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>
- Nothing ever exists
entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.
- Let us rise up
and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned
a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick,
and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
- Whatever words
we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be
influenced by them for good or ill.
- Three things cannot
be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- Within this moment,
the only moment that exists, the past,
present and future are contained.
- As an irrigator
guides water to his fields, as an archer aims an arrow, as a carpenter
carves wood, the wise shape their lives.
- Little by little
a person becomes evil, as a water pot is filled by drops of water...Little
by little a person becomes good, as a water pot is filled by drops of
- Those who have
failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living.
- Like a lovely flower
full of color but lacking in fragrance, are the words of those who do
not practice what they teach.
- I will purify my
bodily actions through repeated reflection. I will purify my verbal
actions through repeated reflection. I will purify my mental actions
through repeated reflection.' That's how you should train yourself.
- As a solid rock
cannot be moved by the wind, the wise are not shaken by praise or blame.
- Dharma is not upheld
by talking about it. Dharma is upheld by living in harmony with it.
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