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Buddhism Quotes

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When someone has a strong intuitive connection,
Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma,
some past connection.
- Richard Gere

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Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected
in a cosmic religion for the future:
It transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology;
it covers both the natural and the spiritual,
and it is based on a religious sense
aspiring from the experience of all things,
natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.
- Albert Einstein

I try to make sure that the Buddhism is more or less
implicit in the music rather than explicit.
- Duncan Sheik

I feel a lot more secure about the directions I take,
than I might have, had I not practiced Buddhism.
- Herbie Hancock

 

I never stopped studying Buddhism.
In the past few years, in between movies,
I do a retreat.
- Jet Li

I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English,
which is why my English today is still bad.
- Jet Li

Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me.
- Richard Gere

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There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there,
like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life
over the last couple years.
- Matthew Sweet

One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support
for this larger vision of values.
- Herbie Hancock

Buddhism teaches you to embrace change.
- Koo Stark

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism,
in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience
of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom,
to enlightenment.
- Bell Hooks

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law
laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.
- Alan Watts

In Buddhism there are words you can say...
as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious.
- Tina Turner

Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.
- David Sylvian

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.
- Uma Thurman

Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious
philosophy for Americans,
whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
- Thurston Moore

Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple.
She saw the Life write up on Buddhism,
with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted
to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid.
She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up.
- Kenneth Rexroth

The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism.
There were experiences over a period of about six months
which caused me to decide to give up music,
so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G.
Management and tell them.
- Jamie Muir

All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism,
which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place.
At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy.
All of the religions have that in common.
- Barbara Walters

A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death
as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from
the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation.
- Stanislav Grof

A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful,
could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind
if presented only as a system of metaphysics.
Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
- William Winwood Reade

Well, I'm Buddhist, Ray, and so part of my Buddhism
has allowed me to look a little more deeply at people
and the events in my life that created me.
And I think a lot of that Buddhism comes out in the
world view in this novel.
- Sandra Cisneros

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.
- The Buddha

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

Forgiving is not a gift to someone else.
Forgiving is your gift to yourself -
a great gift - the gift of happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

There comes that mysterious meeting in life
when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be,
igniting the circuits of our highest potential.
- Rusty Berkus

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We cannot solve a problem by saying,
"It's not my problem."
We cannot solve a problem by hoping that
someone else will solve it for us.
I can solve a problem only when I say,
"This is my problem and it's up to me to solve it.
- M. Scott Peck

No matter what happens, someone will find a way
to take it too seriously.
- Dave Barry

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo,
but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you
when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us
to be what we know we could be.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Resenting someone is a way of never leaving that person.
- Kare Anderson

A friend is someone who won't stop
until he finds you and brings you home.
- Fraser Sr. in the movie Due South

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future,
and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone
what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone -
but paradoxically, if we cannot trust,
neither can we find love or joy.
- Walter Anderson

Resenting someone, or hating someone, ensures that
you can never emotionally escape that person.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hell is living with someone who complains, whines, and argues.
- Anonymous

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You can search throughout the entire universe for someone
who is more deserving of your
love and affection than you are yourself,
and that person is not to be found anywhere.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe
deserve your love and affection.
- The Buddha

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Can miles truly separate us from friends?
If we want to be with someone we love, aren't we already there?
- Richard Bach

What does it profit, my brethren,
if someone says he has faith but does not have works?
Can faith save him?
- James 2:14

It hurts to love someone
and not be loved in return,
but what is more painful is to love
someone and never find the courage
to let that person know how you feel.
- Anonymous


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