Famous and Motivating Yoga Quotations to Inspire Our Life

Good and motivational words have the power to inspire and change lives for all the good reasons. We hear and read many quotations on different subjects in our lives that have an effect upon us.

Here, we have shared some beautiful quotations on Yoga by eminent Yogis, just for you.


  1. Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind. – Patanjali
  2. The practice of yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being.” – Sri Aurobindo
  3. Practicing yoga and learning about yourself is like entering a big dark room and turning the lights on one by one. People want instant transformation. Yoga is not for these people. It is for people who are patient and willing to work hard to overcome their limitations.” – Swami Niranjanananda
  4. The purpose of yoga is to stop suffering even before it arises.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  5. Yoga is existential, experiential, and experimental. No belief is required, no faith is needed – only courage to experience. – Osho
  6. Yoga is the path of spiritual action, the infallible means by which concept is transmuted into realization. – Paramhansha Yogananda
  7. Remedy of all illnesses lies in yoga and healthy lifestyle. – Swami Ramdev
  8. Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul. – Amit Ray
  9. Becoming aware of the connection between the external and the internal you is the purpose of yoga, as well as the whole life. – Swami Satyananda Saraswati
  10. Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.– B.K.S. Iyengar
  11. Yoga is difficult for the one whose mind is not subdued. – Bhagavad Gita
  12. One becomes firmly established in practice only after attending to it for a long time, without interruption and with an attitude of devotion. – Yoga Sutra I.14
  13. 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. – Yoga Sutras
  1. Concentration of the mind is in a way common to both Knowledge and Yoga. Yoga aims at union of the individual with the universal, the Reality. This Reality cannot be new. It must exist even now, and it does exist. – Ramana Maharshi
  1. Understanding without practice is better than practice without understanding. Understanding with practice is better than understanding without practice. Residing in your true nature is better than understanding or practice. – Upanishads
  1. Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun. – B.K. S Iyengar
  1. Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought, properly nurturing our children, a painting, a kindness or an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward. – Micheline Berry
  1. Self discipline, self study and devotion are yoga in the form of action. – Yoga Sutras
  1. Where is the delusion when truth is known? Where is the disease when the mind is clear? Where is death when the Breath is controlled? Therefore surrender to Yoga. – T. Krishnamacharya
  1. The more you meditate, the more helpful you can be to others, and the more deeply you will be in tune with God. – Paramhansha Yogananda

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