Be determined. The Tempter masters the lazy and irresolute man who dwells on the attractive side of things, ungoverned in his senses, and unrestrained in his food, like the wind overcomes a rotten tree.
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it. That’s the mark of a true professional.
You cannot travel the path until you have become the path itself.
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.
Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe that lures him to evil ways.
From craving is born grief, from craving is born fear. For one freed from craving there’s no grief – so how fear?
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.