Quotations on Buddhism

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Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Buddhism, Doubt)

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
(Keywords: Life, People, Buddhism, Buddhist, Events, World)

When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection.
- Richard Gere
(Keywords: Buddhism, Connection, Karma, Past)

A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation.
- Stanislav Grof
(Keywords: Death, Time, Opportunity, Buddhism, Rebirth, Spiritual)

One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support for this larger vision of values.
- Herbie Hancock
(Keywords: Values, Vision, Buddhism, Support)

Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
- Bell Hooks
(Keywords: Experience, Wisdom, Islam, Buddhism, First, Spiritual, Teachers, World)

I spend more time learning about Buddhism than English, which is why my English today is still bad.
- Jet Li
(Keywords: Time, Buddhism, English, Learning, Today)

I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat.
- Jet Li
(Keywords: Movies, Buddhism, Past, Years)

Buddhism has become a socially recognized religious philosophy for Americans, whereas it used to be considered an exotic religion.
- Thurston Moore
(Keywords: Religion, Buddhism, Americans, Philosophy, Religious)

The reasons why I left were to do with my interest in Buddhism. There were experiences over a period of about six months which caused me to decide to give up music, so one morning I felt I had to go to E.G. Management and tell them.
- Jamie Muir
(Keywords: Music, Management, Buddhism, Interest, Months)

A religion so cheerless, a philosophy so sorrowful, could never have succeeded with the masses of mankind if presented only as a system of metaphysics. Buddhism owed its success to its catholic spirit and its beautiful morality.
- William Winwood Reade
(Keywords: Religion, Success, Morality, Buddhism, Mankind, Metaphysics, Philosophy, Spirit)

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
(Keywords: Life, Temple, Buddhism, Buddhist, Ceremony)

There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there, like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life over the last couple years.
- Matthew Sweet
(Keywords: Life, Buddhism, First, Now, Value, Years, Zen)

Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.
- David Sylvian
(Keywords: Belief, Discipline, Buddhism, Zen)

Buddhism has had a major effect on who I am and how I think about the world. What I have learned is that I like all religions, but only parts of them.
- Uma Thurman
(Keywords: Buddhism, Effect, World)

In Buddhism there are words you can say... as you say the words with rhythm the conscious tells the subconscious.
- Tina Turner
(Keywords: Buddhism, Words)

All of the religions - with the exception of Tibetan Buddhism, which doesn't believe in a heaven - teach that heaven is a better place. At the end of the program, I say that heaven is a place where you are happy. All of the religions have that in common.
- Barbara Walters
(Keywords: Buddhism, End, Heaven)

Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.
- Alan Watts
(Keywords: Idea, Buddhism, Being, Law)

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