A disciplined mind brings happiness.
All experiences are preceded by mind, having mind as their master, created by mind.
Ardently do today what must be done. Who knows? Tomorrow, death comes.
Better it is to live one day seeing the rise and fall of things than to live a hundred years without ever seeing the rise and fall of things.
Conquer anger with non-anger. Conquer badness with goodness. Conquer meanness with generosity. Conquer dishonesty with truth.
Delight in heedfulness! Guard well your thoughts!
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good.
Give, even if you only have a little.
Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world. By non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is a law eternal.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
I do not dispute with the world; rather it is the world that disputes with me.
If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows them like a never-departing shadow.
It is in the nature of things that joy arises in a person free from remorse.
Just as a solid rock is not shaken by the storm, even so the wise are not affected by praise or blame.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
One is not called noble who harms living beings. By not harming living beings one is called noble.
Purity and impurity depend on oneself; no one can purify another.
Radiate boundless love towards the entire world.
Resolutely train yourself to attain peace.
Should a person do good, let him do it again and again. Let him find pleasure therein, for blissful is the accumulation of good.
Should a seeker not find a companion who is better or equal, let them resolutely pursue a solitary course.
Should you find a wise critic to point out your faults, follow him as you would a guide to hidden treasure.
Some do not understand that we must die, But those who do realize this settle their quarrels.
Speak only endearing speech, speech that is welcomed. Speech, when it brings no evil to others, is a pleasant thing.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
The root of suffering is attachment.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. (?)
There is no fear for one whose mind is not filled with desires.
They blame those who remain silent, they blame those speak much, they blame those who speak in moderation. There is none in the world who is not blamed.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. (?)
To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
To support mother and father, to cherish partner and children, and to be engaged in peaceful occupation – this is the greatest blessing.
Understanding is the heartwood of well-spoken words.
What we think, we become.
Whatever has the nature of arising has the nature of ceasing.
Whatever is not yours: let go of it. Your letting go of it will be for your long-term happiness and benefit.
When watching after yourself, you watch after others. When watching after others, you watch after yourself.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. (?)