Gautama Buddha is said to be born around 563 BCE and had died around
483 BCE, most modern scholars agree on these dates.
In Buddhist tradition Gautama Buddha's birth name was Siddhartha Gautama,
this was changed after he went on a quest for the truth behind life and
Famous Spiritual Quotes>
- The secret of health
for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the
future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely
- My whole life I
never spoke one word.
- It is better to
conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is
yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven
- There are only
two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the
way, and not starting.
- There have been
many Buddhas before me and will be many Buddhas in the future.
- All living beings
have the Buddha nature and can become Buddhas.
- We are the same
as plants, as trees, as other people, as the rain that falls. We consist
of that which is around us, we are the same as everything.
- Neither my life
of luxury in the palace nor my life as an ascetic in the forest is the
way to freedom.
- 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.
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