• Yogananda quote: Darkness must always be combatted positively.
  • Gandi quote: Be the change that you wish to see in the world
  • Dalai Lama quote: Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

“Darkness must always be combatted positively.”

–Paramhansa Yogananda

“If we want to save the world, we must have a plan. But no plan will work unless we meditate.”

–The Dalai Lama

“If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change.”

–Mahatma Gandhi

“Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.”

–Saint Francis of Assisi

“Effective action always proceeds from a sense of inner peace.”

–Swami Kriyananda

“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”

–Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living.”

–Thich Nhat Hanh

“Don't be discouraged by your incapacity to dispel darkness from the world. Light your little candle and step forward.”


“The deeper the self-realization of a man, the more he influences the whole universe by his subtle spiritual vibrations.”

–Sri Yukteswar

“My soul is telling me: be peaceful and love everyone.”

–Malala Yousafzai

“Solve all your problems through meditation... The Divine Voice has the answer to every dilemma of life.”

–Lahiri Mahasaya

“Let us join together in this wave of social transformation, and through our practice of meditation create a spirit of global unity that can lead to lasting peace.”

–Nayaswami Devi

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”


“World peace will spread one person at a time. It begins with your own spiritual search and uplifted consciousness.”

–Nayaswami Jyotish

“Words are but the shell; meditation is the kernel.”

–Bahya ibn Paquda

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