Enter one or two keywords
to search these Inspirational Sayings.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Inspirational Sayings
Inspirational Sayings  |  Amazing Sayings  |  Wise Sayings  |  Authors  |  About

Buddhist Sayings
Buddhist Quotes and Sayings

Thank you for visiting these Buddhist Sayings and Quotes. I hope you find value in these Buddhist Quotes and Sayings from my large collection of Inspirational Sayings.

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Related topics: Inspirational Values Live-By Anger

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha PHOTO

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama PHOTO

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile,
but sometimes your smile
can be the source of your joy.
- Thich Nhat Hanh PHOTO

 

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.
- The Buddha

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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 your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Please sign-up on the form below to receive my free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.
Thank you, Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

He is able who thinks he is able.
- The Buddha

Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.
- The Buddha

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
- The Buddha

What we think, we become.
- The Buddha

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
- The Buddha

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

A jug fills drop by drop.
- The Buddha

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

We can live without religion and meditation,
but we cannot survive without human affection.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- The Buddha

Hatred does not cease by hatred,
but only by love;
this is the eternal rule.
- The Buddha

Your work is to discover your world
and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
- The Buddha

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

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

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Work out your own salvation.
Do not depend on others.
- The Buddha

Be kind whenever possible; and it is always possible.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone
who is more deserving of your
love and affection than you are yourself,
and that person is not to be found anywhere.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe
deserve your love and affection.
- The Buddha

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

All wrong-doing arises because of mind.
If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
- The Buddha

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Through violence, you may 'solve' one problem,
but you sow the seeds for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

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

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The roots of all goodness lie
in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire,
men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- The Buddha

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded.
It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well
can we be present with the darkness of others.
Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
- Buddhist proverb

Abandon hope.
- Pema Chodron

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.
- The Buddha

If you can, help others;
if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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.
- The Buddha

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

Be gentle with the earth.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
- Buddhist Proverb

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

It is necessary to help others,
not only in our prayers,
but in our daily lives.
If we find we cannot help others,
the least we can do is to desist from harming them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha


Thank you for visiting: Buddhist Sayings - Buddhist Quotes - Buddhist Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign-up on the form below to receive my free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.
Thank you, Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.

Sayings

 


All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.