85 Spiritual Quotes To Restore Inner Peace Within Your Mind, Body and Soul

Throughout the course of our lives, we experience many different versions of ourselves. Throughout our individual transformations, we may experience spiritual journeys and awakenings that lead us to seek spiritual quotes to inspire us. These spiritual quotes can be used to uplift us through tough times, remind us that we're never alone and act as positive affirmations to repeat daily.

In our modern world, the pursuit of inner peace and self-discovery is more prevalent than ever. More and more, folks are letting go of the deeply ingrained practices of hustle culture. No longer are we "doing the most," as there is a greater emphasis on slowing down and reconnecting to ourselves above all.

These 85 spiritual quotes explore the triad of mind, body and spirit—where we discover the intimate connection between our inner and outer worlds. Allow these quotes to illuminate your path toward understanding, inner peace and connection.

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85 Spiritual Quotes

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



2. "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." –Jim Rohn

3. "Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul." –Henry Ward Beecher

4. "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

5. "Remember, we are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience." –Stephen Covey

6. "Wherever you are, be there totally." –Eckhart Tolle

7. "Reality is only an agreement –today is always today." –Zen Proverb

8. "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

9. "We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves." –Dalai Lama

10. "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us." –Henry David Thoreau

11. "Today I see beauty everywhere I go, in every face I see, in every single soul." –Kevyn Aucoin

12. "Every experience I have is perfect for my growth." –Louise Hay

13. "Every experience no matter how bad it seems holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it." –Buddha

14. "A kind heart, an open mind, a willing body and a loving spirit make a powerful person." –Susan McCann

15. "I am Not, but the Universe is my Self." –Shih-t'ou

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16. "Do not ever allow your mind to rob your soul of what belongs to it." –C. JoyBell C.

17. "Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard." –Anne Sexton

18. "Only in prayer can we learn to love God with all our heart, mind and soul." –Philip Yancey

19. "You do not need to seek freedom in some distant land, for it exists within your own body, heart, mind, and soul." –B.K.S. Lyengar

20. "Awakening is not changing who you are, but discarding who you are not." –Deepak Chopra

21. "The unexamined life is not worth living." –Socrates

22. "If you miss the present moment, you miss your appointment with life. That is very serious!" –Thich Nhat Hanh

23. "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." –Maya Angelou

24. "Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them." –Vincent McNabb

25. "I believe that the greatest truths of the universe don't lie outside, in the study of the stars and the planets. They lie deep within us, in the magnificence of our heart, mind, and soul. Until we understand what is within, we can't understand what is without." –Anita Moorjani

26. "No matter your religious or spiritual beliefs … for every person who inhales and exhales… you are alive, you can dream." –Georgia Dawkins

27. "Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom." –Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

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

29. "This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself: everything you want, you already are." –Rumi

30. "You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather." –Pema Chodron



31. "The things you are passionate about are not random. They are your calling." – Fabienne Fredrickson

32. "Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all." –Aristotle

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

34. "If it’s out of your hands, it deserves freedom from your mind too." –Ivan Nuru

35. "Visualize your highest self and start showing up as them." –Ali Owens

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36. "Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul." –Oscar Wilde

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

38. "When you focus on the good, the good gets better." –Abraham Hicks

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

40. "The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers." –Deepak Chopra

41. "A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open." –Frank Zappa

42. "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

43. "Meditation goes in. Prayer goes out. But both aim for the same place of union between you and the Divine." –Lisa Jones

44. "The two most powerful warriors are patience and time." –Leo Tolstoy

45. "Training your mind to be in the present moment is the number one key to making healthier choices." –Susan Albers



46. "Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them." –Mahalia Jackson

47. "Real compassion means to understand what the needs for body, mind and soul are." –Radhanath Swami

48. "Meditation is the only means to the harmonious development of the body, mind and soul." –Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

49. "There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy." –Friedrich Nietzsche

50. "Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself and know that everything in this life has a purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from." –Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

51. "Be true to your heart... put your whole heart and soul into it, and then whatever you do, it will shine through." –Jamie Brewer

52. "Always trust your instincts, they are messages from your soul, they are that inner part of you that strives to make you whole." –Anonymous

53. "Let the breath lead the way." –Sharon Salzberg

54. "If the body be feeble, the mind will not be strong." –Thomas Jefferson

55. "Quiet the mind and the soul will speak." –Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

56. "You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say." –Paulo Coelho

57. "Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even into your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." –Swami Sivananda

58. "Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear; and nothing controls you except your beliefs." –Marianne Williamson

59. "Everything is created twice. First in the mind and then in reality." –Robin Sharma

60. "Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you truly love. It will not lead you astray." –Rumi



61. "I am not my thoughts, emotions, sense perceptions, and experiences. I am not the content of my life. I am Life. I am the space in which all things happen. I am consciousness. I am the Now. I Am." –Eckhart Tolle

62. "Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity. Love like there’s no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again." –Max Lucado

63. "When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator." –Mahatma Gandhi

64. "Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude." –Denis Waitley

65. "The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear." –Daniel Defoe

66. "You and your purpose in life are the same thing. Your purpose is to be you." – George Alexiou

67. "Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul." –Augustine

68. "Let your faith be bigger than your fears." –Hebrews 13:6.

69. "I close my eyes in order to see." –Paul Gauguin

70. "These mountains that you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb." –Najwa Zebian

71. "The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God's love for us does not." –C.S. Lewis

72. "When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you." –Stephen Richards

73. "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." –J.R.R. Tolkien

74. "Let what comes come. Let what goes go. Find out what remains." –Ramana Maharshi

75. "The spiritual journey is the unlearning of fear and the acceptance of love." – Marianne Williamson



76. "It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves." –William Shakespeare

77. "Practice the pause. When in doubt, pause. When angry, pause. When tired, pause. When stressed, pause. And when you pause, pray." –Toby Mac

78. "If you lose money you lose much, if you lose friends you lose more, if you lose faith you lose all." –Eleanor Roosevelt

79. "What each of us believes in is up to us, but life is impossible without believing in something." –Kentetsu Takamori

80. "Everything you'll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body." –Dan Millman

81. "You have power over your mind–not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength." –Marcus Aurelius

82. "Something revolutionary happens in the heart when you recognize that every single person you will ever meet is made in the image of God." –Jackie Hill Perry

83. "To walk the spiritual path is to continually step out into the unknown." –Wallace Huey



84. "Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude." –Denis Waitle

85. "Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart." –Mahatma Gandhi

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