All Time Famous Sutras Quotes

Sutras Quotes

Sutra in Indian literary traditions refers to an aphorism or a collection of aphorisms in the form of a manual or, more broadly, a condensed manual or text. Sutras are a genre of ancient and medieval Indian texts found in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

Sutras Quotes

1. “As water has a single taste, but takes on the flavor of the cup, a sage understands the meaning of the teachings but adapts it to the listener’s capacity.”
— Patanjali

2. “Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?”
— Unknown (often attributed to the Buddha)

3. “When the mind is still, the universe surrenders.”
— Lao Tzu

4. “To abstain from lying is essentially wholesome.”
— Gautama Buddha

5. “The true purpose of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”
— Nelson Henderson

6. “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”
— Ancient Chinese Proverb

7. “Let go of what has passed. Let go of what may come. Let go of what is happening now. Don’t try to figure anything out. Don’t try to make anything happen. Relax, right now, and rest.”
— Tilopa

8. “The more you know, the less you need.”
— Yvon Chouinard

9. “Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.”
— Vladimir Nabokov

10. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
— Dalai Lama