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    gautama buddha Quotes

    First of all there will appear to you, swifter than lightning, the luminous splendor of the colorless light of Emptiness, and that will surround you on all sides. ...Try to submerge yourself in that light, giving up all belief in a separate self, all attachment to your illusory ego.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: belief  self  ego  giving 
     
    Do not believe anything because it is said by an authority, or if it is said to come from angels, or from Gods, or from an inspired source. Believe it only if you have explored it in your own heart and mind and body and found it to be true. Work out your own path, through diligence.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: work  heart  believe  true  body  authority  god  angel  mind  path 
     
    As from a large heap of flowers many garlands and wreaths are made, so by a mortal in this life there is much good work to be done.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: work  flowers 
     
    Hatred is never ended by hatred but by love.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: hatred 
     
    The fiercest fire is hatred.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: fire  hatred 
     
    He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: self  experience 
     
    Attachment is the source of all suffering.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: suffering 
     
    A generous heart, kind speech, & a life of service & compassion are the things which renew humanity.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Being generous, just helping one's relatives and being blameless in one's actions; this is the best good luck.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: luck 
     
    If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: path 
     
    The Buddhas do but tell the way; it is for you to swelter at the task.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: buddha 
     
    Do not let pleasure distract you from meditation, from the way. Free yourself from pleasure and pain.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Thousands upon thousands of lights is inferior to a light of heart.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: heart 
     
    Wish I am free from barriers when I die, and Buddha will welcome me from far away.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: wishes  die  buddha 
     
    Understand the suffering of worldly existence. Abandon its causes of ignorance and selfishness. Practice the path of meditation and compassion. Awaken from suffering within Great Peace.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Being deeply learned and skilled, being well trained and using well spoken words; This is good luck.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: luck 
     
    Live every act fully, as if it were your last.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: live 
     
    If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: happiness  men  thoughts 
     
    I manifested in a dreamlike way to dreamlike beings and gave a dreamlike Dharma, but in reality I never taught and never actually came.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: reality 
     
    What you think you become.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Let the disciple cultivate love without measure towards all beings. Let him cultivate towards the whole world, above, below, around, a heart of love unstinted....For in all the world this state of heart is best.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: heart  world  disciple 
     
    It is better to travel well then arrive.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: travel 
     
    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. A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: evil  secret  friends  anger  mistakes 
     
    Ye must leave righteous ways behind, not to speak of unrighteous ways.
    — Gautama Buddha
    I will purify my bodily actions through repeated reflection. I will purify my verbal actions through repeated reflection. I will purify my mental actions through repeated reflection. That's how you should train yourself.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Fools wait for a lucky day, but everyday is a lucky day for an industrious man.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  fools 
     
    No one can escape death and unhappiness. If people expect only happiness in life, they will be disappointed.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: death  happiness  people 
     
    As soon as we think we are safe, something unexpected happens.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Neither my life of luxury in the palace -nor- my life as ascetic in the forest were ways to enlightenment.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Peace comes from within; do not try to seek it without.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: peace 
     
    Read as few words as you like, and speak fewer, but act upon the law.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: law  read 
     
    You can search the world over and you will find no one who is more deserving of your kindness and well wishing than you yourself.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: world  kindness 
     
    Joyously participate in the sorrows of others.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: sorrow 
     
    Mindfulness of the body leads to nirvana.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: mindfulness  body 
     
    Even loss and betrayal can bring us awakening.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: betrayal  loss  awakening 
     
    Our good and bad deeds follow us almost like a shadow.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: bad 
     
    There are two things that we should avoid, oh disciple! A life of pleasures, that is low and vain. A life of mortification, that is useless and vain.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: pleasure 
     
    The fool who recognizes his foolishness, is a wise man. But the fool who believes himself a wise man, he really is a fool.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  believe  wise  fools 
     
    The greatest victory is the one over oneself.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: oneself  victory 
     
    Be your own lamps. Be your own shelters. Hang on to the truth as a lamp. Hang on to the truth as a refuge.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth 
     
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    gautama buddha
    Birth    : 567 BC
    Death  : 484 BC
    Occupation  : Founding Figure