Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
BornSiddhartha Gautama
564? B.C.
Kapilavastu, India
Died483 B.C.
Kusinara, India
Indian spiritualist. Founded Buddhism, which advocates meditation and adherence to the Noble Eightfold Path as the way to enlightenment, and which contains elements of karma and reincarnation.

The repository contains four quotes from Buddha.


When a finger points at the moon, the imbecile examines the finger.


An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.


Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.


Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.