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] Cscr-featured.svg   
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]Cscr-featured.svg   
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.

References

  1. Buddha Quotes, Buddhist-Tourism.com.
  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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