Buddhism in Bite Size Lessons:Lesson #7

Golden Nuggets of wisdom from Buddha

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, more than anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.(modified)

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

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

To understand everything is to forgive everything

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

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

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.

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.

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

Do not underrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

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.


March 3, 2010. Tags: , , , . Buddha, Buddhism, Quotations, Wisdom.

One Comment

  1. Vinay Madhabavi replied:

    Simply Superb

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