“If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current — how can he help others across?” – The Buddha

“If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current — how can he help others across?” – The Buddha

(From the Sutta Nipata)

“If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current — how can he help others across?” – The Buddha Click To Tweet

“See them, floundering in their sense of mine, like fish in the puddles of a dried-up stream — and, seeing this, live with no mine, not forming attachment for states of becoming.” The Buddha

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

“See them, floundering in their sense of mine, like fish in the puddles of a dried-up stream — and, seeing this, live with no mine, not forming attachment to experiences.”
—The Buddha

[tweetquote]”Live with no sense of ‘mine,’ not forming attachment to experiences.” The Buddha[/tweetquote]

“I will not look at another’s bowl intent on finding fault: a training to be observed.” The Buddha

I will not look at another’s bowl intent on finding fault: a training to be observed. The Buddha (from the Vinaya, the Buddha’s code of discipline for monks and nuns).

This is a genuine Buddha Quote.

“Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across — unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.” – The Buddha

“Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across — unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.” – The Buddha

(From the Metta Sutta)

“Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across — unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.” Click To Tweet

“One is not called noble who harms living beings. By not harming living beings one is called noble.” The Buddha

From the Dhammapada, Verse 270:

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“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

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.

“As an elephant in the battlefield withstands arrows shot from bows all around, even so shall I endure abuse.” The Buddha

As an elephant in the battlefield withstands arrows shot from bows all around, even so shall I endure abuse.

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s from the Dhammapada, verse 320.