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Quotes for the Quest


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Some Fave Short Yoga Quotes:

“Cultivate Beginner’s Mind.” (Zen)

“Asana (Posture) will be steady & comfortable.” (Yoga Sutras)

“Spell GURU… Gee You Are You!”

(“God, Guru, and Self are One.”)

“The mouth is made for eating, the nose is made for breathing.”

“Yoga is skill in action” (Bhagavad Gita)

“Yoga is as Yoga does.” (Elvis : )

“Yoga is the harmonization of thought, word, and deed.” (Gandhi)

“Go within, or do without.”

“Seek first the kingdom of God.” “The Kingdom of God is within you.” — There is nothing outside which is not inside… (Gospels)

“As Above, So Below.”

“‘Always’ is always wrong, and ‘Never’ is never right.”

“Hatha Yoga without meditation is blind; meditation without Hatha Yoga is lame.”

Mind Your P’s and Q’s: Practice, Perserverance, Patience — Quest, Question, Quality

“Practice Makes Permanent.” (Ericananda)

“Through repetition the magic is forced to reveal itself.”

“The harder I work, the luckier I seem to get.” (From an Ad I saw in India)

“This thing we seek cannot be found by seeking…and yet, only seekers find It.”

“Yoga helps you to become comfortable in uncomfortable positions.” (Daniel Pinchbeck)

“If you wanna get to It, ya gotta go through it.” — Directly face your fears, don’t avoid.

“Faith –> No Fear…
Fear –> No Faith!” (Yoga Proverb)

“An attitude of gratitude leads to beatitude.”

“Keep up, and you will be kept up.” (Yogi Bhajan)

“Less is More” — “Keep it Simple!” — “Enough is Enough!” — “Easy Does It!”

“Haste Makes Waste,
Waste Makes Worry,
Do Not Be
In a Hurry.”
(Sai Baba)

“If life were perfect, it wouldn’t be.” (Yogi Berra)

“The world has enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed.” (Gandhi)

“Love is all you need.” (John Lennon)


“The love you take is equal to the love you make.” (Beatles)


And Some of Mr. Smiley’s Personal Faves:

“Yoga — Get with DeProgram ”

“Yoga shall be your undoing.”

“Your Being is Very Becoming.”

“Truly living in the Here & Now is to live NowHere.”

“Love is the answer…what was the question?”


Please add your favorite short yoga quote or quotes in the comments section below, thank you!


Congratulations on Making the Journey! “Showing up is half the battle!”

LOVE ♥ LOVE ♥ LOVE ♥

One Comment

  • & 3 more quotes:

    “Work on what is hard for you, not what is easy…” In other words, again, go directly into the places that scare you, or the areas that deep down you KNOW you need to work on.

    “A pose only BEGINS when it starts to get challenging to maintain it.” : )

    “Beginners don’t generally get injured; Intermediates get injured. Advanced students also don’t generally injure themselves — they already know how far they can extend themselves and not get into trouble.”

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