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.

I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.

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.

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

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

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.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

With our thoughts we make the world.

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.

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.

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Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.

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

Temperance is a tree which as for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace.

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

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

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.

Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.

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.

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The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.

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

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

I reached in experience the nirvana which is unborn, unrivalled, secure from attachment, undecaying and unstained. This condition is indeed reached by me which is deep, difficult to see, difficult to understand, tranquil, excellent, beyond the reach of mere logic, subtle, and to be realized only by the wise.

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

What we think, we become.

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.

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

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words.

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

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary. Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.

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

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

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

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life;

foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.

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.