To set up what you like against what you dislike—this is the disease of the mind.
Among the great things which are to be found among us, the Being of Nothingness is the greatest.
We don’t need an answer to open up; we need openness.
A man’s heart holds his own truth.
True sages are those who give what they have without meanness and without secret.
A pupil shows by his own efforts how much he deserves to learn.
Every man must act in the rhythm of his time…such is wisdom.
No one will learn anything for which they are not ripe.
Sound scepticism is the necessary condition for the discovery of truth.
The seed includes all the possibilities of the tree.
A master does not teach but guides the seeker back on course when they stray.
Lead your neighbour in truth for they may one day lead you.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
Each truth you learn will be, for you, as new as if it had never been written.
If we keep doing what we’ve always done, we’ll keep getting what we’ve always got.
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves, they find their own order.
Experience will show you, a master can only point the way.
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Your mind is like a parachute; it only works when it is open.
The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.
Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.
Life without balance leads to torment, suffering and emptiness.
He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.
Know the world in yourself, never look for yourself in the world.
To know means to record in one’s memory; but to understand means to make part of oneself.
Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think.