Buddha Quotes (71 quotations)

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1. A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker. - Buddha

2. A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden. - Buddha

3. All created things are impermanent. Strive on with diligence. - Buddha

4. All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. - Buddha

5. All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else. - Buddha

6. All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? - Buddha

7. Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. - Buddha

8. An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea. - Buddha

9. 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. - Buddha

10. As the flectcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts. - Buddha

11. Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. - Buddha

12. Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. - Buddha

13. Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it. - Buddha

14. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. - Buddha

15. Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. - Buddha

16. Do not speak harshly to any one; those who are spoken to will answer thee in the same way. Angry speech is painful: blows for blows will touch thee. - Buddha

17. Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair. - Buddha

18. Every human being is the author of his own health or disease. - Buddha

19. Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule. - Buddha

20. Hatred does not cease in this world by hating, but by not hating; this is an eternal truth. - Buddha

21. He is able who thinks he is able. - Buddha

22. He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye. - Buddha

23. He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes. - Buddha

24. 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. - Buddha

25. However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you, If you do not act upon them? - Buddha

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