Buddha Quotes About Love


What are your favorite Buddha quotes about love?

Love is one of the topics that were frequently taught by Gautama Buddha. His teachings are valuable to both followers and non-followers of Buddhism because they cover issues and topics that affects us in our day to day life. The teachings of Buddha have definitely helped me to understand the meaning of love and how I ought to receive and give love.

Buddha argues that it is easier for human beings to love the world if they firstly love themselves. According to the teachings of Buddha, self-love is a solid foundation for loving others and the world around us.

Understanding and following the teachings of Buddha can definitely help us to love better and enjoy this gift of life with peace, happiness and gratitude.

Here are some of my favorite Buddha quotes about love:

Buddha Quotes About Love

Buddha Quotes On Love

1. “Ambition is like love, impatient of both delays and rivals.”

2. “Love yourself and watch — today, tomorrow, and always.”

3. “Love is a gift of one’s inner most soul to another so both can be whole.”

4. “He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.”

5. “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.”

6. “Until he has unconditional and unbiased love for all beings, man will not find peace.”

7. “When you like a flower, you just pluck it. But when you love a flower, you water it daily.”

8. “In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.”

9. “Like a caring mother holding and guarding the life of her only child, so with a boundless heart of lovingkindness, hold yourself and all beings as your beloved children.”

10. “True love is born from understanding.”

11. “It is possible to live 24 hours in a state of love.”

12. “Live in joy, in love, even among those who hate.”

13. “If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.”

14. “Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.”

15. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

16. “The moment you see how important it is to love yourself, you will stop making others suffer.”

17. “You can search the entire universe and not find a single being more worthy of love than you.”

18. “Love is a fleeting emotion, to reach true nirvana one must know themselves and forsake love, for it breeds contempt.”

19. “In this world hate never yet dispelled hate. Only love dispels hate. This is the law. Ancient and inexhaustible. You to shall pass away. Knowing this, how can you quarrel.”

20. “You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”

21. “Look how he abused me and beat me, How he threw me down and robbed me. Abandon such thoughts and live in love.”

22. “Radiate boundless love towards the entire world.”

23. “Love the whole world as a mother loves her only child.”

24. “Avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.”

25. “Love is a gift of one’s inner most soul to another so both can be whole.”

26. “We will develop love, we will practice it, we will make it both a way and a basis.”

27. “You are far from the end of your journey. The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. See how you love.”

28. “Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth.”

29. “The way to happiness is: keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, give much. Fill your life with love. Do as you would be done by.”

30. “So long as the love, even the smallest, of man toward woman is not destroyed, so long is his mind in bondage as the calf that drinks milk is to his mother.”

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