Quotes by Buddha 1

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

  • “To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
    by Buddha
  • “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”
    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
  • “Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.”
    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
  • “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
    by Buddha
  • “In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.”
    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
  • “There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.”
    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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.”
    by Buddha
  • “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
    by Buddha
  • “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”
    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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”
    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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