Gautama Buddha Quotes

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you filter it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.

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Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

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Since everything is a reflection of our minds, everything can be changed by our minds.

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Change is never painful, only the resistance to change is painful

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The way to happiness is: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, give much. Fill your life with love. Do as you would be done by.

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Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.

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Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.

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What you think you become.

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All rising to great places is by a winding stair.

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The world is a looking glass. It gives back to every man a true reflection of his own thoughts. Rule your mind or it will rule you.

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Sometimes it's better to be kind than to be right. We do not need an intelligent mind that speaks, but a patient heart that listens. You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger

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Love in the past is only a memory. Love in the future is only a fantasy. True love lives in the here and now.

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One moment can change a day, One day can change a life and One life can change the world

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Do not be the judge of people; do not make assumptions about others. A person is destroyed by holding judgments about others.

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Be a light unto yourself.

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If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.

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The only way to bring peace to the earth is to learn to make our own life peaceful.

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When you move your focus from competition to contribution life becomes a celebration. Never try to defeat people, just win their hearts.

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

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All life is temporary Why worry about anything that's only temporary

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By whomsoever no evil is done in deed, or word, or thought, him I call a Brahmin (holy man) who is guarded in these three.

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Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.

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Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.

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In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create disticntions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

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Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.

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If you let cloudy water settle, it will become clear. If you let your upset mind settle, your course will also become clear.

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The less you have, the less you have to worry about.

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Those who are truly wise will remain unmoved by feelings of happiness and suffering, fame and disgrace, praise and blame, gain and loss.They will remain calm like the eye of a hurricane.

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Fools wait for a lucky day, but everyday is a lucky day for an industrious man.

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Your actions are your only true belongings.

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In compassion lies the world's true strength.

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

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The fool who thinks he is wise is just a fool. The fool who knows he is a fool is wise indeed.

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Do not give your attention to what others do or fail to do; give it to what you do or fail to do.

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However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?

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When wishes are few, the heart is happy. When craving ends, there is peace.

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In this world Hate never yet dispelled hate. Only love dispels hate. This is the law, Ancient and inexhaustible.

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You can search the world over and you will find no one who is more deserving of your kindness and well wishing than you yourself.

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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.

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Serenity comes when you trade expectations for acceptance.

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He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings.

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Awake. Be the witness of your thoughts. You are what observes, not what you observe.

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If you want to know the past, look at your present. If you want to know the future, look at your present.

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The tongue like a sharp knife ... Kills without drawing blood.

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Doubt everything. Find your own light.

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There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

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With our thoughts we make the world.

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As from a large heap of flowers many garlands and wreaths are made, so by a mortal in this life there is much good work to be done.

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As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.

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No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.

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