Gautama Buddha (c. 563 BCE/480 BCE – c. 483 BCE/400 BCE), also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Śhakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded. He is believed to have lived and taught mostly in the eastern part of ancient India sometime between the sixth and fourth centuries BCE. Gautama is the primary figure in Buddhism.

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Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

To live a pure unselfish life one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

The greatest gift is to give people your enlightenment, to share it. It has to be the greatest.

Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever after due examination and analysis you find to be kind conducive to the good the benefit the welfare of all beings -- that doctrine believe and cling to and take it as your guide

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.

Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.

Delight in heedfulness! Guard well your thoughts!

All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts, it is a sword that kills.

The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

The disciple should associate with a wise friend who detects and censures his faults and who points out virtues as a guide tells of buried treasures. There is happiness not woe to him who associates with such an intelligent friend.

Giving the best to others is giving the best to ourselves. The value of life is not based on how long we live, but how much we can contribute to others in our society.

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth... not going all the way and not starting.

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

Being generous, just helping one's relatives and being blameless in one's actions, this is the best good luck.

He who loves 50 people has 50 woes, he who loves no one has no woes.

To eat meat is just a habit after we were born. In fact, we are not born to eat meat.

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

A jug fills drop by drop.

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