“The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” The Buddha

The world is afflicted by death and decay

“The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” The Buddha (From the Sutta Nipata)

“‘All conditioned things are impermanent’ — when one sees this with wisdom, one turns away from suffering.” The Buddha

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“‘All conditioned things are impermanent’ — when one sees this with wisdom, one turns away from suffering.” The Buddha

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s from the Dhammapada, verse 277.

“Some do not understand that we must die, But those who do realize this settle their quarrels.” The Buddha

Golden statue of seated Buddha in lotus position

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s the 6th verse of the Dhammapada:

Some do not understand
that we must die,
But those who do realize this
settle their quarrels.
~ The Buddha

“Better it is to live one day seeing the rise and fall of things than to live a hundred years without ever seeing the rise and fall of things.” The Buddha

the rise and fall of things

This is a genuine Buddha quote, from the Dhammapada:

Better it is to live one day seeing the rise and fall of things than to live a hundred years without ever seeing the rise and fall of things.