From the Dhammapada, Verse 270:
“One is not called noble who harms living beings. By not harming living beings one is called noble.” 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)
“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)
“When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.” The Buddha
(From the Samyutta Nikaya)
This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures, said to have been uttered by the Buddha himself:
‘As I am, so are these.
As are these, so am I.’
Drawing the parallel to yourself,
neither kill nor get others to kill.
It’s from a text called the Nalaka Sutta, which is found in the Sutta Nipata)
This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures.
Just as with her own life
A mother shields from hurt
Her own son, her only child,
Let all-embracing thoughts
For all beings be yours.
It’s from the Metta Sutta.
This is a genuine Buddha quote, from the Dhammapada:
Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal.