We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
What you think you become.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Concentrate the mind on the present moment.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
With our thoughts we make the world.
No matter where you read it,
Or who has said it,
Not even if I have said it,
Unless it agrees with your own reason
And your own common sense.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
I am determined not to kill, not to let others kill, and not to support any act of killing in the world, in my thinking, and in my way of life
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