Sentencje w bazie Gavagai:
Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself in that knowledge may grow.
The no-mind not-thinks no-thoughts about no-things.
Heat and cold, the wind and rain, sickness, prison, beatings - I will not fret about such things, for doing so will aggravate my troubles.
Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.
Your body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings -- that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
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.
Nie rozpamiętuj przeszłości, nie marz o przyszłości, skoncentruj swój umysł na chwili obecnej.
Do not dwell in the past,do not dream of the future,concentrate the mind on the present moment
Decay is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
If a man's mind becomes pure, his surroundings will also become pure.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Let a man avoid evil deeds as a man who loves life avoids poison.
There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: (1) not going all the way; and (2) not starting.
Those who really seek the path to Enlightenment dictate terms to their mind. Then they proceed with strong determination.
There are causes for all human suffering, and there is a way by which they may be ended, because everything in the world is the result of a vast concurrence of causes and conditions, and everything disappears as these causes and conditions change and pass away.
Do not become attached to the things you like, do not become attached the the things you dislike. Sorrow, fear and bondage come from one's likes and dislikes.
In the sky there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.
If the mind were an ego-personality, it could do this and that as it would determine, but the mind often flies from what is knows is right and chases after evil reluctantly. Still, nothing seems to happen exactly as its ego desires, and impervious to wisdom, which stubbornly persists in thinking of `me' and `mine'.
We are what we think.All that we arises with our thoughts.With our thoughts,we make the world
To live a pure unselfish life,one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abudance
It is a man's own mind,not his enemy or foe,that lures him to evil ways
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast;a wild beast may wound your body,but an evil friend will wound your mind
You,yourself,as much as anybody in the entire universe,deserve your love and affection
Right view,right aim,right speech,right action,right living,right effort,right mindfulness,right contemplation
Thousand of candles can be lighted from a single candle and the life of the candle will not be stoned.Happiness never decreases by being shared
To be attached to one thing (to a certain view) and to look down upon other things (views) as inferior--this the wise men call a fetter.
One may conquer millions in battle, but he who conquers himself, only one, is the greatest of conquerors.
Never by hatred is hatred appeased, but it is apeased by kindness. This is an eternal truth.
The victor breeds hatred, and the defeated lies down in misery. He who renounces both victory and defeat is happy and peaceful.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it - even if I have said it - unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind
Arrogance leads to failure.
Birth gives rise to old age and death.
Child and adult, wise and fool, all are they death inferior; that is what they have in common.
Do not look for a sanctuary in anyone except your self.
Do not speak harshly to any one; those who are spoken to will answer thee in the same way. Angry speech is painful: blows for blows will touch thee , The Dharmapada
Drillers shape holes, bow makers arrows, carpenters shapes wood and the wise shape him self.
He is able who thinks he is able.
Help others, but when you do that, do not forget yourself.
It is impossible for one who is caught in a swamp to help another one caught.
Learn this from water: loud splashes the brook but the oceans depth are calm.
Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds. Never is the effect of an action lost.
No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; any man' , Meditation XVII
Pain is the outcome of sin.
Philosophers cannot lead to purity, they praise only themselves and stigmatise others. But a Buddha has overcome all dispute, he is indifferent to learning, he is appeased.
Praise won through quarrel is worthless.
Pull up the delusion by the root by stop thinking in terms of "I".
The body can be destroyed, but the effect of a kind action can remain.
The man that conquers himself is superior to the one who conquers a thousand men in a battle.
The only thing permanent is change.
The wise do not build any hope for the future and do not regret anything in the past.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
Therefore, be ye lamps unto yourselves, be a refuge to yourselves. Hold fast to Truth as a lamp; hold fast to the truth as a refuge. Look not for a refuge in anyone beside yourselves. And those, who shall be a lamp unto themselves, shall betake themselves
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared
To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.
To live a single day and hear a good teaching is better than to live a hundred years without knowing such teaching. Transitory is everything composite.
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves , The Dharmapada
We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
We limit our world with "the thought".
Whatever you expect, it will be different.
When a man has pity on all living creatures then only is he noble
Win over anger with love, over ill will with good will; win over greed with generosity, over the liar with truth.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others
You should respect each other and refrain from disputes; you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together
You will never hear the truth from people who call each other fools.
You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection
Ten, co przezwycięży siebie, zaiste silniejszym jest od tego, co tysiąc mężów w bitwie pokona.
Though one may conquer a thousand times a thousand men in battle, yet he indeed is the noblest victor who conquers himself. (Buddharakkhita)