Buddha Quotes: 25 Best Buddha quotes to share:

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Buddha the founder of Buddhism is also known by various names such as Siddhartha, Gautama, Shakyamuni. He was actually named Siddhartha Gautama by his parents and he derived the name Gautama Buddha when he got enlightenment. Buddha was born in Lumbini, Shakya Republic (present-day Nepal) to a king called Suddhodana. Teachings of Buddha are practiced worldwide and can be practically applied to any life situations.

Though he was born into a royal family and was poured with all the luxuries, he experienced a lack of happiness. Buddha was just 16 years when his father arranged for a marriage with a girl of the same age named Yasodhara. He was given everything that royal family desires, but he wasn’t happy. At the age of 29, he left the family for his quest to understand life. After years of deep meditation, he finally realized that attachment and desires are the roots of unhappiness. Furthermore, he believed that one can attain the state of Nirvana when one inculcates the qualities like compassion, mindfulness and living in present with content and happiness.

You can also read more about Buddha here: Teachings and philosophy of Buddha

So without further ado, here are the best 25 Buddha Quotes to share

Buddha Quotes:

Buddha Quotes on Anger:

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.

BUDDHA ON USAGE OF WORDS

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

BUDDHA ON ANGER

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.

buddha on anger

Buddha Quotes on thoughts:

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 ON THOUGHTS

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

BUDDHA ON DISCIPLINED AND UNDISCIPLINED MIND.

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

buddha on living in the present moment

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?

buddha on mind

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace

buddha on thoughts

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thouand battles. Then the victory is ours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

Buddha on conquering self

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

buddha on righteousness

Buddha Quotes on Spirituality

Imagine that every person in the world is enlightened but you. They are all your teachers, each doing just the right things to help you

buddha on enlightenment.

“If you find no one to support you on the spiritual path, walk alone.”

buddha on spiritual path

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

buddha on spirituality.

Buddha on Physical and Mental Health

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Buddha on envy.

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

buddha on health.

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

Buddha on health

Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.

Buddha

Buddha Quotes on love:

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire unvierse, desrve your love and affection.

Buddha on self love

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

buddha on hatred and love.

True love is born from understanding.

buddha on love

Buddha on truth and usage of words

What ever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.

bUDDHA ON USING WORDS

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.

BUDDHA ON BEING A WISE

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.

Buddha on truth

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

buddha on truth

The only failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.

BUDDHA ON TRUTH

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Likewise, you may also find other philosopher’s Quotes. Here’s the link: Quotes by Philosophers.


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