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    gautama buddha Quotes

    It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: enemies  evil  enemy  mind 
     
    The greatest prayer is patience.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: patience  prayer 
     
    She who knows life flows, feels no wear or tear, needs no mending or repair.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: tears 
     
    You are the community now. Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don't give up.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: community 
     
    Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a giant tree in the midst of them all
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: loss  sorrow  pleasure  praise 
     
    Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: happiness  work 
     
    Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: praise  wise 
     
    Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  work  living 
     
    Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: past 
     
    Attachment leads to suffering.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: suffering 
     
    Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: law  night  true 
     
    True love is born from understanding.
    — Gautama Buddha
    If we fail to look after others when they need help, who will look after us?
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: help  fail 
     
    A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
    — Gautama Buddha
    The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There's only one moment for you to live, and that is the present moment
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: live  future  past  present  moment  gone 
     
    There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: fire  hatred  greed  passion 
     
    As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: travel 
     
    Nothing is forever except change.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: forever 
     
    The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: blood 
     
    Purity or impurity depends on oneself, No one can purify another.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: oneself 
     
    Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: thoughts 
     
    Conquer the angry one by not getting angry; conquer the wicked by goodness; conquer the stingy by generosity, and the liar by speaking the truth. [<em>Verse 223</em>]
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  liar 
     
    If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading
    — Gautama Buddha
    Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except your self.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: self 
     
    If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: miracle  flowers 
     
    Words do not express thoughts very well; every thing immediately becomes a little different, a little distorted, a little foolish. And yet it also pleases me and seems right that what is of value and wisdom of one man seems nonsense to another.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  thoughts  value  right  wisdom 
     
    Whatever a monk keeps pursuing with his thinking and pondering, that becomes the inclination of his awareness.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: thinking 
     
    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.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: evil  friends  body  wild  mind 
     
    It is like a lighted torch whose flame can be distributed to ever so many other torches which people may bring along; and therewith they will cook food and dispel darkness, while the original torch itself remains burning ever the same. It is even so with the bliss of the Way.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: people  food  darkness 
     
    A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  men  fearless  loving  wise 
     
    If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: hurt 
     
    There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: happiness  path 
     
    Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: heart  soul 
     
    Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Doubt everything. Find your own light.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: doubt 
     
    Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  moon 
     
    You only lose what you cling to.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: peace 
     
    However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: holy  read 
     
    Good men and bad men differ radically. Bad men never appreciate kindness shown them, but wise men appreciate and are grateful. Wise men try to express their appreciation and gratitude by some return of kindness, not only to their benefactor, but to everyone else
    — Gautama Buddha
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    gautama buddha
    Birth    : 567 BC
    Death  : 484 BC
    Occupation  : Founding Figure