Powerful Life Lessons from Buddha – Top 17 Inspirational Image Quotes

17 inspirational life quotes from Buddha to inspire and empower you to live a life that you truly love.

Throughout the years, Buddha’s teachings have been shared because of their powerful, yet simple and inspirational lessons.  In this post, I’ve put together a collection of 17 inspirational images with quotes from Buddha. Some of these lessons are so simple, yet very powerful. They reflect a mindset, a way of being and living life. From learning to listen to our own selves and following our heart, to practising gratitude as we become more joyfully aware of our surrounds – these quotes are excellent reminders that we can re-visit on a daily basis.

My favourite is#1: 

[blockquote style=”1″]No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. – Buddha[/blockquote]

We all have a story. Some of our stories aren’t easy. They might be stories of heartache or pain, and perhaps stories we would much rather forget. This quote is awesome. It’s such a gentle reminder that no matter what we go through, we can always start with a clean slate or a blank page. We can change the story, no matter how young or old we are. Which quote resonates the most with you, and why? Share it in a comment below!

1. No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again. – Buddha

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2. It is you who must make the effort. Masters only point the way. – Buddha

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3. Speak well of others, not of their faults. – Buddha.

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4. Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others. – Buddha.

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5. The greatest prayer is patience. – Buddha.

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6. The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. – Buddha

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7. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. – Buddha.

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8. You are the source of all purity and impurity. No one purifies another. – Buddha.

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9. Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison. – Buddha.

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10. Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. – Buddha.

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11. When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky. – Buddha.

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12. By your own effects waken yourself, watch yourself. And live joyfully. You are the master. – Buddha.

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13. All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed, can wrong-doing remain? – Buddha.

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14. Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. – Buddha.

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15. He who experiences the unity of life sees his own Self in all beings, and all beings in this own Self, and looks on everything with an impartial eeye. – Buddha.

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16. The greatest impurity is ignorance. Free yourself from it. Be pure. – Buddha.

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17. An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.  – Buddha.

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Images shared under Creative Commons by Hartwig HKD, on Flickr

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