Where did you here that from ~Buddha

All Fake Buddha Quotes

In alphabetical order…

“A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.”

“A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.”

“A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things that renew humanity.”

“A man said to the Buddha, ‘I want Happiness.’”

“All things are perfect exactly as they are.”

“Always be mindful of the kindness and not the faults of others.”

“An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.”

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

“As a candle cannot burn without fire, so men cannot live without a spiritual life.”

“Awake. Be the witness of your thoughts. You are what observes, not what you observe.”

“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.”

“Change is never painful, only the resistance to change is painful”

“Chill, Homie!”

“Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it…”

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

“Do not learn how to react. Learn how to respond.”

“Do not overrate what you have received, or envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”

“Doubt everything. Find your own light.”

“Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.”

“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.”

“Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”

“Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it.”

“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.”

“Every morning I drink from my favorite teacup. I hold it in my hands and feel the warmth of the cup from the hot liquid it contains…”

“Everything that has a beginning, has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.”

“Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others.”

“Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are, it solely relies on what you think.”

“Happiness is not having a lot. Happiness is giving a lot.”

“Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.”

“He is able who thinks he is able.”

“He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.”

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of harming another; you end up getting burned.”

“Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.”

“I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.”

“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.”

“I thank you. You are my masters. From you I have learned more than from all the writings of the Brahmans.”

“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking”

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.”

“If you do not find the solution where you stand where else shall you find it?”

“If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your own path”

“If you propose to speak, always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind?”

“If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another”

“If you want to draw water you do not dig six one-foot wells. You dig one six-foot well.”

“If you want to know the past, look at your present. If you want to know the future, look at your present.”

“If your compassion does not include yourself it is incomplete.”

“In every trial let understanding fight for you.”

“In order to gain anything you must lose everything”

“In separateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion lies the world’s true strength”

“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins; not through strength, but through perseverance.”

“In the end these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?”

“In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”

“In the sky there is no distinction of east and west; people create the distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

“It is better to travel well than to arrive.”

“It is not what others do and do not do that is my concern. It is what I do and do not do — that is my concern.”

“Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again”

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little…”

“Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes it undrinkable. In a lake almost unnoticed”

“Love the whole world as a mother loves her only child”

“Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.”

“Meditate. Live purely. Quiet the mind. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.”

“My doctrine is not a doctrine but just a vision. I have not given you any set rules, I have not given you a system.”

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.”

“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”

“Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.”

“One of his students asked Buddha, ‘Are you the messiah?’”

“Our life is the creation of our mind”

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.”

“Our theories of the eternal are as valuable as are those which a chick which has not broken its way through its shell might form of the outside world.”

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional”

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

“Rage is a powerful energy that with diligent practice can be transformed into fierce compassion.”

“Real peace and happiness has to come from the heart, from within.”

“Regardless of the shadows that cross the moon to make it appear less than it is, to the moon, it is always full. So it is with us.”

“Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant with the weak and wrong. Sometime in your life, you will have been all of these.”

“Since everything is a reflection of our minds, everything can be changed by our minds.”

“Success is not the key to happiness; happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

“The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.”

“The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence…”

“The greatest prayer is patience”

“The heart is like a garden: it can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there?”

“The inclination to accept unverified opinion simply because of currency or familiarity is a dangerous human weakness that is instrumental in self-deception, and easily exploited for the deception of others.”

“The instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.”

“The kingdom of heaven is closer than the brow above the eye but mankind does not see it.”

“The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play…”

“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows”

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”

“The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character.”

“The tongue like a sharp knife, kills without drawing blood.”

“The trouble is, you think you have time.”

“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.”

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.”

“The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.”

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: not going all the way, and not starting.”

“There has to be evil, so that good can prove its purity above it.”

“There is no path to happiness. Happiness is the path.”

“There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people.”

“There is pleasure and there is bliss. Forgo the first to possess the second.”

“Those who are awake live in a state of constant amazement.”

“Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Buddha

“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.”

“To force oneself to believe and to accept a thing without understanding is political, and not spiritual or intellectual.”

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

“To those in whom love dwells, the whole world is but one family.”

“To understand everything is to forgive everything.”

“Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.”

“Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.”

“We all have monkey minds”

“We have to understand the middle path: That a human has a positive and a negative side. We have a false, ignorant side, but we also have a beautiful potential – Buddha nature.”

“Wear your ego like a loose fitting garment”

“We’re the same as plants, trees, other people, the rain that falls. We consist of that [which] is around us, we’re the same as everything.’

“What you think, you become”

“What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?”

“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill”

“When someone goes wrong, it is right for his real friends to move him, even by force, to do the right thing.”

“When the student is ready the teacher will appear”

“When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.”

“When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.”

“Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.”

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.”

“You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself.”

“You only lose what you cling to”

“You throw thorns—falling in my silence they become flowers.”

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

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it”

“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.”

Buddha was asked: “What have you gained from meditation?” The Buddha replied, “Nothing at all.”

Hate mail, part three

“As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.”

“Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.”

“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.”

“When you move your focus from competition to contribution life becomes a celebration. Never try to defeat people, just win their hearts.”

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