This is a collection of some the best quotes I have come across for being mindful and mindfulness living.
“Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.” Raji Lukkoor
“Most of us take for granted that time flies, meaning that it passes too quickly. But in the mindful state, time doesn’t really pass at all. There is only a single instant of time that keeps renewing itself over and over with infinite variety.” Deepak Chopra
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” Amit Ray,
“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” Thích Nhất Hạnh
“Don’t let a day go by without asking who you are…each time you let a new ingredient to enter your awareness.” Deepak Chopra
“Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.” Amit Ray
“This isn’t just, another day, another dollar. It’s more like another day, another miracle.” Victoria Moran
“Do not ruin today with mourning tomorrow.” Catherynne M. Valente
“It’s good to have an end in mind but in the end what counts is how you travel.” Orna Ross
When you look at the sun during your walking meditation, the mindfulness of the body helps you to see that the sun is in you; without the sun there is no life at all and suddenly you get in touch with the sun in a different way. Thich Nhat Hanh
“Paradise is not a place, it’s a state of consciousness.” Sri Chinmoy
“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” Mother Teresa
“All beings want to be happy, yet so very few know how. It is out of ignorance that any of us cause suffering, for ourselves or for others.” Sharon Salzberg
“Am I crazy? she asked. I feel like I am sometimes.” “Maybe,” he said, rubbing her forehead. “But don’t worry about it. You need to be a little bit crazy. Crazy is the price you pay for having an imagination. It’s your superpower. Tapping into the dream. It’s a good thing not a bad thing.” Ruth Ozeki
“In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility.” Victoria Moran
“We too should make ourselves empty, that the great soul of the universe may fill us with its breath.” Laurence Binyon
“Perfection of character is this: to live each day as if it were your last, without frenzy, without apathy, without pretence.” Marcus Aurelius
“One doesn’t have to be religious to lead a moral life or attain wisdom.” Allan Lokos
“A mind set in its ways is wasted. Don’t do it.” Eric Schmidt
“Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside.” Ramana Maharshi
“Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” Carl Jung
There are many more great quotes that are not listed here. Please submit any of your favourite quotes that you may have about mindfulness that would add to this page.
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