“Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one’s own acts, done and undone.”—Buddha

“Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one's own acts, done and undone.”—Buddha

“Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one’s own acts, done and undone.”—Buddha

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Dhammapada, verse 50.

“Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one's own acts, done and undone.”—Buddha Click To Tweet

“A mind unruffled by the vagaries of fortune, from sorrow freed, from defilements cleansed, from fear liberated — this is the greatest blessing.” The Buddha

“A mind unruffled by the vagaries of fortune, from sorrow freed, from defilements cleansed, from fear liberated — this is the greatest blessing.” The Buddha (Mangala Sutta).

“A mind unruffled by the vagaries of fortune, from sorrow freed, from defilements cleansed, from fear liberated — this is the greatest blessing.” The Buddha Click To Tweet

“We will develop and cultivate the liberation of mind by lovingkindness, make it our vehicle, make it our basis, stabilize it, exercise ourselves in it, and fully perfect it.” The Buddha

This is a canonical quote, and it’s rather lovely. It’s from the Samyutta Nikaya, and in Bhikkhu Bodhi’s translation you’ll find it on page 708:

“Therefore, bhikkhus, you should train yourselves thus: ‘We will develop and cultivate the liberation of mind by lovingkindness, make it our vehicle, make it our basis, stabilize it, exercise ourselves in it, and fully perfect it.’ Thus should you train yourselves.”

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“Speak only endearing speech, speech that is welcomed. Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.”

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.”

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“Irrigators channel waters; fletchers straighten arrows; carpenters bend wood; the wise master themselves.” The Buddha

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s from the Dhammapada, verse 80:

Irrigators channel waters;
fletchers straighten arrows;
carpenters shape wood;
the wise master themselves.

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“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.

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“Over there are the roots of trees; over there, empty dwellings. Practice meditation, monks. Don’t be heedless.” The Buddha

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

“Over there are the roots of trees; over there, empty dwellings. Practice jhana [meditation], monks. Don’t be heedless. Don’t later fall into regret. This is our message to you.”
The Buddha

“Over there are the roots of trees; over there, empty dwellings. Practice meditation, monks. Don’t be heedless.” The Buddha Click To Tweet “Practice meditation ... Don't be heedless. Don't later fall into regret.” The Buddha Click To Tweet