Thought Provoking Quotes

Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Suffering follows an evil thought as the wheels of a cart follow the oxen that draws it. Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think. Joy follows a pure thought like a shadow that never leaves.

~The Buddha

 

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. 

~Henry David Thoreau

 

“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

 

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11 thoughts on “Thought Provoking Quotes

  1. I am on the verge of something really deep with the Buddha quote..something about the thought causing the outcome.. I can;t quite put my finger on it but maybe I should not question the great Buddha… I fully agree with the last one.. that goes for happiness and peace and ..oh all that is part of tranquility huh… :-)

      • yes it definitely is the one I would choose too… it makes the most sense to me.. not that I would pick the easy one for me to understand…

        What’s the first one really mean? that we make our own suffering or joy on our thoughts? there is something missing….

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