50+ Peace Quotes for a Calm, Relaxed, and Tranquil Mind

Bring more peace and calm into your life.

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Peace is one thing that we all want. Peace can even be seen as more important than happiness.

With peace of mind, life becomes easier. We respond to situations without feeling overwhelmed, we live in the moment, and use our energy where it matters most.

So, let's bring the blessing of peace and calm into our lives with these carefully-chosen peace quotes.

In this post, you will find,

  1. Peace Quotes
  2. Peace of Mind Quotes
  3. Inner Peace Quotes
  4. Calm & Relax Quotes

Peace Quotes

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“Peace begins with a smile...”
― Mother Teresa

“How come we play war and not peace?"
"Too few role models.”
― Bill Watterson

“It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
― Michael Cunningham

And, we cannot find peace unless we have peace with ourselves. Here are some peaceful self-love affirmations to help you embrace yourselves:

“Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.”
― Laini Taylor

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh

“Peace is the only battle worth waging.”
― Albert Camus

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
― Jimi Hendrix

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“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”
― Albert Einstein

“The words ‘I Love You’ kill, and resurrect millions, in less than a second.”
― Aberjhani

“Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.”
― Thomas a Kempis

“World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.”
― Dalai Lama XIV

“Peace is always beautiful.”
― Walt Whitman

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Many people think excitement is happiness... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.”
― Thich Nhat Hanh

“There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

“You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”
― Indira Gandhi

Image with peace quote by John Lennon

“Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say that I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us and the world will be as one.”
— John Lennon

“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”
— Ronald Reagan

“The Simple Path
Silence is Prayer
Prayer is Faith
Faith is Love
Love is Service
The Fruit of Service is Peace”
― Mother Teresa

Peace of Mind Quotes

“Nothing can disturb your peace of mind unless you allow it to.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within.”
― Eckhart Tolle

“When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.”
― Roy T. Bennett

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“You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.”
— J. Donald Walters

“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”
― Shannon L. Alder

“When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.”
— Maha Ghosananda

“It’s important that what thoughts you are feeding into your mind because your thoughts create your belief and experiences. You have positive thoughts and you have negative ones too. Nurture your mind with positive thoughts: kindness, empathy, compassion, peace, love, joy, humility, generosity, etc. The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life.”
― Roy T. Bennett

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“The day I understood everything, was the day I stopped trying to figure everything out. The day I knew peace was the day I let everything go.”
― C. JoyBell C.

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”
― Criss Jami

“Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you.”
― Rob Liano

Inner Peace Quotes

“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.”
― Siddhārtha Gautama

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“Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.”
― Peter Deunov

“Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful.”
― Amit Ray

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

Image with peace quote by Eckhart Tolle

“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”
― Eckhart Tolle

“A quiet conscience makes one strong!”
― Anne Frank

“Have love for your inner Self and everything else is done for you.”
― Amit Ray

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.”
― Roy T. Bennett

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

“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”
― Albert Schweitzer

“Even if things don't unfold the way you expected, don't be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.”
― Daisaku Ikeda

Calm and Relax quotes

“I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.”
― Jennifer Niven

"There is more to life than increasing its speed."
― Mahatma Gandhi

"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer."
― William Burroughs

Image with peace quote by Anne Lamott

"Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes... Including you."
― Anne Lamott

"Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health."
― Dalai Lama

"Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax."
― Bryant McGill

"Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you."
― John De Paola

"Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be."
― Sonia Ricotte

"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."
― Sydney Harris

"Act the way that you want to feel."
― Gretchen Rubin

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Aarushi Tewari

Aarushi Tewari

The writer and affirmations speaker at Gratitude, Aarushi believes that one of the most effective ways of feeling inner peace is by being grateful and having a loving self-relationship.

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