Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.

It is necessary to combine knowledge born from study with sincere practice in our daily lives. These two must go together.

A stumble may prevent a fall.

Your body is precious. It is your vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.