Buddha Quotes & Wallpapers

Total Quotes: 146

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts. Buddha

The mind is everything. What you think you become. Buddha

Whatever is felt is within suffering. Buddha

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

What we think, we become. Buddha

Everything changes, nothing remains without change. Buddha

With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone. Buddha

Sensual passions are your first enemy. Buddha

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. Buddha

Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison. Buddha

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

I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivalled, secure from attachment, undecaying and unstained. This condition is indeed reached by me which is deep, difficult to see, difficult to understand, tranquil, excellent, beyond the reach of mere logic, subtle, and to be realized only by the wise. Buddha

Cut out the love of self, like an autumn lotus with thy hand! Buddha

Temperance is a tree which has for a root very little contentment, and for fruit, calm and peace. Buddha

To him in whom love dwells, the whole world is but one family. Buddha

To cease from evil, to do good, and to purify the mind yourself, this is the teaching of all the Buddhas. Buddha

Through zeal knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow. Buddha

Our theories of the eternal are as valuable as are those which a chick which has not broken its way through its shell might form of the outside world. Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. Buddha

His success may be great, but be it ever so great the wheel of fortune may turn again and bring him down into the dust. Buddha

Hatred does not cease by hatred at any time; hatred ceases by love; this is an old rule. Buddha

Open are the doors to the Deathless to those with ears. Let them show their conviction. Buddha

Rather than continuing to seek the truth, simply let go of your views. Buddha

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

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

It is better to travel well than to arrive. Buddha

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

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

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

Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings - that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide. Buddha

This life of separateness may be compared to a dream, a phantasm, a bubble, a shadow, a drop of dew, a flash of lightning. Buddha

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. Buddha

'He insulted me, he cheated me, he beat me, he robbed me' - those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. Buddha

You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself. Buddha

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

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine. Buddha

When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. Buddha

Whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation. Buddha

This is deathless, the liberation of the mind through lack of clinging. Buddha

Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence. Buddha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred - this is the law of eternal. Buddha

Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear. Buddha

Like a beautiful flower full of color, but without scent, are the fine but fruitless words of him who does not act accordingly. Buddha

If there be one righteous person, the rain falls for his sake. Buddha

If a man offend a harmless, pure, and innocent person, the evil falls back upon that fool, like light dust thrown up against the wind. Buddha

Behold now, Bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to decay. Strive with diligence! Buddha

That army of yours, that the world with its devas can't overcome, I will smash with discernment Buddha

In a world become blind, I beat the drum of the Deathless. Buddha

And this, monks, is the noble truth of the origination of dukkha: the craving that makes for further becoming - accompanied by passion & delight, relishing now here & now there - i.e., craving for sensual pleasure, craving for becoming, craving for non-becoming. Buddha

We forgive principally for our own sake, so that we may cease to bear the burden of rancour. Buddha

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

A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart. Buddha

He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana. Buddha

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills. Buddha

A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. Buddha

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law. Buddha

Let the wise guard their thoughts, which are difficult to perceive, extremely subtle, and wander at will. Thought which is well guarded is the bearer of happiness. Buddha

Let no man think lightly of good, saying in his heart, It will not benefit me. Even by the falling of waterdrops a water-pot is filled; the wise man becomes full of good, even if he gather it little by little. Buddha

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

Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. Buddha

I spit on my life. Death in battle would be better for me than that I, defeated, survive. Buddha

I will go about, from kingdom to kingdom, training many disciples. They - heedful, resolute doing my teachings - despite your wishes, will go where, having gone, there's no grief. Buddha

Conquerors are those like me who have reached fermentations' end. I've conquered evil qualities, and so, Upaka, I'm a conqueror Buddha

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