BUDDHA QUOTES on life, love and spirituality

buddha quotes

Real name: Gautama Buddha
Other names include: Siddhārtha Gautama, Siddhattha Gotama, Shakyamuni
You can find more information on Wikipedia.

Buddha was a spiritual teacher in Nepal during the 6th century B.C. whose teachings became the foundation for the Buddhist religion. One of the most influential spiritual leaders of all time, Buddha,  was a philosopher who spoke extensively about peace, life, love, happiness, and death. The name Buddha itself means “one who is awakened” or “the enlightened one”.

Here is a collection of the best Buddha quotes I could find. I hope you will be inspired and motivated by these beautiful quotes. Enjoy reading!

  • All that we are is the result of what we have thought. Buddha
  • If we fail to look after others when they need help, who will look after us? 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
  • There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind. Buddha
  • Give, even if you only have a little. Buddha

Give, even if you only have a little. Buddha

  • Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself. Buddha
  • No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Buddha
  • To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance. Buddha
  • What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now. Buddha
  • There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires. Buddha
  • One who acts on truth is happy in this world and beyond. Buddha
  • Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. Buddha
  • If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart. Buddha
  • When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself. Buddha
  • Wear your ego like a loose-fitting garment. Buddha

The Best Buddha quotes

  • He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes. Buddha
  • Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes. Buddha
  • If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way. Buddha
  • Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. Buddha
  • Understanding is the heartwood of well-spoken words. Buddha
  • The greatest gift is to give people your enlightenment, to share it. It has to be the greatest. Buddha
  • Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. Buddha
  • The root of suffering is attachment. Buddha
  • Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth. Buddha
  • Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good. Buddha
  • A disciplined mind brings happiness. Buddha
  • Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame. Buddha
  • Those who cling to perceptions and views wander the world offending people. Buddha
  • Ceasing to do evil, cultivating the good, purifying the heart: this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
  • Should a seeker not find a companion who is better or equal, let them resolutely pursue a solitary course. Buddha
  • Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts are unguarded. Buddha

Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.Buddha

  • Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. Buddha
  • Irrigators channel waters; fletchers straighten arrows; carpenters bend wood; the wise master themselves. Buddha
  • Meditate… do not delay, lest you later regret it. Buddha
  • Conquer anger with non-anger. Conquer badness with goodness. Conquer meanness with generosity. Conquer dishonesty with truth. Buddha
  • Delight in meditation and solitude. Compose yourself, be happy. You are a seeker. Buddha
  • I will not look at another’s bowl intent on finding fault: a training to be observed. Buddha
  • You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Buddha
  • May all beings have happy minds. Buddha
  • If you propose to speak always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind. Buddha

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