20 Inspiring and Motivational Buddha Quotes

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Buddha was born as Siddharta Gautama into a royal family in Nepal. During his younger years, he was incredibly smart and compassionate. Belonging to what’s considered as a Warrior caste, he was predicted and expected to become a great king or an exceptional spiritual leader.

However, Buddha decided to leave the palace secretly and abandon his responsibilities to search for full enlightenment. A week before he turned 35, he reached that state.

For 45 years, Buddha taught constantly until his death. His teachings and non-dogmatic attitude are what characterize today’s Buddhism.

Here are some of the most important Buddha quotes you can use in life.

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

buddha truth quotes

Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.

buddha thought quotes

What we think, we become.

buddha thinking quotes

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

buddha peace quotes

We will develop love, we will practice it, we will make it both a way and a basis…

buddha love quotes

The root of suffering is attachment.

buddha sufferings quotes

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance.

buddha meditation quotes

Health is the greatest gift, contentment is the greatest wealth.

buddha health quotes

Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth.

buddha silence quotes

A jug fills drop by drop.

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He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.

buddha love and woe quotes

If we fail to look after others when they need help, who will look after us?

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

buddha hatred quotes

If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.

buddha heart quotes

If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.

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It is easy to see the faults of others, but difficult to see one’s own faults. One shows the faults of others like chaff winnowed in the wind, but one conceals one’s own faults as a cunning gambler conceals his dice.

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People with opinions just go around bothering each other.

buddha opinion quotes

You yourself must strive. The Buddhas only point the way.

buddha strive quotes

Some do not understand that we must die, but those who do realize this settle their quarrels.

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Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.

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