Peace of Mind Quotes

The following quotes on having ‘peace of mind’ help to highlight the benefits and serene feeling of obtaining a peaceful state of mind in a hectic world.

What is Peace of Mind?

Peace of mind is a phrase that typically means not being upset or disturbed in one’s mind about a certain event or something disturbing. It is often associated with psychological well-being and security.

Peace of mind is a mental state where we feel calm, relaxed and content with the way something is.

Whilst similar to inner peace, peace of mind tends to be in regards to a particular event or situation that we have ‘going on’ in our lives.

Examples of Peace of Mind

Peace of mind can be different for each individual, but it’s likely to occur when:

  • we leave our homes and know that we locked all doors and windows,
  • we set all our bills to pay on auto-pay so we know they are taken care of,
  • we install a security system in our home,
  • we write a to-do list before going to bed, knowing what we need to start working on in the morning,
  • we do that ‘extra’ check, just to make sure,
  • we take our child to the school gate,
  • we get a second opinion from another professional,
  • we call to confirm a reservation,
  • we check the tickets again,
  • we lay out our clothes for the next day,
  • we make a grocery list,
  • we discuss and resolve a disagreement with a friend or loved one.

Having ‘Peace of Mind’

Having a peace of mind about something is important because it allows us to mentally and emotionally ‘check’ something off our lists.

We can then rest easier knowing that task, situation, event etc has been dealt with effectively and we can move on.

It’s peaceful, brings control and contentment. Well worth it!

We hope the following inspiring quotes help to articulate the concept of peace of mind even more:


Quotes on Peace of Mind

“Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.” Dada Vaswani


“A quiet mind cureth all.” Robert Burton


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


“Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.” Marcus Aurelius


“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.” Buddha


“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


“The more you extend kindness to yourself, the more it will become your automatic response to others.” Wayne Dyer


“Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty.” Rumi


“Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.” Bernie Siegel


“Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.” Buddha


“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.” Thich Nhat Hanh


“First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.” Thomas A Kempis


“Peace of mind for five minutes, that’s what I crave.” Alanis Morissette


“We are bombarded on all sides by a vast number of messages we don’t want or need. More information is generated in a single day than we can absorb in a lifetime. To fully enjoy life, all of us must find our own breathing space and peace of mind.” James E. Faust


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


“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” Rumi


“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.” Henry David Thoreau


“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Melody Beattie


“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


“The past has no power over the present moment.” Eckhart Tolle


“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” Buddha


“There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely.” Ugo Betti


“Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind.” Sydney Madwed


“Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating – these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.” Wayne Dyer


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


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



Often we know what we need to bring ourselves peace of mind – so be sure to check in and see what it is you need today.

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