Inspirational Gautama Buddha Quotes

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Gautama Buddha “Siddhārtha Gautama”was a profoundly wise man. He studied as well as taught Buddhism.

Vesak also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day is a holiday celebrated in many countries on the death date of Gautam Buddha also the Day of the Full Moon.

Famous Gautam Buddha Quotes – Buddha’s Birthday

“To understand everything is to forgive everything” » Gautama Buddha

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

“A jug fills drop by drop.” » Gautama 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.” » Gautama Buddha

“No one can escape death and unhappiness. If people expect only happiness in life, they will be disappointed.” » Gautama Buddha

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

“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.” » Gautama Buddha

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

“Neither my life of luxury in the palace nor my life as an ascetic in the forest is the way to freedom.” » Gautama Buddha

“All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?” » Gautama Buddha

“It is better to travel well than to arrive.” » Gautama Buddha

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

“You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself” » Gautama Buddha

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

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

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

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

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

“There have been many Buddhas before me and will be many Buddhas in the future.” » Gautama Buddha

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

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

“What we think, we become.” » Gautama Buddha

“We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.” » Gautama Buddha

“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.” » Gautama Buddha

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.” » Gautama Buddha

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” » Gautama Buddha

“All living beings have the Buddha nature and can become Buddhas.” » Gautama Buddha

“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” » Gautama Buddha

“In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.” » Gautama Buddha

“Life is dear to all beings. They have the right to live the same as we do.” » Gautama Buddha

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

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” » Gautama Buddha

“When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.” » Gautama Buddha

“As soon as we think we are safe, something unexpected happens.” » Gautama Buddha

“There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.” » Gautama Buddha

“Hunger (for things) is the supreme disease.” » Gautama Buddha

“Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.” » Gautama Buddha

“Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” » Gautama Buddha

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

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

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

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

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

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

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

“However many holy words you read,However many you speak,What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?” » Gautama Buddha

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

“It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.” » Gautama Buddha

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

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

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.” » Gautama Buddha

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” » Gautama Buddha

“If we destroy something around us, we destroy ourselves. If we cheat another, we cheat ourselves.” » Gautama Buddha

“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.” » Gautama Buddha

“When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky” » Gautama Buddha

“He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.” » Gautama Buddha

“The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood.” » Gautama Buddha

“We are the same as plants, as trees, as other people, as the rain that falls. We consist of that which is around us, we are the same as everything.” » Gautama Buddha

“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” » Gautama Buddha


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