Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.
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.
With fools, there is no companionship. Rather than to live with men who are selfish, vain, quarrelsome, and obstinate, let a man walk alone.
Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
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.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
What we think, we become.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.