A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
On an autumn night, don’t think your life didn’t matter.
Great Faith. Great doubt. Great Effort.
If the problem has a solution, worrying is pointless, in the end the problem will be solved. If the problem has no solution, there is no reason to worry, because it can’t be solved.
If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
It is better to practice a little than talk a lot.
Life is the only thing worth living for.
Not the wind, not the flag; mind is moving.
The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
The most important point is to accept yourself and stand on your two feet.
Though the bamboo forest is dense, water flows through it freely.
To a mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders.
To do a certain kind of thing, you have to be a certain kind of person.
To follow the path, look to the master, follow the master, walk with the master, see through the master, become the master.