Buddha Quotes

Top 31 Buddha Quotes To Enlighten Your Mind and Soul

Our lives have become so stressful that we had almost forgotten about our true self. Clearly, in search of materialistic things, we are damaging the internal peace of our mind.

In search of peace and enlightenment, millions of people started following Buddhism. Founder of Buddhism, Gautama has created and inspired generations of people to be their best selves, no matter where they came from.

His teachings can enlighten your mind and soul and will teach you how to live your life to the fullest.  Here are the top 31 Buddha Quotes for living a peaceful life.

Top 31 Buddha Quotes To Enlighten Your Mind and Soul

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. – Buddha

When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. – Buddha

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

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly. – 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. – Buddha

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

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it. – Buddha

The fool who knows he is a fool is that much wiser. – Buddha

Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most. – Buddha

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world. – Buddha
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There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed. – Buddha

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

To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others – Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger. – Buddha

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

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

If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. – 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. – Buddha

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

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

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law. – Buddha

There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path. – Buddha

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

To understand everything is to forgive everything. – 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. – Buddha

Patience is key. Remember: A jug fills drop by drop. – Buddha

Pain is certain, suffering is optional. – BuddhaBuddha Quotes

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

I never see what has been done, I only see what remains to be done.” – Buddha

Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have. – Buddha

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Vishnu Verma writes at Calling Dreams, where he inspire people to pursue dreams. He hates procrastination and love his dreams. Follow Calling Dreams on Instagram and Facebook for more motivational quotes.


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