Quotes by Buddha 1

Quotes by Buddha (Indian philosopher & religious leader (563 BC – 483 BC))

  • “In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.”
    by Buddha
  • “When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.”
    by Buddha
  • “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”
    by Buddha
  • “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
    by Buddha
  • “To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.”
    by Buddha
  • “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.”
    by Buddha
  • “To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.”
    by Buddha
  • “Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.”
    by Buddha
  • “The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.”
    by Buddha
  • “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”
    by Buddha
  • “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
    by Buddha
  • “Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.”
    by Buddha
  • “Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.”
    by Buddha
  • “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”
    by Buddha
  • “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”
    by Buddha
  • “There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.”
    by Buddha
  • “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
    by Buddha
  • “To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.”
    by Buddha
  • “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
    by Buddha
  • “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
    by Buddha

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One comment on “Quotes by Buddha

  1. Reply Tibet Man Jun 16, 2013 18:28

    BUDDHA WAS THE BEST!

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