If you truly loved yourself, you could never hurt another.

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Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.

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Doubt everything. Find your own light.

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All things appear and disappear because of the concurrence of causes and conditions. Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else.

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Learn this from water: loud splashes the brook but the oceans depth are calm.

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The ignorant man is an ox. He grows in size, not in wisdom.

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What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil, envy is evil, hatred is evil, to cling to false doctrine is evil; all these things are evil. And what is the root of evil? Desire is the root of evil, illusion is the root of evil.

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Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life.

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If it is not truthful and not helpful, don’t say it.
If it is truthful and not helpful, don’t say it.
If it is not truthful yet helpful, don’t say it.
If it is truthful and helpful, wait for the right time.

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Not merely by rules of conduct and religious observances, nor by much learning either, nor even by attainment of concentration, nor by sleeping alone, do I reach the happiness of freedom, to which no worldlings attain. If you have not put an end to compulsions, nurse your faith

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The wise man makes an island of himself that no flood can overwhelm.

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You are the community now. Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up.

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