process, resulting in a calm mind that increases your concentration. According to various researchers, the origin of meditation can be traced back to ancient India. The country has the earliest written records called ‘Dhyana’ in their ‘Hindu’ tradition of ‘Vedanta’ which dates back to around 1500 BCE. The development of meditation was seen in Taoist China and Buddhist India, approximately in the 5th and 6th century BCE.

Meditation has more benefits than the term alone can define. It has the ability of gifting benefits to different parts of your body. According to researchers, meditation benefits your health immensely. It gives you a calm mind which helps you to concentrate well leading to clarity and in a peaceful mind. The physical benefits of meditation would be, it boosts up your energy levels and immunity, reduces anxiety leading to decrease in high blood pressure and decreases any stress related pain in the body. On the mental scale, it upgrades your emotional stability, creativity, intuition, and makes you optimistic towards life.

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.

- Horace

I deepen my experience of God through prayer, meditation, and forgiveness.

- Marianne Williamson

When I discover who I am, I'll be free.

- Invisible Man , Ralph Ellison

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.

- George Herbert

Sleep is the best meditation.

- Dalai Lama

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

- Dalai Lama

If somebody pisses me off and I understand it ain't personal then I'll go to another place and I'll meditate.

- Martin Lawrence

The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

- Confucius

Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.

- Celine Dion

I wasn’t really asleep I was just meditating on unconsciousness.

- Paul Bourget

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.

- Frederick Douglass

Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.

- Madame de Stael

Prayer that is born of meditation upon the Word of God is the prayer that soars upward most easily to God's listening ears.

- R. A. Torrey

During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate go down to a level of rest, twice that of deep sleep.

- Mike Love

There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process. Meditation is one way.

- Mike Love

Without meditation, I'd probably be dead.

- Mike Love

My life needs editing.

- Mort Sahl

I remember being a kid and the Vietnam War was huge and looking at Watergate.

- David Cross

There have been times in my life that I've had a ton of vices, and my demons have run amok for years and years and years.

- Ron White

My life's actually been quite dull; it's not all that glamorous.

- Elizabeth Wurtzel

It is my meditation all the day, and more than my meat and drink, to know how I shall make the Saints of God comprehend the visions that roll like an overflowing surge before my mind.

- Joseph Smith, Jr.

I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it.

- John Astin

I started practicing Yoga at about 18. I had a friend who was doing it and was incredibly disciplined and meditated all the time.

- Christy Turlington

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