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Buddha Quote #196 - Every day, think as you wake up ...

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #122 - On life's journey Faith is nourishment ...

On life's journey Faith is nourishment,
Virtuous deeds are a shelter,
Wisdom is the light by day and Right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life nothing can destroy him;
If he has conquered greed nothing can limit his freedom.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #191 - The Dalai Lama's Instructions for life ...

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

When you lose, don't lose the lesson.

Follow the three R's:
- Respect for self.
- Respect for others.
- Responsibility for all your actions.

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.

When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

Spend some time alone everyday.

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.

Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll be able to enjoy it a second time.

A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.

In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don't bring up the past.

Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.

Be gentle with the earth.

Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.

Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #465 - For me, Buddhism is not a religion that ...

you believe in — it's a sophisticated system of psychology that you use and practice and live.

By Unknown

Buddha Quote #386 - The deep root of failure in our lives is to think, ...

The deep root of failure in our lives is to think, 'Oh how useless and powerless I am.' It is essential to think strongly and forcefully, 'I can do it,' without boasting or fretting.

By Tenzin Gyatso

Buddha Quote #220 - Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man ...

Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #29 - Even death is not to be feared ...

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

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #300 - Go beyond science ...

Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics. Real religion is beyond argument. It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly.

By Swami Sivananda

Buddha Quote #430 - The secret of health ...

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.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #261 - To support mother and father ...

To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #12 - The secret of health for both mind and body is ...

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #132 - All major religious traditions carry basically the same message ...

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.

By Dalai Lama

Buddha Quote #417 - When we start out on a spiritual path ...

When we start out on a spiritual path we often have ideals we think we're supposed to live up to. We feel we're supposed to be better than we are in some way. But with this practice you take yourself completely as you are. Then ironically, taking in pain - breathing it in for yourself and all others in the same boat as you are - heightens your awareness of exactly where you're stuck.

By Pema Chodron

Buddha Quote #172 - Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. ...

Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself.

By Thich Nhat Hanh

Buddha Quote #71 - Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it ...

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.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #2 - Just as a candle cannot burn without fire ...

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #151 - We can live without religion and meditation ...

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

By Dalai Lama

Buddha Quote #49 - To live a pure unselfish life ...

To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #6 - On life's journey faith is nourishment ...

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #226 - A genuine, affectionate smile ...

A genuine, affectionate smile is very important in our day-to-day lives

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #171 - The miracle is not to walk on water ...

The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.

By Thich Nhat Hanh

Buddha Quote #216 - Because we all share this planet earth ...

Because we all share this planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. This is not just a dream, but a necessity.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #208 - There is only one important point you must keep in your mind ...

There is only one important point you must keep in your mind and let it be your guide. No matter what people call you, you are just who you are. Keep to this truth. You must ask yourself how is it you want to live your life. We live and we die, this is the truth that we can only face alone. No one can help us, not even the Buddha. So consider carefully, what prevents you from living the way you want to live your life?

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #146 - The purpose of our lives is to be happy ...

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

By Dalai Lama

Buddha Quote #187 - Drink your tea slowly and reverently ...

Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis
on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without
rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment.
Only this moment is life.

By Thich Nhat Hanh

Buddha Quote #326 - But because many endeavor ...

But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor.

By Thomas Kempis

Buddha Quote #248 - Is this what you have in mind ...

'Is this what you have in mind,' I asked the Dalai Lama, 'when you say in teachings that the buddhas and bodhisattvas of the world are the most selfish beings of all, that by cultivating altruism they actually achieve ultimate happiness for themselves?'

Yes. That's wise selfish,' he replied. 'Helping others not means we do this at our own expense. Not like this. Buddhas and bodhisattvas, these people very wise. All their lives they only want one thing: to achieve ultimate happiness. How to do this? By cultivating compassion, by cultivating altruism.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #457 - Right from the moment of our birth ...

Right from the moment of our birth, we are under the care and kindness of our parents, and then later on in our life when we are oppressed by sickness and become old, we are again dependent on the kindness of others. Since at the beginning and end of our lives we are so dependent on other's kindness, how can it be in the middle that we would neglect kindness towards others?

By Dalai Lama

Buddha Quote #223 - I don't know whether the universe ...

I don't know whether the universe, with its countless galaxies, stars and planets, has a deeper meaning or not, but at the very least, it is clear that we humans who live on this earth face the task of making a happy life for ourselves. Therefore, it is important to discover what will bring about the greatest degree of happiness.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #180 - If you look deeply into the palm of your hand ...

If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.

By Thich Nhat Hanh

Buddha Quote #156 - We live in illusion and the appearance of things ...

We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality. We are that reality. When you understand this, you see that you are nothing, and being nothing, you are everything. That is all.

By Kalu Rinpoche

Buddha Quote #251 - We live very cloe together ...

We live very cloe together. So our prime purpose in this life is to help others.And if you can't help them, atleast don't hurt them.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #200 - I believe compassion to be one of the few things ...

I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I’m not talking about the short-term gratification of pleasures like sex, drugs or gambling (though I’m not knocking them), but something that will bring true and lasting happiness. The kind that sticks.

By Dalai Lama XIV

Buddha Quote #420 - Compassionate action starts with seeing yourself ...

Compassionate action starts with seeing yourself when you start to make yourself right and when you start to make yourself wrong. At that point you could just contemplate the fact that there is a larger alternative to either of those, a more tender, shaky kind of place where you could live. - In the Gap Between Right and Wrong

By Pema Chodron

Buddha Quote #436 - Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. ...

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.

By Buddha

Buddha Quote #140 - It is necessary to help others ...

It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to desist from harming them.

By Dalai Lama

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