Inspiring Buddha Quotes

Updated: Apr 1

Enjoy this collection of uplifting, wise words.

Statue of a seated Buddha

“Relationships are based on four principles: respect, understanding, acceptance and appreciation.”

“Hate the sin, love the sinner.”

“It’s easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.”

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”

“Strength does not come from winning. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

“Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny.”

“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.”

“Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.”

“Be the change you are trying to create.”

“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.”

“There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow.”

“In doing something, do it with love or never do it at all.”

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.”

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

“What barrier is there that love cannot break?”

“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.”

“Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.”

“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”


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