Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.— Gautama Buddha
Attractive Buddhist Life quotations
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
We suffer because we want life to be different from what it is.
We suffer because we try to make pleasurable what is painful, to make solid what is fluid, to make permanent what is always changing.
If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.
Life and death are of supreme importance.
Time swiftly passes by and opportunity is lost. Each of us should strive to awaken. Awaken. Take heed, do not squander your life.
What you think you become.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
One moment can change a day, One day can change a life and One life can change the world
If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.
This is bravery: using the challenge of daily life to sharpen our mind and open our heart.
Realization is not knowledge about the universe, but the living experience of the nature of the universe. Until we have such living experience, we remain dependent on examples, and subject to their limits.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings.
In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves.
As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
Mind is everything. What we think, we become.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
I follow four dictates: face it, accept it, deal with it, then let it go.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
The beauty of life is, while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change. So that every new moment is spent not in regret, guilt, fear or anger, but in wisdom, understanding and love.
May all that have life be delivered from suffering.
We have two alternatives: either we question our beliefs - or we don't.
Either we accept our fixed versions of reality- or we begin to challenge them. In Buddha's opinion, to train in staying open and curious - to train in dissolving our assumptions and beliefs - is the best use of our human lives.
The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts
Life can only take place in the present moment. If we lose the present moment, we lose life.
What yoga philosophy and all the great Buddhist teachings tells us is that solidity is a creation of the ordinary mind and that there never was anything permanent to begin with that we could hold on to. Life would be much easier and substantially less painful if we lived with the knowledge of impermanence as the only constant.
Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.
To understand everything is to forgive everything.
When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.
In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?
To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.