Buddha Quotes

Gautama Buddha

True love is born from understanding.

Gautama Buddha

The Way is not in the sky; the Way is in the heart.

Swami Satchidananda

Truth is the same always. Whoever ponders it will get the same answer. Buddha got it. Patanjali got it. Jesus got it. Mohammed got it. The answer is the same, but the method of working it out may vary this way or that. (115)

Gautama Buddha

A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.

Sarah Vowell

I guess if I had to pick a spiritual figurehead to possess the deed to the entirety of Earth, I'd go with Buddha, but only because he wouldn't want it.

Sarah Vowell

But I can no longer ready any faith's Napoleonic saber rattling without picturing smoking rubble on cable news. I guess if I had to pick a spiritual figurehead to possess the deed to the entirety of Earth, I'd go with Buddha, but only because he wouldn't want it.

Mike Norton

It is not what you can do for your country, but what you can do for all of mankind.

Ron Starbuck

The language of poetry is a language of deep intimacy that is meant to touch the human spirit and awaken it to the mystery of life, all life.

Jerril Thomas Abraham

The elements are a way to define what abstract is; and abstract is a taught as like any other than ,what to think? and how to think? and you may begin..

Pema Chödrön

Pointing directly at your own heart, you find Buddha.

Kathleen Dowling Singh

Love one another." If we took those simple words to heart, we'd already be the Buddhas Jesus wanted us to be.

Elizabeth Gilbert

The Buddha referred to married people as “householders.” He even gave clear instructions as to how one should be a good householder: Be nice to your spouse, be honest, be faithful, give alms to the poor, buy some insurance against fire and flood . . . I’m dead serious: The Buddha literally advised married couples to buy property insurance.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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.

Hermann Hesse

Thus Gotama [Buddha] walked toward the town to gather alms, and the two samanas recognized him solely by the perfection of his repose, by the calmness of his figure, in which there was no trace of seeking, desiring, imitating, or striving, only light and peace

Gautama Buddha

Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.

Gautama Siddharta

Embrace nothing:
If you meet the Buddha, kill the Buddha.
If you meet your father, kill your father.
Only live your life as it is,
Not bound to anything.

Tushar Upreti


Gautama Buddha

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

Gautama Buddha

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.

Gautama Buddha

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

Neil Hayes

The sight of somebody meditating needs to become commonplace.

Neil Hayes

There is a wager that we must all make; for the small stake of some rewarding mental training, we can attain lasting contentment and contribute to a positive outcome for our planet.

Gautama Buddha

There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.

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