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A Quote by Robert M. Pirsig on peace, inner peace, equanimity, calm, and writing

My favorite piece of technical writing: Assembly of Japanese bicycle require great peace of mind.

Robert M. Pirsig (1928 -)

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by unknown on truth, peace, and calm

Truth, at best, is a partially told story, allowing another opportunity for acceptance, and then peaceful calm.

unknown

Contributed by: niela

A Quote by Swami Sivananda on meditation, lasting happiness, absolute peace, calm, mind, and concentration

To achieve that state of lasting happiness and absolute peace, we must first know how to calm the mind, to concentrate and go beyond the mind. By turning the mind's concentration inward, upon the self, we can deepen that experience of perfect concentration. This is the state of Meditation.

Swami Sivananda

Source: Meditation (Dhyana)

Contributed by: Meenakshi

A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on still, calm, centeredness, presence, and stillness

When we are able to make ourselves as still within as an untouched mountain lake, we have an exquisite reflection of all that is in and around us.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 134

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky on presence, awareness, work, calm, effort, and attention

Being present is real work.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Source: Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, Pages: 135

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Gourasana on control, meditation, calm, peaceful, consciousness, pleasure, emotions, listening, living, and daily life

Practice (...) meditation while you are on the phone; for the entire time that you are on the phone, no matter who you are talking to, regardless or your like or dislike of them, you remain 100 percent in control of your being - which you can only do by controlling your emotions. Do it in a really attentive way. Don't chatter and communicate about anything unimportant. Remember to be constantly listening to everyone you are talking to; listen to the tone of their voice; be in a calm, peaceful, and controlled state. Bring a meditative state and consciousness into your life 24 hours a day, so that you will want to do this meditation for the pleasure it brings.

Gourasana

Source: Modern-Day Meditation Guide Book by Jim St. James

Contributed by: Dhyan Salima

A Quote by Goldberg on breathing, breath, life, stress, and calm

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.

Natalie Goldberg Natalie

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by White Eagle on wisdom, calm, tranquil, spirit, love, heart, and lord

Wisdom comes to those who are calm and tranquil in spirit, to those who wait upon the Lord.  Through an ever-increasing love in the heart you will grow wise.

White Eagle

Source: The Quiet Mind

Contributed by: Taikunping

A Quote by Lee Gerstley on one, calm, and home

When one is calm, one is home.

Lee Gerstley

Contributed by: starglowdaydream

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