Gautama Buddha

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Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love. This is the eternal rule.

Guatama Buddha (c. 563 BC – c. 483 BC) was a teacher, thinker and religious leader. He was later known simply as Buddha.

Sourced quotes

  • "Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence."[1]    
Simple: Everything is random. Keep working hard.
What it means: Things will go wrong. When they do, do not stop and keep working hard.
  • "Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule."[2]
Simple: If someone hates you, hating them back won't make them stop. This is a rule forever.
  • "He is able who thinks he is able."[3]
Simple: People who think they can do things, can do those things.
What it means: Think you can do something, and you can do it.
  • "Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill."[4]   
Simple: Whatever you say, think about it. People will hear your words and be changed by them, in a bad or a good way.
What it means: Think about what you say before you say it.


  1. Buddha Quotes,
  2. The New Dictionary of Thoughts, Google Books.
  3. Future M.D, Google Books.
  4. The Fresh Start Promise, Google Books.

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