Quotes on Buddhist

Let all-embracing thoughts for all beings be yours. Gautama Buddha

See the truth, and you will see me. Gautama Buddha

I am always at the beginning. Gautama Buddha

You create what you defend against. Gautama Buddha

Buddhist practice is the grounding for this work, this life, this way. Joan Halifax

I'm not really hip to too much of the Zen or the Buddhist point of view, but you see I don't have to be because I just know that they're all the same, it's all the same, it's just whichever one you want to take and it happens that I'm taking the Hindu one. George Harrison

Patience has all the time it needs. Allan Lokos

I want, I want, I want! We never grow out of it somehow. Unless we become Buddhists, maybe. Shirley Geok-lin Lim

There is no hierarchy in Japanese Buddhist poetry. Robert Bly

I meditate twice a day. I chant. I lean more towards Buddhist practices. Taryn Manning

I'm no buddhist, but this is fu**ing enlightmentment Bjork

Consider Others as Yourself. Gautama Buddha

It is better to do nothing Than to do what is wrong. For whatever you do, you do to yourself. Gautama Buddha

If you do not get it from yourself, where will you go for it? Dogen

Imagine the wisdom to be passed down from the classical Buddhist texts. Russell Brand

Resolutely train yourself to attain peace Gautama Buddha

A jug fills drop by drop. Gautama Buddha

To understand everything is to forgive everything. Gautama Buddha

When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself. Gautama Buddha

Make an island of yourself, make yourself your refuge; there is no other refuge. Make truth your island, make truth your refuge; there is no other refuge. Gautama Buddha

Things are not what they appear to be: nor are they otherwise. Gautama Buddha

Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living. Gautama Buddha

Love and serve the world through your work. Gautama Buddha

I know what I gave them; I don't know what they received. Gautama Buddha

It is better to travel well then arrive. Gautama Buddha

I knew a Buddhist once, and I've hated myself ever since. Hunter S Thompson

As a Buddhist, I was trained to be tolerant of everything except intolerance U Thant

Since we became Buddhist, we have lived in peace with them. We did not invade them. We did not want them to invade us. We have never declared war on China. Dalai Lama

I'm a Buddhist, so one of my biggest beliefs is, 'Everything changes, don't take it personally.' Alan Ball

I'm a lapsed Buddhist like I'm a lapsed Catholic. I take it to a point. Abel Ferrara

Buddhists talk about nirvana in very much the same terms as monotheists describe God. Karen Armstrong

Be a light unto yourself. Gautama Buddha

Both formerly and now, it is only suffering that I describe, and the cessation of suffering. Gautama Buddha

Beware of the anger of the mouth. Master your words. Let them serve truth. Gautama Buddha

I certainly haven't lived the life of a Buddhist monk. Burton Cummings

There is no emptiness without appearance, and there is no appearance without emptiness. That is what we call the interdependent nature. Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

If you haven't wept deeply, you haven't begun to meditate. Ajahn Chah

War is out of date, obsolete. Dalai Lama

My religion is to live and die without regret. Milarepa

Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize. Sivananda

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

As Buddhists, our only task is to keep our room clean. Frederick Lenz

If you respect it in others, you respect it in yourself. Frederick Lenz

Fill your mind with compassion. Gautama Buddha

'As I am, so are these. As are these, so am I.' Drawing the parallel to yourself, neither kill nor get others to kill. Gautama Buddha

If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart. Gautama Buddha

You yourself must strive. The Buddhas only point the way. Gautama Buddha

If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another. Gautama Buddha

When action comes out of nothing it creates no karma. Gautama Buddha

There is no meditation without wisdom, and there is no wisdom without meditation. When a man has both meditation and wisdom, he is indeed close to nirvana. Gautama Buddha

Happiness or sorrow- whatever befalls you, walk on untouched, unattached. Gautama Buddha

After 48 years, I have said nothing. Gautama Buddha

The worlds originate so that truth may come and dwell therein. Gautama Buddha

He who causes suffering shall suffer. There is no escape. Gautama Buddha

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed. Gautama Buddha

It is in this way that I went forth to teach. Gautama Buddha

Of what I know, I have told you only a little. Why have I not told you the rest? Because it would not lead you to Nirvana. Gautama Buddha

There have been many Buddhas before me and will be many Buddhas in the future. Gautama Buddha

All living beings have Buddha nature and can become Buddhas. Gautama Buddha

If we destroy something around us we destroy ourselves. If we cheat another, we cheat ourselves. Gautama Buddha

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

With gentleness overcome anger. With generosity overcome meanness. With truth overcome deceit. Gautama Buddha

Let them not do the slightest thing that the wise would later reprove. Gautama Buddha

Whenever anyone, Buddhist or not, sees a Temple or an image of Buddha they receive blessings. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

One thing that these Buddhists have certainly gotten right is that attention to attention is the key to taking control of your mental life. Terence Mckenna

It's probably even the case that if you stoked up some Buddhist monks with tons of testosterone, they'd become wildly competitive as to who can do the most acts of random kindness. Robert M. Sapolsky

We have made a great effort to maintain all levels of Buddhist education; it has helped us have a kind of renaissance, really. Dalai Lama

Even if one isn't a committed Buddhist, it just helps us become better human beings. Tenzin Palmo

There's a Buddhist precept that the only thing you deserve is the chance to do the work, and I've been given the chance to do the work. Kate Dicamillo

Some Buddhists, however, never seem to get past the void, and I suppose I view this as a kind of Buddhist 'Old Testament' that I don't especially like. Quentin S. Crisp

The Buddhist concept is that it takes 48 days to get near this state [of death]. So it's a slow process, moving into, not a permanent death, but the world of the dead. Hiroshi Sugimoto

I came to California in 1970 and so many people were asking if I was a Buddhist or knew Zen theory, asking if I was enlightened already or not. So I said, "Yes, I am enlightened," and then I studied quickly to catch up. Hiroshi Sugimoto

Shambhala is a Buddhist tradition with its own unique view and approach. Sakyong Mipham

the buddhists say there are 149 ways to god. i'm not looking for god, only for myself, and that is far more complicated. Jeanette Winterson

As Buddhist teachers often point out, knowledge, in the sense of prajna, is not knowledge about anything. There is no abstract knower of an experience that is separate from the experience itself. Francisco Varela

I'm not a Buddhist, or a card-carrying member of any religion. Matt Dillon

In criticizing, the teacher is hoping to teach. That's all. Bankei Yotaku

To say one is revolutionary is a little like saying one is a Zen Buddhist - if you say you are, you probably aren't. Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Buddha was not a Christian, but Jesus would have made a good Buddhist. Ray Wylie Hubbard

I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less. Dalai Lama

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