Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Buddha Quotes : Wisdom by Buddha : Volume II

Buddha Quotes : Wisdom by Buddha : Volume II

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

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

"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."

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

"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."

"Reverence, humility, contentment, gratitude and hearing the good Dhamma, this is the best good luck."

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

"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without."

"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."

"Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes."
"Live every act fully, as if it were your last."

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

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

"If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path."

"There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.

"Doubt separates people. It is the poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relationships. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts. It is a sword that kills."

"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles,because the victory is yours it cannot be taken from you angels or demons, heaven or hell"

"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 common sense."

"Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed."

"It is you who must make the effort. Masters only point the way."

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