"You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection."
"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."
"He is able who thinks he is able."
"It is a man's own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways."
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."
"We are what we think. All that we are 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 abundance."
"He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes."
"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned."
"Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it."
"The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground."
"Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others."
"Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind."
"There are five things which no one is able to accomplish in this world: first, to cease growing old when he is growing old; second, to cease being sick; third, to cease dying; fourth, to deny dissolution when there is dissolution; fifth, to deny non-being."
"The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows."
"The world, indeed, is like a dream and the treasures of the world are an alluring mirage! Like the apparent distances in a picture, things have no reality in themselves, but they are like heat haze."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."
"Every human being is the author of his own health or disease."
"Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering - an image of death."
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."
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