Great Buddha Quotes




Gautam Buddha was born 6th-4th century B.C. Lumbini, near Kapilavastu, Nepal, the founder of Buddhism. Siddhartha, who later became known as "Buddha- or the Enlightened one" was a prince who forsook the comforts of a palace to seek enlightenment. The Buddha is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in world history, and his teachings have affected everything from a variety of other faiths to literature to philosophy, both within India and to the farthest reaches of the western world.



1. Fools wait for a lucky day, 
but every day is a luck.y day
for an industrious MAN

2. Do not follow the ideas of others, 
but learn to listen to the voice 
within yourself.

3. 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.

4. If with an
Impure MIND
One speaks
Or ACT,
Suffering
Follows
HIM.

5. YOUR THOUGHTS
BUILD YOUR
 LIFE.

6. THE ROOT 
OF SUFFERING IS
ATTACHMENT.

7. Be where you are; otherwise
you will miss
your life.

8. Speak well of Others; 
not of Their
 FAULTS.

9. The WISE man delight in the TRUTHS.
And follows the law of the 
AWAKENED.

10. What we are TODAY comes from
our thoughts of YESTERDAY, and
our present thoughts build our LIFE
of TOMORROW, our LIFE is the
Creation of our MIND.

11. THE WAY IS NOT IN THE SKY,
THE WAY IS IN THE 
HEART.

12. Why do what you will Regret?
Why bring tears upon Yourself?
Do only what you do not Regret:
And fill Yourself
 with JOY.

13. The rain could turn to GOLD
And still your thirst would not be slaked.
DESIRE is UNQUENCHABLE
Or it ends in TEARS,
 Even in HEAVEN.

14. Until death
There is Nothing
 ENOUGH.

15. An Insincere and
EVIL friend is more
to be feared than
A WILD beast; A WILD
Beast may wound
Your body, but an
EVIL friend, but an
EVIL friend will
WOUND your 
MIND.

16. Everything that has a begining,
has an ending.  Make your PEACE
with that and all will 
Be WELL.

17. The whole secret Of existence is
To have NO FEAR. Never fear what will
Because of you. Depend on no one.
Only the moment You reject all help
Are you FREED.

18. TO 
Overcome 
One's own self
IS
Indeed better,
Than to
Conquer OTHERS.

19. Just as a Candle cannot burn
Without FIRE,
Men cannot live without a
Spiritual LIFE.

20. SILENCE IS
SOMETIMES THE
BEST ANSWER.

21. Each Morning we
are born again.
What we do TODAY
Is what matters
MOST.

22. HATRED does not cease by hatred,
but only by LOVE; this is the
Eternal Rule.

23. There are two mistakes one can
Make along the road to truth......
Not going all the way, and
Not Starting.

24. Three Things
Cannot be long
Hidden: The SUN, The
MOON, And The
TRUTH.

25. HE IS ABLE
WHO THINKS
HE IS ABLE.

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

27. You will not be punished for
Your ANGER.
You will be punished by Your
ANGER.

28. However many
Holy words You read
However many You Speak
What Good will they do You
If You do not ACT On
Upon THEM?

29. HAPPINESS does not depend
On what you have or who you are
It soley relies on what you
THINK.

30. Know well what
leads you Forward
and what Holds You
back, and Choose
the Path that Leads
to WISDOM.

31. In the ends, Only Three Things
Matter: How much You Loved,
How gently You Lived, and
How gracefully you let go of
Things no meant for 
YOU.

32. We are Shaped by Our Thoughts
We become What We Think
When the Mind is Pure
Joy follows like a Shadow
That never Leaves.

33. 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 Angles or by
Demon, Heaven or Hell.

34. Do not DWELL in the PAST.
Do not DREAM of the FUTURE,
Concentrate the MIND On the
 PRESENT Moment.

35. HEALTH is the Greatest Gift,
CONTENTMENT the Greatest Wealth,
FAITHFULNESS the Best Relations.

36. The MIND is Everything.
What You Think
 You Become.

37. We are What We Think.
All that We are Arises with our Thoughts
With Our Thoughts, We make the 
WORLD.

38. PEACE comes from Within.
Do not seek it Without.

39. Let non find Faults with Others,
Let non see the Omissions and
Commissions of Others.
But Let one see one's own act, 
Done and Undone.

40. In the Sky, there is no
Distinction of East and West;
People create Distinctions out
of their own Minds and then
Believe them to be
TRUE.

41. IF YOU LOVE WHAT YOU
ARE DOING, YOU WILL BE
SUCCESSFUL.

42. Better than the Thousand Hollow Words
is one Word that brings 
PEACE.

43. Your worst ENEMY
Cannot harm You
As much as Your
 Own Unguarded 
Thoughts!

44. No matter How Hard the Past.
You can always begin
 AGAIN.

45. Believe nothing,
no matter where you read it,
or who has said it, not even if
i had said it, unless it agrees
with your own reason 
and Your own  
common Sense.

46. Thousands of Candle
Can be lighted from a single Candle
And then LIFE of the Candle
will not be shortened
HAPPINESS never decreases
by being Shared.

47. If You want to Fly,
Give Up everything
That weighs You Down.

48. It is during our darkest moments
that we must focus
To see the
 Light.

49. All that we are is the result
of what we have thought.
What we think 
we become.

50. YOU
as much as anyone
in the universe,
deserve your
Love and
Respect.

51. A Pessimist see difficulty
in every Opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity
 in every difficulty.

52. 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 mind.

53. DO NOT LEARN HOW TO 
REACT
LEARN HOW 
TO
 RESPOND.

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

55. Those who
are free of
resentful
thoughts
surely
find
peace.

56. There is no path to
Happiness: Happiness
is the path.

57. If you looks to others for
fulfillment, you will never be truly
FULFILLED.

58. On the long
journey of
human life....
FAITH is
the best of
Companions.

59. Have compassion for all beings,
Rich and Poor alike; each has
their suffering. Some suffer too
Much, others too Little.

60. The PAST should not be followed after. And the FUTURE no desired.
What is PAST is dead and gone.
And the FUTURE 
is yet to come.

61. You have no cause for anything
but gratitude and joy.

62. 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.

63. The mind is everything.
What you think 
you become.

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

65. You must leave righteous
ways behind, not to speak
of unrighteous ways.

66. With Greatness Overcome Anger.
With Generosity Overcome Meanness.
With Truth Overcome Deceit.

67. This itself is the whole of the journey.
opening your heart to that
which is lonely.....

68. Beware of the anger of the body
Master the body:
Let it serve Truth.

69. Set your heart on doing good
Do it over and over again, and
You will be filled with Joy.

70. All beings tremble before violence.
 All fear death, all love life. See yourself
in others. Then whom can you hurt?
 What harm Can you do?

71. Remembering a wrong
is like carrying a burden
on mind.

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

73. An idea that is
developed and
put into action
is more
important than
an idea that
exist as only
 an IDEA.

74. Your vision will become clear
only when you look into your
heart, who looks inside.

75. LIVE JOYFULLY,
WITHOUT
DESIRE.

76. Since everything is
a reflection of our
MIND.....
Everything can be changed
by our minds.

77. The fragrance of sandalwood
and rosebay does not travel
far, but the fragrance of virtue
rises to the heaven.

78. YOU ONLY
LOSE WHAT
YOU CLING TO.

79. Do not follows the ideas
of others, but learn to listen to
the voice within yourself!

80.  The Tongue, like a sharp knife
Kills without drawing Blood.

81. In Life, you will realize
there is role for
everyone you meet.
Someone will test you,
some will use you,
some will love you,
and some will teach you.
But the ones who are
truly important are
the ones who bring out
the best in you.
They are the rare
and amazing people
who remind you
why it's worth it!

82. RULE YOUR
MIND OR IT
WILL RULE
YOU.

83. In life, you will realize
there is a role for
everyone you meet.
Some will test you,
some will use you,
some will love you,
and some will teach you.
But the ones who are
truly important are
the ones who bring out
the best in you.
They are the rare
and amazing people
who remind you
why it's worth it.

84. Silence the Angry man with LOVE.
Silence the Ill-Nature man with KINDNESS.
Silence the Miser with GENEROSITY.
Silence the Lier with TRUTH.

85. If you think
POSITIVELY,
Sound becomes
MUSIC,
Movement
becomes DANCE,
Smile becomes
LAUGHTER,
Mind becomes
MEDITATION.
And Life becomes
A CELEBRATION!

86. There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up
Pleasant relations. It is a Thorn that
irritates and hurt; it is a
Sword that Kills.

87. 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.

88. When you realize
how perfect everything is
you will tilt your head back
and laugh at the sky.

89. LOVE in the PAST is only a MEMORY.
LOVE in the FUTURE is only a FANTASY.
TRUE LOVE lives in the 
Here and Now.

90. Do not pursue the past.
Do not lose yourself in the future.
The past no longer is.
The future has not yet come.
Looking deeply at life as it is
In the very here and now,
The practitioner dwells
In stability and freedom.
We must be deligent today.
To wait until tomorrow is too late.
Death comes unexpectedly.

91. We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think when the mind is pure, joy follows Like a shadow 
that never leaves.

92. Life is an Echo.
What you send out.
Comes back.
What you Sow,
You reap.
What you give,
You Get.

93. What you see in others.
EXIST IN YOU.

94. When you have control over your thoughts.
You will have control over 
your Life.

95. Your work is to
discover your world
and then with all your heart
give yourself to it.

96. One is not low because of birth
nor does birth make one holy.
Deeds alone make one low,
deeds alone make one holy.

97. This is my simple religion. 
There is no need for temples; no need for
 complicated philosophy.Our  own brain, 
our own heart is our temple,
 the philosophy is kindness.

98. Whatever is subject to origination
is all subject to
 cessation.

99. However, many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will
 they do you if you do not 
act on upon
them?

100. If you light a lamp for someone else, 
It will also Brighten 
Your PATH!




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