All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
However many holy words you read, However many you speak, What good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
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.
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.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
With our thoughts we make the world.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little
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.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
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.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.
Whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings...that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.