Inspirational Buddha Quotes

selected by Awakened Consciousness

Many Buddha quotes that are handed down until today are both inspirational as well as reflecting deeper truth of reality. What can we learn, where can we be inspired from The Buddha for everyday life and our own development today?

1. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”
2. “All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?”
3. “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.”

4. “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
5. “However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?”
6. “Death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”
7.”No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”
8.”In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

9. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.”
10. “The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.”