16 Inspirational Ajahn Brahm Quotes On Meditation, Life, Health & Happiness

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Ajahn Brahn is a British-Australian Theravada Buddhist monk. He is also the spiritual director of Buddhist Society of Western-Australia, spiritual adviser to the Buddhist Society of Victoria, just to name a few.

Here are some of his life-changing quotes that will change how you see life, how you meditate, and what happiness means to you:

“If you want to have a good time, be good.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Real beauty does not lie in perfection, but in embracing and accepting imperfection.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Love is the ability to embrace the imperfections of another, of ourselves, and of life.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Whatever you value, whatever you think is really important, that is what will develop and grow.”- Ajahn Brahm

“What is more important, being right or living in harmony together?”- Ajahn Brahm

“What you see in others is what they will show you back.”- Ajahn Brahm

“It’s never his problem, her problem or my problem, it’s always our problem. We are in this together. That’s how you solve the problem.”- Ajahn Brahm

“If there is nothing you can do, then do nothing. If there is something you can do, then give it all you’ve got.”- Ajahn Brahm

“You can’t always cure, but you can always care.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Always put happiness and joy into whatever you are doing.”- Ajahn Brahm

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“Inspiration is a beautiful source of pure energy that uplifts your heart.”- Ajahn Brahm

A lot of the time you learn the most from osmosis, by just hanging around good people.”- Ajahn Brahm

“When you cultivate a beautiful mind throughout the day, you will have a beautiful mind in meditation.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Your real home is not the house you live in, but the stillness and peace in your heart.”- Ajahn Brahm

“It’s not important what you are meditating on, but how you are meditating.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Meditation is not about attaining more things, but about letting go of things and becoming more free.”- Ajahn Brahm

“Suffering is asking from the world what it can never give you.”- Ajahn Brahm

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8 Inspirational James Allen Quotes On Happiness And Achievement

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“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.”– James Allen

“A man can only rise, conquer, and achieve by lifting up his thoughts. He can remain weak, and object, and miserable by refusing to lift up his thoughts.”- James Allen”

“Achievement, of whatever kind, is the crown of effort, the diadem of thought.”- James Allen

“Pure happiness is the rightful and happy condition of the soul.”- James Allen

“Happiness is mental harmony.”- James Allen

“Man is the maker of happiness and misery.”- James Allen

“Abiding happiness will come to you when, ceasing to selfishly cling, you are willing to give up.”- James Allen

“Men are not made unhappy by poverty, but by the thirst for riches.”- James Allen