Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness. 

The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual learning, and even in the words of famous spiritual masters. Although some people say to look within to help find the strength and peace you need, here are 17 mindfulness quotes that will help you on your path:

  1. "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." --Confucius
  2. "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." --John Heider
  3. "Wherever you are, you are one with the clouds and one with the sun and the stars you see. You are one with everything. That is more true than I can say, and more true than you can hear." --Shunryu Suzuki
  4. "If the wind will not serve, take to the oars." --Latin proverb
  5. "You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing." --Alan Watts
  6. "No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place." --Zen proverb
  7. "Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder." --Rumi
  8. "No thought, no reflection, no analysis, no cultivation, no intention; let it settle itself." --Tilopa
  9. "Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world." --Miyamoto Musashi
  10. "Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace." --Thich Nhat Hanh
  11. "If you want to change the world, start with the next person who comes to you in need." --B. D. Schiers
  12. "Be content to act, and leave the talking to others." --Baltasar Gracián
  13. "Nothing ever exists entirely alone. Everything is in relation to everything else." --Buddha
  14. "Change your thoughts and you change your world." --Norman Vincent Peale
  15. "Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate." --Chuang
  16. "To follow the path, look to the master, follow the master, walk with the master, see through the master, become the master." --Zen proverb
  17. "If you are unable to find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?" --Dogen