As a flower that is lovely and beautiful, but is scentless, even so fruitless is the well-spoken word of one who practices it not.
“Opinion, O disciples, is a disease; opinion is a tumour; opinion is a sore. He who has overcome all opinion, O disciples, is called a saint, one who knows.”
“In this world, hate never dispelled hate. Only love dispels hate. This is the law, ancient and inexhaustible.
“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”
“Tune as the sitthar, neither high nor low, and we will dance away the hearts of men.”
“Live in joy, in love,
even among those who hate.
Live in joy, in health,
even among the afflicted.
Live in joy, in peace,
even among the troubled.
Look within, be still.
Free from fear and attachment,
know the sweet joy of the way.”
“In separateness lies the world’s great misery; in compassion lies the world’s true strength.”
“The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.”
“Greater than all the joys
Of heaven and earth,
Greater still than dominion
Over all the worlds,
Is the joy of reaching the stream.”
“Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine.”