Quotes of Buddha

“ There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires. ”

- Buddha

“ If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart. ”

- Buddha

“ 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

“ Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except your self. ”

- Buddha

“ To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance. ”

- Buddha

“ All that we are is the result of what we have thought. ”

- Buddha

“ One who acts on truth is happy in this world and beyond. ”

- Buddha

“ Life is so very hard. ”

- Unknown

“ All wrong-doing arises because of mind. ”

- Unknown

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

- Unknown

“ Someone who has set out in the vehicle of a Bodhisattva should decide that ‘I must lead all the beings to nirvana, into that realm of nirvana which leaves nothing behind’. ”

- Unknown

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

- Buddha

“ If you use your mind to look for a Buddha, you won’t see the Buddha. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ And the Buddha is the person who’s free: free of plans, free of cares. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you’ll never see that your own mind is the Buddha. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ Buddhas don’t practice nonsense. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ Buddhas move freely through birth and death, appearing and disappearing at will. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ To find a Buddha all you have to do is see your nature. ”

- Bodhidharma

“ The color of the mountains is Buddha’s body; the sound of running water is his great speech. ”

- Dogen

“ The words of the Buddha offer this truth: Hatred never ceases by hatred but by love alone is healed. ”

- Jack Kornfield

“ Respect Buddha and the gods without counting on their help. ”

- Miyamoto Musashi

“ A Buddha is a Buddha, a Krishna is a Krishna, and you are you. ”

- Osho

“ Buddha says there are two kinds of suffering: the kind that leads to more suffering and the kind that brings an end to suffering. ”

- Terry Tempest Williams

“ You need to have confidence that you have the capacity to become a Buddha, the capacity of transformation and healing. ”

- Thich Nhat Hanh

“ Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Everything in moderation, including moderation. ”

- Buddhist saying

“ If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher. ”

- Pema Chödrön

“ Awareness is the greatest agent for change. ”

- Huang Po
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