Gautama Buddha

Lumbini / Indian Sub. (today in Nepal)
Gautama Buddha
Lumbini / Indian Sub. (today in Nepal)
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The Thousands

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Better than a thousand meaningless words
is one sensible word if hearing it one becomes peaceful.
Better than a thousand meaningless verses
is one word of verse if hearing it one becomes peaceful.
Better than reciting one hundred verses of meaningless words
is one poem if hearing it one becomes peaceful.

If a person were to conquer in battle
a thousand times a thousand people,
if another conquers oneself,
that one is the greatest conqueror.
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Subhas Chandra Chakra 18 September 2017
Better than a hundred years of not seeing the supreme path is living one day if a person does see the supreme path Better to live a pious life of a second than years of sinner's.
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