Buddha Quotes

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1.
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

2.
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
- Buddha

3.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- Buddha

4.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- Buddha

5.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- Buddha

6.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love this is the eternal rule.
- Buddha

7.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
- Buddha

8.
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

9.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- Buddha

10.
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

11.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
- Buddha

12.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- Buddha

13.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- Buddha

14.
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

15.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
- Buddha

16.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- Buddha

17.
The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
- Buddha

18.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
- Buddha

19.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth not going all the way, and not starting.
- Buddha

20.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
- Buddha

21.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- Buddha

22.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- Buddha

23.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- Buddha

24.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
- Buddha

25.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
- Buddha

26.
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
- Buddha

27.
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
- Buddha

28.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
- Buddha

29.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
- Buddha

30.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
- Buddha

31.
Without health life is not life it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
- Buddha

32.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
- Buddha

33.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
- Buddha

34.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
- Buddha

35.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
- Buddha

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