Mantras Quotes

Mantras Quotes by Ruth Wilson, Sarah MacLean, Jamie Bell, Irwin Redlener, Tom Peters, Michael Jackson and many others.

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I remembered a mantra that one of my teachers used to tell me at drama school, that every thought will pass across your face. Even if you’re thinking about Shreddies the camera will read it.
Ruth Wilson
Silent mantra practice helps me respond rather than react.
Sarah MacLean
I think a mantra I always told myself is, “No matter how many times somebody pitches the ball at you, if you swing every time, eventually one of them is going to connect.” Being yourself and persistence are two things that became my daily mantras, I suppose.
Jamie Bell
Kids get a lot of lip service in disaster planning, but they tend to get far fewer resources than they need. The mantra of ‘children are our most valuable resource’ is almost never matched by actual funding.
Irwin Redlener
Stop being conned by the old mantra that says, ‘Leaders are cool, managers are dweebs.’ Instead, follow the Peters Principle: Leaders are cool. Managers are cool too!
Tom Peters
Music is a mantra that soothes the soul…something our body has to have. It’s important to understand the power of music.
Michael Jackson
I sit quietly and repeat my mantra until I’m in a meditative state, taking it all in but not focusing on any one thing.
Donna Karan
My mantra is if you want to help people accomplish some goal, make it easy.
Richard Thaler
Chanting Hare Krishna is really the same sort of thing as meditation, but I think it has a quicker effect. I mean, even if you put your beads down, you can still say the mantra or sing it without actually keeping track on your beads.
George Harrison
My mantra is: Realize you’re going to fail all the time, and accept it. That doesn’t mean I’m not frightened of it.
Mark Burnett
If you are unable to meditate, chant your mantra or sing bhajans.
Mata Amritanandamayi
My mantra is always, “Take a nap first, Matt! Then think.” It’s silly, but it works.
Matthew Moy
My resolution is to make positivity, thankfulness and happiness my new mantra.
Francisco Costa
My current mantra is that sometimes we need teachers in our lives. I never had that in my life, parents and stuff like that; I tried to stay on the outside of them or anybody that had that kind of influence.
Taylor Dane
Lady Gaga listens to me. Her mantra is only one word – ‘Bikram’ – because Bikram makes her what she is today. It works.
Bikram Choudhury
That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex.
Steve Jobs
A mantra is basically a means of talking with your thoughts and feelings. It’s a time-honored method sometimes referred to as prayer, but really it’s an opening of a conversation between the heart and the mind.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche
For a true disciple, the repetition of the mantra is like food.
Mata Amritanandamayi
When I was shooting ‘The Bourne Identity,’ I had a mantra: ‘How come you never see James Bond pay a phone bill?’ It sounds trite, but it became the foundation of that franchise.
Doug Liman
My big mantra is ‘food is medicine,’ so I really love being able to talk about how you can make food your medicine, how you can make food be the thing that hopefully allows you to live a longer, happier, healthier life.
Travis Lane Stork
Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Effective education may also require co-opting old faculties to deal with new demands. . . Because much of the content of education is not cognitively natural, the process of mastering it may not always be easy and pleasant, notwithstanding the mantra that learning is fun.
Steven Pinker
Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji gave the mantra- Insaniyat, Jamhooriyat, Kashmiriyat. He based Jammu and Kashmir’s development on this, and we need to take it ahead.
Narendra Modi
You know what, my new mantra is this: ANT AND DEC. Ant and Dec. I might get their names tattooed on each wrist. Because they smile, and they never complain, and it seems to work for them and I wish I could be more like that.
Lily Allen
That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
Steve Jobs
The highest type of meditation is done in silence. In silence there are no mantras. Mantras are not essential, but they can be very helpful.
Frederick Lenz
Towards the end of your meditation session, or when you feel your meditation is deep, chant “Kring” seven times. Repeat it with sharp intensity, without elongating the syllables.
Frederick Lenz
The thing to remember is that the work comes first, and not to get distracted by anything else. If you keep focused on the work, everything else will fall into place. That’s my mantra now.
James Nesbitt
The mantra of the National Commercial Bank is ‘building a better Jamaica.’ If this bank is going to be everlastingly successful, it has to take on the ailments of this society.
Michael Lee-Chin
It represents a Bible verse I wear on my shoe. Philippians 4:13. It says ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’ It’s also my mantra, how I get up for games and why I play the way I do.
Stephen Curry
The word Hare is the word that calls upon the energy that’s around the Lord. If you say the mantra enough, you build up an identification with God.
George Harrison
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Take some time to be silent and repeat the sound of God as an inner mantra. Meditation allows you to make conscious contact with your Source and achieve success in every area. If a problem arises, then go within, get very quiet about it and find the answers inside of you
Wayne Dyer
Only God has no limits (except those he voluntarily imposes on himself). The mantra “no limits” is actually a call to idolatry.
Roger E. Olson
Keep a cool head and a warm heart. A mantra that became a song, inspired by the wise words of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. If we all take the time to listen and love each other, this world would be a better place.
Mike Love
IBM’s long-standing mantra is ‘Think.’ What has always made IBM a fascinating and compelling place for me, is the passion of the company, and its people, to apply technology and scientific thinking to major societal issues.
Ginni Rometty
Sab kaa saath, sab kaa vikas. This is our mantra.
Narendra Modi
This ancient practice of the Rudrabhishekam, with the chanting of mantras, has been happening since thousands of years. It creates such a deep resonance in our consciousness, because our consciousness is very ancient
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
The mantra is a very preliminary exercise for the student to begin to grasp a sense of focus. When they are used by persons who have reached very high levels of attention, they can open up doorways to other worlds.
Frederick Lenz
Make use of all free time at the office and elsewhere for chanting your mantra or reading spiritual books. Avoid indulging in unnecessary gossip and try to talk about spiritual subjects with others.
Mata Amritanandamayi
The notion that business and government are and should be partners is ubiquitous, unremarkable, and repeated like a mantra by leaders in both domains. It seems a compelling and innocuous idea – until you think about what it really means.
Joel Bakan
I have my mantra about silhouette, proportion, and fit. I believe that when they are in harmony and balance, you’ll look great in anything.
Tim Gunn
I think the most important thing to remember is that pain passes. And artistically, the pain is going to pass. It’s what you want to express out of the pain as opposed to indulging in the agony-and-pain mantra of songwriting that became such a hit in the ’90s and still, all the way up to now.
Alex Ebert
The maha-mantra was prescribed for modern times because of the fast-paced nature of things today. Even when people do get into a little quiet place, it’s very difficult to calm the mind for very long.
Mukunda Goswami
Aum is the most powerful of all mantras. It is good to chant Aum seven or more times before and after each meditation. Chanting “Aum” puts you in harmony with the vibration of Eternity. “Aum” opens the gateway to the infinite highway of light.
Frederick Lenz
My mantra, and the key to all my success is simple: relationships over results, always.
Gary W. Goldstein
Prana… is the spirit of mantra. Mantra in turn is the expression of prana. Whatever most engages our prana or vital energy becomes the main subject of our speech.
David Frawley
I will openly admit that I’ve never really followed hockey. Given my New England upbringing, I have always adhered to the Celtics, Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins mantra of professional sports fandom, but hockey was definitely the lowest sport on the totem pole – even when the Bruins won the Stanley Cup.
Rachel Nichols
“Be courageous and keep moving forward”… that’s kind of the mantra that I’ve tried to keep.
Jesse Brock
I overcame my fears and troubles simply by praying and learning to calm down when scary things were happening – I formed certain mantras which helped me become pro-active vs. reactive, such as :
What’s the problem? What’s the solution?
Time Energy Money
What do I get? What do I give?
Shrink It. Fix it. Grow it.
Kelly Cutrone
That’s basically the mantra of Herr Silverman’s teaching – think for yourself and do what’s right for you, but let others do the same.
Matthew Quick
My mantra has always been to have zero regrets in life. Everything I do at one speed, I go all-out.
Apolo Ohno
Children, in the present dark age of materialism, chanting the mantra is the easiest way for us to obtain inner purification and concentration. Japa can be done at any time, anywhere, without observing any rule regarding the purity of mind and body. Japa can be done while engaged in any task.
Mata Amritanandamayi
A mantra is a thought. Use a mantra to help you still your mind initially and then move into silent meditation.
Frederick Lenz
Remember my mantra: distinct… or extinct.
Tom Peters
Colin thought about the dork mantra: sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. What a dirty lie.
John Green
My mantra is, ‘This or something better.’
John Paul Caponigro
Social bonds have given way under the collapse of social protections and the attack on the welfare state. Moreover, all solutions to socially produced problems are now relegated to the mantra of individual solutions.
Henry Giroux
Don’t take life too seriously. Have fun in your life. And, never forget my mantra – love and laughter supersede all!
Lisa Vanderpump
The mantra of the new historicists was “we have betrayed ourselves.” Since their emergence, there have been more or less interesting paradigm shifts having mainly to do with Habermas and the increased focus on media studies, but the talismanic word has never ceased to be “history.”
Paul Fry
It is more important to repeat a mantra several times with total absorption than to parrot it for hours on end.
Frederick Lenz
Time management is the mantra of my life.
Vir Das
One of my mantras is if I’m scared to do something, that means that I have to do it.
Julianne Hough
I hate to keep repeating my mantra, but, boy, there are things happening that we did not expect to happen in any way, shape, manner, or form.
Rush Limbaugh
I think that you have to believe. That’s one of my biggest mantras, is believe. I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t believe in myself.
Puff Daddy
The imminent demise of the church has been predicted since the middle of the 18th century. This is the regular secular mantra if churchgoing declines. I could take you to plenty of churches that are full to bursting and new churches being built.
N. T. Wright
For the last 20 years of my life, I’ve had the mantra to do amazing parts with amazing people in amazing projects, so I’m attracted to good story, writing and character and good people. That’s what I’m always searching for and I don’t think that’s ever going to change.
John Hawkes
I think it’s important to keep mantras fresh (sometimes the same verse can get stale). That being said, I love this powerful statement: ‘Define yourself.’ I rehearsed it a million times during the 2005 Chicago Marathon [her first win].
Deena Kastor
I need to stay in the present and use that new-age mantra: ‘I’m okay right now.’ But I worry about all the things I’m failing at every moment.
Jonathan Ames
It is not a good idea to continually repeat a mantra during meditation. Repeating a mantra throughout your mediation causes you to fixate on a specific level of consciousness.
Frederick Lenz
The definition of mantra is “that which protects the mind.” That which protects the mind from negativity, or that which protects you from your own mind, is called mantra.
Sogyal Rinpoche
Doing meditation you may need to experiment to discover what kinds of thoughts are best for your own unique interests and situation. For you it might be a repetitive “mantra,” or simply an open state of watching your breath, like in the Buddhist tradition.
Tim McCarthy
Sring is the mantra of beauty. Traditionally it is connected with Lakshmi, the Indian goddess of beauty. Chant “Sring” slowly, elongating each sound. As you do, you will see the consciousness of beauty of everywhere.
Frederick Lenz
I think with each generation comes more opportunity. At least that’s the way that I see it. I grew up in a generation that watched the birth of the internet. We all have. But I feel like I look around at the generation younger than me and it’s a very opportunistic mantra.
Justin Timberlake
I couldn’t help it,” I said, knowing how lame that sounded. It was as bad as Angeline’s “it’s not my fault” mantra.
Richelle Mead
The mantra should change from ‘Always Be Closing’ to ‘Always to helping’.
David Hahn
It’s no fun watching you disintegrate. Where is the old “I Love Myself” mantra? You need to feel you are indeed lovable and that your life matters. Listen. The birds are singing your name.
Kirby Wright
Lakshmi is a celestial being who lives in a higher plane of existence. Her mantra is “Sring.” When you chant it, it brings beauty and light into your consciousness.
Frederick Lenz
Start a meditation session by repeating a mantra, perhaps, “Aum”, which is the most powerful of all mantras. Then, after repeating the mantra perhaps a dozen times, focus on a yantra.
Frederick Lenz
My real mantra for my life is “empower others”.
Guy Kawasaki
My mantra is: put your brain into gear and if you can add to what’s on the screen then do it, otherwise shut up.
Richie Benaud
One way for attaining Bhakti is by repeating the name of God a number of times. Mantras have effect: the mere repetition of words…. To obtain Bhakti, seek the company of holy men who have Bhakti, and read books like the Gita and the Imitation of Christ; always think of the attributes of God.
Swami Vivekananda
The mantra is forget your size discover your shape and transform yourself.
Trinny Woodall
Greenspan advised the American people to buy – he repeated the old mantra: ‘spending is patriotic’. He also managed to convince them that if they did not have the money, that shouldn’t stop them. They would ‘pay later’. To a certain extent he was correct, we are all having to ‘pay later’… we may even never stop paying.
Gilad Atzmon
My mantra is, ‘Don’t be afraid of color.’ What did it do to you? Do a color testing in alternate kinds of light you desire in the room because the pigment will change. And I refuse to believe that pale pale or white colors in a small room will buy you more square footage. Go with color all the way.
Bryan Batt
I don’t have a specific mantra; It’s more about believing that I’m tough. I’ve been through a lot, and I’m not wiling to let myself get beat.
Katie Hoff
Be compassionate,” Morrie whispered. And take responsibility for each other. If we only learned those lessons, this world would be so much better a place.” He took a breath, then added his mantra: “Love each other or die.
Mitch Albom
My mantra about everything that has to do with public policy is: identify and reject the false choice.
Kamala Harris
A mantra is like meeting the Buddha or Bodhisattva himself.
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
Regarding the mantra…”There is no overtraining” Just because you can handle large amounts of volume doesn’t mean it’s needed. That’s the crux of the issue. Just because the body can tolerate something doesn’t mean it’s a necessity for progress. This is simply poor logic.
Steve Shaw
We meditate so that our minds can be sharp and alert. We chant mantras so that your souls may be ignited like candles. We walk in the light of this beauty.
Harbhajan Singh Yogi
There are thousands of mantras. Everyone has favorites. I prefer three – Aum, Sring, and Kring.
Frederick Lenz
We all exist in a time of widespread exponential growth. We are busier than ever. When things pile sky-high on top of each other, I try to take a moment to: breathe, smile, repeat. This mantra helps me align to the reality outside of the superfluous noise.
Ian Somerhalder
My mantra was to educate people – to actually give them the know-how they could use – and to do it in a very subversive kind of way. I would entertain them, and I was going to teach them whether they knew it or not.
Alton Brown
Every time I get scared or feel like I’m not going to be good enough at something, I say that mantra to myself. “Pretend you’re good at it.”
Jenny Lawson
I listen to pop music and it sounds like mantra to me, there’s this power to it. There’s also something to be said about how it reaches people on a mass level, there’s some magic to that.
Taraka Larson
It’s a police mantra that all members of the public are guilty of something, but some members of the public are more guilty than others.
Ben Aaronovitch
We have a mantra: don’t be evil, which is to do the best things we know how for our users, for our customers, for everyone. So I think if we were known for that, it would be a wonderful thing.
Larry Page
When I teach writing, I have a mantra: Be a first-rate version of yourself, and not a second-rate version of another writer.
David Morrell
Repeat mantra: Donuts are not vitamins, donuts are not.
William Howard Taft
Here’s my mantra: ‘Every mile is a gift.’
Amby Burfoot
I remind myself: I am the best. I have the best. And I deserve the best. This is one of my personal mantras that I tell myself every morning before auditions, character work, and performances.
Allison Holker
I have a mantra of my own that has helped me through the most chaotic of times. I remind myself that: I am the best, I have the best, and I deserve the best.
Allison Holker
“What’s the next thing that’s going to kill me?” is a mantra for pilots and astronauts.
Chris Hadfield
My best advice to any young person is, if you want kids, be careful who you have them with. That’s my mantra.
Al Pacino
Your mantra is thank you. Just keep saying thank you. Don’t explain. Don’t complain. Just say thank you. Say thank you to existence.
Chant your mantra while engaged in work. This way, the mind will be continuously focused on Him.
Mata Amritanandamayi
There are only two mantras, yum and yuck, mine is yum.
Tom Robbins
Activism has to remain active. That’s the trademark slogan and that’s the mantra, because if your foot doesn’t stay on the pedal, the car will stop.
Bethann Hardison
I have a mantra in my head that there will always be another meal. I can put my fork down, knowing there will be good things in my future!
Gail Simmons
I have a mantra that kind of explains my feelings on this subject, which is, “The past is the present is the future.” When you’re recording something, you’re making something that will exist in the future.
Will Oldham
Food should be consumed while chanting your mantra inwardly. This will purify the food and the mind at the same time.
Mata Amritanandamayi
I say things that can be defined as prayers. But I don’t pray to a power or ask an entity to intercede in the earthly scheme, because I don’t believe that happens. But if I see a really unfortunate person in the street, I do pray, yes, though I suppose it’s really more like a mantra to ease my own sorrow.
George Carlin
Whenever I get down about life going by too quickly, what helps me is a little mantra that I repeat to myself: at least I’m not a fruit fly.
Ray Romano
I’m Godless. And so I’ve had to make my God, and my God is narrative filmmaking, which is — ultimately what my God becomes, which is what my mantra becomes, is the theme.
Darren Aronofsky
When your inner mantra becomes ‘How may I serve?’ rather than ‘What am I going to get?’ and ‘Who do I need to defeat?,’ you start to see the unfolding of God in everything and everyone around you and you shift into higher consciousness.
Wayne Dyer
Gratitude is the greatest prayer. Thank you is the greatest mantra.
Swami Nithyananda
When you chant “Aum” or any mantra, do so softly and gently. Extend the sound. Focus your awareness on the sound of the mantra and become absorbed in it.
Frederick Lenz
The mantra of independence was Satyagraha. And the warriors were Satyagrahis. The mantra of New Age India must be Swachhagrah. And the warriors will be Swachhagrahis.
Narendra Modi
Kring is the mantra of power. “Kring” should only be repeated when you are in deep meditation.
Frederick Lenz
The government is committed towards helping the poor and neo- middle class with the success mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas. It is in line with government’s vision to create a skilled and digital India.
Narendra Modi
How do you end a meditation session? It’s nice to chant a mantra again. Maybe repeat it a few times. It seals the meditation. Do your best and then just give it to eternity.
Frederick Lenz
The Budget is in line with our vision for a skilled & digital India, guided by Mantra of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’.
Narendra Modi
I don’t believe in writer’s block. Most of writer’s block is having too much time on your hands. My mantra is that you can always edit a bad page; you can’t edit a blank page.
Jodi Picoult
A mantra is a very powerful word. It vibrates like music does, only not on this plane but on other planes of reality. It creates a powerful force. It starts the kundalini moving.
Frederick Lenz
If there is a Nora Ephron signature anything it is that there’s slightly too much food. I have a friend whose mantra is: You must choose. And I believe the exact opposite: I think you should always have at least four desserts that are kind of fighting with each other.
Nora Ephron
I think there is no mantra for success. One just has to be positive and keep doing good work. One must
keep moving forward and not think much.
Madhuri Dixit
There is the path of karma, selfless action, the path of love and devotion, the path of training the mind and the path of Yoga, mantra and tantra this is what the various saints advocated.
Mata Amritanandamayi
Had a powerful meditation just now – caused an earthquake in Southern California. Was meditating on Shiva mantra & earth began to shake. Sorry about that.
Deepak Chopra
From day one, my mantra has been – and will continue to be – that as a government we were there to serve the people, not the other way around.
Dalia Grybauskaite
There are sayings and mantras that sometimes occur in filmmaking discussions, and one of them is that sometimes filmmaking is an olive branch or a reason or an excuse to be able to reach out and create an encounter with someone.
Debra Granik
My mantra is “Better is better”.
David Ayer
Our mantra was simplicity.
Donna Dubinsky
‘Happiness is a Small Politician’ – my mantra then and forever more.
Ralph Steadman
My mantra: Brainless exercise is a lost opportunity for improvement.
Michael Merzenich
My new one (tattoo) says ‘Never a failure, always a lesson’ and is kind of my mantra to life, just a reminder. My life is just a crazy rollercoaster every day and whenever I read that it just reassures me.
We [with Nimai Larson] listened to hardly any music except Hare Krishna music growing up and the occasional Garth Brooks that our babysitter would play for us. From a very early age, we looked at music as mantra based, very cyclical, and having no linear time.
Taraka Larson
I don’t want an angry song with no silver lining ending up on my album. Then I’d have to play, or feel obliged to play, that song every night in repetition as a mantra of anger.
Alex Ebert
I have been absolutely clear where I’m coming from about health care reform. This is something this nation has to do and a robust public option has been the mantra of my campaign from the very outset.
John Garamendi
Chanting a mantra at the beginning of your meditation helps you clear the mind and takes you deep within the self. Chanting a mantra at the end of meditation helps you seal the meditation. It helps you bring the awareness of the meditation down into your daily life.
Frederick Lenz
I never forget my three word mantra: “Never start caring.”
Grumpy Cat
When doing archana (daily prayers) as a group, one person should chant the mantra and the others should repeat it. Mantras should be chanted slowly, clearly and with devotion.
Mata Amritanandamayi
I think you hear, at least as an undertone, and it’s going to grow louder, is that we believe that capitalism is the mantra of the day and anything that creeps towards socialism is a problem.
Tim Scott
I have a little mantra: My fear grows fat on the energy I feed it. And if it grows very big, it probably happens.
Scilla Elworthy
Everyone has their own mantra.
Russell Brand
For more than two decades, I repeatedly voiced the mantra that – situated as we are virtually on the coastline of the world’s richest economy – Jamaica has no reason to be poor.
Edward Seaga
Mistakes were made is something we heard back in ’92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration’s mantra. I can’t imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election.
Barbara Olson
Our content carries the Forbes name, and our whole mantra is to put authoritative journalism at the center of the social media experience.
Michael Perlis
The mantra of any good security engineer is: “Security is a not a product, but a process.” It’s more than designing strong cryptography into a system; it’s designing the entire system such that all security measures, including cryptography, work together.
Bruce Schneier
Mantras are passwords that transform the mundane into the sacred.
Deva Premal
Costume designers don’t care about trends. They appreciate, above so many other qualities, that tailoring is everything, which is a mantra for the way I dress. Ladies: The most important thing in clothing is to find a good, inexpensive tailor, because clothes at the stores are made for bodies that are anomalies.
Ginnifer Goodwin
Initially the student, in some traditions, is given a mantra, a particular word of power to focus on. While thoughts are cascading through your mind during meditation, you should be absorbed in the repetition of a mantra.
Frederick Lenz
No one wants to sell to just 12% of the population for the entire length of their careers. It creates a difficult and less-profitable environment. But Hollywood has lived with that limiting mantra, and only a few black stars have managed to break through.
Russell Simmons
I deserve to have boundaries, and my boundaries are respected. I love and honor myself. I am safe. All is well.
Louise Hay
Spiritual process is not about chanting a mantra or closing your eyes, spiritual process is essentially about enhancing your perception.
Jaggi Vasudev
I can’t be paralyzed anymore by the critics. My new mantra is, if you’re not in the arena getting your ass kicked on occasion, then I’m not interested in your feedback. You don’t get to sit in the cheat seat and criticize my appearance or my work with mean-spiritedness if you’re also not in the arena.
BrenГ© Brown
One day, I remember it was in television. I was a fan of the Rolling Stones. One of the members, the guitarist, had died from an overdose of drugs. I cried tears – my model had died. After this, an exciting new group, the Radha Krishna Temple, came on and sang the Hare Krishna mantra. I immediately felt deep solace.
Sacinandana Swami
My whole mantra is, “Go big or go home.” I don’t want to just play a guy who dresses up. I want to play the person who threw down.
Ron Perlman
My mantra is that I can go back home at anytime. I have a degree, I am smart, and I am honest. I care about my career and what I do, yet I know my lane and where I desire to go.
Tone Bell
The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you.