December Quotes are dedicated to winter as a good time to slow down, recap, and consider what comes next. The Buddha will be our guide for this process.
Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.
With gentleness overcome anger. With generosity overcome meanness. With truth overcome deceit.
Speak or act with an impure mind and trouble will follow you.
Speak or act with a pure mind and happiness will follow you as your shadow, unshakable.
In this world hate never yet dispelled hate. Only love dispels hate. This is the law, ancient and inexhaustible.
Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace. Better than a thousand hollow verses is one verse that brings peace.
There is no fire like passion, no crime like hatred, no sorrow like separation, no sickness like hunger, and no joy like the joy of freedom…
You too shall pass away. Knowing this, how can you quarrel?
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.
You are the source of all purity and impurity. No one purifies another.
It is better to do nothing than to do what is wrong. For whatever you do, you do to yourself.
To share happiness and to have done something good before leaving this life is sweet.
Master your words. Master your thoughts. Never allow your body to do harm. Follow these three roads with purity and you will find yourself upon the one way, the way of wisdom.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
The mind is everything; what you think you become.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions; it is the best refreshment on the journey; and it is the greatest property.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
The greatest prayer is patience.
Never speak harsh words for they will rebound upon you. Angry words hurt and the hurt rebounds.Like a broken gong.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.