21 Wise And Thoughtful Buddha Quotes

21 Wise And Thoughtful Buddha Quotes

Siddhartha Gautama, the Lord Buddha, was born in 623 B.C. in the famous gardens of Lumbini, which soon became a place of pilgrimage. Buddha was a spiritual leader and teacher whose life serves as the foundation of the Buddhist religion.

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

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

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

4. “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

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

6. “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

7. “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

8. “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

9. “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

10. “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” – Buddha

11. “The fool who knows he is a fool is that much wiser”-Buddha

12. “You only lose what you cling to.” – Buddha

13. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha

14. “Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

15. “To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others” – Buddha

16. “You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

17. “Pain is certain, suffering is optional.” – Buddha

18. “A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.” – Buddha

19. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha

20. “I never see what has been done, I only see what remains to be done.” – Buddha

21. “Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” – Buddha

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