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Try then, today, to begin to look on all things with love,
appreciation and open-mindedness.

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream;

Not only plan, but also believe

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I had a great deal of worries in my life ...... most of them never happened!

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Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in the cosmic religion for the future: It trancends a personal God, avoids dogma and theology; it covers both the natural and the spiritual, and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things, natural and spiritual, as a meaningful unity.

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If you meet the buddha, kill the Buddha.

After [his master's death], Ta-hui gathered all the [master's] publications together in front of the temple and made a bonfire of them. What the teacher builds in shape must be destroyed by the disciples in order to keep the teaching from becoming an empty shell. Western philosophers create their own theory then followers continue to repair the outer structure until it no longer resembles the original. In Zen we say, "Kill Buddha and the patriarchs; only then can you give them eternal life."

No dogma. No tradition. Each generation finds the truth anew, unchanged yet unlike that of the previous generation.

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here was a monk who asked the Master, “Does a person who has had sudden awakening still need to continue with cultivation?”
The Master said, “If one has true awakening and attains to the fundamental, then at that time that person knows for himself that cultivation and non cultivation are just dualistic opposites. Like now, though the initial inspiration is dependent on conditions, if within a single thought one awakens to one’s own reality, there are still certain habitual tendencies that have accumulated over numberless kalpas which cannot be purified in a single instant. That person should certainly be taught how to gradually remove the karmic tendencies and mental habits: this is cultivation. There is no other method of cultivation that need to be taught to that person.”



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Victory breeds enmity; the defeated live in pain. The peaceful live happily, avoiding both victory and defeat

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He that would live in peace and at ease, Must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees

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If you have something to do tomorrow, do it today.

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

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Speak ill of no man, but speak all the good you know of everybody

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Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.

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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

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Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

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To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

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The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.

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Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.

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Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts

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Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocre minds. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence

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Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions

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In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.

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