Zen Quotes - Mindfulness Quotes - Zen Sayings

You don't have to be on the zen path to enjoy the wisdom
and inspiration of zen quotes.

Finding even a few minutes each day to relax and empty
your mind of its worries can make a positive impact on your life.

These reflective meditation quotes and zen sayings can help you
stay on the path or help you find your own new path.


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Tension is who you think you should be.
Relaxation is who you are.

- Zen Saying
 (tweet quote)

 


Quotes Below:

Zen Quotes

Mindfulness Quotes

Meditation Quotes

 

I use a combination of philosophies and beliefs to keep my mind present
and focused on my journey. Reading zen quotes and trying to absorb their multi-layered meanings are one of many ways of discovering yourself.


Zen Quotes - Mindfulness Quotes


In the stillness of the mind I saw myself as I am - unbound.

- Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

 


What was never lost can never be found.

- Zen Saying

 

When you plant a seed of love, it is you that blossoms.

- Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati

 

If you have inner peace, nobody can force you to be a slave
to the outer reality.

- Sri Chinmoy

 

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                 Zen Quotes

 

People living deeply have no fear of death.

- Anais Nin

 

We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening
and unfolding before us, day and night.

- Jack Kornfield

 

It is easy to believe we are each waves and forget we are also
the ocean.

- John J. Muth

 

We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.

- Rumi

 

The obstacle is the path.

-- Zen Saying

 

If you are unable to find the truth right where you are,
where else do you expect to find it?

- Dogen

 

Meditation Quotes


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     Zen Quotes - quiet meditation

 

Sometimes, simply by sitting, the soul collects wisdom.

- Unknown

 

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

- Gandhi

 

Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere,
anytime, unobtrusively.

- Sharon Salzberg

 

If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things,
this is the best season of your life.

- Wu-Men

 

If you are depressed, you are living in the past.
If you are anxious, you are living in the future.
If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

- Lao Tzu

 

Don't seek, don't search, don't ask, don't knock,
don't demand -- relax.

- Osho

 

Roaring dreams take place in a perfectly silent mind.

- Jack Kerouac

 

Smiling is one of the highest forms of meditation.

- Amma

 

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path,
I walk in peace.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

 


Mindfulness Quotes


When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything.

- Lao Tzu

 

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.

- Buddha (a paraphrase)

 

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 Zen Quotes - bring yourself peace

 

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.

- Rosalia de Castro

 

There will never be a time when your life is not this moment.

- Deepak Chopra

 

Breathe deep and let go.

- Zen Saying

 

Don't worry about what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

- Howard Thurman

 

If you have truely attained wholeness, everything will flock to you.

- Lao Tzu

 

Zen Quotes - Zen Sayings


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       Zen Quotes - mindfulness

 

The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains
is the Zen you bring up there.

- Robert Pirsig

 

Yesterday I was clever and wanted to change the world.
Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

- Rumi

 

Know that people are doing the best they can from their level of awareness. Accept people for who they are and always be ready to forgive.

- Deepak Chopra

 

The future is completely open and we are writing it moment to moment.

- Pema Chodron

 

Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows?
Tomorrow, death comes.

   - Buddha

 

 

 

 

 

 

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