Budha Quotes : Wisdom by Budha : Volume I
"All that we are is the result of what we have thought."
"If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him."
"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
"Happiness follows sorrow, sorrow follows happiness, but when one no longer discriminates happiness and sorrow, a good deal and a bad deed, one is able to realize freedom."
"What you are is what you have been.What you'll be is what you do now."
"Until he has unconditional and unbiased love for all beings, man will not find peace"
"A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another, the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden."
"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."
"Always be mindful of the kindness and not the faults of others."
"Life is so very difficult. How can we be anything but kind."
"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."
"The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings."