Arrogance betrays ignorance.
modesty reveals contentment.
Indifference to defeat frees you for great deeds.
Indifference to gain frees you for great service
Wise people look to the future, not to today.
Right-aspiring people prefer virtue to status.
Able people prefer great deeds to a moment's fame.
People who embrace a great vow work for everybody, not just themselves.
Examine yourself to learn your faults.
Work hard to make your merits useful.
When things are not going well, stay calm.
When things are going well, plan for a crisis.
Whoever gets along well can be famous.
A general who does not yield will be cheered.
An official who is impartial will be praised.
A ruler who overcomes dishonor will be revered.
There is no success except by hard work.
Success comes when you learn from your failure.
Kindness and patience reveal your grace.
Calm preparation can revive your prospects.
Training that does not discipline the mind is useless.
Thought that does not enlighten is worthless.
Whoever is too ambitious will be discarded.
Whoever confronts his failings can succeed.
Be confident, but avoid the trap of arrogance.
Be modest, but avoid the error of self-contempt.
Your business has failed, but your life goes on.
Your business failed yesterday, not tomorrow.
Wealth and position are empty glories.
Magnanimity achieves great success.
If you wish to be first, learn to be second.
If you wish to be boss, learn how to labor.
Speech that deepens despair is a kind of knife.
Providing good causes and conditions saves others from harm.
No one is small who aspires greatly.
No problem is large when prospects are modest.
For peace of mind, correct your errors.
To cultivate virtue, repay favors.
Repentance has the greatest transforming power.
Aspiration is the greatest confidence builder.
Defilement is the most destructive thing in life.
Disadvantage is the best condition for success.
Determination to succeed brings good fortune.
Courage to fail brings hope of success.
Self-awareness turns aside criticism.
Self-awareness turns aside blame.
Never changing is regressing.
Always hesitating is regressing.
The best refuge is tranquility and a clear heart.
The worst calamity is pride and stubbornness.
The valiant reform their bad habits.
The generous put up with others’ habits.
The determined can achieve anything.
The determined can erase all their faults.
There is only progress, not absolute success.
Only the truth is absolutely just.
A good heart sees truth, goodness, and beauty.
An evil heart shows greed, hatred, and ignorance.
Making a great vow helps you halt gossip.
Halting gossip helps you make a great vow.
Selfishness provokes war.
Hatred rouses generations of calamity.
Sympathy conveys warmth.
Attentiveness brings progress.
Study reality, not just books.
Study intensely and don't be distracted.
Cheerful people treasure their advantages.
Gloomy people waste time lamenting their fate.
When the evil wind of ignorance blows, hold on to the rock of wisdom.
When the fire of hatred burns, sprinkle it with the Dharma water of tenderness and patience.
When the torrent of greed floods in, open your gate of generosity.
When the mountain of arrogance swells, take up your shovel of modesty and respect.
The key to success is persistence.
The key to success is awareness of causes and conditions.
With courage, we can conquer adversity.
With magnanimity, we can tolerate unhappy relationships.
To see right, eyes must look past illusion.
To hear right, ears must listen with care.
To speak right, mouth must tell no lies.
To do right, hands must shun evil.
To walk right, feet must find the path.
To think right, mind must discern the truth.
Where there is life, there is hope.
Where there is life, there is strength.
Those who are too critical about gain or loss cannot get along with relatives.
Those who discriminate sage from simpleton cannot be friends for long.
Those who discriminate right from wrong too much cannot practice well.
Those who discriminate like from dislike too much cannot walk the path towards truth.
Courtesy to the wise and scholarly brings a leader success.
Jealousy of the wise and virtuous brings a leader failure.
Tell the truth, but don't embarrass others with indiscreet speech.
Always make a plan, but don't spoil the outcome with reckless action.
When you make a speech, let it reverberate for 3000 years.
When you do business, let it resound for 3000 years.
When you publish an article, let it resonate for 3000 years.
When you act righteously, be a role model for 3000 years.
There is no use living a life of regret.
Lead a perfect life by keeping your word.
As we hope to be remembered by future generations, so did our ancestors hope that we would remember them.
Great people help others achieve greatly.
Mean people hold others back.
Bullying the weak is shameful.
Solving conflicts is praiseworthy.
Look at the road before you cross it.
Think before you speak.
Plan carefully before you act.
Study a new god before you worship it.
Modesty averts mistakes.
Wisdom avoids errors.
Repentance rids you of transgressions.
Stepping back prevents demerits.
Bright people are not perplexed by what may come.
Loyal, brave people do not fly from troubles.
Honest people do not take what is not theirs.
Righteous people are impartial judges.
One small mistake can lead to chaos.
Ambiguous speech can be distorted.
Impatience can lead to business failure.
To have good causes and conditions, bear your mistreatment by others.
It is easy enough to do it once.
It takes patience to do it twice.
It takes persistence to do it three times.
Persevere to the end.
A bad manager loses his workers.
A bad worker loses his job.
Speech should be compassionate.
Discussions should carry weight.
Workers should be attentive.
Everyone should be magnanimous.
Narrow people boast and criticize.
Open people praise and speak truth.
Patience is power.
Intelligence leads to causes and conditions.
Aspiration increases esteem.
Communication improves harmony.
Before speaking, should you say it?
Before acting, should you do it?
We can't stop time, but we can discover impermanence.
We can't chase the sun, but we can discover the cosmos.
Demanding that others be wise and industrious is repellent, but teaching by example is magnanimous.
Pardoning the foolish and greedy is noble. But forgiving ourselves is a waste of time.
Whoever slanders and seeks praise is unwelcome.
Whoever is humble and gives praise is welcome.
For fewer mistakes, be tough with yourself.
For increased merit, be easy on others.
A great ocean does not rebuff streams.
A high mountain does not reject boulders.
A wise man learns even from the mediocre.
A great man does not conceal his mistakes.
The wretched should try to accumulate merits.
The wayward should try to improve their virtue.
Make worthy friends to improve your conduct.
Emulate the wise to achieve success.
Patience leads to the deepest truths.
Patience lets you succeed in business.
Patience lets you get along with others.
Patience succeeds in practice and cultivation.
Those who admit their faults can advance.
Those who never admit faults cannot advance.
Strive for your goal and don't be impatient.
Have a strong will but don't show off.
Don't be smug with praise.
Don't whine about humiliation.
Don't be discouraged by failure.
Don't be arrogant with success.
To advance blindly damages everyone's interests.
To advance or retreat on principle makes you capable of great achievements.
When all is going sell, plan for hard times.
When hard times come, you will find a way out of your distress.
To keep strong, remember your initial purpose.
To keep calm, forget grudges.
Transcend gain and loss.
Cultivate your virtue by despising empty glory.
Prefer sympathy to money.
Prefer justice to sympathy.
Prefer reputation to life.
Prefer conscience to reputation.
By accepting wise counsel, you can succeed.
Being persistent, you will succeed.
The sweetest words praise good people.
The finest merit is charity.
The worst offense is arrogance.
The worst fault is indolence.
When someone criticizes you with good intent, he is your teacher.
When someone praises you with evil intent, he is your enemy.
To get along, know right from wrong but don't fret over gain and loss.
In business, be concerned about gain and loss but don't fret about gossip.
When you can't avoid slander, receive it calmly.
When failure is likely, try harder to succeed.
Diseases enter by the mouth: if you take care about what you eat, how can illness enter your body?
Careless talk causes problems: if you are cautious in speech, how can there be trouble?
If you can't bear frustration, you cannot do your job.
If you can't accept failure, you cannot succeed.
If you can't accept slander, you cannot be useful.
If you can't accept sorrow, your love cannot grow.
A manager must first manage himself.
A leader must make his actions match his words.
Those who battle have many adversaries,
Those who pardon have a wider road.
Without a demand there is no dispute.
Without a dispute there is no hate.
Without hate there is no grievance.
Without grievance there is a better conclusion.
Fear not old age but loss of fortitude.
Fear not scorn but loss of resolve.
The discontented will never find rest.
The dissatisfied will never be rewarded.
Liberation means rising above honor and humiliation, slander and praise.
Detachment means rising above success and failure, gain and loss.
Conceal your friends' mistakes but not yours.
Proclaim your friends' successes but not yours.
Seize this moment to create the future.
Seize present causes and conditions to improve the future.
Indifference to suffering leads to selfishness.
Selflessness leads to righteousness.
Lgnorance leads to delusion.
Mindfulness leads to wisdom.
Anger and hatred are the root of trouble.
Gratitude and content are the source of happiness.
Desire leads to poverty.
Loss of conscience leads to humiliation.
Suspicion leads to contempt.
Arrogance makes you unwelcome.
Good will opens the gateway to good luck.
Evil thought opens the gateway to hindrances.
Step back to jump further.
Crouch back to spring higher.
Rest to walk longer.
Withdraw to learn better.
Widows must conquer sorrow to raise children.
Deprived children must be strong to face society.
Badly taught students must be their own teachers.
Officials must get rid of prejudices to govern.
Store food in autumn to survive the cold winter.
Oil your lamp by day to read by night.
Increase your virtue to disdain slander.
Be devoted to society to increase your merit.
To succeed, be determined.
To persuade your opponents, be honest.
To advance your career, be intelligent.
To gain patronage, do good.
Unrequited love cannot last.
Stolen wealth will disappear.
A boaster's fame will fade away.
Unearned rank will be censured.
Keep learning to keep growing.
Always make good affinity to progress.
Work for society to gain self-esteem.
Doing harm for gain wil destroy you.
Generosity and determination let you think big.
Thinking big, you can achieve great things.
National defense keeps a nation rich and stable.
Culture keeps society charming and polite.
A strong economy makes society rich and happy.
Public transit brings wealth and development.
Ethical conduct makes families open and caring.
Self-respect makes you vital and content.
The past is gone and never will return.
The present flies and soon will disappear.
The future comes but cannot yet be seized.
The present must be seized and never let go.
Not to kill but to save is like life insurance.
Not to steal but to give is like money in a bank.
Not to misbehave sexually but to behave well is like gaining a happy family.
Not to lie but to speak truth is like passing a language school.
Not to take drugs but to stay clean is like health insurance.
Hoarding without use is like not having.
Money you don't know how to use is worthless.
Better use well what you have than try to own more.
Property is empty possession unless you have wisdom to use it well.
Ordinary people indulge in five desires and six senses; practitioners look for harma joy in meditation.
Ordinary people think of being virtuous and making achievements; practitioners focus on attaining prajna.
Ordinary people look for long life; practitioners look for endless life in the Dharma.
Ordinary people are attached to superstition; practitioners attend to ompassion and non-self.
The real wealth in happiness, not money.
The real poverty is ignorance, not want of money.
Consciousness can manifest all things,good and bad;when your mind is healthy you are at peace.
Lives are driven by karma;how you manage your life will make you a sage or a simpleton.
Desire is poverty; contentment is the pureland.
Destiny is decided by causes and conditions; wealth and position are floating clouds.
People make history.
History gives fame to people.
Causes and conditions come before achievement.
Buddha nature is like a bright mirror: it reflects brightly when not covered by dust.
Mind is like a field: it produces when fertilized.
Generosity is like sown seeds: they yield a good harvest.
Practice and cultivation defeat defilement.
Converting others is handing down the light.
Prajna is building a hridge.
Bodhisattva is the nurturing mother.
Loving words are like the spring breeze.
Good words are like the winter sun.
A sincere heart is like a lamp.
Conscience is like a jewel.
Seeking truth is climbing a mountain.
Having faith is relying on truth.
Hearing the teaching is curing an illness.
The strength of vow,like a root,is deep.
Equality means treating others as yourself and acting in their interests.
Equality means getting rid of discrimination and biased thinking.
Equality means tolerating others to promote harmony.
Equality means shared ideas and civilization.
With will, a hundred thousand miles is not far.
Without will, your neighbor is far away.
The condition of our bodies depends on our genes.
Our future depends on good or bad causes and conditions.
Those who follow t'ao(way)are gracious.
Those who follow t'ao(way)are principled.
Those who follow t'ao(way)live the Dharma.
Those who follow t'ao(way)obey nature.
The Buddha is a valiant and powerful champion.
The Bodhisattva is compassionate and rescues sentient beings.
The Arhat is selfless and self-sacrificing.
The monastic vows to practice kindness and righteousness.
Who does not squander strength has health.
Health is happiness.
Thrift is wealth.
Wealth makes family peaceful.
Truth is a refuge from blizzards of ignorance.
Compassion puts our flames of hate.
Charity wards off torrents of greed.
Modesty flattens mountains of arrogance.
For self-cultivation,let compassion,love,joy,and calm fill the dharma-dhatu.
To benefit others, cherish what you have and make good affinity.
To learn, practice meditation, observe precepts,and show tolerance.
To perfect yourself and others, be diligent and gracious to make a great vow.
Mountains are by nature splendid.
Mountains in paintings are splendid by art.
Mountains in dreams have a ghostly splendor.
But the mind's mountains are the most splendid.
We must endure birth,existence, obliteration,and death.
Only our true nature is eternal.
When farmers reap a great harvest,it is prajna,
When architects build to the sky,it is prajna.
When scientists make discoveries,it is prajna.
When mothers care for children,it is prajna.
To run a business you must set goals.
To attain Buddhahood you must perfect yourself.
Buddhism says we can avoid suffering and be happy.
Buddhism says that all arises from emptiness.
To be free, observe the precepts.
To be rich, practice generosity.
The Buddha's path carrier you beyond the delusive notions of self and death.
The Buddha's path is compassion for all,even enemies.
The Buddha's path is dependent origination without discrimination of self and other.
The Buddha's path is equality for all and no selfish desires.
Rivers flow to lakes and seas.
The moon shines everywhere.
Rain nurtures a forest.
Thunder awakens many deluded beings.
One word can stir the hesitant.
One sentence can scatter all doubt.
The mind can encompass the universe.
One compassionate thought can save the world.
Prefer happiness to drudgery.
Prefer good conditions to skill.
Prefer honesty to eloquence.
Prefer Buddhahood to business.
Silence is not stupidity.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
Self-respect is not arrogance.
Subservience is ont loyalty.
Deep roots yield rich fruit.
Great rivers run clean.
You see the world from a moun-taintop.
To reach your goal, never give up.
When you are not troubled,you will be serene.
When you desire nothing, your scope will be large.
When you don't care for gain, you will be content.
When your life is tranquil, you will be natural.
Don't shun the disabled: recognize their talents.
Don't resent the able: employ them.
Ordinary things are cherished when scarce.
Ordinary people shine in the right vocation.
A small gift at the right time has great worth.
A small lesson has great value when it contains a priceless truth.
A tree cannot grow high without roots.
A flower cannot rise without a stalk.
The highest building begins at the ground.
Au emperor has no glory without subjects.
Misunderstanding leads to trouble.
Misbehavior leads to resentment.
Dishonesty leads to disapproval.
Confusion leads to disputes.
You are tranquil when you are magnanimous.
You are upright when you are tranquil.
You are not anxious when you are upright.
You are happy when you are not anxious.
Safety is the only road home.
Hard work is the only road to success.
Virtue is the only road to triumph.
Truth and compassion is the only road to liberation.
The most beautiful thing in the world is a smile of gratitude.
The most wonderful thing in the world is the path to truth.
One reflective thought teaches righteousness.
One righteous thought brings you to paradise.
The law of causality is the central truth.
Compatibility is the essence of getting along.
Don't fear non-Buddhist thinking.
Fear perverted thinking.
Don't fear superstition.
Fear perverted faith.
Happiness is the philosopher's stone that turns everything into gold.
Gratitude is the magic wand that turns every place into a pureland.
Evaporation is the cause, and rain the effect; rain is the fruit of evapo-ration.
The ideal is the cause, and its realization the effect; realization is the fruit of an ideal.
Good or bad fruit comes from good or bad causes and conditions; you are your own gardener.
Good or bad karmic justice comes from good or ill will; you are the master of your will.
Don't wish for a full round moon; deficiency also has beauty.
Don't seek possessions; pleasure without property is wealth.
Small steps to enlightenment reach enlightenment at the end.
Accumulated small causes and conditions find great causes and conditions in the end.
Water is quiet if not stirred by wind.
Mind perseveres if not stirred by distractions.
Doing evil leads to karmic retribution.
Karmic retribution pays your debt and leads to liberation.
Humor is the Ch'an mind of wis-dom that laughs at self, not others.
Humor is the speech of wisdom that mocks self, not others.
The law of causality is not destiny; those who yield to destiny cannot progress.
Karmic justice is determined by actions; those who act thoughtlessly cannot earn karmic merit.
Parents are models for children.
Teachers are models for students.
Sages are models for grown-ups.
The Buddha is the model for all.
With roots, a tree thrives after a spring rain.
With wings, a bird soars in the autumn wind.
With virtue, respect is granted in the ripeness of time.
With t'ao(way),causes and conditions help you overcome ignorance to realize your Buddha nature.
There is no merit in giving millions when you wish for a reward.
A grain of rice given without attachment is the same as a thousand bushels.
Faith is your jewel of body and mind.
Faith is your walking stick.
Faith is your fortune; faith is your treasure.
Faith is your mortar and brick.
Easy to learn the path, harder to find it.
Easy to walk the path, harder to stay on it.
Hard is enlightenment, easy to look for it.
Hard to practice it, harder than finding it.
Those who endure are powerful, brave, wise, and benevolent.
The world is half good and half bad.
Though the good half seems to be losing,it will win in the long run.
Thouht evil seizes the initial advantage,it will fail in the end.
Three friends of the cold winter are pine, bamboo, and plum.
Three elements of the universe are heaven, earth, and humanity.
Three virtues of living are wis-dom, benevolence, and courage.
Three poisons of mind are greed, hatred, and ignorance.
Keeping people in mind lets you attain virtue.write for posterity, and accomplish great deeds.
Keeping the Buddha in mind lets you walk the way of truth, kindness, and beauty.
Combat is the battlefield of heroes.
Modesty is the battlefield of sages.
Meditation unseals the 8,400 verses.
Dharma teaching brings together the virtuous.
Faith inspires contented smiles.
Joy makes the world a delight.
A stone sits unmovable.
A satellite bends with gravity.
History moves beyond the past.
A great person walks humbly.
Ignorance brings defilement and suffering.
When you do not cling, you have freedom and Dharma joy.
Through understanding, realize Buddha natrre and become enlightened.
Through practice, be perfectly enlightened and attain Buddhahood.
When you realize the true nature, you can teach how to cultivate the mind.
When you know the world's ways, you can teach how to transcend them.
Dharma function meets to promote the Dharma.
Dharma function treats the Dharma as teacher.
Dharma function follows the dharma rules.
Dharma function has joy in the Dharma.
Equality is world harmony.
Mutual respect is the core of humanistic thought.
Ecology is the law of the world.
Nature means the perfection of life
Compassion is fundamental: skillful in practice.
Compassion is the Buddhist virtue.
Being skillful shows your wisdom in handling worldly affairs.
Intelligence and open-mindedness are essential to business success.
Irrationality is a crucial character defect.
Truth is the law of the universe.
Order is the principle of worldly phenomena.
Mathematics unites knowledge and logic.
Philosophy unites knowledge and reason.
Science unites knowledge and analysis.
Buddhism unites knowledge and enlightenment.
Free of delusion, you abide people happily.
Free of discrimination, you accept your surroundings peacefully.
Free of attachment, you carry on cheerfully.
Free of five desires, there is joy in your mind.
Offering of the dharma is the best possible offering.
A deed quietly done has the best possible merit.
A child's power lies in crying.
A lady's power lies in her charm.
A monk's power lies in tolerance.
A king's power lies in force and influence.
An Arhat's power lies in detach-ment.
A Bodhisattva's power lies in compassion.
With creative mind and skillful hands, you can turn corruption into magic.
With creative mind and good will, you can turn bad causes and condi-tions into good ones.
A little compassion is both seed for cultivating virtue and root for accumulating merits.
A little tolerance is both the vessel containing endless virtue and the field for cultivating endless blessedness.
Indulgence in pleasure is like a lamp burning; the oil grows less and less.
Accumulating merits is like adding oil; the lamp grows brighter and drighter.
Compassion and wisdom are mental riches.
Aspiration and vow are spiritual energy.
Diligence and hard work are physical assets.
Buddha nature is the everlasting treasure.
Better a smile than a fragrant flower.
Better a thought than clear water.
Better a poem than a symphony.
Better praise than poetry.
The truly rich are content with what they have.
The truly noble use their power to help others.
The truly bankrupt have no con-science.
The truly poor are rich in greed.
The waves of the deep ocean are silent.
The speech of a learned person is muted.
Birds gather at the mountain's summit.
Mankind gathers round virtuous people.
To enjoy success, do your duty.
to enjoy leisure, surrender attachment.
Wealth and glory please only contented people.
Heaven and earth, sun and moon belong to whoever delights, in them.
Modern transportation and global peace make everybody neighbors.
Modern communications and global harmony make everybody family.
Less desire makes you virtuous and wise.
Less prejudice makes your life expansive.
The Buddhist view of time can expand our vision of past, present, and future.
The Buddhist view of space can expand our vision in all directions.
The aim of government is freedom and democracy.
The aim of society is cooperation and happiness.
The aim of diplomacy is mutual respect and peace.
The aim of life is liberation and detachment.
Rivers must flow to be useful.
Air must flow to refresh.
Wealth must flow to be fruitful.
Mind must flow to be clear.
With good character and good luck, you can become rich when you are young.
With good character and bad luck, you can still get by.
With bad character and good luck, your career cannot prosper.
With bad character and bad luck, you will be poor until you die.
Loving words are like sweet music.
A smile is like a budding flower.
Kindness is like a clear stream in a muddy world.
Truth is like a rain after drought.
The law of causality is the highest law.
Truth is the infinite treasure.
Buddha nature is the undying life.
Defilement is rising and ceasing of the false self.
Ancient society escaped primi-tive living through the invention of the torch.
A room that has been dark a thousand years grows bright from a little lamp.
Sailors are saved from the rocks by a lighthouse.
Drivers are guided by traffic sig-nals.
Don't just revere the Buddha; study the teachings.
Don't just teach the sutras; read them.
Don't just think about doing good; do it.
Don't just cultivate your mind; take action.
Truth comes from awakening the mind.
Kindness comes from consideration.
Good temperament comes from wisdom.
Beauty comes from compassion.
Nature is majestic because it is life.
Life is precious because of causes and conditions.
Nature is the t'ao(way);t'ao is the life of causes and conditions.
Life is power; power is handing down the light of life.
Death is the beginning of birth; birth is preparation for death.
Birth is not truly birth; death is not truly death.
Birth arises from causes and con-ditions; death arises from destruction of causes and conditions.
Birth and death have no existence.
See endless worlds in a grain of sand.
Hear truth in the roar of raging waters.
Grasp eternity in a moment's cause and condition.
Discern your Buddha nature in the bright moon and cool breeze.
The sound of ancient temple bells drifts far without wings.
Effective writing stirs us though it is silent.
A withered lotus remains fragrant.
The spirits of the great survive death.
Birdsong, hum of insects,and waterfalls are the chorus of nature.
Bright flowers and green leaves are the landscape of nature.
Laughter of children is the textbook of nature.
Smiles of delight are the portrait of nature.
A garden without flowers is not pretty.
A dish without sauce does not please.
A child who is not praised is not clever or good.
A speech without applause does not move people.
Better to hear the midnight cries from the slaughterhouses than to be troubled by war and calamity.
Better to hear the moaning of the slaughtered animals in our plates than to bewail unending calamity in society.
Plum flowers grow fragrant is cold weather.
Germs grow resistant through adversity.
Minds grow determined through suffering.
Truth grows clear through debate.
Nature is harmony; resistance is anarchy.
Nature makes favorable conditions; excess makes trouble.
Nature is beauty; every good thing has charm.
Nature announces success: pursue causes and conditions.
Frugality can cure your poverty.
Content can cure your greed.
Tranquility can cure you impatience.
Magnanimity can cure your hatred.
Being always at ease can cure your attachment.
Study can cure your vulgarity.
Right mindfulness can cure your mind.
Intelligence can cure your perversion.
Health is the key to business success.
Honesty is the foundation of business success.
Determination is the basis of business success.
Diligence is the motor of business success.
When cleaning your house, think of wiping up the dust of defilement.
When propping up a fallen tree, think of planting the seed of enlightenment in your mind.
When clearing away trash, think of making your home clean and tidy.
When clearing a ditch, think of repenting for past transgressions.
One little smile gives boundless joy.
One little word does boundless good.
One little tale gives boundless inspiration.
One little action brings boundless good causes and conditions.
If you don't mind being exploited, you are free.
If you aren't stingy, you are rich.
Get along with other people.
Don't stubborn and arbitrary.
Men must have a sense of humor.
Women must be tender.
Children must seek education.
Young people must be creative.
Good people bring harmony through courtesy.
Bad people bring disharmony through intimidation.
Should selfless concern for others.
Transcend the three realms of existence by cultivating yourself.
Keep busy for mental health.
Keep busy to gather good causes and conditions.
Keep busy to show the strength of life.
Keep busy to enhance the value of life.
Know your place, speak sincerely, act rationally,and make friends with honest people.
To work with others, act as if they are right and you are wrong.
To increase knowledge, be curious about everything,
To improve yourself, have a vision and put it into practice.
To serve society, be precise, thorough,and cautious.
Don't be stubborn; be intelligent and open.
Don't be relentless; be magnanimous and compassionate.
Don't be arrogant; be modest and sincere.
Don't be ungrateful; repay kind acts.
The public must recognize property rights.
Harmony requires good causes and conditions.
See matters through from beginning to end.
Treat others with kindness and justice.
Treating retreat as advance prevents arguments.
Regarding emptiness as wealth makes you rich.
Considering others as family brings you contentment.
Accepting emptiness brings you Dharma joy.
Magnanimity is a great treasure.
Harmonious affinity with others is wonderful.
Detachment from name and gain averts trouble.
Happiness makes older people feel young.
Good books improve your character.
Good deeds bring others happiness.
No job is difficult or inferior when you love it.
When you are devoted to your job, you will do your best.
You can learn a lot when you are humble.
Humility lets you make lots of good affinities.
Generosity leads to a rich life.
Stinginess leads to a poor life.
Faith, honesty, patience, and courage bring success to a new business.
Waiting, procrastinating, hatred, and blaming others for your mistakes bring failure to a business.
Be caring: share the spirit of brotherhood.
Respect all nations: share the spirit of peace.
Right thinking is more important than health.
A good heart is more important than knowledge.
Follow causes and conditions to be free.
Without attachment, you can be free of cares.
If you let people understand you, you will be understood.
If you give respect, you will be respected.
Thinking that everything belongs to me moves me to hard labor.
Thinking that nothing belongs to me leads me to a carefree life.
Winning over others demands strength.
Winning over yourself demands wisdom.
Friendship without worldly desires is long.
Tranquility lengthens life.
Be courageous in all actions.
Attend to details in business.
Do not study to gain fortune or fame.
Strive to succeed in worldly affairs.
Grow from your adversities.
Face challenges with equanimity.
Learn wisdom from hardship.
Let failure strengthen your will.
Study your faults to remove them.
Learn from other people's virtues.
Nothing can be called practice and cultivation except the moral life.
Nothing can be called achievement except what comes from useful work.
In business, be intelligent and flexible.
In society, live as one family.
For barmony, don’t cling to private interests.
For progress, speak the truth.
Trustworthy people trust people.
Untrustworthy people do not.
Steer clear of untrustworthy people.
But trust your comrades at work.
Faith boosts resolve.
Perfect willingness raises hope.
Gratitude makes you strive to be better.
Conscience makes you work with dedication.
Be solemn in your actions.
Make offerings sincerely.
Let the precepts shine in your manners.
Find wisdom in books.
Find joy in your work.
Skill comes from learning.
Compassion comes from serving.
Respect comes from cooperating.
Joy comes from making affinity.
Make plans with care for a well-ordered business.
Perform your job well and you won't be pressured.
Live by your budget and you won't be poor.
Live with joy and be free from pain.
In tranquility seek your true nature.
In selflessness find nobility and advancement.
Celebrate the good fortune of other people.
Gain wisdom through modesty and toleration.
Work patiently for society's interests.
Make good affinity with others to bring joy.
A smile shows you are wise.
A smile shows you are happy.
A smile is the language of honesty.
A smile is the flower of life.
Smile when things become difficult.
Handle frustrations calmly.
Tell the truth, but be discreet.
Be confident and self-reliant, reasonable and open-minded.
Treating the world as your family keeps away selfishness.
A busy life keeps away laziness.
Hard work keeps away poverty.
Toleration keeps away violence.
Handling affairs with modesty gains you respect.
Doing business sensibly teaches you right and wrong.
Treating others with courtesy leads to good affinity.
Cultivating yourself with virtue enhances your personality
Consideration of others enlarges your world.
Detachment from desires enhances your spirit.
Don't be joyful when you get something.
Don't be sad when you lose something.
Don't suffer because you have nothing.
Don't be happy when you have something.
When criticizing others, consider their intentions.
When praising others, consider their behavior.
Health of body and mind makes you self-reliant.
Perseverance makes your business successful.
Compassion makes friends of strangers.
Smiles make your wishes come true.
To get along, be amiable.
In business, be diligent.
In research, be serious.
To practice and cultivate, be detached.
A virtuous person incites little resentment because he understands people before he makes new friends.
A mean person incites much resentment because he makes friends without first under-standing them.
How happy it is to be content with a simple and virtuous life!
How easy it is not to quarrel and gossip!
Harmony brings family prosperity.
Harmony frings business success.
After an extravagant life,you feel desolate and cheerless.
After consorting with a tranquil person, you have long sweet memories.
The biggest evil in speech is to lie and accuse someone falsely.
The biggest evil in affairs is to be cold-hearted and ungrateful.
The biggest evil in society is to benefit from hurting others.
The biggest evil in character is greed, hatred, and ignorance.
Consideration of others brings no resentment.
No resentment leads to perfect behavior.
You will be happy when you celebrate other people's good deeds without jealousy.
You will enjoy harmony when you are amiable and not egocentric.
You will be carefree when you follow causes and conditions and are not stubborn.
You will win hearts when you are modest and do not force others to act against their will.
The optimistic are full of happiness because they always think of good things with good hearts.
The pessimistic are full of suffering because they always think of bad things with faint hearts.
A stock may rise or fall.
A business may earn or lose.
An enterprise may prosper or decline.
A plan may succeed or fail.
A game may be won or lost.
A career may go up or down.
An encounter may be good or bad.
A life may be happy or sad.
Planting trees and flowers and storing food against famine bring people endless confidence in their society.
Donating blood and organs brings people endless confidence for their survival.
Constructing bridges and roads brings people endless confidence in planners and engineers.
Electing able candidates and reforming politics bring people endless confidence in government.
Blessedness is like money in the bank: as we use it we must earn more.
Blessedness is like a rice field: after the harvest we must plant again.
Practicing generosity without reward is noble.
Practicing generosity without regret is to be praised.
Daring is courage: it means wisdom.
Daring is aspiring: it means buty.
It's normal to hate evil deeds.
It's hard to like someone who does disgusting things.
Guarding your deeds and thoughts makes you gentle.
It is easy to get along with people who are not afraid of you.
From labor, money.
From charity, love.
From generosity, friendship.
From no desire, peace.
Those who help others will gain fortune.
Those who are compassionate do not complain.
Those who do good will rid themselves of bad deeds.
Those who desire little will be free of defilement.
Cups and plates must be cleaned before food is served in them.
Ditches and riverbeds must be cleared before water can flow free.
Gardens and fields must be weeded before planting.
Our bodies and minds must be purified before we cultivate them.
Every achievement demands causes and conditions.
Everyone needs a long life to grow.
Compassion, loving-kindness, joyfulness,and equanimity are good practice.
Serving others is like cultivating a field of blessedness.
Joy and harmony are like a stroll in a meadow.
Contentment and happiness are paradise on earth.
A life of receiving is poor.
A life of giving is rich.
The sun warms the world by its radiance.
Flowers bring joy through their fragrance.
The sea overwhelms us with forcefulness.
We gain the world's respect by compassion.
Defilement and ignorance bring you hell; enlightenment and right understanding bring you paradise.
Sorrow and trouble bring you hell; peace and joy bring you paradise.
A stingy rich man is like a beggar with a pearl.
An evil rich man is like a poor man with treasure.
Money can gain merits if used for good.
Money can be evil if used for ill.
The courage to fail brings the hope of success.
Diligence brings a good harvest.
A book carelessly read is not yours.
A lesson misunderstood in not yours.
Love may be either selfish or dedicated.
Love may be either defiled or pure.
Love may be either narrow or broad.
Love may be either foolish or transcendental.
Vow comes from the heart; making a vow is aspiring.
Fruit comes from conditions; making affinity brings good.
Optimism is the lamp of hope.
Pessimism is the drug of sorrow.
When you like your work, you do not tire quickly.
When you like your companions, a trip seems short.
To benefit from your gain is ordinary.
To benefit from your loss is wisdom.
Compassion for parents is filial piety.
Compassion for relatives is love.
Compassion for teachers and friends is righteousness.
Compassion for sentient beings is benevolence.
You are wise when you know how to use your time.
You are a sage when you know how to benefit others.
To praise means to have a glowing tongue.
To see suffering means to have glowing
To hear suffering means to have glowing ears.
To be compassionate means to have a glowing heart.
Telephones and radios give us the ears of gods.
Television and cinema give us the eyes of gods.
Newspapers and magazines are magic carpets.
Computers and the Internet let us read people's minds.
Generous people are not greedy.
People who sacrifice their lives are not scoundrels.
People detached from worldly desires do not wrestle for fame.
People who strive to bring honor to parents are not worthless.
Time is life: using time well is saving life.
Life is time: squandering time is wasting life.
Using time well is treasuring life.
Seizing time is mastering life.
Learning is not for knowledge only, but for increasing wisdom.
Study is not for erudition only, but for putting to use.
Tolerant people are rich and generous.
Life begins at seventy, and even when old we can be compassionate and make vows.
We rarely see seventy, but if we achieve and are virtuous we can enjoy endless lives.
Morality and good deeds are unfailing investments.
Compassion and love make an impenetrable shield.
When we do all the good we can,we need not fear death.
When we offer society all we have,we live after we die.
Aspiring to eat,you can eat heartily.
Aspiring to sleep, you can sleep soundly.
Aspiring to walk, you can walk endlessly.
Aspiring to succeed, you can succeed powerfully.
Honesty will be repaid with honesty.
Virtue will be repaid with virtue.
Find gems in the ocean.
Find oil in the desert.
Find ancient cities under heaps of rubble.
Find affinity with others.
By cultivating good thoughts and words you become wholesome while helping others become wholesome.
By realizing the principle of dependent origination you live in harmony with others.
By living in harmony with others you bring harmony to family and country.
By practicing the noble eightfold bath you can lead a good life.
Attack a problem and gain advantage.
Resolve a problem and avert a crisis.
Face a problem and overcome danger.
Have no fear and seize your chance.
The happiest people have peace of mind.
The wisest people are full of enthusiasm.