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As the fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.
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Our theories of the eternal are as valuable as are those which a chick which has not broken its way through its shell might form of the outside world.
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To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
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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.
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Therefore, be ye lamps unto yourselves, be a refuge to yourselves. Hold fast to Truth as a lamp; hold fast to the truth as a refuge. Look not for a refuge in anyone beside yourselves. And those, who shall be a lamp unto themselves, shall betake themselves to no external refuge, but holding fast to the Truth as their lamp, and holding fast to the Truth as their refuge, they shall reach the topmost height.
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A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
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Everything changes, nothing remains without change.
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A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
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A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.
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He is able who thinks he is able.
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To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.
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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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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.
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Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
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Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
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Whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beingsā€¦that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
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Do not dwell in the past, do not dwell in the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
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Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
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Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings -- that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
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Be a lamp unto yourself. Work out your liberation with diligence.
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Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher.
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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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You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.
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Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good.
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Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
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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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Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.
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There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
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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.
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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.
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Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows the double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.
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He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.
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Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
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A man should first direct himself in the way he should go. Only then should he instruct others.
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Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
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All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
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Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
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On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
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Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
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You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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To keep the body in good health is a duty...otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
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All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?
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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.
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We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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Thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
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Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
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We are what we think. All that we are arises With our thoughts. With our thoughts, We make our world.
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The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves, but they are like heat haze.
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The Buddhas do but tell the way; it is for you to swelter at the task.
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Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
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