Strength is happiness. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness.
All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
A man who is averse to harming even the wind knows the sorrow of all living things.
Without faith there is no knowledge, without knowledge there is no virtuous conduct, without virtues there is no deliverance, and without deliverance there is no perfection.
Excessive attachment to sense pleasures leads to bondage, and detachment from sense pleasures leads to liberation; therefore it is the mind alone that is responsible for bondage or liberation.
It is important we cultivate love and compassion to all the sentient beings, which is the way to bring peace to all.