Buddha Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old buddha quotes, buddha sayings, and buddha proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.     

Buddha

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.     

Buddha

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 hurts; it is a sword that kills.     

Buddha

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.     

Buddha

A noble person is mindful and thankful for the favors he receives from others.     

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

Buddha

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.     

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If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.     

Buddha

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

Buddha

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

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If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.     

Buddha

A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the greatest of conquerors.     

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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.     

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

Buddha

All we are is the result of what we have thought.     

Buddha

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

Buddha

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.     

Buddha

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

Buddha

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.     

Buddha

You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.     

Buddha

To understand everything is to forgive everything.     

Buddha

The trouble is you think you have time.     

Buddha

Every human being is the author of his own health and disease.     

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.     

Buddha

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.     

Buddha

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

Buddha

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

Buddha

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection     

Buddha

Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.     

Buddha

The mind is everything. What you think you become.     

Buddha