Online Tools and Calculators > Miscellaneous > Quote Search

Quote Search

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.
—  Buddha
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
—  Buddha
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
—  Buddha
There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.
—  Buddha
Like a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, so the wise are not moved by praise or blame.
—  Buddha
The good renounce everything. The pure don't babble about sensual desires. Whether touched by pleasure or pain, the wise show no change of temper.
—  Buddha
Inflowing thoughts come to an end in those who are ever alert of mind, training themselves night and day, and ever intent on nirvana.
—  Buddha
A victor only breeds hatred, while a defeated man lives in misery, but a man at peace within lives happily, abandoning up ideas of victory and defeat.
—  Buddha
When one is overcome by this wretched, clinging desire in the world, one's sorrows increase like grass growing up after a lot of rain.
—  Buddha
The wise say that it is not an iron, wooden or fiber fetter which is a strong one, but the besotted hankering after trinkets, children and wives, that, say the wise, is the strong fetter. It drags one down, and loose as it feels, it is hard to break. Breaking this fetter, people renounce the world, free from longing and abandoning sensuality.
—  Buddha
There is no satisfying the senses, not even with a shower of money. The senses are of slight pleasure and really suffering. When a wise man has realized this, he takes no pleasure, as a disciple of the Buddhas, even in the pleasures of heaven. Instead he takes pleasure in the elimination of craving.
—  Buddha
Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.
—  Buddha
I have passed in ignorance through a cycle of many rebirths, seeking the builder of the house. Continuous rebirth is a painful thing. But now, housebuilder, I have found you out. You will not build me a house again. All your rafters are broken, your ridge-pole shattered. My mind is free from active thought, and has made an end of craving.
—  Buddha
Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.
—  Buddha
But when one masters this wretched desire, which is so hard to overcome, then one's sorrows just drop off, like a drop of water off a lotus.
—  Buddha
To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.
—  Buddha
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
—  Buddha
Freed by full realization and at peace, the mind of such a man is at peace, and his speech and action peaceful. He has no need for faith who knows the uncreated, who has cut off rebirth, who has destroyed any opportunity for good or evil, and cast away all desire. He is indeed the ultimate man.
—  Buddha
Paraphrased: Guatama's disciples, whose recollection is always established day and night on the Buddha, experience a complete awakening.
—  Buddha
Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.
—  Buddha
Everything changes, nothing remains without change.
—  Buddha
A kind man who makes good use of wealth is rightly said to possess a great treasure; but the miser who hoards up his riches will have no profit.
—  Buddha
Because he has pity on every living creature, therefore is a man called 'holy'.
—  Buddha
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then Blaise them to be true.
—  Buddha
The Tempter masters the lazy and irresolute man who dwells on the attractive side of things, ungoverned in his senses, and unrestrained in his food, like the wind overcomes a rotten tree. But the Tempter cannot master a man who dwells on the distasteful side of things, self-controlled in his senses, moderate in eating, resolute and full of faith, like the wind cannot move a mountain crag.
—  Buddha
He whose longing has been aroused for the indescribable, whose mind has been quickened by it, and whose thought is not attached to sensuality is truly called one who is bound upstream.
—  Buddha
Let go the past, let go the future, and let go what is in between, transcending the things of time. With your mind free in every direction, you will not return to birth and aging.
—  Buddha
From craving arises sorrow, from craving arises fear, but he who is freed from craving has no sorrow and certainly no fear.
—  Buddha
When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble.
—  Buddha
Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
—  Buddha
Like a beautiful flower that is colorful but has no fragrance, even well spoken words bear no fruit in one who does not put them into practice.
—  Buddha
Though through all his life a fool associates with a wise man, he yet understands not the Dharma, as the spoon, the flavor of soup.
—  Buddha
Suffering does not befall him who is without attachment to names and forms.
—  Buddha
If a viper lives in your room and you wish to have a peaceful sleep, you must first chase it out.
—  Buddha
Never have anything to do with likes and dislikes. The absence of what one likes is painful, as is the presence of what one dislikes. Therefore don't take a liking to anything. To lose what one likes is hard, but there are no bonds for those who have no likes and dislikes. From preference arises sorrow, from preference arises fear, but he who is freed from preference has no sorrow and certainly no fear.
—  Buddha
Those ... who find delight in freedom from attachment in the renunciation of clinging, free from the inflow of thoughts, they are like shining lights, having reached final liberation in the world.
—  Buddha
It is good to have companions when occasion arises, and it is good to be contented with whatever comes.
—  Buddha

Think Quote Search Is Helpful? You Can Help Others Too. Click The Social Button Below To Share It.

About Quote Search

This online quotation search tool is used to search thousands of quotes by author, word or phrase.

©2017 Miniwebtool | Terms and Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us