It exasperated her to think that the dungeon in which she had languished for so many unhappy years had been unlocked all the time, and that the impulses she had so carefully struggled with and stifled for the sake of keeping well with society, were precisely those by which alone she could have come
When you loved me I gave you the whole sun and stars to play with. I gave you eternity in a single moment, strength of the mountains in one clasp of your arms, and the volume of all the seas in one impulse of your soul.
Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked than it is loved by the good. Bu
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. Buddh
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? Bu
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. Bu
The mind is everything. What you think you become. Bu
When 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.
Better than worshiping gods is obedience to the laws of righteousness.
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.
Of those beings who live in ignorance, shut up and confined, as it were, in an egg, I have first broken the eggshell of ignorance and alone in the universe obtained the most exalted, universal Buddhahood.
I was born into the world as the king of truth for the salvation of the world.
It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. Bu
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.
Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! I welcome it! But I will not move from this spot until I have attained the supreme and final wisdom.
All wrong-doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain? Buddh
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.