Quotes and Sayings about Buddhist



"Well, I'm Buddhist, Ray, and so part of my Buddhism has allowed me to look a little more deeply at people and the events in my life that created me. And I think a lot of that Buddhism comes out in the world view in this novel."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Life, People, Buddhism, Buddhist, Events, World)

"I used a lot of pancake makeup and a prayer, and a Buddhist chant."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Buddhist, Makeup, Prayer)

"Unfortunately, however, I have too many desires to make a good Buddhist."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Buddhist)

"You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Buddhist, Dawn, Silence)

"When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life."
- Ralph Fiennes
(Related: Life, Mother, Buddhist, Beliefs, Catholicism, End)

"My first encounter with Buddhist dharma would be in my early 20s. Like most young men, I was not particularly happy."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Men, Buddhist, First)

"Western Buddhists in many ways are much serious Buddhists than Tibetans are."
- Richard Gere
"Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Peace, People, Values, Dignity, Followers, Respect, Tolerance)

"So, immediately after that, I got a commission to write a piece for chamber orchestra, and in working on the material I discovered it was possible to incorporate the Buddhist teachings into the music, so that's what I started to do."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Music, Buddhist)

"I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: God, Buddhist, Mind, Prayer)

"I think Gore does have to worry. He is tied to Bill Clinton. We know that there were telephone calls that he made from his office. We know that there were visits to the Buddhist temple."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Temple, Buddhist, Office, Worry)

"Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass."
- Aishwarya Rai
(Related: Buddhist, Abuse, Now, Right, Smile)

"I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Buddhist, Compassion, Fact, Kindness, Teaching)

"Mary, my little girl, was confirmed in a Buddhist temple. She saw the Life write up on Buddhism, with pictures of the ceremony, and she said she wanted to be confirmed there because she only liked Jesus as a kid. She was a little disappointed in him when he grew up."
- Kenneth Rexroth
(Related: Life, Temple, Buddhism, Buddhist, Ceremony)

"I want to love all the children of God - Christian, Jew, Moslem, Hindu, Buddhist - everyone. I want to love gay Christians and straight Christians."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Love, God, Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Children, Gay, Want)

"I do know that some Buddhists are able to attain peace of mind."
- Martin Scorsese
(Related: Peace, Mind)

"I think my Buddhist practice has a profound influence on my life and encompasses my creative projects."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Life, Buddhist, Influence, Practice, Projects)

"Because of my Buddhist practice, I'm never lacking for inspiration."
- Duncan Sheik
(Related: Inspiration, Buddhist, Practice)

"Cambodia wanted no part of SEATO. We would look after ourselves as neutrals and Buddhists."
- Norodom Sihanouk
"Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Impression, Babies, Cannibalism, Disgust, Nothing)

"I grew up in a mostly Buddhist environment."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Buddhist, Environment)

"When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it's more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don't practice or preach it, however."
- Uma Thurman
(Related: Religion, Buddhist, Environment, Practice, Spiritual)

"Yoga has brought me closer to myself. It's helped me realize the interconnectedness of the mind, body and spirit, in the Buddhist sense of the word."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Buddhist, Body, Mind, Sense, Spirit, Word, Yoga)

"I am a practicing Buddhist. I have been for 25 years."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Buddhist, Years)

"I don't know what religious people do. I kind of wished I'd been a Christian with the blind faith that God is doing the right thing. As a Buddhist, you feel like you have more control over the situation, and that you can change your karma."
- Marcia Wallace
(Related: Change, Faith, God, People, Control, Christian, Buddhist, Blind, Karma, Religious, Right)

"Well I travelled quite a lot in the east, and one of the things that impressed me greatly was the buddhist notion of the continuity of things, the wheel of life which is what we're talking about, the ever turning wheel."
- Morris West
(Related: Life, Buddhist, Talking)