“You only lose what you cling to.”
“The trouble is, you think you have time.”
“To abstain from lying is essentially wholesome.”
Live every act fully, as if it were your last.
“Be kind to all creatures; this is the true religion.”
“Avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.”
“The tongue like a sharp knife… Kills without drawing blood.”
Purity or impurity depends on oneself. No one can purify another.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
“On the long journey of human life… Faith is the best of companions.”
“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” -Buddha
“Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.” – Buddha
She who knows life flows, feels no wear or tear, needs no mending or repair.
If we fail to look after others when they need help, who will look after us?
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” – Buddha
“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.”
Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.
“The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.”
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.
One moment can change a day, one day can change a life and one life can change the world.
“As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.” -Buddha
“Learn this from water: loud splashes the brook but the oceans depth are calm.”
“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.”
“Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.” – Buddha
“The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There’s only one moment for you to live.”
To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck.
Should a seeker not find a companion who is better or equal, let them resolutely pursue a solitary course.
“To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one’s own in the midst of abundance.” – Buddha
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.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
“If you knew what I know about the power of giving you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way.”
“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you.” -Buddha
“Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.”
“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.” – Buddha
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”