“‘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.
This is a Real Buddha Quote. It comes from the Dhammapada.
Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good. Buddha
This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Sutta Nipata.
“Speak only endearing speech, speech that is welcomed. Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.”
“Speak only endearing speech … Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.” Buddha
This is a genuine Buddha quote.
As a water bead on a lotus leaf,
as water on a red lily,
does not adhere,
so the sage
does not adhere
to the seen, the heard, or the sensed.
It’s from the Jara (old age) Sutta of the Sutta Nipata.
In the original Pali this is:
Udabindu yathāpi pokkhare
Padume vāri yathā na lippati,
Evaṃ muni no palippati
Yadidaṃ diṭṭhasutaṃ mutesu vā.
Without approval and without scorn, but carefully studying the sentences word by word, one should trace them in the Discourses and verify them by the Discipline. If they are neither traceable in the Discourses nor verifiable by the Discipline, one must conclude thus: ‘Certainly, this is not the Blessed One’s utterance; this has been misunderstood by that bhikkhu — or by that community, or by those elders, or by that elder.’ In that way, bhikkhus, you should reject it.
This is from the Mahaparinibbana Sutta.
This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Cetana Sutta, of the Anguttara Nikaya.
“It is in the nature of things that joy arises in a person free from remorse.” The Buddha
“He who can curb his wrath as soon as it arises, as a timely antidote will check snake’s venom that so quickly spreads — such a monk gives up the here and the beyond, just as a serpent sheds its worn-out skin.”
The Buddha (from the Sutta Nipata)
“The calmed say that what is well-spoken is best;
second, that one should say what is right, not unrighteous;
third, what’s pleasing, not displeasing;
fourth, what is true, not false.” – The Buddha
(From the Sutta Nipata)