Having anger management issues? Here are 13 wise quotes from the Chinese Buddhism script. Anyway, if you’ve been to the Buddha Bar, you will notice that Buddha is either siting on top of a Lotus flower or there is a lotus flower at the background, here’s why – The lotus flower represents a symbol of calmness, peace and holiness in Buddhism.
Lotus flower grows in muddy water, and it is this environment that gives forth the flower’s first and most literal meaning: rising and blooming above the murk to achieve enlightenment. The second meaning, which is related to the first is purification. It resembles the purifying of the spirit which is born into murkiness. The third meaning refers to faithfulness. Those who are working to rise above the muddy waters will need to be faithful followers.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
What we think, we become.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
Buddha was asked, “What have you gained from meditation?” He replied, “Nothing! However. Buddha said, let me tell you what I lost: Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Insecurity, Fear of Old age and Death.”