January 30, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/30/2012


"Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind."

~The Buddha
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January 29, 2012

January 26, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/26/2012


"An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind."

~The Buddha
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January 24, 2012

January 23, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/23/2012


"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."

~The Buddha

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January 22, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/22/2012


"All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him."

~The Buddha
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January 21, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/21/2012


"A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker."

~The Buddha
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January 19, 2012

January 18, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/18/2012


"She does not show herself, and therefore is apparent. She does not affirm herself, and therefore is acknowledged. She does not boast and therefore has merit. She does not strive and therefore is successful. It is exactly because she does not contend, that nobody can contend with her."

~Lao Tzu

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January 17, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/17/2012


"Men are born soft and supple; dead they are stiff and hard. Plants are born tender and pliant; dead, they are brittle and dry. Thus whoever is stiff and inflexible is a disciple of death. Whoever is soft and yielding is a disciple of life. The hard and stiff will be broken. The soft and supple will prevail."

~Lao Tzu
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January 14, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/14/2012


"Accomplish but do not boast, accomplish without show, accomplish without arrogance, accomplish without grabbing, accomplish without forcing."

~Lao Tzu

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January 08, 2012

January 07, 2012

Early Morning Buddhist Inspiration - 1/7/2012


"Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her."

~Lao Tzu

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