Thoughts for Mind & Soul

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” – Buddha

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” – Buddha

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.” – Buddha

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” – Buddha

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” – Buddha

“If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.” – Buddha

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” – Buddha

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?” – Buddha

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” – Buddha

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it” – Buddha

“When you dig a well, there’s no sign of water until you reach it, only rocks and dirt to move out of the way. You have removed enough; soon the pure water will flow.” – Buddha

“You only lose what you cling to.” – Buddha

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Buddha

“Doubt everything. Find your own light.” – Buddha

“The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help you are freed.” – Buddha

“Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

“Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.” – Buddha

“Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha

“All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If the mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?” – Buddha

“You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.” – Buddha

“There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path.” – Buddha

“To understand everything is to forgive everything” – Buddha

“When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky” – Buddha

“Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” – Buddha

“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Buddha

“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.” – Buddha

“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha

“The darkest night is ignorance” – Buddha

“Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.” – Buddha