Some Thoughts of Buddha from Goodreads

English: Painting of Gautama Buddha sitting in...
English: Painting of Gautama Buddha sitting in Dhyana, unharmed by the demons of Mara. Sanskrit Astasahasrika Prajnaparamita Sutra manuscript written in the Ranjana script. Nalanda, Bihar, India. Circa 700-1100 CE. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
― Gautama Buddha

 

“In the end
these things matter most:
How well did you love?
How fully did you live?
How deeply did you let go?”
― Gautama Buddha

 

“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.”
― Gautama Buddha

 

I am not a practising Buddhist, but I think most of his words contain a simple and pure truth and philosophy of life that can be used as a yardstick to living one’s life to it’s best purpose.

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