Gautama Buddha Quotes

Gautama Buddha Quotes: He who walks in the company of fools suffers much. Company with fools, as with an enemy, is always painful. Company with the wise is pleasure, like meeting with kinfolk.
Why do what you will regret? Why bring tears upon yourself? Do only what you do not regret, And fill yourself with joy.
Overcome your uncertainties and free yourself from dwelling on sorrow. When you delight in existence, you will awaken, and become a guide to those in need, revealing the path to many.
Dispassion is the best of mental states. . . .
He whose inflowing thoughts are dried up, who is unattached to food, whose dwelling place is an empty and imageless release - the way of such a person is hard to follow, like the path of birds through the sky.
A fool thinks it like honey so long as the bad deed does not bear fruit, but when it does bear fruit he experiences suffering.
The wind cannot overturn a mountain. Temptation cannot touch the man Who is awake, strong and humble, Who masters hiself and minds the law.
One act of pure love in saving life is greater than spending the whole of one's time in religious offerings to the gods . . .
Of what I know, I have told you only a little. Why have I not told you the rest? Because it would not lead you to Nirvana.
I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivalled, secure from attachment, undecaying and unstained. This condition is indeed reached by me which is deep, difficult to see, difficult to understand, tranquil, excellent, beyond the reach of mere logic, subtle, and to be realized only by the wise.
Whatever the hateful do to the hateful, or an enemy to an enemy, worse is the harm of a misguided mind directed at oneself.
Comparing oneself to others in such terms as
A brahmin once asked The Blessed One:
'I've got children', 'I've got wealth.' This is the way a fool brings suffering on himself. He does not even own himself, so how can he have children or wealth?
Attention leads to immortality. Carelessness leads to death. Those who pay attention will not die, while the careless are as good as dead already.
Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.
Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.
From craving is born grief, from craving is born fear. For one freed from craving there's no grief- so how fear?
To become vegetarian is to step into the stream which leads to nirvana.
All the holy words you read and all the holy words you speak are as nothing if you do not act upon them.   Even if you read little and say little but live the right way, forsaking craving, hatred and delusion, you will know the truth and find calmness and will show others the path.