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Buddhist Quotes

The Buddhism religion has been an interconnection of minds across the world that has encouraged a truthful and ingenious way of life. This philosophical religion encompasses various traditions, beliefs and practices based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, popularly known as the Buddha. The tradition largely focuses on the personal spiritual development and the accomplishment of a deep insight into the true meaning and nature of life. With the belief of nothing is fixed or permanent, Buddhism witnesses several colorful festivals celebrated throughout the year. For those who want to have a closer look at this religion, read through the following lines to know some famous Buddhist quotes cited by Buddha. Read on.

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

- Gautama Buddha

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.

- Gautama Buddha

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

A jug fills drop by drop.

- Gautama Buddha

The tongue like a sharp knife... kills without drawing blood.

- Gautama Buddha

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.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.

- Gautama Buddha

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

- Sayings Of Buddha , Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

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.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.

- Bell Hooks

I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians.

- Anne Rice

I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat.

- Jet Li

I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English, which is why my English today is still bad.

- Jet Li

I am a practicing Buddhist. I have been for 25 years.

- Tina Turner

My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy.

- Richard Gere

Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me.

- Richard Gere

When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection.

- Richard Gere

I don't know what religious people do. I kind of wished I'd been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist, you feel like you have more control over the situation, and that you can change your karma.

- Marcia Wallace

To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.

- Bodhidharma

There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there, like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life over the last couple years.

- Matthew Sweet

Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.

- David Sylvian

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.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama 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.

- Gautama Buddha

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.

- Gautama Buddha

The mind is everything. What you think you become.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama 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; If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama 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.

- Dalai Lama

Pay no attention to the faults of others, things done or left undone by others. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.

- Anonymous

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.

- Gautama Buddha

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

- Gautama Buddha

A Buddhist or a good atheist is as acceptable to God as a good Catholic.

- Anonymous

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