Buddha

563 - 483 BC

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on deed, evil, life, love, avoid, teaching, and poison

Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Dhammapada IX, 123

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on practice and words

Like a beautiful flower that is colorful but has no fragrance, even well spoken words bear no fruit in one who does not put them into practice.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada, Pali Cannon

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on desires, justice, water, lotus, overcome, sorrow, and drop

But when one masters this wretched desire, which is so hard to overcome, then one's sorrows just drop off, like a drop of water off a lotus.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada, p. 336

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Siddhartha Gautama Buddha on danger, desire, justice, forest, tree, destroy, cut down, brushwood, longing, metaphor, bhikkus, and monk

Cut down the forest, not just a tree. Out of the forest of desire springs danger. By cutting down both the forest of desire and the brushwood of longing, be rid of the forest, bhikkhus.

Buddha (563 - 483 BC)

Source: Sayings of the Buddha in The Dhammapada, p. 283

Contributed by: Zaady

Syndicate content