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It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
[Better]
 

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
[Better]
 

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
 

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
[Mind]
 

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful.
 

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.
 

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
 

Pain is the outcome of sin.
[Pain]
 

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
 

People with opinions just go around bothering each other.
 

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
 

The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.
 

The greatest prayer is patience.
[Prayer]
 

The mind is everything. What you think you become.
[Mind]
 

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
 

The only way to bring peace to the earth is to learn to make our own life peaceful.
[Peace]
 

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
[Mind]
 

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.
 

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood.
[Blood]
 

The virtues, like the Muses, are always seen in groups. A good principle was never found solitary in any breast.
[Always]
 


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