Buddha- The Philosopher and Spiritual Leader!

Buddha (In a Nutshell)

  • Buddha lived from 563 BC to 483 BC.
  • He is highly respected as he was the founder of the world religion of Buddhism.
  • “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”- Buddha
  • “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.”- Buddha
  • “We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.”- Buddha

Buddha (Nitty Gritty)

  • “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”- Buddha
  • “Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.”- Buddha
  • “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.”- Buddha

Buddha (What made him such a great Philosopher)

  • “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.” Buddha
  • “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.”- Buddha
  • “Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”- Buddha

Buddha (Final Thoughts)

  • “It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.”- Buddha
  • “I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.”- Buddha
  • “Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”- Buddha
  • “What we think, we become.”- Buddha

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