There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth...not going all the way, and not starting.
Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.
He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.
If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.
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.
Ye must leave righteous ways behind, not to speak of unrighteous ways.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma.
Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination.
There is, Oh Monks, a not-born, a not-become, a not-made, a not-compounded. Monks, if that unborn, not-become, not-made, not-compounded were not, there would be no escape from this here that is born, become, made and compounded.