563BC – 483 BC
The teachings of Buddha have been passed down from century to century. Buddha was an Indian leader, many say a holy leader, who taught those whochose to listen and to believe.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
Inspirational Thoughts |
Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.
Being Yourself |
Speak the truth, do not become angered, and give when asked, even be it a little.
By three things the wise person may be known. What three? He sees a shortcoming as it is. When he sees it, he tries to correct it. And when another acknowledges a shortcoming, the wise one forgives it as he should.
Generosity brings happiness at every stage of its expression. We experience joy in forming the intention to be generous. We experience joy in the actual act of giving something. And we experience joy in remembering the fact that we have given.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in his own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.
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.
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.
To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck.
Mother Quotes |
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth – not going all the way, and not starting.
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.
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
We must be diligent today. To wait until tomorrow is too late. death comes unexpectedly. How can we bargain with it?
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.