Though he should conquer a thousand men in the battlefield a thousand times, yet he, indeed, who would conquer himself is the noblest victor.
Not to do any evil, To cultivate good, To purify one's mind, – This is the advice of the Buddhas.
Better a single day of life seeing the reality of arising and passing away than a hundred years of existence remaining blind to it.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And habit hardens into character. So watch the thought and its ways with care, And let it spring from love born out of concern for all beings.
He is able who thinks he is able.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
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.