Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
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.
To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
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.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
The best quotes of Buddha