Buddha

563 - 483 BC

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on salvation, work out, own, and diligence

Work out your own salvation with diligence.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Life of Buddha By Asvaghosha, Paul Tice -Mahaparinibbana-sutta

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on joy, mind, purity, shadow, shaped, molded, formed, thought, selfless, speech, and action

All that we are is a result of what we have thought: we are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy whenever they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada By Eknath Easwaran, v.2

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on mind, sensuality, thought, preference, longing, indescribable, quickened, attached, and bound upstream

He whose longing has been aroused for the indescribable, whose mind has been quickened by it, and whose thought is not attached to sensuality is truly called one who is bound upstream.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada Translated from Pali by John Richards., v. 218

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on buddhism, day, experience, meditate constantly, gotama, gautama, buddha, awake, disciples, sangha, dhamma, body, and harmlessness

Well awake the disciples of Gotama ever arise —
they who by day and night always contemplate the Buddha.

Well awake the disciples of Gotama ever arise —
they who by day and night always contemplate the Dhamma.

Well awake the disciples of Gotama ever arise —
they who by day and night always contemplate the Sangha.

Well awake the disciples of Gotama ever arise —
they who by day and night always contemplate the body.

Well awake the disciples of Gotama ever arise —
they who by day and night delight in harmlessness.

Well awake the disciples of Gotama ever arise —
they who by day and night delight in meditation.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada: The Gift Of Truth Excels All Other Gifts 1940‎ - Page 75 by Narada Thera, Cassius A. Pereira, v.296-301; modified by Bhikkhu Pesala

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on life, love, purity, religion, and time

One act of pure love in saving life is greater than spending the whole of one's time in religious offerings to the gods . . .

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada,

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on greed, hatred, passion, fire, shark, snare, folly, and torrent

There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada and The Sutta-Nipata‎ - Page 88 by F. Max Müller

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on people, sky, east, west, distinction, create, mind, belief, oneness, and unity

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Teaching of Buddha‎ - Page 102 by Shōyū Hanayama, Bukkyō Dendō Kyōkai,

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on inflowing, thoughts, end, alert, mind, training, night, day, intent, and nirvana

Inflowing thoughts come to an end in those who are ever alert of mind, training themselves night and day, and ever intent on nirvana

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada Gautama Buddha / Translated by John Richards p. 226

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on birth, direction, future, mind, past, time, decay, present, front, middle, back, shore, existence, and release

Let go the past, let go the future, and let go the present (front, back, middle). Crossing to the farther shore of existence, with mind released everywhere, do not further undergo birth and decay.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada By Narada Thera, Cassius A. Pereira, 348

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A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on death, happiness, punishment, kill, beings, and non-violence

He who, seeking his own happiness, punishes or kills beings who also long for happiness, will not find happiness after his death.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: The Dhammapada and The Sutta-Nipata By F. Max Müller, v. 131

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