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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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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