Buddha Quotes

In this post, we are going to see the great philosopher and religious leader of India, Buddha quotes with images. He is the founder of Buddhism, one of the world’s great and major religions. Buddha is also called a great teacher. So let’s know about his life in short.

Who Is Buddha?

Gautama Buddha

Buddha’s real name is Siddharth Gautama. But later his name became Gautama Buddha. Buddha means “awakened forest” in Sanskrit. He was a great philosopher, scholar, meditator and spiritual teacher of ancient India.

He has shown to the world a middle path between sensual indulgence and severe penance in spirituality. This spiritual path included practices such as moral training and meditation. Today he is revered as the founder of Buddhism.

About Buddha’s Life :

The Buddha was born in the Lumbini, Shakya Republic of ancient India between the sixth and fourth centuries. Which is now in Kasia, India. He belonged to an aristocratic family and belonged to the Shakya dynasty.

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The Lumbini pillar contains an inscription stating that this is the Buddha’s birthplace

His father’s name was Shuddhodan, a leader and king of Shakya clan. And his mother’s name was Maya who was the sister of the first Buddhist nun Mahapajapati Gotami.

His mother died seven days after Buddha’s birth. He was raised by his mother’s sister Mahaprajapati. And enjoyed a splendid life as a prince. He received all kinds of enjoyment.

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When he turned 16, he was married to a beautiful princess Yashodhara. After that, his life was well spent. After that, when he was 29, his life changed a lot.

When he got out of his chariot to roam the city. During this journey he first saw a sick person, then a corpse was taken to the crematorium, and finally saw a person sitting in meditation under a tree. He then renounced the life of this indulgence.

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The Mahabodhi Tree at Bodh Gaya. It is believed that Buddha attained enlightenment under this tree

After this, according to Buddhist tradition, after many years, he meditated. This led to his knowledge of a mechanism that keeps people trapped in the cycle of rebirth. And found a way to get rid of it. After this Buddha built a religious community.

However, until today it is not known what the language of Buddha was. But it is believed that their primary language was Pali.

He gave the people a path that was between erotic indulgence and severe penance. This path was of compassion and kindness. The origin of which was that no one should feel sad because of us.

Buddha’s Last Days :

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Dhamek Stupa in Sarnath, India, site of the first teaching of the Buddha

In the last years of the Buddha, he travels and gave knowledge to many people. The last words before he died were: Strive for the goal with all diligence.

Buddha’s Death :

When Buddha was 80 years old, he became weak and a little ill. After this, they came to know that their last time has come. So he took his last meal from a smith named Chunda. And after eating food, he became seriously ill.

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He then lay to the right between two trees in a place named Kusinara. He then asked his 500 disciples whether he had any last question or doubt. After that, he went into a meditation posture. He died thereafter. Death in this posture is called Parinirvana.

At the end, let’s see some inspiring Buddha Quotes.

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Conquering others is not a big deal. If you want to win then conquer yourself.

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. ― Buddha

Nothing can harm you as much as your own unconscious thoughts. ― Buddha

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We should not see what we did, But we should see what remains to be done.

Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to someone. ― Buddha

If doing good over and over again, you will be filled with joy. ― Buddha

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We should be like water. Water rises in the river but remains calm in the depths of the sea.

To force oneself to believe and accept a thing without understanding is political. ― Buddha

What you are is what you have been. And what you’ll be is what you do now. ― Buddha

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If someone does something for us, he is doing it not for you but for himself and this is the right path. We should also follow our own path.

Faithfulness is the best relationship. ― Buddha

All things appear and disappear due to the consent of causes and conditions. ― Buddha

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We should avoid lying while we are in our control. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

The gift of truth can excel all other gifts. ― Buddha

The forest is an organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence. ― Buddha

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If you light a lamp for someone, it will also brighten your path.

Contentment is the greatest wealth. ― Buddha

Do not give your attention to what others do or fail to do; give it to what you do or fail to do. ― Buddha

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We are upset because we feel we have time. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Foolish people are idle and wise people are diligent. ― Buddha

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Only our minds can stop us from walking on bad paths. ― Buddha

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Imagine what you want to create because you become what you imagine.

To understand everything, you have to forgive everyone. ― Buddha

Do not sit holding your ego. ― Buddha

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The rule of the world is that we lose what we follow.

Never ignore small good actions because in the end even small drops of water can fill a big pot. ― Buddha

People who give opinions simply annoy each other. ― Buddha

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Our tongue is like a knife. The only difference is that blood does not come out of killing it.

Words have the power to both destroy and heal. ― Buddha

The ignorant man is like an ox whose size increases but no knowledge. ― Buddha

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It is better to keep calm than to say a thousand hollow words.

In separateness lies the world’s greatest misery; in compassion lies the world’s true strength. ― Buddha

All things are perfect, exactly as they are. ― Buddha

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Our past is gone and the future is not here yet. So you only have one moment to live.

Desire and illusion are the roots of evil. ― Buddha

Patience is the greatest prayer. ― Buddha

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Those who are not walking in the direction of truth have missed the purpose of living.

There is no one as obedient as a disciplined mind. ― Buddha

Your greatest enemy cannot harm you as much as your own bad thoughts. ― Buddha

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Do not believe anything unless you agree with your own reason and your common sense.

When you do anything with an impure mind, you will have trouble. ― Buddha

All descriptions of reality are just temporary hypotheses. ― Buddha

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You cannot travel until you become a path yourself. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

A wise man has nothing to do with praise or blame. ― Buddha

Our pain is fixed but suffering is optional. ― Buddha

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Three things cannot remain hidden for long_ the sun, the moon, and the truth.

Even the light of a small candle can remove the darkness. ― Buddha

If you feel that anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart. ― Buddha

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There must be evil in the world because only then we will be able to prove our holiness.

It is ridiculous to think that someone else can make you happy or sad. ― Buddha

Health is the greatest gift. ― Buddha

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Never depend on anyone. Because when you reject all help, then only you will get true salvation.

More than all your enemies, your undisciplined mind does greater harm. ― Buddha

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

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The sanctity or impurity of something depends on you.

The path is not in the sky, rather the path is in the heart. ― Buddha

Both faith and prayer are invisible, but they can make the impossible things possible. ― Buddha

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One who is not walking on the bad path can walk in the path of truth.

Everything is impermanence, dissatisfaction and nothing can ever belong to itself. ― Buddha

Only the self-controlled should restrain others. ― Buddha

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Our body is a precious vehicle. It should be run with great care.

When desire flows, Pleasure arises. ― Buddha

The universe itself is change and life itself is but what you deem it. ― Buddha

Best Buddha Quotes :

Best Buddha Quotes
Be the witness of your thoughts. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

You are what observes, not what you observe. ― Buddha

Victory breeds hatred and the defeated people live in agony. So we should stay away from both of them. ― Buddha

Suffering arises from “attachment” to desires. ― Buddha

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Rule your mind or it will rule you. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

The opinion is a kind of disease or tumor that is quite painful. ― Buddha

Every experience holds some kind of blessing in itself. No matter how bad it is. And our goal is to find it. ― Buddha

Ignorance is the darkest night of life. ― Buddha

Purification of view is for the sake of reaching purification of mind. ― Buddha

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The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Emotions arise from desire, So this is just an illusion. ― Buddha

Desire will always be unquenchable and end with tears, even in heaven. ― Buddha

Sensual longing always gives rise to grief and fear. ― Buddha

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Patience is the highest asceticism. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

It is our duty to keep the body in good health because it keeps our mind strong and clear. ― Buddha

Those who do not know satisfaction, even if rich, are poor. ― Buddha

Joy cannot be obtained possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart. ― Buddha

Buddha Inspirational Quotes :

Buddha Inspirational Quotes
Meditate. Live purely. And be quiet. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself. ― Buddha

Every morning we are born again. So what we do today matters the most. ― Buddha

Sometimes it’s better to be kind than to be right. ― Buddha

Tune yourself like a sitthar, neither high nor low. ― Buddha

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Wear your ego like a loose fitting garment. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine. ― Buddha

Work out your liberation with diligence. ― Buddha

It is better to travel, than to arrive. ― Buddha

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Your actions are your only real asset. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Always be careful and protect your mind from negative thoughts. ― Buddha

Always do what is right. Be Pure. ― Buddha

The less you have, the less you have to worry about. ― Buddha

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There is no fire like passion. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

With our thoughts, we make a new world. ― Buddha

Strive on diligently. Don’t give up. ― Buddha

The wisdom of one man seems nonsense to another. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Life :

Buddha Quotes on Life
Our attachment is the root of our suffering. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Life is like a flowing river. So do not hold onto things. ― Buddha

Remembering bad memories is like carrying a burden on the mind. ― Buddha

Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. ― Buddha

Live a pure and unselfish life. ― Buddha

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The beginning of the thing is sure to end. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Kindness is a natural way of living, not the exception. ― Buddha

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose. ― Buddha

There is nothing more terrible in this world than the habit of doubt. ― Buddha

Wakefulness is the way to life. ― Buddha

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Your job in life is to discover your work and then do it diligently.

The world’s greatest sorrow lies in isolation.  ― Buddha

Nothing is permanent in the world. ― Buddha

Do not live in the past, do not dream of the future, just focus on the present moment. ― Buddha

Our life is the creation of our own mind. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Love :

Buddha Quotes on Love
We should avoid evil deeds because it is a poison, he who loves life avoids poison.

Love and compassion are the real strengths of the world. ― Buddha

True love is born only when someone fully embraces each other. ― Buddha

Hatred can never be eradicated by hate, it can only be won by love. ― Buddha

If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Love
True love is born from understanding. ― Gautama Buddha Quotes

Live in love and joy, even among those who hate. ― Buddha

When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily. ― Buddha

Love is like Ambition, impatient of both delays and rivals. ― Buddha

Love yourself and watch today, tomorrow, and always. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Peace :

Buddha Quotes on Peace
Don’t seek out peace because it comes from within you.

One who is jealous of others, can never get mental peace. ― Buddha

Live in joy and peace, even among the troubled. ― Buddha

You have to train yourself to achieve peace. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Peace
If you will be free from angry thoughts, then only you can achieve peace.

Buddha Quotes on Friendship :

Friendship is the only cure for hatred, and the only guarantee of peace. ― Buddha

A curious and evil friend is more dangerous than a wild animal. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Happiness :

Buddha Quotes on Happiness
Meditation is the true key to happiness.

Only when our mind is pure, we get true happiness. ― Buddha

There is no way to happiness because happiness itself is a path. ― Buddha

A little happiness can give you a lot. ― Buddha

Happiness never decreases by being shared. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Happiness
If you want happiness. First remove “I”, then remove “want”.

Happiness is such a thing that increases by sharing. ― Buddha

If you speak or act with a good thought, happiness follows you like a shadow that never leaves you. ― Buddha

Long life, beauty and happiness are hard to obtain in the world. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Happiness
Freedom and happiness are mostly found in flexibility.

Generosity makes you happy at every step of life. ― Buddha

Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are, It just depends on what you think. ― Buddha

You get true happiness when your work and words benefit others. ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Death :

Buddha Quotes on Death
He who lives wisely never has any fear of death. – Buddha

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life. ― Buddha

All beings tremble before violence. All fear death. But if you see yourself in others. Then who can hurt you? Whom can you hurt? ― Buddha

Buddha Quotes on Change :

Buddha Quotes on Change
If we get to know a single flower well then our whole life will change.

All faults are caused by the mind. So change your mind. ― Buddha

In life we cannot avoid change. So learn to accept it. ― Buddha

Just one moment can change one day, one day can change one life and one life can change the world. ― Buddha

Nothing is forever except change.

When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.

Buddha Quotes on Anger :

Buddha Quotes on Anger
Holding our anger means expecting the other person to die.

You will not be punished for your anger but you will be punished with your anger. ― Buddha

Anger is the punishment we give ourselves for someone else’s mistake. ― Buddha

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