50+ Yoga Quotes That Will Inspire And Motivate You

Yoga is a practice to keep the body and mind healthy. Everyone is stressed out in today’s hectic lifestyle, and Yoga is a perfect solution to relax your body and mind. There are countless benefits of Yoga. Today, in this article, we will see some quick glimpse of Yoga, its benefits, and later we will give some of the best Yoga Quotes.

Let’s first understand What Yoga Is?

The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ meaning ‘to join,’ ‘to unite.’ Thus Yoga is a state that allows you to connect with something. 

According to Wikipedia 

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Yoga originated in India about 5000 years ago. Indian saints, Brahmins, and some other caste people were used to perform Yoga, and later with time, everyone understood the importance and benefits of Yoga, and other people also started doing it. Swami Vivekanand plays a vital role in the spread of Yoga outside India. 

In the present time, people all across the globe have understood the importance of Yoga and meditation. 

Some people consider Yoga as a workout or a group of exercises, but Indians consider Yoga much beyond that. They believe that Yoga has the power to connect with the surroundings and experience inner peace.

Yoga has countless benefits. Some of them are 

  • Increased flexibility
  • Improve Muscle Strength
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Increases Self-Esteem
  • Keep diseases away

The popularity of Yoga has risen so much in recent times that International Yoga Day is celebrated on 21 June in more than 85 countries. People actively participate in this, and thus Yoga has become an integral part of people’s life. 

Now without any further delay, let’s see some of the best Yoga Quotes. 

You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state.

Sharon Gannon

Quotes Related To Yoga
Quotes Related To Yoga

Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked.

T.K.V.Desikachar

When we follow the breath, the mind will be drawn into the activities of the breath. In this way, praṇayama prepares us for the stillness of meditation.

T.K.V.Desikachar

Yoga Quotes In English
Yoga Quotes In English

Another meaning of the word yoga is “to tie the strands of the mind together.

T.K.V.Desikachar

Yoga is a skill in action.

The Bhagavad Gita

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Yoga Related Quotes

The wise man lets go of all results, whether good or bad and is focused on the actions alone.

The Bhagavad Gita

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Yoga Related Quotes

Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.

The Bhagavad Gita

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Yoga Related Quotes

The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.

B.K.S Iyengar

The posture becomes perfect when the effort of achieving it vanishes.

The Bhagavad Gita

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Yoga Related Quotes

Peace comes not from doing, but from undoing; not from getting, but from letting go.

Swami Satchidananda

Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better you practice, the brighter the flame.

B.K.S. Iyengar

Calming the mind is yoga, not just standing on the head.

Swami Satchidananda

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Yoga Quotes

Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.

 Patanjali 

Whether young or old, very old, sick or feeble, one can attain perfection in all the yogas by practicing.

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Yoga is the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquility, and joy.

B.K.S. Iyengar

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Yoga Quotes

Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Yoga is 99 percent practice and one percent theory.

Sri Pattabhi Jois
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Yoga Quotes

If you are quiet enough, you will hear the flow of the universe. You will feel its rhythm. Go with this flow. Happiness lies ahead. Meditation is key.

Buddha

Peace cannot be kept by force it can be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Yoga allows you to rediscover a sense of wholeness in your life, where you do not feel like you are constantly trying to fit broken pieces together.

B.K.S. Iyengar

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.

 Buddha

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Yoga Quotes

We all wish for world peace, but world peace will never be achieved unless we first establish peace within our own minds.

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Do not feel lonely. The entire universe is inside you.

Rumi

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Yoga Quotes

The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.

Rumi

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.

Buddha

This world is your body. This world is a great school. This world is your silent teacher.

Swami Sivananda Saraswati
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Yoga Quotes

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands a very great struggle.

Swami Sivananda Saraswati

Tell your body that it is strong, tell your mind that it is strong, and have unbounded faith and hope in yourself.

Swami Vivekananda

Yoga is the science to be in the here and now.

Swami Vivekananda

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Yoga Quotes

Yoga means addition. Addition of energy, strength, and beauty to body, mind, and soul.

Amit Ray

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Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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Yoga means to encounter reality as it is.

Osho

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Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.

Kathryn Budig

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Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Gautama Buddha

Fools live in fear, a wise man lives in strength.

Yogi Bhajan

The future depends on what we do in the present.

 M.K.Gandhi

Yoga Quotes
Yoga Quotes

Yoga is a skill in action.

Bhagavad Gita

True Yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived.

Aadil Palkhivala

For me, yoga is not just a workout – it’s about working on yourself.

Mary Glover

The purpose of karma yoga is to transcend the bondage of selfish genes through the service of others.

Amit Ray

Yoga is not just a repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.

Amit Ray

Yoga is not about touching your toes. It is what you learn on the way down.

 Jigar Gor

Surrender to Yoga, for where, is the conflict when the truth is known.

Sri T.Krishnamacharya

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Yoga Quotes

 If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself.

Becca Lee

Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.

Jim Rohn

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.

Peace Pilgrim

Simply be present with your own shifting energies and with the unpredictability of life as it unfolds.

Sri.K.Pattabhi Jois

Yoga begins right where I am – not where I was yesterday or where I long to be.

Linda Sparrowe

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The body is not stiff, the mind is stiff.

Sri.K.Pattabhi Jois

You are the sky, everything else is just the weather.

Pema Chodron

Wisdom is knowing we are all One. Love is what it feels like and Compassion is what it acts like.

Ethan Walker III

My body is my temple and asanas are my prayers.

Sri.B.K.S.Iyengar

Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.

Sri.B.K.S.Iyengar

Yoga Quotes

Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.

Thich Nhat Hanh

There is no difference in souls, only the ideas about ourselves that we wear.

Sri.B.K.S.Iyengar

What you think, you become.

Buddha

The quality of our breath expresses our inner feelings.

T.K.V.Desikachar

Once you’re in touch with the life force around us, it’s natural to want to help keep it around.

-Adi Carter

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Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.

The Bhagavad Gita

The soul is here for its own joy.

-Rumi

The very heart of yoga practice is abhyasa – steady effort in the direction you want to go.

Sally Kempton

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

Mother Teresa

Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.

Rumi

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The true miracle lies in our eagerness to allow, appreciate, and honor the uniqueness, and freedom of each sentient being to sing the song of their heart.

Amit Ray

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Jimmy Johnson

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

C.G. Jung

The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.

Jason Crandell

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I think it’s interesting that the opposite of being active in yoga is not being passive. It’s being receptive.

Cyndi Lee

My biggest struggles have been my biggest teachers.

Kathryn Budig

Yoga is not about self-improvement. It’s about self-acceptance.

Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

Here and now is where yoga begins.

The Yoga Sutras

Change only happens in the present moment. The past is already done. The future is just energy and intention.

KinoMacGregor

Yoga Quotes

When we are aligned, everything can flow, and life and yoga become effortless.

Unknown

 A phrase often used in yoga class: “A calm sea does not make a skilled sailor.

Nathan Gilkarov

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