If you do not get it from yourself, where will you go for it?
When the student is ready the teacher will appear.
To accept some idea of truth without experiencing it is like a painting of a cake on paper which you cannot eat.
Let your mind wander in the pure and simple. Be one with the infinite. Let all things take their course.
The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences.
The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
The greatest effort is not concerned with results.
Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space?
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
To follow the path look to the master follow the master walk with the master see through the master become the master.
Zen phrase says The instant you speak about a thing you miss the mark.
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few.
The whole moon and the entire sky are reflected in one dewdrop on the grass.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself.
Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.
If you cannot find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it?
Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free.
Flow with whatever may happen and let your mind be free. Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing. This is the ultimate.
Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.
When you get there, there isn't any there there.
What is the sound of one hand?
No thought, no reflection, no analysis, no cultivation, no intention; let it settle itself.
A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.
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