Quotation Explorer - 'Buddhist'

NIRVANA, n. In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it. - Ambrose Bierce
Before you call yourself a Christian, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu or any other theology, learn to be human first. - Shannon L. Alder
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some kind of a Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer. - Henri Matisse
Pain does not differentiate between rich and poor or Christian and Buddhist. It brings the same feelings to everyone. - Debasish Mridha
Yes I am, I am also a Muslim, a Christian, a Buddhist, and a Jew. - Mahatma Gandhi
One of the things that kills Buddhist spiritual life is excessive seriousness. - Gil Fronsdal
A priest once quoted to me the Roman saying that a religion is dead when the priests laugh at each other across the altar. I always laugh at the altar, be it Christian, Hindu, or Buddhist, because real religion is the transformation of anxiety into laughter. - Alan W. Watts
Many Buddhist temple priests regard their parishioners as possessions and fear their departure as a diminishing of assets. - Kentetsu Takamori
it is impossible to build one's own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings. - Daisaku Ikeda
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