Dit zijn de 20 mooiste quotes van Boeddha

In de Bedrock-serie ‘De mooiste quotes van…’ delen we regelmatig inspirerende citaten van wijze mensen. Eerder kwamen Mathma GandhiEckart Tolle en Jezus al aan bod. Daarom delen we dit keer 20 quotes van Boeddha.

Het boeddhisme kent veel verschillende stromingen en heeft wereldwijd ongeveer 415 miljoen aanhangers. Toch begon het allemaal met één man: Boeddha. Ondanks dat zijn uitspraken eeuwenoud zijn, worden velen er dagelijks door geraakt en geïnspireerd. See for yourself..

  1. ‘The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There is only one moment for you to live.’
  2. ‘Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.’
  3. ‘Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.’
  4. “What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.”
  5. “No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.”
  6. ‘There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires.’
  7. ‘If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.’
  8. ‘To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.’
  9. ‘Those who are free from resentful thoughts surely find peace.’
  10. ‘If you are quiet enough, you will hear the flow of the universe. You will feel its rhythm. Go with this flow. Happiness lies ahead. Meditation is key.’
  11. ‘Wear your ego like a loose fitting garment.’
  12. ‘What you are is what you have been. What you will be is what you do now.’
  13. ‘If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.’
  14. ‘Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth.’
  15. ‘Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.’
  16. ‘You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.’
  17. ‘Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.’
  18. ‘Like a fine flower, beautiful to look at but without scent, fine words are fruitless in a person who does not act in accordance with them.’
  19. ‘We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.’
  20. ‘Delight in meditation and solitude. Compose yourself, be happy. You are a seeker.’

Eén ding is zeker: als je een gezonde portie inspirerende quotes nodig hebt, kan je altijd op de Boeddha rekenen.

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