When walking, walk. When eating, eat.
Nothing on earth can overcome an
absolutely nonresistant person.
When an ordinary man
he is a
a sage gains
understanding, he is an ordinary
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what
they sought. ~ Basho
Even a good thing isn't as good as nothing.
Sitting peacefully doing nothing Spring comes and the grass grows
all by itself.
Where there is great doubt, there will be great awakening; small
doubt, small awakening, no doubt, no awakening.
The instant you
about a thing, you miss the mark.
If you're attached to anything, you surely will go far astray.
Only the crystal-clear
question yields a transparent answer.
Life is the only thing worth
Better to sit all night than to go to bed with a dragon.
If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not
understand, things are just as they are.
get to the top of the mountain, keep climbing.
The mind should be as a mirror.
Everyday life is the way.
Great Faith. Great Doubt. Great Effort. – The three qualities
necessary for training.
If you do not get it from
yourself, Where will you go for it?
Do not permit the events of your daily life to bind you, but never
withdraw yourself from them.
One moon shows in every pool, in every pool the one moon.
Everything the same; everything distinct.