All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
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.
Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Better than worshiping gods is obedience to the laws of righteousness.
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.
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.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
An act to make another happy, inspires the other to make still another happy, and so happiness is aroused and abounds. Thousands of candles [...]
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. [...]
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