“Some do not understand that we must die, But those who do realize this settle their quarrels.” The Buddha

Golden statue of seated Buddha in lotus position

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s the 6th verse of the Dhammapada:

Some do not understand
that we must die,
But those who do realize this
settle their quarrels.
~ The Buddha

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“You yourself must strive. The Buddhas only point the way.” The Buddha

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s from the Dhammapada, from a verse that reads in full,

You yourself must strive.
The Buddhas only point the way.
Those meditative ones who tread the path
are released from the bonds of Mara.

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“Whoever doesn’t flare up at someone who’s angry wins a battle hard to win.” The Buddha


This is a genuine Buddha quote, from the Samyutta Nikaya.

Whoever doesn’t flare up
at someone who’s angry
wins a battle
hard to win.
– The Buddha

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“Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm, even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.” The Buddha

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

Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm, even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.
The Buddha

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“Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal.” The Buddha

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.

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“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.” The Buddha

This is a genuine Buddha quote. 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. – The Buddha.

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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.

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“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

“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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“To support mother and father, to cherish wife and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.” The Buddha

This is a genuine Buddha quote. It’s from the Mangala Sutta.

“To support mother and father, to cherish wife and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.”

“To support mother and father, to cherish wife and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation — this is the greatest blessing.” The Buddha Click To Tweet