Serenity Quotes

Lao Tzu

Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.. Lao Tzu
Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books

Lao Tzu

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow.
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.

Bohdi Sanders

Never respond to an angry person with a fiery comeback, even if he deserves it...Don't allow his anger to become your anger.


Death, therefore, the most awful of evils, is nothing to us, seeing that, when we are, death is not come, and, when death is come, we are not.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace is present right here and now, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. Every breath we take, every step we take, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. The question is whether or not we are in touch with it. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment.


Pursue not the outer entanglements; Dwell not in the inner void; Be serene in the oneness of things; And dualism vanishes by itself.

Sarah Ferguson

Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to hide the bodies of those people I had to kill because they pissed me off!

Deborah Day

Wisdom comes from reflection.. Deborah Day
Wisdom comes from reflection.

G.K. Chesterton

There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Michel De Montaigne

We can be knowledgeable with another man's knowledge, but we can't be wise with another man's wisdom.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Religion is, as it were, the calm bottom of the sea at its deepest point, which remains calm however high the waves on the surface may be.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Daily walk in nature brings tranquility to one’s life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

A quiet soul, peaceful life

Abraham Lincoln

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.

Father Jacques Philippe

Do everything with the greatest possible calm and serenity and out of the greatest, purest and holiest love of Jesus and Mary.

Martin Luther King Jr.

God is able to give you the power to endure that which cannot be changed... Why be anxious? Come what may, God is able.

Oksana Rus

In the coastal strains of music full of lovers hopes and dreams upon, wearing only warmth, fresh scent of the ocean and delightfully joyous smile...I look deep in your dark gloomy ochi 'cross the oceans and lands between us, am aware by sweet memories your heart is tortured...and you are for eternity mine...

Frank Herbert

Fear is the mind-killer.

Stanley Victor Paskavich

Love” is only a one syllable word but it’s the most powerful one mankind’s ever heard.

Bryant McGill

In your serenity there is a clarity, strength and correctness that is beyond the petty scuffles of the moment - a greater truth. It is the truth of who you are; beautiful, calm, secure, open, willing and safe.

Alberto Caeiro

Also at times, on the surface of streams,
Water?bubbles form
And grow and burst
And have no meaning at all
Except that they’re water?bubbles
Growing and bursting.

Henry Miller

Out yonder they may curse, revile, and torture one another, defile all the human instincts, make a shambles of creation (if it were in their power), but here, no, here, it is unthinkable, here there is abiding peace, the peace of God, and the serene security created by a handful of good neighbors living at one with the creature world.

Oksana Rus

Just take my hand, lead, dance with me...and I will simply follow the blueness of the water, the white waves rolling free...where the earth beneath my feet and stars make my heart whole long and priceless moments of shared solitude...

Oksana Rus

The serenity of the lulling ocean is a wondrous thing to behold..more precious than the gems coveted and covered in platinum or gold...

Marie Sabillo

The best listeners are often those with the quietest heart.

Jared Brock

What if making peace with our warring hearts - peace within - is the first step to world peace?


In an age of bombs
guzzling blood, skylarks merge peace
with thought and action.

Nanao Sakaki

If you have time to chatter,
Read books.

If you have time to read,
Walk into mountain, desert and ocean.

If you have time to walk,
Sing songs and dance.

If you have time to dance,
Sit quietly, you happy, lucky idiot.

Junaid E Mustafa

Sufi’s soul seeking serenity succeeds at the cost of the body which gets spifflicated by the spines of the social world.

Kehinde Sonola

We are but a speck in the Universe
Oh, but what a lucky speck to be...

C. JoyBell C.

Go in the direction of where your peace is coming from.

Christopher Pike

There comes a time for everybody when words and reasons can become such a great weariness.

Kurt Vonnegut

The brainless serenity of charwomen and janitors working late at night came over us. In a messy world we were at least making our little corner clean.

Aniekee Tochukwu

Noise is often a product of inner emptiness

Courtney Brooks

Serenity is the guard that soothes your soul and keeps your mind at ease.

Jack Kornfield

If you put a spoonful of salt
in a cup of water
it tastes very salty.
If you put a spoonful of salt
in a lake of fresh water
the taste is still pure and clear.

Peace comes when our hearts are
open like the sky,
vast as the ocean.

Franz Kafka

By your side I’m most quiet and most unquiet, most inhibited and most free.

Charles F. Glassman

Faith often comes from patience and remembering that sometimes patience is taking a deep breath and listening to that little voice on the inside saying, 'Don't worry, everything is going to be all right.

Joseph Addison

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.

Andrew Ashling

However, what he wanted was impossible: the serenity of the Gods cannot be achieved by the sword.

C. JoyBell C.

I have just lost my reason for fighting so hard. How do I go on now, without my thing to fight for?' And he whispered into my ear, he said: 'Maybe it's time to stop fighting.

Eckhart Tolle

Watch any plant or animal and let it teach you acceptance of what is, surrender to the Now.
Let it teach you Being.
Let it teach you integrity - which means to be one, to be yourself, to be real.
Let it teach you how to live and how to die, and how not to make living and dying into a problem.

Jane Wilson-Howarth

no-one would want to go through a traumatic experience but when you’ve survived something life-shattering and risen above it, you achieve a kind of serenity.

Salman Rushdie

How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.

Guatama Buddha

When we free ourselves from desire, we will know serenity and freedom.


By changing nothing, nothing changes.

Enock Maregesi

Maskini mwenye pesa nyingi ni tajiri bahili. Tajiri mwenye mifuko iliyotoboka ni tajiri badhiri.

Enock Maregesi

Toa msaada katika jamii iliyosaidia kukulea ulipokuwa mdogo.

Jay Woodman

Grant me the wisdom to know when to keep trying and when to stop wasting time, the patience to keep going with the 1st, and the courage & serenity to let go of the 2nd.

Ayn Rand

Serenity comes from the ability to say “Yes” to existence. Courage comes from the ability to say “No” to the wrong choices made by others.

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