Quotes by Buddha 1

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

  • “You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”
    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
  • “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
  • “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
    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
  • “Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.”
    by Buddha
  • “Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.”
    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
  • “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”
    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
  • “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.”
    by Buddha
  • “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”
    by Buddha
  • “The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.”
    by Buddha
  • “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”
    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 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 will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.”
    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

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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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