10 Truth Bombs from The Buddha

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Whether you’re a meditation master or a newcomer to the Buddhist tradition, below are 10 specially selected quotes from the Buddha to brighten your day.

1: “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.”

2: “To keep the body in good health is a duty.”

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3: “Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.”

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4: “Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.”

5: “In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth.”

6: “A jug fills drop by drop.”

7: “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”

8: “Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.”

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9: “Meditate … do not delay, lest you later regret It.”

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10: “Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across.”

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Author: Richard Joy

My mission is to get you to conquer fear, grow spiritually and build out physically, spiritually and emotionally, emanating strength, grit and determination. Having been lost myself, witnessing men around me die in addiction and pain, I have walked the path of spiritual discipline, inner truth and learned from men of wisdom in the spirit of humility and love.

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