Best quotes by the Nepali Leader 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.
  • Happiness

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
  • Resentment

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.
  • Identity

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

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.
  • Change

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

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

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.
  • Friends

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
  • Anger

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

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.
  • Goodness

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

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

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


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Buddha life quotes

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

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

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.
  • death

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

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

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.
  • Life

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
  • parenting

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.
  • appears

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
  • parenting

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.
  • appears

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

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

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

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

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.
  • affection

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

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

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

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.
  • Caution



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.
  • Fear

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

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
  • travel

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

What we think, we become.
  • become

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
  • Anger

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

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

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.
  • Thought

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.
  • Value

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

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

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

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

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.
  • Thought

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
  • anger

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

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

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.
  • death

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

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 beingsthat doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.

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.
  • Belief

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.
  • Belief

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.
  • Doubt

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.
  • Experience

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
  • Fear

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.
  • Fortune

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.
  • Friends

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.
  • Friends

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.
  • Gratitude

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

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.
  • Knowledge

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

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.
  • Life

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.
  • Thought

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.
  • Violence

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.
  • parenting

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

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

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.
  • appears

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

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

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.
  • true

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.
  • affection

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

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

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

Live every act fully, as if it were your last.
  • live


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