Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Bhadantācariya Buddhaghoṣa

Indian Theravadin Buddhist Commentator and Scholar, his name means "Voice of the Buddha" in the Pāli language

"Mindfulness should be strong everywhere, for mindfulness keeps the mind away from distraction, into which it might fall, since faith, energy and understanding partake of the nature of distraction: and away from idleness, into which it might fall, since concentration partakes of the nature of idleness."