50 Thought Provoking Karma Quotes

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Do you believe in karma? You may have heard or even uttered some karma quotes without your knowledge. The theory behind karma suggests that there is a reaction for every action or thought. Below are 50 Karma quotes on various topics. Read on to get inspired to take on positive paths, calm your heart and live a good life.

50 Thought Provoking Karma Quotes

1. “Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. If we act non-virtuously, suffering results.”- Lipham

2. “How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” Wayne Dyer

3. “If you give a good thing to the world, then over time your karma will be good, and you’ll receive good.”- Russell Simmons

4. “Karma bides its time. You will always have to watch out. Karma is unforgiving and always gets payback.”- Benjamin Bayani

5. “I would never disrespect any man, woman, chick, or child out there. We’re all the same. What goes around comes around, and karma kicks us all in the butt in the end of the day.”- Angie Stone

6. “Show a little faith in someone when they need it. It’s amazing how it comes back to you.”- Garon Whited

7. “I try to live with the idea that karma is a very real thing. So I put what I want to get back.”- Megan Fox

8. “Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.”-Elbert Hubbard 

9. “When you truly understand karma, then you realize you are responsible for everything in your life.”- Keanu Reeves

10. “I believe in karma, and I believe if you put out positive vibes to everybody, that’s all you’re going to get back.”- Kesha

11. “Do not attempt to help those who have not asked for your help. Interfering with their own karma will result in a never-ending spiritual war from which you can lose.”- Robin Sacredfire 

12. “As long as karma exists, the world changes. There will always be karma to be taken care of.”- Nina Hagen

13. “You must acknowledge and experience this part of the universe. Karma is intricate, too vast. You would, with your limited human senses, consider it too unfair. But you have tools to really, truly love. Loving the children is very important. But love everyone as you would love your children.”- Kuan Yin

14. “As she has planted, so does she harvest; such is the field of karma.”- Sri Guru Granth Sahib

15. “Karma is a balance sheet of life which debits and credits all your deeds. Which is audited by our creator, and actions are based on what we accumulated in it.” Abhysheq Shukla 

16. “The universe does not carry debts. It always returns back to you what you gave it.”- Drishti Bablani 

17. “The love you send into the world, you will find, is the love that returns to you.”-Avina Celeste 

18. “Stop blaming others for the pains and sufferings you have. They are because of you, your karma, and your own disposition.”- Girdhar Joshi

19. “Sometimes you get what’s coming around. And sometimes you are what’s coming around.”-Jim Butcher

20. “We don’t find love, love finds us. What you put out into the universe will find its way back to you.”- Raneem Kayyali 

21. “Most times, how you treat your children is how they grow up to treat you.”-Terry Mark

22. “A boomerang returns back to the person that throws it.” Vera Nazarian 

23. “There’s a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.”- Sylvester Stallone 

24. “If you give the slightest pain to any living being, then in the form of pain, the pain-giving-karma will give you its ‘fruit .’So think before you hurt any living being.”- Dada Bhagwan 

25. “Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.”- Edwin Hubbell Chaplin

26. “Learn to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

27. “You cannot do harm to someone because someone has done harm to you. You will pay just like they will.”- Ericka Williams 

28. “By each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.”- David Mitchell 

29. “Treat other people’s home as you want them to respect yours because what goes around comes around.”-Ana Monnar 

30. “If karma doesn’t catch up, God will surely pick up the slack.”-Anthony Liccione

31. “Not only is there often a right and wrong, but what goes around does come around. Karma exists.”-Donald Van De Mark

32. “Strange things conspire when one tries to cheat fate.”-Rick Riordan

33. “Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. What you sow, you reap.”-Zig Ziglar

34. “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson 

35. “But mark my words; someday, she’ll get what’s coming to her. Karma’s a bigger bitch than she is.”-Kathleen Brooks

36. “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.”-James Baldwin

37. “Karma, simply put, is an action for an action, good or bad.”-Stephen Richards 

38. “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 back around. That’s how it works. Sooner or later, the universe will serve you the revenge that you deserve.”-Jessica Brody 

39. “You win some, you lose some. Let karma take its course.”-Cocoy McCoy

40. “Before you act, you have freedom, but after you act, the effect of that action will follow you whether you want it or not. That is the law of karma.”-Paramahansa Yogananda 

41. “Karma means you are the maker of your life.”-Sadhguru

42. “Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”-Buddha

43. “When you see a good person, think of becoming like her/him. When you see someone not do good, reflect on your weak points.”-Confucius 

44. “The meaning of karma is in the intention. The intention behind action is what matters.”- The Bhagavad Gita

45. “Regardless of what we do, our karma has no hold on us.”-Bodhidharma

46. “We must always reflect only what we wish to see reflected within us.”-Robin Sacredfire 

47. “Karma means both action and memory. There is no memory without action and no action without memory.”-Sadhguru 

48. “Everybody comes from the same source. If you hate another human being, you’re hating a part of yourself.”-Elvis Presley

49. “Don’t send me flowers when I’m dead. If you like me, send them while I’m alive.”-Brian Clough 

50. “Karma is a cruel mistress.”-Kalley York 


There are various powerful karma quotes you can live by. The above examples show how much they can inspire you to be more positive, and generally, the belief emphasizes that whatever good you do on earth will return to you. So, why not let these karma quotes remind you to be a better version of yourself?

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