Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.
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.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
He who walks in the eightfold noble path with unswerving determination is sure to reach Nirvana.
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.