Quotes by Buddha

The mind is everything; what you think, you become.
– Buddha

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

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

Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
– Buddha

Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
– Buddha

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

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

Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others.
– Buddha

Kindness should become the natural way of life, not the exception.
– Buddha

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

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.
– Buddha

Doubt everything. Find your own light.
– Buddha

There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.
– Buddha

The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood.
– Buddha

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

In the end these things matter most:
How well did you love?
How fully did you live?
How deeply did you let go?
– Buddha

Conquer anger by love, evil by good; conquer the miser with liberality, and the liar with truth.
– Buddha

As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
– Buddha

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.
– Buddha

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

The root of suffering is attachment.
– Buddha

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
– Buddha

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
– Buddha

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

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

Imagine that every person in the world is enlightened but you. They are all your teachers, each doing just the right things to help you learn perfect patience, perfect wisdom, perfect compassion.
– Buddha

Purity or impurity depends on oneself. No one can purify another.
– Buddha

You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself.
– Buddha

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.
– Buddha

No true spiritual life is possible without a generous heart. Generosity allies itself with an inner feeling of abundance- the feeling that we have enough to share.
– Buddha

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