Buddha Quotes (71 quotations)

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26. I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act. - Buddha

27. I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. - Buddha

28. If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way. - Buddha

29. In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. - Buddha

30. In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then beleive them to be true. - Buddha

31. It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways. - Buddha

32. It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. - Buddha

33. It is better to travel well than to arrive. - Buddha

34. Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. - Buddha

35. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. - Buddha

36. Let no sleep fall upon thy eyes till thou hast thrice re- viewed the transactions of the past day. Where have I turn-ed aside from rectitude? What have I been doing? What haveI left undone, which I ought to have done? Begin thus from the first act, and proceed; and, in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done, be troubled, and rejoice for the good. - Buddha

37. Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful. - Buddha

38. Misdirected life force is the activity in disease process. Disease has no energy save what it borrows from the life of the organism. It is by adjusting the life force that healing must be brought about, and it is the sun as transformer and distributor of primal spiritual energy that must be utilized in this process, for life and the sun are so intimately connected. - Buddha

39. On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him. - Buddha

40. Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity. - Buddha

41. The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground. - Buddha

42. The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. - Buddha

43. The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly. - Buddha

44. The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood. - Buddha

45. The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast. - Buddha

46. The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve. - Buddha

47. The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves, but they are like heat haze. - Buddha

48. There are five things which no one is able to accomplish in this world: first, to cease growing old when he is growing old; second, to cease being sick; third, to cease dying; fourth, to deny dissolution when there is dissolution; fifth, to deny non-being. - Buddha

49. There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. - Buddha

50. Therefore, be ye lamps unto yourselves, be a refuge to yourselves. Hold fast to Truth as a lamp; hold fast to the truth as a refuge. Look not for a refuge in anyone beside yourselves. And those, who shall be a lamp unto themselves, shall betake themselves to no external refuge, but holding fast to the Truth as their lamp, and holding fast to the Truth as their refuge, they shall reach the topmost height. - Buddha

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