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Great Quotes of Gautam Buddha
1. The tongue like a sharp knife kills without drawing blood.
2. An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
3. Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
4. 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.
5. Believe nothing, merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
6. One thought leads to heaven, one thought leads to hell.
7. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
8. You only lose what you cling to.
9. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.
10. Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.
11. Do not dwell in the past, do not dwell in the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
12. To forgive others is to be good to yourself. The conquest of oneself is better than the conquest of all others.
13. 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.
14. I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone.
15. 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.
16. Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
17. Nothing is permanent.
18. Nothing is permanent. What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.
19. 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.
20. Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.