Buddha gained a huge amount of fame during his lifetime for simply offering basic advice for everyday living.
“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.”
“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
“I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.”
“Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.”
“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
“Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts. But once mastered, no one can help you as much.”
“Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.”
“Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”
“If you light a lamp for someone else it will also brighten your path.”
“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”