The instant you speak 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.
All of the significant battles are waged within the self.
Life is the only thing worth living for.
Better to sit all night than to go to bed with a dragon.
Live every day like your hair was on fire.
If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
When you get to the top of the mountain, keep climbing.
The mind should be as a mirror.
There is nothing infinite apart from finite things.
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.
Where there is great doubt, there will be great awakening; small doubt, small awakening, no doubt, no awakening.
Sitting peacefully doing nothing Spring comes and the grass grows all by itself.
Everything the same; everything distinct.
Lovely snowflakes, they fall nowhere else!
Chop wood, carry water.
Possessing much knowledge is like having a thousand foot fishing line with a hook, but the fish is always an inch beyond the hook.
A noble heart never forces itself forward. Its words are as rare gems, seldom displayed and of great value.
If you meet on the way a man who knows, Don't speak a word -- Don't keep silent!
Even a good thing isn't as good as nothing.
This is not the Buddha, this is the Buddha.
One moon shows in every pool, in every pool the one moon.