Thich Nhat Hanh Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Thich Nhat Hanh quotes, Thich Nhat Hanh sayings, and Thich Nhat Hanh proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. Thich Nhat Hanh
With the practice of mindfulness, every breath brings happiness. Mindfulness can make every moment of our daily life peaceful, clear, and loving. Thich Nhat Hanh
Meditation is to get insight, to get understanding and compassion, and when you have them, you are compelled to act. Thich Nhat Hanh
You know that your happiness and suffering depend on the happiness and suffering of others. That insight helps you not to do wrong things that will bring suffering to yourself and to other people. Thich Nhat Hanh
Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones. Thich Nhat Hanh
The secret of Buddhism is to remove all ideas, all concepts, in order for the truth to have a chance to penetrate, to reveal itself. Thich Nhat Hanh
Buddhism teaches us not to try to run away from suffering. You have to confront suffering. You have to look deeply into the nature of suffering in order to recognize its cause, the making of the suffering. Thich Nhat Hanh
Walking on Earth is a miracle! We do not have to walk in space or on water to experience a miracle. The real miracle is to be awake in the present moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
Anyone who maintains awareness in the present moment becomes beautiful and naturally emanates peace, joy, and happiness. Thich Nhat Hanh
When we are deeply in touch with the present moment, we can see that all ancestors and all future generations are present in us. Thich Nhat Hanh
Walking on Earth is a miracle! We do not have to walk in space or on water to experience a miracle. The real miracle is to be awake in the present moment. Thich Nhat Hanh
Anyone who maintains awareness in the present moment becomes beautiful and naturally emanates peace, joy, and happiness. Thich Nhat Hanh
When we are deeply in touch with the present moment, we can see that all ancestors and all future generations are present in us. Thich Nhat Hanh
Guarding knowledge is not a good way to understand. Understanding means to throw away your knowledge. You have to be able to transcend your knowledge the way people climb a ladder. Thich Nhat Hanh