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Buddhist Quotes

May you find encouragement in these Buddhist quotes.

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

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Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The 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.
- The Buddha

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.
- The Buddha

 

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

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My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- The Buddha

Be kind whenever possible; and it is always possible.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
- The Buddha

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

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

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well
can we be present with the darkness of others.
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

What we think, we become.
- The Buddha

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

A jug fills drop by drop.
- The Buddha

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

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

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
- Buddhist proverb

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

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

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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.
- The Buddha

Be gentle with the earth.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Abandon hope.
- Pema Chodron

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

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

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

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

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

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

The roots of all goodness lie
in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

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

Through violence, you may 'solve' one problem,
but you sow the seeds for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Work out your own salvation.
Do not depend on others.
- The Buddha

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is necessary to help others,
not only in our prayers,
but in our daily lives.
If we find we cannot help others,
the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Breath by breath, let go of fear, expectation, anger,
regret, cravings, frustration, fatigue.
Let go of the need for approval.
- Lama Surya Das

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

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

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.
- The Buddha

This is my simple religion.
There is no need for temples;
no need for complicated philosophy.
Our own brain, our own heart is our temple;
the philosophy is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake
is to be continually thrown out of the nest.
- Pema Chodron

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.
- The Buddha

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.
- The Buddha


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