“Whoever doesn’t flare up at someone who’s angry wins a battle hard to win.” The Buddha


This is a genuine Buddha quote, from the Samyutta Nikaya.

Whoever doesn’t flare up
at someone who’s angry
wins a battle
hard to win.
– The Buddha

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“Having gone on his almsround, the sage should then go to the forest, standing or taking a seat at the foot of a tree. The enlightened one, intent on jhana, should find delight in the forest, should practice jhana at the foot of a tree, attaining his own satisfaction.” The Buddha

“Having gone on his almsround, the sage should then go to the forest, standing or taking a seat at the foot of a tree. The enlightened one, intent on jhana, should find delight in the forest, should practice jhana at the foot of a tree, attaining his own satisfaction.” The Buddha
(Source: Nalaka Sutta, Sutta Nipata.)

“The enlightened one, intent on meditation, should find delight in the forest, should practice meditation at the foot of a tree, attaining his own satisfaction.” The Buddha Click To Tweet

“Just as the great ocean has one taste, the taste of salt, so also this teaching and discipline has one taste, the taste of liberation.” The Buddha

“Just as the great ocean has one taste, the taste of salt, so also this teaching and discipline has one taste, the taste of liberation.” The Buddha (from the Udana)

“Just as the great ocean has one taste, the taste of salt, so also this teaching and discipline has one taste, the taste of liberation.” The Buddha Click To Tweet

“Purity and impurity depend on oneself; no one can purify another.”

From the Dhammapada:

“By oneself is evil done; by oneself is one defiled. By oneself is evil left undone; by oneself is one made pure. Purity and impurity depend on oneself; no one can purify another.”
The Buddha

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“Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” The Buddha

This is a genuine quotation from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Sutta Nipata

“Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.”
The Buddha

“Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily, the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” The Buddha Click To Tweet “Whatever's not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” The Buddha Click To Tweet

“To support mother and father, to cherish partner and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.”

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Mangala Sutta.

“To support mother and father, to cherish partner* and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.”

*In the original it’s “wife,” rather than partner. The language has been changed to make it more inclusive.

“To support mother and father, to cherish partner and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.” The Buddha Click To Tweet

“Better than a thousand useless words is one useful word, upon hearing which one attains peace.”—The Buddha

“Better than a thousand useless words is one useful word, upon hearing which one attains peace.”—The Buddha

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Dhammapada, verse 100.

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