Buddha symbolizes happiness and abundance. He is believed to help guide us to ways to relieve stress, sadness, worries and anxieties which is why many love to have a buddha or 2 in their homes. The word buddha is not only a title but a type of person, that is awakened and demonstrates that by practicing patience, compassion and lovingkindness - we can all live the good life.
Quotes by Buddha:
"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world"
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth"
"The mind is everything. What you think you become"