What is Karma and how do you define it? Karma is a word that, in the Western world, refers to one’s fate or destiny. In Hinduism and Buddhism, karma refers to actions driven by intention, or causality. Karma can be viewed as a sort of moral accounting system; according to the belief if you do good things your life will be better and if you do bad things it will be worse.

50 Famous Quote About Karma

Famous Quote About Karma

  • “If you give a good thing to the world, then over time your karma will be good, and you’ll receive good.”- Russell Simmons
  • “Live a good and honorable life. Then, when you are older, you can look back and enjoy it a second time.” Dalai Lama
  • “I believe in Karma. If the good is sown, the good is collected. When positive things are made, that returns well.”- Yannick Noah
  • “The universe does not carry debts. It always returns back to you what you gave it.” Drishti Bablani
  • “I try to live with the idea that karma is a very real thing. So I put out what I want to get back.”- Megan Fox
  • “Your believing or not believing in karma has no effect on its existence, nor on its consequences to you. Just as a refusal to believe in the ocean would not prevent you from drowning.” —F. Paul Wilson
  • “Karma comes after everyone eventually. You can’t get away with screwing people over your whole life, I don’t care who you are. What goes around comes around. That’s how it works. Sooner or later the universe will serve you the revenge that you deserve.”- Jessica Brody
  • “Sometimes you get what’s coming around. And sometimes you are what’s coming around.” ―Jim Butcher
  • “This is your karma. You do not understand now, but you will understand later.” —H. Raven Rose
  • “Still others commit all sorts of evil deeds, claiming karma doesn’t exist. They erroneously maintain that since everything is empty, committing evil isn’t wrong. Such persons fall into a hell of endless darkness with no hope of release. Those who are wise hold no such conception.”- Bohidharma
  • “Don’t waste time on revenge. The people who hurt you will eventually face their own karma.”- Author Unknown
  • “But this was what happened when you didn’t want to visit and confront the past: The past starts visiting and confronting you.” —Bret Easton Ellis
  • “Contrary to popular misconception, karma has nothing to do with punishment and reward. It exists as part of our holographic universe’s binary or dualistic operating system only to teach us responsibility for our creations – and all things we experience are our creations.”- Sol Luckman
  • “Do good and good will follow you.”- Author Unknown
  • “Karma bides it’s time. You will always have to watch out. Karma is unforgiving and always gets payback.”- Benjamin Bayani
  • “Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.” – Saying Lipham
  • “Before you act, you have freedom, but after you act, the effect of that action will follow you whether you want it to or not. That is the law of karma.” —Paramahansa Yogananda
  • “If you’re really a mean person you’re going to come back as a fly and eat poop.”- Kurt Cobain
  • “As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of.”- Nina Hagen
  • “What goes around comes back around.”- Unknown
  • “As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma.”- Sri Guru Granth Sahib
  • “People pay for what they do, and still more, for what they have allowed themselves to become. And they pay for it simply: by the lives they lead.”- Edith Wharton
  • “The more love you give away, the more love you will receive.” —Unknown
  • “When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it’s because of karma, some past connection.” —Richard Gere
  • “Even chance meetings … are the result of karma. …things in life are fated by our previous lives. That even in the smallest events there’s no such thing as coincidence.” —Haruki Murakami
  • “The love you send into the world, you will find, is the love that returns to you.” ―Avina Celeste
  • “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. —Buddha

karma quotes about life

  • “Leave behind the passive dreaming of a rose-tinted future. The energy of happiness exists in living today with roots sunk firmly in reality’s soil.”
  • “When you plant a seed of love, it is you that blossoms.” —Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
  • “I must have killed a lot of cows in a past life for Karma to hate me this much.”
  • “Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you.” —Terry Mark
  • “Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.”- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  •  “When you do something bad: it comes back to you later.”
  • “Men are not punished for their sins but by them.” —Kin Hubbard
  • “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” –Anne Frank
  • “Dear Karma, I really hate you right now, you made your point.”
  • “If a householder moulds himself according to the circumstances just like nature moulds Herself according to seasons and performs his Karma then only shall he acquire happiness.”- Rig Veda
  • “If your actions were to boomerang back on you instantly, would you still act the same?” —Alexandra Katehakis

“There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life—happiness, freedom, and peace of mind—are always attained by giving them to someone else.” —Peyton Conway March

“Karma: getting what you deserve and deserving what you get.” —Unknown


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