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. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.
From craving is born grief, from craving is born fear. For one freed from craving there’s no grief – so how fear?
The Eightfold Path: Right view, right aim, right speech, right action, right living, right effort, right mindfulness, right contemplation.
There are ways from light into darkness and from darkness into light. There are ways, also, from the gloom into deeper darkness, and from the dawn into brighter light. The wise man will use the light he has to receive more light. He will constantly advance in the knowledge of truth.
You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself.
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.