Faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is light by day and right mindfulness is protection by night.
I do not believe in a fate that falls on men however they act; but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.
Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.