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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