Buddha Quotes on Love,
Spirituality and Humanity

Here are some beautiful Buddha quotes on mindfulness, love, spirituality and humanity.

The Buddha teachings are all about understanding that the source of all love and wisdom is within our self.

According to the Buddha teachings, our thoughts determine who we are. We are not the victims of our life circumstances, life circumstances are the effects of our thinking.

Buddha Quotes about Mindfulness:

“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him”.

“It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways”.

“He is able who thinks he is able”.

“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom”.

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

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.”

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world”.

“We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them”

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

“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 Quotes about Love and Happiness:

“Hate is not conquered by hate. Hate is conquered by love. This is a law eternal”

“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”.

“Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace”.

“Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others”.

“Everything changes, nothing remains without change. This indeed is a safe refuge, it is the refuge supreme. It is the refuge whereby one is freed from all suffering”.

“A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering”.

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear”.

“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”.

“Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten”.

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned”

“You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger”.

“To understand everything is to forgive everything”

“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”.

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting”.

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Please visit the second part and third part of this selection of Buddha Quotes for more insights and inspiration from one of the most loved teachers, humanity has had.

Quotes by Buddha (Part II): "Quotes on Spiritual Life"

Quotes by Buddha (Part III): "Quotes on Humanity"

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