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Buddha Quotes

(568-488 BC), Founder of Buddhism

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.

Category: Friends And Friendship

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.

Category: Friends And Friendship

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.

Category: Happiness

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

Category: Hatred

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.

Category: Hatred

Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred -- this is the law of eternal.

Category: Hatred

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

Category: Health

This life of separateness may be compared to a dream, a phantasm, a bubble, a shadow, a drop of dew, a flash of lightning.

Category: Life And Living

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.

Category: Life And Living

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.

Category: Love

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

Category: Love

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.

Category: Meditation

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

Category: Mind

It is wrong to think that misfortunes come from the east or from the west; they originate within one's own mind. Therefore, it is foolish to guard against misfortunes from the external world and leave the inner mind uncontrolled.

Category: Misfortunes

'He insulted me, he cheated me, he beat me, he robbed me' -- those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

Category: Peace