Buddha Quotes 54 Sourced Quotes from Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhartha Gautama or Shakyamuni Buddha.

Gautama Buddha (c. 563 – c. 483 BC) was a teacher and religious leader. "Buddha", meaning "awakened one" or "enlightened one" is a title, not a name; the Shakyamuni Buddha, whose original name was Siddhartha Gautama, was the founder of Buddhism.

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

—Buddha

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Source and Related Info: As quoted in Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing (2006) edited by Larry Chang, p. 193
• This is actually a pithy modern-day 'summary' of the "Abhaya Sutta" (AN 4.184). It appears in "Buddha’s Little Instruction Book" by Jack Kornfield (p88).

2. “The root of suffering is attachment.”

—Buddha

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Source: Pali canon

3. “And this, monks, is the noble truth of the origination of dukkha: the craving that makes for further becoming — accompanied by passion & delight, relishing now here & now there — i.e., craving for sensual pleasure, craving for becoming, craving for non-becoming.”

—Buddha

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Source: Samyutta Nikaya 56.11 Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta: Setting the Wheel of Dhamma in Motion translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

4. “Whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation.”

—Buddha

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Source: Majjhima Nikaya 74, Dighanaka Sutta (this saying is in many other suttas as well)

5. “Just as with her own life, A mother shields from hurt, Her own son, her only child, Let all-embracing thoughts For all beings be yours.”

—Buddha

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Source: Metta Sutta

6. “Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across — unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.”

—Buddha

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Source: Metta Sutta

7. “As rain breaks through an ill-thatched house, passion will break through an unreflecting mind.”

—Buddha

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Source: Dhammapada: These are just a few samples, for more from this work see the page for the Dhammapada Ch. 1: The Twin Verses, verse 13

8. “That army of yours, that the world with its devas can't overcome, I will smash with discernment”

—Buddha

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Source: Exertion: Full text online, as translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

9. “Open are the doors to the Deathless to those with ears. Let them show their conviction.”

—Buddha

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Source: After Enlightenment Ayacana Sutta

10. “Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! I welcome it! But I will not move from this spot until I have attained the supreme and final wisdom.”

—Buddha

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Source: The Jatka (From the Attainment of the Buddhaship. Also is in the Nirvana Sutta.)

11. “To support mother and father, to cherish wife and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.”

—Buddha

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Source: Mangala Sutta

12. “I spit on my life. Death in battle would be better for me than that I, defeated, survive.”

—Buddha

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Source: Exertion: Full text online, as translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu This statement is made in reference to his battle against the personification of temptation to evil, Mara.

13. “In a world become blind, I beat the drum of the Deathless.”

—Buddha

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Source: After Enlightenment Ariyapariyesana Sutta

14. “Conquerors are those like me who have reached fermentations' end. I've conquered evil qualities, and so, Upaka, I'm a conqueror”

—Buddha

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Source: After Enlightenment Ariyapariyesana Sutta

15. “To cease from evil, to do good, and to purify the mind yourself, this is the teaching of all the Buddhas.”

—Buddha

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Source: Dhammapada: These are just a few samples, for more from this work see the page for the Dhammapada Ch. 183

16. “This is deathless, the liberation of the mind through lack of clinging.”

—Buddha

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Source: Majjhima Nikaya 106

17. “Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Utthana Sutta in the Sutta Nipata

18. “As I am, so are these. As are these, so am I.’ Drawing the parallel to yourself, neither kill nor get others to kill.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Nalaka Sutta, in the Sutta Nipata

19. “We forgive principally for our own sake, so that we may cease to bear the burden of rancour.”

—Buddha

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Source: The Gospel of Buddha (1894) David Ross, 1,001 Pearls of Wisdom, 2006, p. 30

20. “It is in the nature of things that joy arises in a person free from remorse.”

—Buddha

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Source: Cetana Sutta, Anguttara Nikaya

21. “Can there be joy and laughter When always the world is ablaze? Enshrouded in darkness Should you not seek a light?”

—Buddha

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Source: Dhammapada: These are just a few samples, for more from this work see the page for the Dhammapada

22. “But truly, Ananda, it is nothing strange that human beings should die.”

—Buddha

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Source: Digha Nikaya Sutta 16 (Mahaparinibbana Sutta)

23. “Rahula, develop meditation that is like water. ... Just as people wash clean things and dirty things, excrement, urine, spittle, pus, and blood in water, and the water is not horrified, humiliated, and disgusted because of that, so too, Rahula, develop meditation that is like water.”

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Source: Majjhima Nikaya B. Nanamoli and B. Bodhi, trans. (1995), Sutta 62, verse 14, p. 530

24. “If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current — how can he help others across”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Sutta Nipata

25. “The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Sutta Nipata

26. “The innumerable worlds in the cosmos are like the eyes of the net. Each and every world is different, its variety infinite. So too are the Dharma Doors (methods of cultivation) taught by the Buddhas.”

—Buddha

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Source: Brahmajala Sutra (Mahayana) Sutra Translation Committee of the US and Canada (2000). The Brahma Net Sutra, New York [w:Brahmajala Sutra (Mahayana)|Brahmajala Sutra (Mahayana)]

27. “Rather than continuing to seek the truth, simply let go of your views.”

—Buddha

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Source: The Gospel of Buddha (1894) David Ross, 1,001 Pearls of Wisdom, 2006, p. 39

28. “Behold now, Bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to decay. Strive with diligence!”

—Buddha

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Source and Related Info: Last words, as quoted in DN 16; Mahaparinibbana Sutta 6:8
• Variant translations:
• Mendicants, I now impress it upon you, the parts and powers of man must be dissolved; work out your own salvation with diligence.
 • As quoted in Present Day Tracts on the Non-Christian Religions of the World (1887) by Sir William Muir, p. 24
• Now, then, monks, I exhort you: All fabrications are subject to decay. Bring about completion by being heedful.
 • translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu
• Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!
 • translated by Sister Vajira & Francis Story

29. “Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.”

—Buddha

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Source: Bhaddekaratta Sutta.

30. “Meditate … do not delay, lest you later regret it.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sallekha Sutta

31. “A mind unruffled by the vagaries of fortune, from sorrow freed, from defilements cleansed, from fear liberated — this is the greatest blessing”

—Buddha

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Source: Mangala Sutta

32. “Those who cling to perceptions and views wander the world offending people.”

—Buddha

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Source: Magandiya Sutta

33. “Whatever living beings there may be — feeble or strong, long, stout, or of medium size, short, small, large, those seen or those unseen, those dwelling far or near, those who are born as well as those yet to be born — may all beings have happy minds.”

—Buddha

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Source: Karaniya Metta Sutta

34. “I will go about, from kingdom to kingdom, training many disciples. They — heedful, resolute doing my teachings — despite your wishes, will go where, having gone, there's no grief.”

—Buddha

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Source: Exertion: Full text online, as translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu Sn 3.2, Buddha's Purpose

35. “No one saves us but ourselves, No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path Buddhas merely teach the way.''' By ourselves is evil done, By ourselves we pain endure, By ourselves we cease from wrong, By ourselves become we pure.”

—Buddha

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36. “Conquer anger with love, evil with good, meanness with generosity, and lies with truth.”

—Buddha

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37. “Friends Nothing is as intractable as an untamed heart. The untamed heart is intractable. Nothing is as tractable as a tamed heart. The tamed heart is tractable. Nothing tends toward loss as does an untamed heart. The untamed heart tends towards loss. Nothing tends toward growth as does a tamed heart. The tamed heart tends towards growth. Nothing brings suffering as does the untamed, uncontrolled unattended and unrestrained heart. That heart brings suffering. Nothing brings joy as does a tamed, controlled, attended and restrained heart. This heart brings joy.'''”

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Source: Anguttara Nikaya

38. “Whoever doesn’t flare up at someone who’s angry wins a battle hard to win.”

—Buddha

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Source: Samyutta Nikaya Samyutta Nikaya

39. “When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself”

—Buddha

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Source: Samyutta Nikaya Samyutta Nikaya

40. “Whereas some ascetics and Brahmins remain addicted to attending such shows as dancing, singing, music, displays, recitations, hand-music, cymbals and drums, fairy-shows, acrobatic and conjuring tricks, combats of elephants, buffaloes, bulls, goats, rams, cocks and quail, fighting with staves, boxing, wrestling, sham-fights, parades, manoeuvres and military reviews, the ascetic Gotama refrains from attending such displays.”

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 1 (Brahmajala Sutta (Theravada)), verse 1.13

41. “Whereas some ascetics and Brahmins remain addicted to such unedifying conversation as about kings, robbers, ministers, armies, dangers, wars, food, drink, clothes, beds, garlands, perfumes, relatives, carriages, villages, towns and cities, countries, women, heroes, street- and well-gossip, talk of the departed, desultory chat, speculations about land and sea, talk about being and non-being, the ascetic Gotama refrains from such conversation.”

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 1 (Brahmajala Sutta (Theravada)), verse 1.17, p. 70

42. “As long, Sire, as a monk does not perceive the disappearance of the five hindrances in himself, he feels as if in debt, in sickness, in bonds, in slavery, on a desert journey. But when he perceives the disappearance of the five hindrances in himself, it is as if he were freed from debt, from sickness, from bonds, from slavery, from the perils of the desert.”

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 2 (Samaññaphala Sutta), verse 74, p. 102

43. “It is just as if a man were to draw out a reed from its sheath. He might think: ‘This is the reed, this is the sheath, reed and sheath are different. Now the reed has been pulled from the sheath.’ … In the same way a monk with mind concentrated directs his mind to the production of a mind-made body. He draws that body out of this body.”

—Buddha

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 2 (Samaññaphala Sutta), verse 86, p. 104

44. “If he goes forth from the household life into homelessness, then he will become an Arahant, a fully-enlightened Buddha, one who draws back the veil from the world.”

—Buddha

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 3 (Ambattha Sutta), verse 1.5, p. 112

45. “Wisdom is purified by morality, and morality is purified by wisdom: where one is, the other is, the moral man has wisdom and the wise man has morality, and the combination of morality of wisdom is called the highest thing in the world.”

—Buddha

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 4 (Sonadanda Sutta), verse 22, p. 131

46. “Feeling conditions craving, craving conditions seeking, seeking conditions acquisition, acquisition conditions decision-making, decision-making conditions lustful desire, lustful desire conditions attachment, attachment conditions appropriation, appropriation conditions avarice, avarice conditions guarding of possessions, and because of guarding of possessions there arise the taking up of stick and sword, quarrels, disputes, arguments, strife, abuse, lying and other evil unskilled states.”

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Source: Digha Nikaya M. Walshe, trans. (1987), Sutta 15 (Mahānidāna Sutta), verse 9, pp. 224-225

47. “Any kind of material form whatever, whether past, future, or present, internal or external, gross or subtle, inferior or superior, far or near, all material form should be seen as it actually is with proper wisdom thus: ‘This is not mine, this I am not, this is not my self.’”

—Buddha

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Source: Majjhima Nikaya B. Nanamoli and B. Bodhi, trans. (1995), Sutta 62, verse 3, p. 527

48. “The seers of old had fully restrained selves, and were austere. Having abandoned the five strands of sensual pleasures, they practiced their own welfare. The brahmans had no cattle, no gold, no wealth. They had study as their wealth and grain. They guarded the holy life as their treasure.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) 284-285

49. “Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Sutta Nipata

50. “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Just as the candle won't be shortened, one's happiness never decreases by being shared.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Sutta Nipata

51. “Whatever precious jewel there is in the heavenly worlds, there is nothing comparable to one who is Awakened.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Sutta Nipata

52. “In whom there is no sympathy for living beings: know him as an outcast.”

—Buddha

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Source: Sutta Nipata: The Group of Discourses, K. R. Norman, trans. (Oxford: 2001) Sutta Nipata

53. “Both formerly and now, it is only suffering that I describe, and the cessation of suffering.”

—Buddha

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54. “True charity occurs only when there are no notions of giving, giver, or gift.”

—Buddha

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Source: The Gospel of Buddha (1894) David Ross, 1,001 Pearls of Wisdom, 2006, p. 26

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