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Famous Buddhist Quotes & Sayings

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* Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
* You only lose what you cling to.
* Fill your mind with compassion.
* We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality. We are that reality. When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all.
* The Four Reliances
First, rely on the spirit and meaning of the teachings, not on the words;
Second, rely on the teachings, not on the personality of the teacher;
Third, rely on real wisdom, not superficial interpretation;
And fourth, rely on the essence of your pure Wisdom Mind, not on judgmental perceptions.
* We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.
* 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.
* Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.
* Pay no attention to the faults of others,
things done or left undone by others.
Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.
* What we think, we become.
* 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.
* Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
* He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
* 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
* Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
* Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
* Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
* Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
* On life’s journey Faith is nourishment,
Virtuous deeds are a shelter,
Wisdom is the light by day and Right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life nothing can destroy him;
If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom.
* One of his students asked Buddha, “Are you the messiah?”
“No”, answered Buddha.
“Then are you a healer?”
“No”, Buddha replied.
“Then are you a teacher?” the student persisted.
“No, I am not a teacher.”
“Then what are you?” asked the student, exasperated.
“I am awake”, Buddha replied.

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