karma quotesKarma Quotes

“Mind precedes all mental states.
Mind is their chief; they are all mind-wrought.
If with an impure mind a person speaks or acts,
suffering follows him like the wheel that follows the foot of the ox.

Mind precedes all mental states.
Mind is their chief; they are all mind-wrought.
If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts,
happiness follows him like his never-departing shadow.”
-Dhammapada verse 1 and 2

“I am the owner of my karma .
I inherit my karma.
I am born of my karma.
I am related to my karma.
I live supported by my karma.
Whatever karma I create, whether good or evil, that I shall inherit.”
-Anguttara Nikaya v.57

“If you see that other people are suffering, and you’re in a position to help, you focus not on their karmic past but your karmic opportunity in the present: Someday you may find yourself in the same predicament that they’re in now, so here’s your opportunity to act in the way you’d like them to act toward you when that day comes.”
-Thanissaro Bhikkhu

“If you understand the intimate relationship between actions and their consequences for yourself and others, you will automatically be careful and conscientious. This is what it means to have self-awareness.”
-Lama Yeshe

“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.”
-Wayne W. Dyer

“Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don’t even notice it.”
-Sakyong Mipham

“You cannot control the results, only your actions.”
―Allan Lokos

“Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.”
-Sakyong Mipham

“As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of.”
-Nina Hagen

“Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.”
-Elbert Hubbard

“Happiness is not something ready made. It is comes from your own actions.”
-His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV