gautama buddha Quotes

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
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— Gautama Buddha
The greatest prayer is patience.
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— Gautama Buddha
She who knows life flows, feels no wear or tear, needs no mending or repair.
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— Gautama Buddha
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.
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— Gautama Buddha
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
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— Gautama Buddha
Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others.
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— Gautama Buddha
Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame.
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— Gautama Buddha
Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living.
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— Gautama Buddha
Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.
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— Gautama Buddha
Attachment leads to suffering.
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— Gautama Buddha
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.
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— Gautama Buddha
True love is born from understanding.
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— Gautama Buddha
If we fail to look after others when they need help, who will look after us?
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— Gautama Buddha
A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
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— 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
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— Gautama Buddha
There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
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— Gautama Buddha
As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
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— Gautama Buddha
Nothing is forever except change.
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— Gautama Buddha
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
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— Gautama Buddha
Purity or impurity depends on oneself, No one can purify another.
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— Gautama Buddha
Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.
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— Gautama Buddha
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>]
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— Gautama Buddha
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.
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— Gautama Buddha
If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly our whole life would change.
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— Gautama Buddha
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.
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— Gautama Buddha
Whatever a monk keeps pursuing with his thinking and pondering, that becomes the inclination of his awareness.
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— Gautama 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.
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— Gautama Buddha
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.
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— Gautama Buddha
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.
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— Gautama Buddha
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
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— Gautama Buddha
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
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— Gautama Buddha
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it
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— Gautama Buddha
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
— Gautama Buddha
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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— Gautama Buddha
Three things can not hide for long: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.
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— Gautama Buddha
You only lose what you cling to.
— Gautama Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
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— Gautama 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?
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— Gautama Buddha
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
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— Gautama Buddha
gautama buddha
Birth    : 567 BC
Death  : 484 BC
Occupation  : Founding Figure