65 Mediation Quotes On Success In Life

These mediation quotes will inspire you. Mediation is a structured, interactive process where an impartial third party assists disputing parties in resolving conflict through the use of specialized communication and negotiation techniques.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging mediation quotes, mediation sayings, and mediation proverbs.

Best Mediation Quotes

  1. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein
  2. “Mediation and reconciliation work is about a profound quest for justice and social transformation. But at the same time, they are about service, solidarity, about exploring and rediscovering the human spirit that has been lost or shattered through human conflict, cruelty, ignorance and greed.” ~ Hizkias Assefa , Work mediation quotes
  3. “Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  4. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  5. “Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.” ~ Dorothy Thompson , Conflict mediation quotes
  6. “The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” ~ Sandra Day O’Connor
  7. “The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.” ~ Franz Kafka
  8. “Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  9. “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.” ~ Mick Jagger
  10. “Conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.” ~ Max Lucado
  11. “Meditation – Before you learn how to meditate, you must unlearn what you think meditation might be.” ~ Idries Shah
  12. “Never cut what you can untie.” ~ Joseph Joubert

  13. “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” ~ William James
  14. “I always hold out hope. Mediation is an opportunity for each side to present their case, and for us to get back to the table again.” ~ Ron Weber
  15. “Don’t think of us as separate beings. Imagine that we are one body and it’s been split into millions. When we sit in the mediation hall – that is unity” ~ Frederick Lenz
  16. “You can’t always get what you want. But, if you’re lucky, you get what you need.” ~ Justin Bieber

  17. “Progress is mediation comes swiftly for those who try their hardest.” ~ Patanjali
  18. “There are those who feel that meditation is unrealistic or takes them out of the world, and if that was your experience with mediation, you weren’t meditating.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  19. “Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” ~ Saul Alinsky
  20. “I am very lucky that I have talented and creative people around me. Also, mediation has been a very big part of my freedom, because it allows me to watch all the things going on and allows me to focus.” ~ Russell Simmons
  21. “Don’t try to be someone. Be yourself. This is what mediation should teach you.” ~ Frederick Lenz

  22. “Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  23. “Meditation means removing all your prejudices, putting all your conclusions aside, seeing without any hindrance, seeing without any curtains, seeing clearly without any mediation of any thought, seeing without Buddha standing between you and reality, or Krishna, or Christ.” ~ Rajneesh
  24. “That one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of any thing else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man, who has in philosophical matters a compentent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it.” ~ Isaac Newton
  25. “One of the traditional Tantric methods of mediation is to imagine that you are taking on the suffering of all beings.” ~ Frederick Lenz

  26. “I was deluding myself that the song was almost not important, but I think the real thing that was happening was almost like self-hypnosis or mediation. The guitar lick was the transcendental key that unlocked my brain. It freed me. And then it all became easy. It’s funny now, because I’ve had times when it wasn’t easy.” ~ John Fogerty
  27. “Some days, a beautiful sunset with your best friend can be one of the most peaceful and relaxing mediations of the day.” ~ Charles M. Schulz
  28. “Start today by practicing constant conversation with God and continual mediation on his Word. Prayer lets you speak to God; mediation lets God speak to you.” ~ Rick Warren
  29. “My goal for technology has always been to reach a point where the technological mediation becomes invisible.” ~ Richard Powers

  30. “The more you establish quiet time and mediation as part of your daily discipline, the more you go through the rotation into mirror (dream) worlds.” ~ Stuart Wilde
  31. “My preparation is always mediation and deep breathing. And the rubbing of my hands together just gets my energy going.” ~ John Edward
  32. “A good manager doesn’t try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you’re the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong – that’s healthy.” ~ Robert Townsend
  33. “Nature doth thus kindly heal every wound. By the mediation of a thousand little mosses and fungi, the most unsightly objects become radiant of beauty. There seem to be two sides of this world, presented us at different times, as we see things in growth or dissolution, in life or death. And seen with the eye of the poet, as God sees them, all things are alive and beautiful.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  34. “Salvation could not come to the world without the mediation of Jesus Christ.” ~ Joseph Smith, Jr.

  35. “I think nonviolence and the mediation of conflict by means of respecting civility must be promoted. But being the kind of beings we [peoplep] are – wrestling with greed, and wrestling with fears and security, anxieties, wrestling with hatred that’s shot through all of us – wars are here to stay.” ~ Cornel West , Anxiety mediation quotes
  36. “Practice mediation and concentration exercises, and begin to think more about regaining your sensitivity by avoiding draining situations. Not because of fear but because of intelligence.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  37. “All experience is a drug experience. Whether it’s mediated by our own [endogenous] drugs, or whether it’s mediated by substances that we ingest that are found in plants, cognition, consciousness, the working of the brain, it’s all a chemically mediated process. Life itself is a drug experience.” ~ Dennis McKenna
  38. “Change means movement. Movement means friction.” ~ Saul Alinsky

  39. “An advanced way to meditate, of course, is to focus on your teacher. If you have a spiritual teacher and you focus on them during mediation, then you access the light that flows through them.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  40. “”I meditate.” That’s like saying “I eat.” Think of all the food there is! And there are almost as many varieties of mediation.” ~ Devendra Banhart
  41. “My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions.” ~ Omar Bongo
  42. “the mediation of internal conflicts can be resolved by linkages with other problems.” ~ Howard Raiffa

  43. “Concern for the symbol has completely disappeared from our science . And yet, if one were to give oneself the trouble, one could easily find, in certain parts at least of contemporary mathematics… symbols as clear, as beautiful, and as full of spiritual meaning as that of the circle and mediation. From modern thought to ancient wisdom the path would be short and direct, if one cared to take it.” ~ Simone Weil
  44. “The cause of Sense, is the External Body, or Object, which presseth the organ proper to each Sense, either immediately, as in theTaste and Touch; or mediately, as in Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling: which pressure, by the mediation of Nerves, and other strings, and membranes of the body, continued inwards to the Brain, and Heart, causeth there a resistance, or counter- pressure, or endeavor of the heart, to deliver it self: which endeavor because Outward, seemeth to be some matter without.” ~ Thomas Hobbes
  45. “Everyone meditates in their own way. Some people sit and practice formal mediation techniques for many hours a day while others spontaneously meditate while watching a sunset, listening to music, or participating in athletics.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  46. “The photograph suggests that our image of reality is made up of images. It makes explicit the domination of mediation.” ~ Andy Grundberg

  47. “When my life does get frantic and busy, there’s always time to fit something in, even if it means getting up 15 minutes earlier. I get out of bed, do a few Asanas and then do a little bit of mediation. I just structure it into the day. It’s really, really simple.” ~ Jayne Middlemiss
  48. “It just is nothing foreign to consciousness at all that could present itself to consciousness through the mediation of phenomena different from the liking itself; to like is intrinsically to be conscious.” ~ Edmund Husserl
  49. “Zen is not “attained” by mirror-wiping mediation, but by “self-forgetfulness in the existential ‘present’ of life here and now.” We do not “come”, we “are.” Don’t strive to become, but be.” ~ Bruce Lee
  50. “I liked my teacher very much and after some years of mediation, I began to teach meditation, referring all things that I didn’t know to my own teacher.” ~ Frederick Lenz

  51. “I enjoy mediation. I think the artist’s position is often to mend the things we feel are broken. Whether that’s between two cultures or two thoughts. We’re always trying to reach, trying to expand something.” ~ K’naan
  52. “Called on the people of New Hampshire . . . to confess before God their aggravated transgressions and to implore His pardon and forgiveness through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ . . . [t]hat the knowledge of the Gospel of Jesus Christ may be made known to all nations, pure and undefiled religion universally prevail, and the earth be fill with the glory of the Lord.” ~ Josiah Bartlett
  53. “A lot of people have this live or die attitude with mediation. It has to be all or nothing. I don’t think it should be. It’s a study that you follow for the rest of your life.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  54. “Architecture is the art of reconciliation between ourselves andthe world, and this mediation takes place through the senses” ~ Juhani Pallasmaa
  55. “Mediation gives you knowledge about God. Obedience gives you knowledge of God.” ~ Adrian Rogers

  56. “The monotony of provincial life attracts the attention of people to the kitchen. You do not dine as luxuriously in the provinces as in Paris, but you dine better, because the dishes serve you are the result of mediation and study.” ~ Honore de Balzac
  57. “I have often discussed the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path in talks I have given about meditation. But, since I also teach Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist mediation, I have a very eclectic approach to the subject.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  58. “Names generate meaning in a short amount of space — they provoke thoughts, questions. That’s something I like doing. Of course, you have to be careful. Sometimes it can alienate the reader, it can be another level of mediation, to make a character carry the great burden of a metaphoric name. The character can be a device before he or she becomes a person, and that can be a bad thing for a writer who wants to offer up a kind of emotional proximity in the work. It’s a constant struggle, the desire to be playful and the desire to communicate on some very stark emotional level.” ~ Joshua Ferris
  59. “I found the experiences that I had with sexuality were wonderful, they were very uplifting – we had a good time – and they didn’t seem to affect the level of my mediation.” ~ Frederick Lenz

  60. “I can very well say without hesitation that all those who have political power, even if they use it well have acquired it by demonic mediation and even if they are not conscious of it, they are worshippers of diabolos.” ~ Jacques Ellul
  61. “We shall never stop until we can go back home and Israel is destroyed… The goal of our struggle is the end of Israel, and there can be no compromises or mediations… the goal of this violence is the elimination of Zionism from Palestine in all its political, economic and military aspects… We don’t want peace, we want victory. Peace for us means Israel’s destruction and nothing else.” ~ Yasser Arafat
  62. “Some relate . . . that the eagle tries the eyes of her young by turning them to the sun; which if they cannot look steadily on, she rejects them as spurious. We may truly try our faith by immediate intuitions of the Sun of Righteousness. Direct faith to act itself, immediately and directly on the incarnation of Christ and His mediation; and if it be not the right kind and race, it will turn its eyes aside to anything else.” ~ John Owen
  63. “As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life – that’s where I am right now. I feel pretty comfortable about things.” ~ Christian Slater

  64. “We need to remain alert to what happens to the body when it is mediatised. Too often, the mediatised body is an anaesthetised body. I would be the last person to argue that the body signifies at some basic level that precedes or transcends its cultural inscriptions. Nevertheless, there is an ethical imperative not to conflate the body with its representations and mediations, but to remember that there is an actual body there somewhere, experiencing the consequences of what is being done to it.” ~ Philip Auslander
  65. “Brian Turner has given us not so much a memoir as a mediation, rendered with grace and wit and wisdom. If you want to know what modern soldiers see when they look at their world, read this book.” ~ Larry Heinemann

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