The Best Buddhism quotes

With the recent popularity of mindfulness and meditation, a lot of people are exploring the world of Buddhism. While there is a lot to learn about this complex religion, some basic tenets can be summed up in quotes. Here is a compilation of some famous Buddhist quotes that will inspire and motivate entrepreneurs.

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The best buddhism quotes

1. Mindfulness is so powerful that the fact that it comes out of Buddhism is irrelevant.โ€“Jon Kabat โ€” Zinn

2. We have all sorts of stories about heaven and hell, about oblivion and nothingness, about ‘coming back, ‘ and so on. But they are all stories. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

3. If you’re a politician, you might want to learn the Buddhist way of negotiation. Restoring communication and bringing back reconciliation is clear and concrete in Buddhism. โ€” Thich Nhat Hanh

4. This body is fragile. It is just flesh. Listen to the heartbeat. Life depends on the pumping of a muscle. โ€” Stephen Batchelor, Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening

5. Good and bad aren’t absolutes. They are beliefs, judgements, ideas based on limited knowledge as well as on the inclinations of our minds. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

6. [e]ven in getting the wonderful things we long for, we tend to live in want of something more[.] โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

7. We’re never called on to do what hurts. We just do what hurts out of ignorance and habit. Once we see what we’re doing, we can stop. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

8. Good times come and go. And bad times do the same. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

9. There’s a phrase in Buddhism, โ€˜Beginner’s mind.’ It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind. โ€” Steve Jobs

10. From the Buddhist perspective, the only lasting way to bring about change is for people themselves to change. โ€” Pat Allwright, Basics of Buddhism: Key principles and how to practise

11. Oysters are more beautiful than any religion . . . there’s nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster. โ€” Saki

12. We imagine that things come into existence, endure for a while, and then pass out of existence โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

13. If your idea of good opposes something else, you can be sure that [it] is not absolute or certain. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

14. In Buddhism there are words you can say… as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious. โ€” Tina Turner

15. I see no contradiction between Buddhism and Christianity … I intend to become as good a Buddhist as I can. โ€” Thomas Merton

16. [h]ow can something cease to exist that has no solid existence in the first place? โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

17. Belief may serve as a useful stopgap measure in the absence of actual experience, but once you see โ€ฆ [it] becomes unnecessary. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

18. There’s no rule in the end, but only the situation and the inclination of your mind โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

19. Buddhism has a very beautiful teaching that says the worst thing you can do to your soul is to tell someone their faith is wrong. โ€” Ricky Martin

20. There’s nothing you can findโ€“โ€ฆ nothing you can even imagineโ€“that doesn’t originate, develop, or exist in relation to other things. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

21. Buddhism is reason. Reason will win over your lord. โ€” Nichiren

22. If your idea of good opposes something else, you can be sure that [it] is not absolute or certain. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

23. A person of wisdom is not one who practices Buddhism apart from worldly affairs but, rather, one who thoroughly understands the principles by which the world is governed. โ€” Nichiren

24. Scientology, Buddhism, the Kabbalah… if it makes people’s lives better, and easier, then I’ll do it. Why not? People scoffed at Christianity 2, 000 years ago, didn’t they? โ€” Robbie Williams

25. We have all sorts of stories about heaven and hell, about oblivion and nothingness, about ‘coming back, ‘ and so on. But they are all stories. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

26. Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world. What I have learned is that I like all religions, but only parts of them. โ€” Uma Thurman

27. Buddhism has a very beautiful teaching that says the worst thing you can do to your soul is to tell someone their faith is wrong. โ€” Ricky Martin

28. We imagine that things come into existence, endure for a while, and then pass out of existence โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

29. I don’t think about what I do. I do it. That’s Buddhism. I jump off the cliff and build my wings on the way down. โ€” Ray Bradbury

30. If you’re a politician, you might want to learn the Buddhist way of negotiation. Restoring communication and bringing back reconciliation is clear and concrete in Buddhism. โ€” Thich Nhat Hanh

31. There’s nothing you can findโ€“โ€ฆ nothing you can even imagineโ€“that doesn’t originate, develop, or exist in relation to other things. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

32. I believe in Buddhism. Not every aspect, but most of it. So I take bits and pieces. โ€” Tiger Woods

33. If you’re a politician, you might want to learn the Buddhist way of negotiation. Restoring communication and bringing back reconciliation is clear and concrete in Buddhism. โ€” Thich Nhat Hanh

34. Truth is not โ€ฆ something to believe or disbelieve. The things we believe are always less than Truth[.] โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

35. I see no contradiction between Buddhism and Christianity … I intend to become as good a Buddhist as I can. โ€” Thomas Merton

36. Belief is at best an educated, informed conjecture about Reality. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

37. Oysters are more beautiful than any religion . . . there’s nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster. โ€” Saki

38. Buddhism is reason. Reason will win over your lord. โ€” Nichiren

39. How can a hard and fast view of a world that is never hard and fast possibly be accurate? โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

40. [h]ow can something cease to exist that has no solid existence in the first place? โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

41. Oysters are more beautiful than any religion . . . there’s nothing in Christianity or Buddhism that quite matches the sympathetic unselfishness of an oyster. โ€” Saki

42. The only way we can be free in each moment is to become what each moment is. โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

43. Presentโ€“day Hinduism and Buddhism were growths from the same branch. Buddhism degenerated, and Shankara lopped it off! โ€” Swami Vivekananda

44. As Buddhism moved from one culture to another, it always adapted. โ€” Pema Chodron

45. [e]ven in getting the wonderful things we long for, we tend to live in want of something more[.] โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

46. [w]e have endless opportunities to forget the selfโ€“in planting a tree for future generations; in creating a poem, a meal, a vessel of clay; โ€” Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

47. I see no contradiction between Buddhism and Christianity … I intend to become as good a Buddhist as I can. โ€” Thomas Merton

48. Triangle offense, that aligned perfectly with the values of selflessness and mindful awareness I’d been studying in Zen Buddhism. โ€” Phil Jackson

49. There’s a phrase in Buddhism, โ€˜Beginner’s mind.’ It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind. โ€” Steve Jobs

50. Buddhism itself is all about empowering yourself, not about getting what you want. โ€” Pema Chodron

Conclusion

Buddhism is an ancient tradition that has been around for centuries and has been a source of wisdom and guidance for many. Its teachings are timeless and can be applied to any situation or life experience. We hope these quotes have inspired and enlightened you to explore Buddhism and its teachings further. May you find peace and joy in your journey.

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