You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.

Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.

Your worst enemies won't harm you as much your own unguarded thoughts.

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.

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Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.

Learn to let go. That is the key to happiness.

Fools wait for a lucky day but every day is a lucky day for an industrious man.

Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.

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Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.

Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except yourself.

The more fully we give our energy, the more it returns to us.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world.

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.

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Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.

Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death.

There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

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Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.

With our thoughts we make the world.

A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.

It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.

The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?

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The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.

What we think, we become.

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.

Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.

Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.

Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

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The root of suffering is attachment.

Be vigilant; guard your mind against negative thoughts.

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.

To keep the body in good health is a duty.

.. otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself.

Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.

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No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.

If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater.

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All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.

What we are today comes from our thoughts of yesterday, and our present thoughts build our life of tomorrow: Our life is the creation of our mind.