“One should train in deeds of merit—generosity, a balanced life, developing a loving mind—that yield long-lasting happiness.”

“One should train in [three] deeds of merit—generosity, a balanced life, developing a loving mind—that yield long-lasting happiness.”

This is a genuine quote from the Buddhist scriptures. It’s from a scripture called the Itivuttika, here in a translation by John Ireland.

“One should train in three deeds of merit—generosity, a balanced life, developing a loving mind—that yield long-lasting happiness.”—The Buddha Share on X

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

“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.” Share on X

“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.”

“Speak only endearing speech ... Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.” —Buddha Share on X

“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 Share on X

“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.” Share on X

“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 Share on X

(From the Samyutta Nikaya)

“‘As I am, so are these. As are these, so am I.’ Drawing the parallel to yourself, neither kill nor get others to kill.” The Buddha

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)

“‘As I am, so are these. As are these, so am I.’ Drawing the parallel to yourself, neither kill nor get others to kill.” The Buddha Share on X