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Buddha Quotes

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Buddha Quotes: Buddha has taught us so many life lessons. Each lesson gives us an opportunity to understand the world and have a positive impact. His teachings and ideologies help us on our life journey.

Here are 40 great Buddha quotes to inspire your thinking:

Buddha Quotes

1.“In the end, only three things matter: How much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”

2.“Buddha was asked,”what have you gaines from mediation?”

He replied “NOTHING”! However let me tell you what i have lost: anger, anxiety, depression, insecurity, fear of old age and death.”

3.“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”

4.“The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.”

5.“Health is the greatest gift, contentment is the greatest wealth, A trusted friend is the best relative, liberated mind is the greatest bliss.”

6.“The thought manifests as the word: the word manifests as the deed: the deed develops into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, and let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings.”

7.“Do not learn how to react learn how to respond.”

8.“If your compassion does not include yourself, It is incomplete.”

9.“Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.”

10.“If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.”

Buddha Quotes 11 – 20

11.“Don’t dwell on the past. Don’t dream about your future. Concentrate your mind on the present moment. That is all there is.”

12.“You can search the world for someone that deserves more love and affection than yourself, but that person will never be found. You deserve love and affection just as much as anyone else in the world.”

13.“Faithfulness is the best relationship. Health is the supreme gift. Contentment is the greatest wealth.”

14.“Only you can save yourself – no one else. We each must walk our own paths.”

15.“Your mind is everything. Whatever you think, you eventually become.”

16.“Three are three things in this world that can’t stay hidden for long: the moon, the sun, and the truth.”

17.“It is your duty to keep your body in good health. Without health, it is impossible to keep a clear and strong mind.”

18.“Our thoughts shape who we are. When our minds are pure, happiness and joy follow us like a shadow.”

19.“Holding onto your anger is like holding onto a hot coal; the only person you’re hurting is yourself.”

20.“One single candle can light a thousand more, and the life of the candle is never shortened. In the same way, happiness can never be decreased by sharing it with others.”

Buddha Quotes 21 – 30

21.“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.”

22.“Learn this from water: loud splashes the brook but the oceans depth are calm.”

23.“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.”

24.“The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There’s only one moment for you to live.”

25.“The trouble is, you think you have time.”

26.“As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.”

27.“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.”

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

29.“The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood.”

30.“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 Quotes 31 – 40

31.“Should you find a wise critic to point out your faults, follow him as you would a guide to hidden treasure.”  

32.“How could you track that Awakened one, trackless, and of limitless range?”  

33.“To support mother and father, to cherish partner and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.”

34.“Whatever precious jewel there is in the heavenly worlds, there is nothing comparable to one who is Awakened.”  

35.“They blame those who remain silent, they blame those who speak much, they blame those who speak in moderation. There is none in the world who is not blamed.”

36.“I do not dispute with the world; rather it is the world that disputes with me.”  

37.“A disciplined mind brings happiness.”  

38.“Should a person do good, let him do it again and again. Let him find pleasure therein, for blissful is the accumulation of good.”  

39.“Do what needs to be done today. Who knows – death may come tomorrow.”

40.“Always give – even if all you have is a little bit.”