Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
The mind is everything. What you think you become.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the Way, and not starting.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth.
No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked that it is loved by the good.
I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.
It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
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.
A jug fills drop by drop.
You only lose what you cling to.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal to throw at someone else; we are the one who gets burned.
The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
Better than worshiping gods is obedience to the laws of righteousness.