Do not speak- unless it improves on silence.
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings — that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.