Quotes by Buddha 1

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

  • “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
  • “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
  • “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.”
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  • “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
  • “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”
    by Buddha
  • “The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.”
    by Buddha
  • “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.”
    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
  • “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 live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.”
    by Buddha
  • “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
    by Buddha
  • “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.”
    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
  • “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
  • “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”
    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
  • “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
  • “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 keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
    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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