150+ Buddha Quotes on Life, Love, Happiness, Karma & Death

150+ Buddha Quotes on Life, Love, Happiness, Karma & Death

BUDDHA’S QUOTES ON LIFE –

  • A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret.
  • Always be thankful for what you have, many people have nothing.
  • Be strong because things will get better. It may be stormy now, but it never rains forever.
  • Be an example. Show kindness to unkind people. Forgive people who don’t deserve it. Love unconditionally. You actions always reflect who you are.
  • Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.
  • Courage is not having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have no strength.
  • Do not dwell in the past; do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind n the present moment.
  • Don’t force someone to make time for you. If they really want to, they will.
  • Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man gathering it little by little, fills himself with good.
  • Each morning, we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
  • Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame.
  • Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make a different choice.
  • Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
  • Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
  • However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you, if you do not act on upon them.
  • If you find no one to support you on the spiritual path, walk alone.
  • If you have nothing in life but a good friend, you are rich.
  • In life, you will realize there is a role for everyone you meet. Some will test you, some will use you, some will love you, and some will teach you. But the ones who are truly important are the ones who bring out the best in you.  They are the rare and amazing people who are remind you why it’s worth it.
  • Irrigators channel waters; Fletchers straighten arrows; Carpenters shape wood; the wise master themselves.
  • Life doesn’t always introduce you to the people you want to meet. Sometimes, life puts you in touch with the people you need to meet to help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you, and to gradually strengthen you into the person you were meant to become.
  • Life is about balance. Be kind, but don’t let people abuse you. Trust, but don’t get deceived. Be content, but never stop improving yourself.
  • Life is so very difficult. How can we be anything but kind?
  • Money is the worst discovery of human life. But it is the most trusted material to test human nature.
  • Never reply when you are angry. Never make a promise when you are happy. Never make a decision when you are sad.
  • Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.
  • Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
  • One is not called noble who harms living beings. By not harming living beings one is called noble.
  • One moment can change a day, one day can change a life and one life can change the world.
  • Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
  • Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a giant tree in the midst of them of all.
  • Satisfied life is better than successful life, because our success is measured by others. But our satisfaction is measured by our own soul, mind and heart.
  • Six Rules to a better life: (1) Never hate. (3) Don’t Worry.  (4) Live simply.  (4) Expect a little.  (5) Give a lot.  (6) Always smile.
  • The less worry about what people think, the less complicated your life becomes.
  • The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
  • The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows
  • There are four very important words in life: Love, Honesty, Truth and Respect. Without these in your live, you have nothing.
  • Time and circumstances can change at any time; don’t hurt or evaluate any one in life.
  • To be most successful in life, always forget the problems that you’ve faced in your life. But never forget the lessons that most problems taught you.
  • What’s broken can be mended. What hurts can be healed. And no matter how dark it gets, the sun is going to rise again.
  • When thinking about life, remember this: No amount of guilt can solve the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
  • When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
  • Without rain nothing grows. Learn to embrace the storms of your life.
  • Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.

BUDDHA’S QUOTES ON LOVE –

  • Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.
  • Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
  • Do not overrate what you have received nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
  • Don’t treat people as bad as they are; treat them as good as you are.
  • Faith and prayer both are invisible, but they make impossible things possible
  • Forget who hurt you yesterday, but don’t forget those who love you every day.
  • Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal.
  • If you’re helping someone and expecting something in return, you’re doing business not kindness.
  • If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
  • It is better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
  • Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.
  • Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
  • Life is so very difficult. How can we be anything but kind?
  • Living alone is really better than living with fake people who hate you but act like loving you.
  • Love is a gift of one’s inner most soul to another so both can be whole.
  • Mind is not a dustbin to keep anger, hatred and jealousy. But it is the treasure box to keep, love happiness and sweet memories.
  • One is not called noble who harms living beings. By not harming living beings one is called noble.
  • Radiate boundless love towards the entire world above, below and across unhindered without ill will without enmity.
  • The best love is the one that makes you a better person, without changing you into someone other than yourself.
  • 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.
  • True love is born from understanding.
  • Understand that you own nothing; everything that surrounds you is temporary, only the love in your heart will last forever.
  • When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily.
  • You don’t meet people by accident. There is always a reason; a blessing or a lesson.
  • You don’t need someone to complete you; you only need someone to accept you completely.
  • You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.

BUDDHA’S QUOTES ON HAPPINESS –

  • A disciplined mind brings happiness.
  • A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he direct others.
  • A man who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers a thousand men in battle.
  • All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
  • Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
  • Dignity and quiet joy in all that we do are the expression of perfect concentration and perfect wisdom.
  • Do what makes you happy. Be with who makes you smile.  Laugh as much as you breathe.  Love as long as you live.
  • Don’t think too much. Just do what makes you happy.
  • Give, even if you only have a little.
  • Forget the past that makes you cry and focus on the present that makes you smile.
  • Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others.
  • Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
  • Happy people build their inner world. Unhappy people blame their outer world.
  • Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
  • If you want something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.
  • Learn to let go – this is the secret of happiness.
  • Life is a circle of happiness, sadness, hard times, and good times. If you are going through hard times, have faith that good times are on the way.
  • Life is so very difficult. How can we be anything but kind?
  • One who acts on truth is happy in this world and beyond.
  • Purity and impurity depend on oneself; no one can purify another.
  • Set your heart just on doing good. Do good over and over again and you will be filled with joy.
  • The only thing making you unhappy is your own thoughts. Change them.
  • There is no path to happiness: Happiness is the path.
  • They blame those who remain silent, they blame those who speak much, and they blame those who speak in moderation. There is none in the world who is not blamed.
  • 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.
  • Whatever is not yours let go of it. Your letting go of it will be for your long term happiness and benefit.
  • When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leave.

BUDDHA’S QUOTES ON KARMA –

  • All beings are owners of their Karma. Whatever volitional actions they do, good or evil, of those they shall become the heir.
  • Arguing with stupid people is like trying to kill the mosquito on your cheek. You may or may not kill it, but you will slap yourself.
  • Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true?  Is it necessary?  Is it kind?
  • Do good things and good things will come to your way.
  • Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as steping stones.
  • Don’t take revenge let karma do all the work.
  • Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.
  • Forgive people in your life, even those who are not sorry for their actions. Holding on to anger only hurts you not them.
  • Forgive those who insult you, attach you, belittle you or take you for granted. But more than this … forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you.
  • How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
  • 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.
  • In the end only three things matter. How much you loved, how gently you lived and how gracefully you let go of things not ment for you.
  • 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.
  • Judge nothing, youwill be happy. Forgive everything, you will be happier. Love everything , you will be happiest.
  • Karma grows from our hearts. Karma terminates from our hearts.
  • Karma has no menu. You get served what you deserve.
  • The mind is everything. What you think you become.
  • Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
  • Open your mouth only if what you are going to say is more beautiful than silence.
  • The best revenge is always to just happily move on and let karma do the rest.
  • The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
  • The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of every day.
  • The tongue has no bones, but it is strong enough to break a heart. So be careful with your words.
  • There are three solutions to every problem: accept it, change it, or leave it.  If you can’t accept it, change it.  If you can’t change it, leave it.
  • To be selfish, greedy and unwilling to help the needy gives rise to future starvation and clothlessness.
  • To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.
  • What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract.  What you imagine, you create.
  • When action comes out of nothing it creates no karma.
  • You will never understand the damage you did to someone until the same thing is done to you. That’s  why I’am here.  –KARMA
  • You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.
  • KARMA!

       When a bird is alive, it eats ants.  When the bird is dead ants eat the bird.  Time and           circumstances can change at any time.

       Don’t devalue or hurt anyone in life.  You may be powerful today.  But remember,               time is more powerful than you.

       One tree makes millions of match sticks.  Only one match stick need to burn millions           of trees.  So BE GOOD AND DO GOOD.

Think good thoughts say nice things, do good for others. Everything comes back.

BUDDHA’S QUOTES ON DEATH – 

  • Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.
  • Do not be sad, the end is near, but life is ever changing.
  • Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
  • Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
  • Everything that has a beginning has an ending.
  • Good health is simply the slowest way a human being can die.
  • Life is uncertain; death is certain.
  • Live every act fully, as if it were your last.
  • Many do not realize that we here must die. For those who realize this, quarrels end.
  • Neither, fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
  • No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
  • Not even death can wipe out our good deeds.
  • Perhaps the deepest reason why we are afraid of death is because we do not know who we are.
  • Some do not understand that we must die, but those who do realize this settle their quarrels.
  • The cause of all pain and sufferings is ignorance.
  • The world is affected by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.
  • There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires.
  • This world is shrouded in darkness. Here, only a few can see their way free. These few birds escape from the net, and fly away to the heavens.
  • 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.
  • Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering – an image of death.
  • You yourself must strive. The Buddhas only point the way.

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