Karma Quotes

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


Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption. - Sri Guru Granth Sahib


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


I'm a true believer in karma. You get what you give, whether it's bad or good. – Sandra Bullock


You must acknowledge and experience this part of the universe. Karma is intricate, too vast. You would, with your limited human senses, consider it too unfair. But you have tools to really, truly love. Loving the children is very important. But love everyone as you would love your children. - Kuan Yin


Still others commit all sorts of evil deeds, claiming karma doesn't exist. They erroneously maintain that since everything is empty, committing evil isn't wrong. Such persons fall into a hell of endless darkness with no hope of release. Those who are wise hold no such conception. - Bohidharma


People are entangled in the enjoyment of fine clothes, but gold and silver are only dust. They acquire beautiful horses and elephants, and ornate carriages of many kinds. They think of nothing else, and they forget all their relatives. They ignore their Creator; without the Name, they are impure. - Sri Guru Granth Sahib


My Karma ran over your dogma. - Anonymous


When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection. - Richard Gere


Karma, ahhh. We sow what we reap... We reap what we sow! We reap what we sow. The law of cause and effect. And we are all under this law. - Nina Hagen


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


I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well. - Yannick Noah


Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them. - Rick Springfield


I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick or child out there. We're all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day. - Angie Stone


I never kill insects. If I see ants or spiders in the room, I pick them up and take them outside. Karma is everything. - Holly Valance


The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched... but are felt in the heart. - Helen Keller


When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. - Harold Kushner


The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt. - Frederick Buechner


There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life -- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -- are always attained by giving them to someone else. - Peyton Conway March


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank


You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer


Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. - Unknown


Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you're hating part of yourself. - Elvis Presley


Such is the moral construction of the world that no national crime passes unpunished in the long run... Were present oppressors to reflect on the same truth, they would spare to their own countries the penalties on their present wrongs which will be inflicted on them in future times. The seeds of hatred and revenge which they sow with a large hand will not fail to produce their fruits in time. Like their brother robbers on the highway, they suppose the escape of the moment a final escape and deem infamy and future risk countervailed by present gain. - Thomas Jefferson


To live without risk is to risk not living. - Pope Pius XII


Contrary to popular misconception, karma has nothing to do with punishment and reward. It exists as part of our holographic universe's binary or dualistic operating system only to teach us responsibility for our creations-and all things we experience are our creations. - Sol Luckman


We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness. - Thich Nhat Hanh


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


Who so diggeth a pit shall fall therein. - Proverbs


The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else. - George Bernard Shaw


The jealous are troublesome to others, but torment to themselves. - William Penn


By a divine paradox, wherever there is one slave there are two. So in the wonderful reciprocity's of being, we can never reach the higher levels until all our fellows ascend with us. - Edwin Markham


No man who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives is left long without proper reward. - Booker T. Washington


Did ever a man try heroism, magnanimity, truth, sincerity, and find that there was no advantage in them -- that it was a vain endeavor? - Henry David Thoreau


Do good with what thou hast, or it will do thee no good. - William Penn


Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. - Unknown


They who live have all things; they who withhold have nothing. - Hindu proverb


Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. - Buddha


No man is more cheated than a selfish man. - Henry Ward Beecher


Karma does not bind one who has renounced work. - Bhagavad Gita


Work done with selfish motives is inferior by far to the selfless service or Karma-yoga. Therefore be a Karma-yogi, O Arjuna. Those who seek [to enjoy] the fruits of their work are verily unhappy [because one has no control over the results]. - Bhagavad Gita


In Karma-yoga no effort is ever lost, and there is no harm. Even a little practice of this discipline protects one from great fear of birth and death. - Bhagavad Gita


A man who sees action in inaction and inaction in action has understanding among men and discipline in all action he performs. - Bhagavad Gita


The person whose mind is always free from attachment, who has subdued the mind and senses, and who is free from desires, attains the supreme perfection of freedom from Karma through renunciation. - Bhagavad Gita


As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly, the fire of Self-knowledge reduces all Karma to ashes. - Bhagavad Gita


Delusion arises from anger. The mind is bewildered by delusion. Reasoning is destroyed when the mind is bewildered. One falls down when reasoning is destroyed. - Bhagavad Gita


There is neither this world nor the world beyond nor happiness for the one who doubts. - Bhagavad Gita


One who has control over the mind is tranquil in heat and cold, in pleasure and pain, and in honor and dishonor; and is ever steadfast with the Supreme Self. - Bhagavad Gita


One gradually attains tranquillity of mind by keeping the mind fully absorbed in the Self by means of a well-trained intellect, and thinking of nothing else. - Bhagavad Gita


The power of God is with you at all times; through the activities of mind, senses, breathing, and emotions; and is constantly doing all the work using you as a mere instrument. - Bhagavad Gita


The person who is basically evil by nature will always be averse to virtuous deeds. He is always engaged in bad karma. - Sri Guru Granth Sahib


Delusions are states of mind which, when they arise within our mental continuum, leave us disturbed, confused and unhappy. Therefore, those states of mind which delude or afflict us are called 'delusions.' -Dalai Lama


Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. - Dalai Lama


When you lose, do not lose the lesson. - Dalai Lama


Happiness is not something ready made. It is comes from your own actions. - Dalai Lama


Follow the 3 RES. RESpect for others. RESpect for yourself. RESponsibility for all your actions. - Dalai Lama


If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it. - Dalai Lama


Sometimes not getting what you want is an amazing stroke of luck. - Dalai Lama


Always learn the rules so you can break them properly. - Dalai Lama


If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. - Dalai Lama


Do not let a small dispute injure a great relationship. - Dalai Lama


Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama


When you realize you have made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. - Dalai Lama


Spend some amount of time alone everyday. - Dalai Lama


Open yourself to change, but do not let go of your values. - Dalai Lama


With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. - Dalai Lama


Remember that silence can sometimes be the best answer. - Dalai Lama


Live a good and honorable life. Then, when you are older you can look back and enjoy it a second time. - Dalai Lama


A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for a great life. - Dalai Lama


In disagreements with loved ones, only deal with the present. Do not bring up the past. - Dalai Lama


Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality. - Dalai Lama


The best relationship is one which your love for each other exceeds your need for one another. - Dalai Lama


Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to achieve it. - Dalai Lama


Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon. - Dalai Lama


All major religious traditions carry basically the same message; that is love, compassion, and forgiveness are the important things that should be part of our daily lives. - Dalai Lama


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


Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you. - Wayne Dyer


You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being -- not because anybody says so, not because you're successful, not because you make a lot of money -- but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason. - Wayne Dyer


When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way. - Wayne Dyer


If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. - Wayne Dyer


Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice. - Wayne Dyer


Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed. - Wayne Dyer


Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul. - Wayne Dyer


When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. - Wayne Dyer


The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don't know anything about. -Wayne Dyer


You are important enough to ask and you are blessed enough to receive back. - Wayne Dyer


Our life is what our thoughts make it. - Marcus Aurelius


People pay for what they do, and still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead. - Edith Wharton


Luck is a word devoid of sense. Nothing can exist without a cause. - Voltaire


We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold in them. - Elbert Hubbard


Act so as to elicit the best in others and thereby in thyself. - Felix Adler


Doubt breeds doubt. - Franz Grillparzer


We are shaped and fashioned by what we love. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Any man will usually get from other men just what he is expecting of them. If he is looking for friendship he will likely receive it. If his attitude is that of indifference, it will beget indifference. And if a man is looking for a fight, he will in all likelihood be accommodated in that. - John Richelsen


If you keep on saying things are going to be bad, you have a good chance of becoming a prophet. - Isaac Bashevis


Realize that everything connects to everything else. - Leonardo DaVinci


Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. - Philo


Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver. - Barbara De Angelis


The point is to create a system where individuals don't work simply for money or personal gain but to support the planet and its inhabitants in entering the next stage of evolutionary progression. - Michael Bernard Beckwith


Contrary to popular misconception, karma has nothing to do with punishment and reward. It exists as part of our holographic universe's binary or dualistic operating system only to teach us responsibility for our creations-and all things we experience are our creations. - Sol Luckman

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