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65+ Best Calm Quotes To Help You Relax

A calm mind can conquer the world.

“Calmness is the cradle of power.”

Rightly said by Josiah Gilbert Holland. A calm mind works as a great source of power for the ones who need to win over difficult situations in life.

In this fast-paced life, there are instances when you might feel that everything is going the wrong way, this adds to stress-induced anxiety and other mental conditions. These times are testing us physically and mentally and it's up to us to keep everything running smoothly. The thing about a calm mind and a positive outlook is the strength and ability to move further in life. We have carefully curated a list of relax quotes and stay calm quotes for you to enjoy.

You may also like to read Tranquility quotes and Self worth quotes.

Calm Quotes For Anxiety

Anxiety can be mind-boggling sometimes but the thing that strikes is staying calm and positive - that is the way to be. While dark thoughts eat you up on the inside, try fueling your inner self with all the patience you can - remind yourself that you matter. Take a look at these calm quotes that will help you keep calm even in gravest situations.

1. “Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”

- Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

2. “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.”

- Deepak Chopra

3. “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.”

- Jodi Picoult

4. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.”

- Eckhart Tolle

5. “Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive.”

-Roy T Bennett

6. “Stress is caused by being 'here' but wanting to be 'there.'”

- Eckhart Tolle

7. “Yesterday is ashes, tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly. Live Today!”

- Old Eskimo Proverb

8. “Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions - not outside.”

- Marcus Aurelius

9. “You don't have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”

- Dan Millman

10. "Calmness is a huge gift. And once you master it, you will be able to respond in a useful way to every difficult situation that decides to walk into your heart."

- Geri Larkin

11. "Remember to preserve a calm soul amid difficulties."

- Horace

12. “Learn to calm down the winds of your mind, and you will enjoy great inner peace.”

- Remez Sasson

13. “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

14. “You can’t always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”

- Wayne Dyer

15. “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

16. “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

17.Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.”

- Kahlil Gibran

18. “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

19. “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”

- Henry Ward Beecher

20. “While you are walking, smile and be in the here and now, and you will transform that place into paradise.”

- Thich Nhat Hanh

21. "The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind."

- William James

Calm Quotes For Anger

They say anger is our greatest enemy. It blurs the mind of the wise and corrupts the mind of the sane. From time to time, you should take a moment to analyze your actions before making decisions and don't forget to control your breath. Here are some breathe quotes that might help you in calming the storm inside you. When the anger dies down, you will have the ability to handle everything calmly.

22. "There was never an angry man that thought his anger unjust.”

- Francis de Sales

23. “The best fighter is never angry.”

- Lao Tzu

24. “Who acts in stillness finds stillness in his life.”

- Lao Tzu

25. “We shall steer safely through every storm, so long as our heart is right, our intention fervent, our courage steadfast, and our trust fixed on God.”

- Francis de Sales

26. “The emotions aren’t always immediately subject to reason, but they are always immediately subject to action.”

- William James

27. “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than anything on which it is poured.”

- Mark Twain

28. “The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength.”

- Marcus Aurelius

29.“What you do not react to cannot drag you down in a futile engagement.”

- Robert Greene

30. “Step outside for a while - calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually.”

-  Rasheed Ogunlaru

31. “Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful.”

-  Marianne Williamson

32. “We must go beyond the clamor of ego, beyond the tools of logic and reason, to the still, calm place within us: the realm of the soul”

- Deepak Chopra

33. “Do not learn how to react. Learn how to respond.”

- Buddha

34. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”

- Buddha

35. “They sicken of the calm who know the storm.”

- Dorothy Parker

Calm Quotes About Meditation

Meditation is one way which can help you attain self-awareness, self-confidence, gain patience, and attain peace both mentally and emotionally. Like still water in a bowl, these calm quotes will bring you peace. These anti-stress quotes are sure to end the turmoil and worry running in your mind and bring patience and a smile.

36. “Sitting in meditation is nourishment for your spirit and nourishment for your body, as well.”

- Nhat Hanh

37. “Stillness is where creativity and solutions to problems are found.”

- Eckhart Tolle

38. “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

39. “Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.”

- Rumi

40. “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

41. “Insight emerges out of silence.”

- B. D. Schiers

42. "Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along."

- Paramahansa Yogananda

43. "Calmness is the criterion of spiritual progress. Plunge the purified mind into the Heart. Then the work is over."

- Ramana Maharshi

44. “Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”

- Dalai Lama

45. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.”

- Dalai Lama

46. “Retire to the center of your being, which is calmness.”

- Paramahansa Yogananda

47. “Develop the superpower of being calm in tough times. Take 2 minutes to meditate.”

- Karen Salmansohn

Calm Quotes By Book Authors And Poets

Here are some calm quotes by famous book authors and poets who frequently mentioned the importance of a calm mind. While waiting for growth opportunities,  it's important to maintain inner peace, after all, mental health is what matters the most in these tiring times. Have a look at these quotes about staying calm and focus on your breathing soaking in the power of zen. Make your presence as soothing as that of the first rain at the end of summer. Read ahead for some more peaceful quotes and good things will come.

48. “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’

49. “A samurai must remain calm at all times even in the face of danger.”

- Chris Bradford, ‘The Way of the Sword’

50. “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’

51. “A man of calm is like a shady tree.

People who need shelter come to it.”

- Toba Beta, 'Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza'

52. “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'

53. “Remain calm during a storm until you know you can fight back.”

- Chaker Khazaal, ‘Confessions of a War Child’

54. “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’

55. “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'

56. “Nothing is so aggravating as calmness.”

- Oscar Wilde

57. “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’

58. "And through the heat of conflict keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw."

- William Wordsworth

Calm Quotes By Famous People

A calm sea and still water have the deepest of secrets.

A calm mind is what we need to achieve greatness in life. Here are some quotes by famous political and religious leaders, actors and singers who have well identified the impact of their calmness in life. Have a look at these keep calm quotes which might prove to be your positive quote for the day! Let's dive into the world of more calming quotes and sayings with this list.

59. “In calmness lies true pleasure.”

- Victor Hugo

60. “Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds.”

- Osho

61. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”

- Oprah Winfrey

62. “The greater the level of calmness of our mind, the greater our peace of mind, the greater our ability to enjoy a happy and joyful life.”

- Dalai Lama

63. “Fearlessness presupposes calmness and peace of mind.”

- Mahatma Gandhi

64. “There will be calmness, tranquility when one is free from external objects and is not perturbed.”

- Bruce Lee

65. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

66. “What does your conscience say? - ‘You should become the person you are’.”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

67. “There is a calmness to a life lived in Gratitude, a quiet joy.”

- Ralph H Blum

Here, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you like our suggestions for 65+ Best Calm Quotes To Help You Relax, then why not take a look at more quotes such as You Can Do Anything Quotes or You Got This! Quotes.

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