Top 10 Quotes by Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha

I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivalled, secure from attachment, undecaying and unstained. This condition is indeed reached by me which is deep, difficult to see, difficult to understand, tranquil, excellent, beyond the reach of mere logic, subtle, and to be realized only by the wise.

Gautama Buddha
Hate is only conquered by love.
Gautama Buddha

Whatever the hateful do to the hateful, or an enemy to an enemy, worse is the harm of a misguided mind directed at oneself.

Gautama Buddha
Wisdom makes light the darkness of ignorance.
Gautama Buddha

A fool acquires knowledge only to his own disadvantage. It destroys what good he has, and turns his brains.

Gautama Buddha
All rising to great places is by a winding stair.
Gautama Buddha

If desires are not uprooted, sorrows grow again in you.

Gautama Buddha
Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good.
Gautama Buddha

Therefore, be islands unto yourselves. Be your own refuge. Have recourse to none else for refuge. Hold fast to the Dharma as a refuge. Resort to no other refuge. Whosoever, either now or after I am gone, shall be islands unto themselves, shall seek no eternal refuge, it is they, among my disciples who shall reach the very topmost height! But they must be keen to progress.

Gautama Buddha
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.