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    gautama buddha Quotes

    Crying with the wise is better than laughing with the fool.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: crying  wise  fools 
     
    As long as one feels that he is the doer, he cannot escape from the wheel of births.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: birth 
     
    Monks, one thing, if practiced and made much of, conduces to great thrill, great profit, great security after the toil, to mindfulness and self-possession, to the winning of knowledge and insight, to pleasant living in this very life, to the realization of the fruit of release by knowledge. What is that one thing: It is mindfulness centered on the body.
    — Gautama Buddha
    If you know something hurtful and not true, don't say it. If you know something hurtful and true, don't say it. If you know something helpful but not true, don't say it. If you know something helpful and true, find the right time to say it.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: time  true  right 
     
    If a viper lives in your room and you wish to have a peaceful sleep, you must first chase it out.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: live  sleep  wishes 
     
    Those who recognize the existence of suffering, its cause, its remedy, and its cessation, have fathomed the four noble truths. They will walk in the right path.
    — Gautama Buddha
    Let no person think lightly of good, saying in his or her heart, "it will not benefit me." As by the falling of raindrops a jar of water is filled, so the wise person becomes full of good, even though he or she collects it little by little.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: people  heart  saying  water  wise 
     
    Happy are those who have overcome their egos; happy are those who have attained peace; happy are those who have found the Truth.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth 
     
    Everything is extraordinarily clear. I see the whole landscape before me, I see my hands, my feet, my toes, and I smell the rich river mud. I feel a sense of tremendous strangeness and wonder at being alive. Wonder of wonders.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: wonder 
     
    An outside enemy exists only if there is anger inside.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: enemies  anger  enemy 
     
    Regard this fleeting world like this: Like stars fading and vanishing at dawn, like bubbles on a fast-moving stream, like morning dewdrops evaporating on blades of grass, like a candle flickering in a strong wind... echoes, mirages, and phantoms, hallucinations, and like a dream.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: world  star  strong  dreams 
     
    Whatever a person frequently thinks and reflects on, that will become the inclination of their mind.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: people  mind 
     
    Let a man overcome anger by love.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  anger 
     
    He who has renounced all violence towards all living beings, weak or strong, who neither kills nor causes others to kill - him I do call a holy man.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  living  violence  strong  holy 
     
    One who, while seeking happiness, oppresses with violence other living beings who also desire happinesss, will not find happiness hereafter.
    — Gautama Buddha
    To avoid causing terror to living beings, let the disciple refrain from eating meat.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: living  disciple 
     
    Conquer the angry man by love.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men 
     
    Learn to ne happy with what you have.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: learn 
     
    Suffering is wishing things were other than they are.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: suffering 
     
    Those who are ashamed of what they ought not to be ashamed; and are not ashamed of what they ought to be - such men, embracing erroneous views, enter the woeful path.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  path 
     
    To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom, and keep our mind strong and clear.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: health  body  strong  wisdom  mind 
     
    When ignorant people see someone who is dead, they are disgusted and horrified, even thought they too will be dead some day. I thought to myself: I don't want to be like the ignorant people. After then, I couldn't feel the usual intoxication with life anymore.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: people  thoughts 
     
    If people become accustomed to lying, they will unconsciously commit every possible wrong deed. Before they can act wickedly, they must lie and once they begin to lie they will act wickedly without concern.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: people  lies  wrong  lying 
     
    Form is emptiness, emptiness is form
    — Gautama Buddha
    Wear your ego like a loose fitting garment.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: ego 
     
    All compounded things are subject to decay. Strive with diligence!
    — Gautama Buddha
    Better is to speak unpleasant truth than to tell lies.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  lies 
     
    The deluding passions are inexhaustible. I vow to extinguish them all.The number of beings is endless. I vow to save them all.The Truth cannot be told. I vow to explain it.The Way which cannot be followed is unattainable. I vow to attain it.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  passion 
     
    I look upon the judgment of right and wrong as the serpentine dance of a dragon, and the rise and fall of beliefs as but traces left by the four seasons.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: belief  right  wrong  dragon  dance 
     
    Apply yourself to solitude. One who is given to solitude knows things as they really are.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: solitude 
     
    Do not overlook tiny good actions, thinking they are of no benefit; even tiny drops of water in the end will fill a huge vessel. Do not overlook negative actions merely because they are small; however small a spark may be, it can burn down a haystack as big as a mountain.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: action  water  thinking 
     
    Wherever there is possession of marks, there is fraud ; wherever there is no-possession of no-marks, there is no fraud. Hence the Tathagata is to be seen from no-marks as marks.
    — Gautama Buddha
    For the wakeful one whose mind is quiet, whose thoughts are undisturbed, who has relinquished judgement and blame, there is no fear.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: fear  thoughts  judgement  mind 
     
    In his ignorance of the whole truth, each person maintains his own arrogant point of view.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: truth  people  ignorance 
     
    To live a single day and hear a good teaching is better than to live a hundred years without knowing such teaching.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: live  knowing  teaching  year 
     
    If a man does what is good, let him do it again; let him delight in it; happiness is the outcome of good.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: happiness  men 
     
    Giving the best to others are giving the best to us. The value of life is not based on how long we live. But, how much can we contribute to others in our society ?
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: society  live  value  giving 
     
    It is not life and wealth and power that enslave men, but the cleaving to life and wealth and power.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: men  power  wealth 
     
    Maintain a state of balance between physical acts and inner serenity,like a lute whose strings are finely tuned.
    — Gautama Buddha
    tags: balance 
     
    You are what you think about.
    — Gautama Buddha
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    gautama buddha
    Birth    : 567 BC
    Death  : 484 BC
    Occupation  : Founding Figure