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

Buddha on inspirational
841

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 on happiness
321

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

Buddha on thought
233

Your worst enemies won't harm you as much your own unguarded thoughts.

Buddha on thoughts
222

Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.

Buddha on action
222

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

Buddha on health
217
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You only lose what you cling to.

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

Buddha on salvation
213

Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.

Buddha on happiness
190

Fools wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man.

Buddha on lucky
165

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

Buddha on brings
135

Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself.

Buddha on thoughts
116

The more fully we give our energy, the more it returns to us.

Buddha on generosity
109
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Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

About Buddha

Name Buddha
Quotes 115 quotations
Nationality Nepali
Profession Monk
Birthday 563 BC
About Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in eastern India sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE.
Top topics mind, life, world, wisdom, happiness

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

Buddha on thinking
80

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

Buddha on resentment
78

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 on identity
75

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

Buddha on endurance
70

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.

Buddha on change
62

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 on friends
54
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All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

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

Buddha on thought
52

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

Buddha on anger
51

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

Buddha on truth
45

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Buddha on inspirational
37

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

Buddha on death
31

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

Buddha on evil
29
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No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

With our thoughts we make the world.

Buddha on inspirational
25

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

Buddha on family
23

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

Buddha on love
23

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

Buddha on evil
21

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 on anger
18

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

Buddha on care
14
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Suffering is not holding you, you are holding suffering.

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

Buddha on purpose
14

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.

Buddha on goodness
13

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.

Buddha on caution
13

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 on meditation
12

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

Buddha on hate
12

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 on inspirational
12
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The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.

What we think, we become.

Buddha on become
12

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

Buddha on travel
12

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

Buddha on love
11

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

Buddha on spirituality
11

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

Buddha on wisdom
10

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

Buddha on past
9

To keep the body in good health is a duty.

.. otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

Buddha on clear
9

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 on fear
9

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Buddha on peace
8

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

Buddha on blood
7

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

Buddha on chaos
5

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.

Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.

Buddha on hate
4

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

Buddha on happiness
4

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

Buddha on enjoyment
4