Eastern Religious Philosophers Quotations

CheckPoint: Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations
Siddhartha Gautama Buddha- “A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.”   Siddhartha Gautama, born to a wealthy king and a mother of tribal ancestry, was a child linked to luxurious means.   He devoted his life to finding the understanding suffering, balance, and clarification of life.   Although Siddhartha was spared from the effects of human suffering, he set his sights on discovering the deeper meaning of the feelings associated with anguish and agony.   This quotation shows he believed that all humans can experience sufferance but the manifestations of ignorance close the door to enlightenment (Moore-Bruder, 2009). In this passage, Siddhartha speaks of his view toward the knowledgeable individual, which knows suffering and is wise because of the ability to avoid it.   In the same way, this philosopher sought to find something deeper than materialistic treasures and spiritual growth (Haselhurt, 2010).
Lao Tzu- “To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.”   Tzu, a discrete philosopher, did not seek to be noticed but believed that even the most intelligent human is still oblivious.   The quote reflects that point-of-view by reminding individuals to be always open to learning.   Tzu felt determination to teach others about the betterment within themselves and society, in addition to understanding Taoism (Moore-Bruder, 2009).   His goal to bring attention to a different perspective showed his dedication to encourage people how to live and learn, constantly (Haselhurt, 2010).
Confucius- “Do not do to others, what you would not want them to do to you.”   Confucius was mindful of learning and studying, along with a practical way of accomplishing things.   He believed that an individual's character was important and the principle of positivity enables a person to better oneself and...