Buddha Quotes On Karma

Sep 14, 2022
Buddha Quotes On Karma

One Who Acts On Truth Is Happy In This World And Beyond.

All That We Are Is The Result Of What We Have Thought If A Man Speaks Or Acts With An Evil Thought, Pain Follows Him If A Man Speaks Or Acts With A Pure Thought, Happiness Follows Him, Like A Shadow That Never Leaves Him.

Once You Know The Nature Of Anger And Joy Is Empty And You Let Them Go, You Free Yourself From Karma.

You Will Not Be Punished For Your Anger, You Will Be Punished By Your Anger.

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.

Whoever Doesn’t Flare Up At Someone Who’s Angry Wins A Battle Hard To Win.

Conquer The Angry One By Not Getting Angry; Conquer The Wicked By Goodness; Conquer The Stingy By Generosity, And The Liar By Speaking The Truth.

Those Who Are Free Of Resentful Thoughts Surely Find Peace.

It Is Better To Conquer Yourself Than To Win A Thousand Battles Then The Victory Is Yours It Cannot Be Taken From You, Not By Angels Or By Demons, Heaven Or Hell.

Resolutely Train Yourself To Attain Peace.

If We Fail To Look After Others When They Need Help, Who Will Look After Us?

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.

When Watching After Yourself, You Watch After Others When Watching After Others, You Watch After Yourself.

There Is Nothing More Dreadful Than The Habit Of Doubt Doubt Separates People It Is A Poison That Disintegrates Friendships And Breaks Up Pleasant Relations It Is A Thorn That Irritates And Hurts; It Is A Sword That Kills.

Some Do Not Understand That We Must Die, But Those Who Do Realize This Settle Their Quarrels.

The Root Of Suffering Is Attachment.

Just As Treasures Are Uncovered From The Earth, So Virtue Appears From Good Deeds, And Wisdom Appears From A Pure And Peaceful Mind To Walk Safely Through The Maze Of Human Life, One Needs The Light Of Wisdom And The Guidance Of Virtue.

Should You Find A Wise Critic To Point Out Your Faults, Follow Him As You Would A Guide To Hidden Treasure.

Drop By Drop Is The Water Pot Filled Likewise, The Wise Man, Gathering It Little By Little, Fills Himself With Good.

Hate Never Ends Hate. Only Love Can.

When It Is Impossible For Anger To Arise Within You, You Find No Outside Enemies Anywhere.

Whatever Words We Utter Should Be Chosen With Care, For People Will Hear Them And Be Influenced By Them For Good Or Ill.

Overcome The Angry By Non-Anger; Overcome The Wicked By Goodness; Overcome The Miser By Generosity; Overcome The Liar By Truth.

More Than Those Who Hate You, More Than All Your Enemies, An Undisciplined Mind Does Greater Harm.

Health Is The First Benefit. Content Is The First Fortune. Friendliness Is The First Kindness. Nirvana Is The First Happiness.

Love Is A Gift Of One’s Inner Most Soul To Another So Both Can Be Whole.

Kindness Should Become The Natural Way Of Life, Not The Exception.

Happiness Is A Journey Not A Destination.Work Like You Don’t Need Money, Love Like You Never Been Hurt, And Dance Like No Ones Looking.

Thousands Of Candles Can Be Lighted From A Single Candle. Happiness Never Decreases By Being Shared.

O Men! You Can Take Life Easily But, Remember, None Of You Can Give Life! So, Have Mercy, Have Compassion! And, Never Forget, That Compassion Makes The World Noble And Beautiful.

Everything That Has A Beginning Has An Ending. Make Your Peace With That And All Will Be Well.

As Rain Falls Equally On The Just And The Unjust, Do Not Burden Your Heart With Judgments But Rain Your Kindness Equally On All.

Our Problems Are Not Solved By Physical Force, By Hatred, By War. Our Problems Are Solved Loving-Kindnessness By Gentleness, By Joy.

Love Is A Fleeting Emotion, To Reach True Nirvana One Must Know Themselves And Forsake Love, For It Breeds Contempt.

Whoever Makes Love Grow Boundless, And Sets His Mind For Seeing The End Of Birth, His Fetters Are Worn Thin. If He Loves Even A Single Being, Good Will Follow.

But The Noble One With Compassionate Heart For All Mankind, Generates Abounding Good.

A Disciplined Mind Brings Happiness.

The Man Who Foolishly Does Me Wrong, I Will Return To Him The Protection Of My Most Ungrudging Love; And The More Evil Comes From Him, The More Good Shall Go From Me.

A Noble Person Is Mindful And Thankful For The Favors He Receives From Others.

Both Formerly And Now, It Is Only Suffering That I Describe, And The Cessation Of Suffering.

Attention Leads To Immortality. Carelessness Leads To Death. Those Who Pay Attention Will Not Die, While The Careless Are As Good As Dead Already.

Passion, Like The Rain, Floods The House. But If The Roof Is Strong, There Is Shelter.

The Only Real Failure In Life Is Not To Be True To The Best One Knows.

An Un Reflective Mind Is A Poor Roof.

The Tongue Like A Sharp Knife… Kills Without Drawing Blood.

If We Destroy Something Around Us We Destroy Ourselves. If We Cheat Another, We Cheat Ourselves.

It Is Wrong To Think That Misfortunes Come From The East Or From The West; They Originate Within One’s Own Mind.

Suppose An Enemy Has Hurt You In His Own Domain, Why Should You Annoy Yourself And Hurt Your Mind In Your Own Domain?

Pity Arises When We Are Sorry For Some One.Compassion Is When We Understand And Help Wisely.

Never Speak Harsh Words

For They Will Rebound Upon You.

When One Is Overcome By This Wretched, Clinging Desire In The World, One’s Sorrows Increase Like Grass Growing Up After A Lot Of Rain.

Forgive And Be Free. Forget That You Have Forgiven And Be Freer.

Wear Your Ego Like Loose-Fitting Garment.

Those Who Really Seek The Path To Enlightenment Dictate Terms To Their Mind. Then They Proceed With Strong Determination.

Let Us Rise Up And Be Thankful, For If We Didn’t Learn A Lot Today, At Least We Learned A Little.

You Yourself Must Strive. The Buddhas Only Point The Way.

Your Actions Are Your Only True Belongings.

A Good Friend Who Points Out Mistakes Is To Be Respected, As If He Reveals A Secret Of Hidden Treasure.

Let Them Not Do The Slightest That The Wise Would Later Reprove.

A good relationship is when someone accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future. –Buddha

Relationship never dies a natural deal. They are murdered by ego, disrespect, selfishness and disloyalty. –Buddha Quotes

Without communication, there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love, without trust, there no reason to continue. –Buddha

Relationship are not exams to pass or fail and not a competition to win or lose, but it’s a feeling in which you care for someone more than yourself. –Buddha

A true relationship is when you can tell each other anything and everything. No secrets. No lies. –Buddha

Love doesn’t need to be perfect. It just needs to be true. –Buddha

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. –Buddha Quotes

Never leave a true relation for few faults. Nobody is perfect. Nobody is correct at the end. Affection is always greater than perfection. –Buddha

You don’t need someone to complete you, you only need someone to accept you completely. –Buddha

Happiness starts with you. Not with your relationships, not with your job, not with your money, but with you. –Buddha

Buddha quotes on happiness

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We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. –Buddha
Whatever is not yours: let go of it. Your letting go of it will be for your long–term happiness and benefit. –Buddha Quotes
If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows them like a never–departing shadow. –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
There is no path to happiness: happiness is the path. –Buddha
If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater. –Buddha
On life’s journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him. –Buddha
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion. –Buddha
When you go into the space of nothingness, everything becomes known. –Buddha Quotes
The way to happiness is: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, give much. Fill your life with love. Do as you would be done by. –Buddha
When you go into the space of nothingness, everything becomes known. –Buddha
When you have great joy, you will become Buddha’s. –Buddha
When we feel happy and peaceful, our happiness and peace radiates around us, and others can enjoy it as well. This is called the enjoyment of others of our body of bliss. –Buddha
He who, seeking his own happiness, punishes or kills beings who also long for happiness, will not find happiness after his death. –Buddha
Health is the first benefit. Content is the first fortune. Friendliness is the first kindness. Nirvana is the first happiness. –Buddha
Let the wise guard their thoughts, which are difficult to perceive, extremely subtle, and wander at will. Thought which is well guarded is the bearer of happiness. –Buddha
May everyone be happy and safe, and may their hearts be filled with joy. –Buddha Quotes
The mind is the source of happiness and unhappiness. –Buddha
Freedom and happiness are found in the flexibility and ease with which we move through change. –Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. –Buddha
We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them. –Buddha
Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again. –Buddha

Buddha quotes on life

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One moment can change a day, one day can change a life, and one life can change the world.
What you think, you become. What you feel, you attract. What you imagine, you create.
Your own self is your master; who else could be? With yourself well controlled, you gain a master very hard to find.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.
If you want to fly, give up everything that weighs you down.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
To understand everything is to forgive everything.
The trouble is, you think you have time.
Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.
Should you find a wise critic to point out your faults, follow him as you would a guide to hidden treasure.
When it hurts, observe. Life is trying to teach you something.
Don’t rush anything. When the time is right it’ll happen.
Give, even if you only have a little.
Train your eyes and ears; train your nose and tongue. The senses are good friends when they are trained. Train your body in deeds, train your tongue in words, train your mind in thoughts. This training will take you beyond sorrow.
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.
Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living.

Buddha quotes on silence

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You throw thorns, falling in my silence they become flowers.
Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth.
Silence is an empty space, space is the home of the awakened mind.
Do not speak – unless it improves on silence.
Bring your mind to noble silence. Unify your mind in noble silence. Concentrate your mind in noble silence… Enter into rapture and pleasure born of silence derived of concentration and awareness that is free from thought and fabrication.
Do not interrogate silence because silence is mute; do not expect anything from the gods, nor should you try to bribe them with gifts, because it is in ourselves that we must look for liberation.

Buddha quotes on relationship

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Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
True love is born from understanding.
Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.
Radiate boundless love towards the entire world.
Love is a gift of one’s innermost soul to another so both can be whole.
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.
Love the whole world as a mother loves her only child.
The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.
Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
Just as one feels loving-kindness, when seeing a dearly-beloved being, so one should extend one’s love to all creatures.
Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.

Buddha quotes on peace

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Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.
Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.
Conceiving is a disease, conceiving is a tumor, conceiving is a dart. By over-coming all conceivings, monk, one is called a sage at peace.
Many people think of excitement as happiness. They are thinking of something, or expecting something that they consider to be happiness, and for them, that is already happiness. But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
One moment can change a day, one day can change a life, and one life can change the world.
Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well.

Buddha quotes on trust

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Love All.
Trust Few.
Everything’s real
but not everyone’s true.

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works when a mistake is made, but not
when trust is broken. So in life, make mistakes
but never break trust. Because forgiving is easy,
but forgetting and trusting again is sometimes impossible.
Buddha Teaching And Science.

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Without communication, there is no relationship.
Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there
is no reason to continue.

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Everything happens for a reason.
Do not question it, trust it.

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Stop trying to calm the storm.
Calm yourself, the storm will pass.

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Trust takes years to build,
seconds to break, and forever to repair.

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One word.
One second to say.
One lifetime to prove it.

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Buddha Quotes on Trust

Do not trust too much. Do not love too much.
Because that too much can hurt you so much.
Buddha’s Teaching And Science.

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You can no control how other people receive
your energy. Anything you do or say gets filtered
through the lens of whatever they are going through
at the moment, which is not about you. Just keep doing

your thing with as much integrity and love as possible.

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Happiness is a choice, not a result.
nothing will make you happy until
you choose to be happy. No person will make
you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your
happiness will not come to you. It can only come
from you.

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Your worst enemy can not harm you as much as
your own unguarded thoughts.

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Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated.
Trust is gained.
Loyalty is returned.

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The first to apologize is the bravest.
The first to forgive is the strongest.
And the first to forget is the happiest.

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A good relationship and friendship is Trust.
No secrets, No lies.

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Short Buddhist Quotes

I hope karma slaps in your face before I do. –Buddha
Karma is the universal law of cause and effect. You reap what you sow. –Buddha
Karma is god’s girlfriend. –Buddha
Karma has no menu. You get served what you deserve. –Buddha
People who create their own drama deserve their own karma. –Buddha
Karma is like a female, sometimes she waits a while. But when she’s ready, she gets you. –Buddha
Sometimes you have to walk away and let karma take over. –Buddha
Let the player play, let the haters hate and let karma handle their fate. –Buddha Quotes on Karma
Karma has no problem getting back in touch with you when need be. –Buddha
Call it fate, call it luck call it karma. I believe everything happens for a reason. –Buddha
Karma has no deadline. –Buddha
Karma is like a rubber band: it can only stretch so far before it comes back and smacks you in the face. –Buddha
Nothing travels in a straight line when it comes to the heartbeat and the karma. –Buddha
Karma is a real life boomerang of our own deeds. –Buddha
If karma doesn’t hit you, I gladly will. –Buddha Quotes on Karma
Karma is so mean even when I ‘m not mean. –Buddha
Always be honest in life. Like karma, that honestly will make its way back to you. –Buddha
Karma is the gravity. It’s so basic, don’t even notice it. –Buddha
Just keep clam and the let karma finish the job. –Buddha
Don’t worry: karma will fix it. –Buddha
When action comes out of nothing it creates no karma. –Buddha
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. –Buddha Quotes on Karma
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. –Buddha
Karma grows from our hearts. Karma terminates from our hearts. –Buddha
Man should make himself a lot of good karma. –Buddha
To be selfish, greedy and unwilling to help the needy gives rise to future starvation and clothlessness. –Buddha
One who previously made bad karma, but who reforms and creates good karma, brightens the world like the moon appearing from behind a cloud. –Buddha

Famous Buddha Quotes

Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again and you will be filled with joy. –Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. –Buddha
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. –Buddha Quotes
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it. –Buddha
To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others. –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 is you freed. –Buddha
never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done. –Buddha
Patience is key. Remember: A jug fills drop by drop. –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. –Buddha
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death. –Buddha
Some do not understand that we must die, but those who do realize this settle their quarrels. –Buddha
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most. –Buddha Quotes
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea. –Buddha
Think not lightly of evil, saying, ‘It will not come to me.’ Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the fool, gathering it little by little, fills himself with evil. –Buddha

Best Buddha Quotes

Monks, these four types of karma have been directly realized, verified, & made known by me. Which four? There is karma that is dark with dark result. There is karma that is bright with bright result. There is karma that is dark & bright with dark & bright result. There is karma that is neither dark nor bright with neither dark nor bright result, leading to the ending of karma.

Anguttara Nikaya,AN 4.235, PTS: A ii 235, Ariyamagga Sutta: The Noble Path,translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

Monks, these three are causes for the origination of [karmic] actions. Which three? Greed is a cause for the origination of actions. Aversion is a cause for the origination of actions. Delusion is a cause for the origination of actions.

Anguttara Nikaya, AN 3.33, PTS: A i 134, Thai III.34; BJT III.34, Nidana Sutta

Student, beings are owners of karmas, heirs of karmas, they have karmas as their progenitor, karmas as their kin, karmas as their homing-place. It is karmas that differentiate beings according to inferiority and superiority.

Majjhima Nikaya 135: The Shorter Exposition of Kamma

So, Ananda, there is karma that is incapable (of good result) and appears incapable (of good result); there is karma that is incapable (of good result) and appears capable (of good result); there is karma that is capable (of good result) and appears capable (of good result); there is karma that is capable (of good result) and appears incapable (of good result).

Majjhima Nikaya 136: The Great Exposition of Kamma (Mahakammavibhanga Sutta)

Monks, a fool is characterized by his/her actions. A wise person is characterized by his/her actions. It is through the activities of one’s life that one’s discernment shines.

Anguttara Nikaya, AN 3.2, PTS: A i 102, Lakkhana Sutta: Characterized (by Action)


What is a good quote about karma?
“I am the owner of my actions, heir to my actions, born of my actions, related through my actions, and have my actions as my arbitrator. Whatever I do, for good or for evil, to that will I fall heir.” – Buddha

What is karma?
Karma is the consequence of past actions depending on good or bad deeds. It gives us the opportunity to heal and learn spiritual lessons through life circumstances and relationships. Karma keeps repeating itself until we learn the lesson. That’s why sometimes we get stuck in the same pattern.

What is a famous Buddha quote on karma?
“When action comes out of nothing it creates no karma.” – Buddha.