All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create disticntions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Through violence, you may 'solve' one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
What you think you become.
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
He who experiences the unity of life sees his own self in all beings.
Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.
Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
We are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
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.
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