Buddhism Quotes – Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai

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Buddhism Quotes – Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai

Here are some of the Buddhism quotes I collected back in 2011 from the gardens in Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai.

Buddhism Quotes

“Peace is the highest bliss.”

“Eat to live, but live to eat.”

“With mindfulness a person always prospers.”

“Merit making calculated to impress is not real merit.”

“Do try to do good, but not to be great, otherwise you will be in danger.”

“Everyone may be a fool, but nobody is a fool forever.”

“No other foes are greater than birth and death. No other friends are greater than merits.”

“Today is better than two tomorrows.”

“To do good and evil unseen by others are always seen by oneself.”

“Good to forgive, the best to forget.”

“Crying with the wise is better than laughing with the fool.”

“Anxiety shortens life.”

“Not only to be receiver but also to be provider.”

“Time and tide wait for no man.”

“Living without hope is like buying oneself.”

“Education is a guide, knowledge is a key.”

“It is flooded water that makes mud; it is clear water that wipes away mud.”

“Better is to speak unpleasant truth than to tell lies.”

“When money speaks truth is silent.”

“Constant dripping wears away the stone.”

“Selfishness is the real enemy of peace.”

“To defeat others is the starting point of hatred and vengeance.”

“The simplicity of the good man is hard to follow. the simplicity of the evil man is easy to follow.”

“Physical charms attract the eye. Goodness attracts the mind.”

“Failure teaches a man how to succeed.”

“Poverty with dignity is better than wealth based on shame.”

“Without recognition of death how can there be any knowledge of it.”

“There is no glory for a lazy person, however good looking.”

“Until death there is nothing enough.”

“Without a beginning there is nothing to worry about at the end.”

“Ignorance is the real evil.”

Even after 6 years of reading these quotes I still feel connected to them. Do any of these quotes resonate with you?


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