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.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
You only lose what you cling to.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals.
Wherever there is possession of marks, there is fraud ; wherever there is no-possession of no-marks, there is no fraud. Hence the Tathagata is to be seen from no-marks as marks.
There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth...not going all the way, and not starting.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
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