“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
The mind is everything.
What we think we become.”
“All wrong-doing arises because of mind.
If mind is transformed can wrong-doing remain?”
“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.”
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
“However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?”
“Even death is not to be feared by one
who has lived wisely.”
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
“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 we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly,
our whole life would change.”
“The only real failure in life is not to be true
to the best one knows.”
“Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.”
“Real knowledge is to know
the extent of one’s ignorance.”
“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.”
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
“Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.”
“The Superior Man is aware of Righteousness,
the inferior man is aware of advantage.”
“Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in getting up every time we do.”
“He who learns but does not think, is lost. He who thinks
but does not learn is in great danger.”
“He that would perfect his work
must first sharpen his tools.”
“If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?”
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
“Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.”
“To see things in the seed, that is genius.”
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
“To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.”
“At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.”
“In our struggle for freedom,
truth is the only weapon we possess.”
“My religion is very simple.
My religion is kindness.”
“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them, humanity cannot survive.”
“Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.”
“Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.”
Upon Wise Words Reflect Mindfully
This Will Help You Live More Peacefully
Bro. Oh Teik Bin