Quotes on Life from The Buddha that may change your perspective as you go about your day.
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. – Buddha
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows. – Buddha
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. – Buddha
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? – Buddha
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. – Buddha
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill. – Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. – Buddha
He who gives away shall have real gain. He who subdues himself shall be free; he shall cease to be a slave of passions. The righteous man casts off evil, and by rooting out lust, bitterness, and illusion do we reach Nirvana. – Buddha
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. – Buddha
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. – Buddha
It is better to travel well than to arrive. – Buddha
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. – Buddha
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