Best Quotes By Buddha

There are several individuals who greatly influenced the collective mindset of the people thru their words, deeds and examples. One of these individuals is Gautama Buddha or Siddharta of Nepal. He was born in 567 BC then died in 484 BC in India. Buddha had so many followers that eventually; a religion called Buddhism was founded based on his teachings on being a sage and ascetic. Buddha is a proof that words of wisdom can be timeless and regardless of age, inspirational words will remain to continuously enlighten people from all ages and races. Here are some quotes by Buddha that stood the test of time.

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you.”

“If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.”

“If you find no one to support you on the spiritual path, walk alone. There is no companionship with the immature.”

“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.”

“If you knew what I know about the power of giving you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.”

On love, life and peace, here are other famous quotes by Buddha.

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.”

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

“If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.”

“There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.”

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

In addition, quotes by Buddha also tackle wisdom such as these:

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

“A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless.”

“You only lose what you cling to.”

“Pain is certain, suffering is optional.”