Welcome to Buddha Quotes. Here you will find famous quotes & quotations by Buddha.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
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.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
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.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
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.
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.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
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.