40 Deeply Inspiring Yogic Quotes

“Love what you do, do what you love.”    

— Zen Proverb

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment”.

— Buddha

“One of the most beautiful compensations of this life is that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The strength of a tree lies in it’s ability to bend.”

— Zen Proverb

“Whatever you do in life, yoga shows you how to do it better.”    

— Chuck Miller

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

— Abraham Lincoln




“How can you think and hit at the same time?”    

— Yogi Berra

“Worrying about something is like paying interest on a debt you don’t even know you owe”.

— Mark Twain

“The smallest good deed is better than the greatest intention.”    

— Anonymous

“Watch your thoughts; they become words.

Watch your words; they become actions.

Watch your actions; they become habits.

Watch your habits; they become character.

Watch your character; for it becomes your destiny.”

— Upanishads

“Fall with awareness and acceptance.”

— Brian Kest

“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.”

— Martin Luther King Jr.

“A sorrow shared is a sorrow divided. A joy shared is a joy multiplied.” 

— Anonymous

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”

— Jack Kornfield


40 Deeply Inspiring Yogic Quotes


“Dance like there’s nobody watching
Love like you’ll never get hurt
Sing like there’s nobody listening
Live like it’s heaven on earth
And speak from the heart to be heard.” 

— William W. Purkey

“Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.”

— BKS Iyengar

“Man is a creature of habits. When you do yoga, you unlearn your habits.”  

— Bharat Thakur

If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial.

If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked.

If you want to become full, let yourself be empty.

If you want to be reborn, let yourself die.

If you want to be given everything, give everything up.”

— Tao Te Ching

“Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you – gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.”   

— Tennessee Williams

“Breathe and you dwell in the here and now, breath and you see impermanence is life.”

— Thich Nhat Hanh

“We have never arrived. We are in a constant state of becoming.”   

— Bob Dylan

” A windmill’s  true power is revealed only when it faces the wind; a person’s only when he faces adversity.”

— Zen Proverb

“May we live like the lotus, at home in muddy water.”   

— Buddha

“Eat less, taste more.”

— Chinese Proverb

“Without going outside, you may know the whole world,
Without looking through the window, you may see the ways of heaven.
The farther you go, the less you know.
Thus the sage knows without traveling;
He sees without looking;
He works without doing.”

— Lao Tsu


40 Deeply Inspiring Yogic Quotes


“We must be the change we wish to see in the world.”

— Gandhi

Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.”   

— Alan Watts

“If you can walk you can dance, if you can talk you can sing.”

— Kenyan Proverb

“We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.”  

— Anais Nin

“You are what you love, not what loves you.”

— Zen Proverb

“Things don’t change. We change.”  

— Henry David Thoreau

“Yoga ia a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are.”

— Erich Schiffmann

“You can’t ‘take’ a breath, your breath is given to you.” 

— Shiva Rea

“May the long time sun shine upon you.

All love surround you.

And the light within you guide your way on.”

— Irish ballad

“When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.” 

— Chinese Proverb

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

— Jimmy Hendrix


40 Deeply Inspiring Yogic Quotes


“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” 

— Lao Tzu

“The rythm of the body,
the melody of the mind,
and the harmony of the soul,
create the symphony of life”

— B.K.S. Iyengar

“Three things cannot be hidden; the sun, the moon and the truth.” 

— Buddha

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built.

— Rumi



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