This post is repost. It was original posted on Jan 2011 here on Motivational Quotes HeadQuarters Site.
Many of our life can be chaotic and stressful at the time. There is a saying: “when it rains, it pours!” and “Misery Loves company”. I am having share of my life issues at the moment that I feel overwhelm despite trying to live calm and simple life. I am sure many of us, have been in situation like this once in our life, sometimes more. I have written about finding ways out of overwhelm and simplifying life before.
Today I want to share how to find peace, with noise and chaos around us and still function. While, I am going through this phase, these quotes have helped me and inspired me and I am sure it will inspire and motivate you as well. We can not change certain aspects of our life but we can change our attitude towards it for positive and upbeat outlook!
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Resource Books to Find Peace in Your Life:
Finding Peace By Jean Vanier: One of our deepest human desires and needs is to live in peace. We all yearn for peace, but what is it exactly? How do we find it, and how can we bring peace to our lives and our communities? Jean Vanier reflects on recent world events, identifying the sources of conflict and fear within and among individuals, communities, and nations that thwart us in our quest for peace.
21 Ways to Finding Peace and Happiness: Overcoming Anxiety, Fear, and Discontentment Every Day by Joyce Meyer: In today’s world, peace is hard to come by. When personal desires are followed, serenity is forfeited. By submitting one’s life to God, a peace-filled life is ensured.
A smile is the beginning of peace.
– Mother Teresa
Whenever you are sincerely pleased, you are nourished.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
End each day with thoughts of peace. Begin each day with
thoughts of peace. Continue thinking thoughts of peace
throughout your precious day and happiness will be yours.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek but a means by
which we arrive at that goal.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
When we are present in each moment, the past gently rolls up
behind us and the future slowly unravels before us.
– Rev Richard Levy
Everything you do can be done better from a place of relaxation.
– Stephen C. Paul
Life is lived in the present. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is
yet to be. Today is the miracle.
The quieter you become the more you can hear.
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with
– Marcus Aurelius
Love the moment and the energy of that moment will spread
beyond all boundaries into blissful, peaceful happiness.
Nothing matters very much and few things matter at all.
– Earl Balfour
Our life is frittered away by detail . . . simplify, simplify.
– Henry David Thoreau
Seize every day as an adventure and your spirit will soar when
you discover the wonderful surprises life has to offer.
True peace is found in this moment. Acceptance is the 1st step
to inner calm.
It isn’t enough to talk about peace, one must believe it.
And it isn’t enough to to believe in it, one must work for it.
– Eleanor Roosevelt
The poor long for riches, the rich long for heaven, but the
wise long for a state of tranquility.
– Swami Rama
There is no greatness where there is not simplicity.
– Leo Tolstoy
Don’t fill your time with worry – fix what you can and let the
rest take care of itself.
Those who are at war with others are not at peace with
– William Hazlett
In acceptance, there is peace.
Satisfaction can be found in the simplest tasks.
Make the most of every moment.
Honor the past.
Live in the present.
Create the future.
The thief of the past and the thief of the future, rob us of the joy
of the peace of the present moment.
Peace of mind is attained not by ignoring problems, but by
– Raymond Hull
Relaxation comes from letting go of tense thoughts.
– Frances Wilshire
There is time for everything. – Thomas Edison
The past is history. The future is a mystery and this moment is
a gift. That is why this moment is called “the present”.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today
of its strength.
– Corrie Ten Boom
Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore
it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we find it fascinating.
– John Cage
A soft voice is the sound of peace.