“‘As I am, so are they; as they are, so am I.’ Comparing others with oneself, do not kill nor cause others to kill.”

"‘As I am, so are they; as they are, so am I.’ Comparing others with oneself, do not kill nor cause others to kill."—The Buddha.

“‘As I am, so are they; as they are, so am I.’ Comparing others with oneself, do not kill nor cause others to kill.”—The Buddha.

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

“‘As I am, so are they; as they are, so am I.’ Comparing others with oneself, do not kill nor cause others to kill.” Click To Tweet

“A noble one produces an abundance of merit by having a compassionate mind towards all living beings.”

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from John Ireland’s translation of the Itivuttika.

If with an uncorrupted mind
He pervades just one being
With loving kindly thoughts,
He makes some merit thereby.

But a noble one produces
An abundance of merit
By having a compassionate mind
Towards all living beings.

“A noble one produces an abundance of merit by having a compassionate mind towards all living beings.”—The Buddha Click To Tweet

“Radiate boundless love towards the entire world…”

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Karaniya Metta Sutta:

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

“Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.”

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from the Karaniya Metta Sutta:

“Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.” Buddha

“Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.” Click To Tweet

“May all beings have happy minds.” —The Buddha

“Whatever living beings there may be — feeble or strong, long, stout, or of medium size, short, small, large, those seen or those unseen, those dwelling far or near, those who are born as well as those yet to be born — may all beings have happy minds.”
The Buddha, Karaniya Metta Sutta

“May all beings have happy minds.” —The Buddha Click To Tweet

“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

“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

“When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.” The Buddha

“When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.” The Buddha

“When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.” The Buddha Click To Tweet

(From the Samyutta Nikaya)