The wild geese do not intend to cast their reflections. The water has no mind to receive their images.
Don’t worry that you won’t attain oneness. Work on it!
What was never lost can never be found.
To follow the path, look to the master, follow the master, walk with the master, see through the master, become the master.
If something is easy for you, work on it a little. If it’s hard for you, work on it a lot.
Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life – after that you cannot be deceived.
Inner surrender leads to the highest truth.
No snowflake ever falls in the wrong place.
The ordinary mind is the way.
To be calm is the highest achievement of the self.
What you possess, you lose.
Still water has no mind to receive the image of the migrating geese.
When you get there, there isn’t any there there.
Inspiring others towards happiness brings you happiness.
Learning Zen is a phenomenon of gold & dung. Before you learn it, it’s like gold; after you learn it, it’s like dung.
Before enlightnment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightnment, chop wood, carry water.
Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft can you be extremely hard and strong.
When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains understanding, he is an ordinary man.
When you hear that all beings are Buddha, don’t fall into the error of thinking there’s more than one Buddha.
If you want to climb a mountain, begin at the top.
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