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>
- 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.
- To understand everything
is to forgive everything.
- The way is not
in the sky. The way is in the heart.
- Teach this triple
truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and
compassion are the things which renew humanity.
- Hatred does not
cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
- I never see what
has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
- We are formed and
molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
- Even death is not
to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- You yourself, as
much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
- Fools wait for
a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man.
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