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.
In the endthese things matter most:How well did you love?How fully did you live?How deeply did you let go?
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
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.
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.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection
When the Aggregates arise, decay and die, O bhikkhu, every moment you are born, decay, and die.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
With our thoughts we make the world.
As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life.
Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others.
Conquer anger by love, evil by good; conquer the miser with liberality, and the liar with truth.