anger be overcome by love, evil by good. Let
the greedy be overcome by generosity, the
liar by truth."
will never disappear so long as thoughts of
resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger
will disappear just as soon as thoughts of
resentment are forgotten."
changes, nothing remains without change."
one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when
one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in
listening to good teachings; when one has
these feelings and appreciates them, one is
free of fear."
does not cease by hatred, but only by love;
this is the eternal rule."
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."
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."
jug fills drop by drop."
are what we think. All that we are arises
with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make
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."
yourself, as much as anybody in the entire
universe, deserve your love and
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
has to be evil so that good can prove its
purity above it."
are formed and molded by our thoughts. Those
whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows
them like a shadow that never leaves