99 Calm Mind Quotes That You Need To Know

We start panicking whenever we face anything that scares us or is out of our control. This feeling is very normal. It only gets worse when we let the panic consume us. In such a situation, we might find it hard to calm ourselves down.

Learning the skill of keeping yourself calm in any situation is a mandate. If you are calm, you can think clearly and understand the situation better. 

There are numerous ways by which you can keep yourself calm and composedDeep breathing exercisesproper sleep, taking a breakmeditation, etc., can help you develop a calm mind. To motivate yourself to embark on the journey towards a calm mind, we have listed 99 calm mind quotes for you.  

But before that, let’s understand how a calm mind leads to good mental health.

A Calm Mind And Mental Health 

How does a calm mind help you have good mental health? 

Good mental and physical health helps you lead a happy and balanced life. It helps in reducing stress and brings out creativity and productivity in you. Good mental health keeps your immunity high and prevents diseases like heart attackepilepsy, and mental health illnesses.

A calm mind helps us analyze a situation better, making us less stressed and anxious. A calm mind allows us to make proper decisions. It also prevents depression.

99 Quotes about Keeping Calm

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

-Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

2. “By staying calm, you increase your resistance against any kind of storms.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

 – Wayne W. Dyer

4.  “Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” 

– Walter Anderson

5. “Anxiety doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” 

– Charles Spurgeon

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

– Jodi Picoult

7. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

8. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”

— Rumi

9. “Get the inside right. The outside will fall into place.”

—Eckhart Tolle

10. “A smile is the beginning of peace.”

– Mother Teresa

11. “Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.

– Lao Tse

12. “Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” 

– Arthur Somers Roche

13. “Understand: presence of mind is the ability to detach yourself, to see the whole battlefield, the whole picture, with clarity. “

― Robert Greene

14. “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.” 

– Anais Nin

15. “People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt, and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.”

 – Eckhart Tolle

16. 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

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


18. “You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”

 – Eleanor Roosevelt

19. “The other thing is that if you rely solely on medication to manage depression or anxiety, for example, you have done nothing to train the mind so that when you come off the medication, you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you had never taken the medication.” 

– Daniel Goleman

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

 – Wayne Dyer

21. “Choose to be optimistic. It feels better.”

—Dalai Lama

22. “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

23. “If you trade your authenticity for safety, you may experience the following: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, addiction, rage, blame, resentment, and inexplicable grief.” 

– Brene Brown

24. “Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.”

—Eckhart Tolle

25. “A person who practices compassion and forgiveness has great inner strength, whereas aggression is usually a sign of weakness.”

—Dalai Lama

26. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”

—Mahatma Gandhi

27. “Just slow down. Slow down your speech. Slow down your breathing. Slow down your walking, slow down your eating. And let this slower, steadier pace perfume your mind. Just slow down.”


28. “Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.”

—Quotes about keeping calm by David G. Allen

29. “The one who has the power to calm the elements of the earth has the power to calm our souls.”

—Quotes about keeping calm by Elder Robert D. Hales

30. “Feelings are just visitors; let them come and go.”


31. “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

32. “Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.” 

– Grenville Kleiser

33. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”

—Dalai Lama

34. “Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there—buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day.”

—Deepak Chopra

35. “The largest part of what we call ‘personality’ is determined by how we’ve opted to defend ourselves against anxiety and sadness.” 

– Alain de Botton

36. “Remember, the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.”


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

 – Quotes about keeping calm by Paramahansa Yogananda

38. “Those who act with few desires are calm, without worry or fear.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Buddha

39. “Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness, and a sense of self-discipline are qualities that help us lead our daily lives with a calm mind.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Dalai Lama

40. “Let peace be your middle name.” – Ntathu Allen

41. “Never be in a hurry, do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Francis de Sales

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

– Old Eskimo Proverb

43. “The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.”

 – Ernest Hemingway

44. “Only when one is connected to one’s own core is one connected to others, I am beginning to discover.  And, for me, the core, the inner spring, can best be re-found through solitude.”  

– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

45. “How beautiful it is to be alive!” 

– Henry S. Sutton

46. People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.” 

– George Bernard Shaw

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

– Wayne W. Dyer

48. “Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.”

― Quotes about keeping calm by Manoj Arora

49. “The ability to stay calm and focused in the midst of change is what distinguishes great leaders from those just collecting a paycheck.”

― Todd Stocker

50. “Always ask yourself: “What will happen if I say nothing?”

― Kamand Kojouri

51.  Look at a tree; how calm, lovely, and beautiful she is. She is always meditating for the love of the sun.”

― Quotes about keeping calm by Debasish Mridha

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

― Quotes about keeping calm by Chris Bradford

53. “We can only be calm since God controls all circumstances.”

―  Quotes about keeping calm by Lailah Gifty Akita

54. “When everything around you is crazy, it is ingenious to stay calm.”

― Quotes about keeping calm by Mehmet Murat ildan

55. “I am too calm to be claimed by your chaos.

― Quotes about keeping calm by Nitya Prakash

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

People who need shelter come to it.”

― Quotes about keeping calm by Toba Beta

57. “Train your mind to be calm in negative situations.”

― Quotes about keeping calm by Kalpesh Radadiya

58. “When you are angry, try your best to go to sleep; it keeps you away from speaking, writing, and thinking while you are angry.”

 – Amit Kalantri

59. “People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” 

– Thich Nhat Hanh

60. “Calmness is that power that can overcome your mental instability.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Sonal Takalkar

61. “Calmly accept who you are.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Adrienne Posey

62. “I try never to get too high when things are going well. I try never to get too low when things are going poorly. I try to keep an even keel.”

 – Barack Obama

63. “In this fast-paced world, it’s important to slow down sometimes.” 

– Biker George

64. “Sometimes God let us experience the storm so people who give us importance could calm us down.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by RS Cruz

65. “The best response to any difficult situation is to keep your calm.” 

– Calm mind quotes by Lailah Gifty Akita

66. “Keep calm. You have the forest in your blood.”

 – Nenia Campbell

67. “Be still and calm, don’t fear your past but use it for our future..!” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Nitesh Nishadl

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

– Calm mind quotes by Marcus Aurelius

69. “My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.” 

– Ashton Eaton

70. “It’s all about finding the calm in the chaos.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Donna Karan

71. “Calm is the magic elixir that brings you to a place of balance, harmony, and peace.” 

– Donald Altman

72. “Cultivate outward calm and inward calm will come.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Obi-Wan Kenobi

73. “Learning to be calm in the face of danger, perceived or real, gives you confidence and mental clarity in the situation.” 

– Keith Hill Jr.

74. “Calm people are not attached to outcomes. They have learned to do their best and let go.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by Sarah Schewitz, Psy.D.

75. “In the chaos of uncertainty and adversity, one calm person in the room can make all the difference.” 

– Frank Ostaseski

76. “When you’re in control, confident, and calm in stressful situations, you’ll win everyone over.” 

– Quotes about keeping calm by David Fletcher Chase

77. “The inner peace of an alert and calm mind is the source of real happiness and good health.” 

– Calm mind quotes by Dalai Lama

78. “We can train our minds by selecting the information that makes us calm, removes our doubts, and helps us focus more intensely on our aims.” 

― Dr. Prem Jagyasi

79. “I want to calm down, to rest, to outlive this nonsense.” 

― Quotes about keeping calm by Anne Sexton

80. “Calmness has the power to leave dirty water as clean water on top of dirt.”

 ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana

81. “By contrast, I feel rather calm, as if I have swallowed the eye of the storm.”

 ― Quotes about keeping calm by Chantel Acevedo

82. “Staying on the kinder side of a situation even in our minds is a much calmer place.” 

― Ron Baratono

83. “Luckily, I have music and books to calm the pandemonium in my head.” 

― Quotes about keeping calm by Maude Julien

84. “There’s no point in reacting to a lack of calm in a way that makes you even less calm.” 

― Claudia Gray

85. “If you can stay calm when it’s their fault, you need no relationship advice. You’re great to go.” 

― Sarvesh Jain

86. “Watching the calm sea of the morning calms even the stormiest spirits!” 

― Quotes about keeping calm by Mehmet Murat İldan

87. “I’m like a duck in love: Calm above water, feet going crazy below.” 

― James M Stoffel, Jr

88. “With the coming of spring, I am calm again.”

 -Gustav Mahler

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

 -Quotes about keeping calm by Dalai Lama

90. “There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storms.” 

-Willa Cather

91. “Win or lose, just stay calm.”

 -Quotes about keeping calm by Mirko Cro Cop

92. “Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”

– Quotes about keeping calm by Martin Luther

93. “Mistakes and pressure are inevitable; the secret to getting past them is to stay calm.”

-Calm mind quotes by Travis Bradberry

94. “Right now I am trying to be in a place of calm, a place where I can chill out and then handle the chaos of life better. You don’t just get it overnight; you have to work at it. It’s a daily struggle.”

 -Jackee Harry

95. “When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded, and press on.” 

-Calm mind quotes by LL Cool J

96. “There’s a lot more power in calm than in vituperation.” 

-Quotes about keeping calm by Dennis Prager

97. “You have to be strong and calm to overcome difficult moments.”

 -Dani Alves

98. “Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.” 

-Quotes about keeping calm by Simon Sinek

99. “He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden.” 



So here are some of the best calm mind quotes that will help you understand the meaning and essence of being calm and composed. 

It takes time to develop a calm mind. But worry not. Give yourself the time to understand your mindset and then work on it. Develop patience. Try distracting your mind away from negative thoughts. Use these quotes to motivate yourself toward a calm and composed mind. These can work as positive affirmations for you

Here are different ways to calm yourself down. Follow these steps consistently, and you’ll find them effective in making you happy and stress-free.

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