Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.
Give, even if you only have a little.
Irrigators channel waters; fletchers straighten arrows; carpenters bend wood; the wise master themselves.
Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good.
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires.
If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.
Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame.
Nothing can harm you as much as your own thoughts unguarded.
You yourself must strive. The Buddhas only point the way.
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Meditate… do not delay, lest you later regret it.
Life is so very difficult. How can we be anything but kind?
Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.
If you find no one to support you on the spiritual path, walk alone.
What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.
If you propose to speak always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Stop, stop. Do not speak. The ultimate truth is not even to think.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is tothe one who endures that the final victory comes.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
Just as the great ocean has one taste, the taste of salt, so also this teaching and discipline has one taste, the taste of liberation.
The one in whom no longer exist the craving and thirst that perpetuate becoming; how could you track that Awakened one, trackless, and of limitless range.
Long is the night to him who is awake; long is a mile to him who is tired; long is life to the foolish who do not know the true law.
Whatever precious jewel there is in the heavenly worlds, there is nothing comparable to one who is Awakened.
Like a fine flower, beautiful to look at but without scent, fine words are fruitless in a man who does not act in accordance with them.