Buddha Quotes & Wallpapers

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Total Quotes: 146


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

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

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

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

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

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

A jug fills drop by drop. Buddha

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

The foolish man conceives the idea of 'self.' The wise man sees there is no ground on which to build the idea of 'self;' thus, he has a right conception of the world and well concludes that all compounds amassed by sorrow will be dissolved again, but the truth will remain. Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become. Buddha

They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma. Buddha

All that we are is the result of what we have thought; it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him, as the wheel follows the foot of him who draws the carriage. Buddha

If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand. Buddha

Ye must leave righteous ways behind, not to speak of unrighteous ways. Buddha

Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed. Buddha

The Buddhas do but tell the way; it is for you to swelter at the task. Buddha

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

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

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

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two. Buddha

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

I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world - a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals. Buddha

Charity bestowed upon those who are worthy of it is like good seed sown on a good soil that yields an abundance of fruits. But alms given to those who are yet under the tyrannical yoke of the passions are like seed deposited in a bad soil. The passions of the receiver of the alms choke, as it were, the growth of merits. Buddha

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

Believe nothing, O monks, merely because you have been told it or because it is traditional, or because you yourselves have imagined 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 conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide. Buddha

If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater. Buddha

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

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child. Buddha

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

The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character; So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love Born out of concern for all beings? As the shadow follows the body, As we think, so we become. Buddha

But truly, Ananda, it is nothing strange that human beings should die. Buddha

A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others. Buddha

Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes. Buddha

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

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

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

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? Buddha

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

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

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

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds. Buddha

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds. Buddha

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him. Buddha

To do a little good is more than to accomplish great conquests. Buddha

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

Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. Buddha

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

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

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned. Buddha

It is wrong to think that misfortunes come from the east or from the west; they originate within one's own mind. Therefore, it is foolish to guard against misfortunes from the external world and leave the inner mind uncontrolled. Buddha

What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind. Buddha

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

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha

Can there be joy and laughter When always the world is ablaze? Enshrouded in darkness Should you not seek a light? Buddha

True charity occurs only when there are no notions of giving, giver, or gift. Buddha

We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them. Buddha

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. Buddha

There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind. Buddha

Who ever lives looking for pleasure only, his senses uncontrolled, immoderate in his enjoyments, idle and weak, the tempter will certainly overcome him, as the wind blows down a weak tree. Buddha

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it. Buddha

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure. Buddha

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

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha



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