Be master of mind rather than mastered by mind.
Better to see the face than to hear the name.
Better to sit all night than to go to bed with a dragon.
Better to struggle with a sick jackass than carry the wood by yourself.
Chop wood, carry water.
From the withered tree, a flower blooms.
Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft can you be extremely hard and strong.
The infinite is in the finite of every instant.
Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself.
When you reach the top, keep climbing.
"It takes a wise man to learn from his mistakes, but an even wiser man to learn from others'."
"If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are."
"Do not seek the truth, only cease to cherish your opinions."
"The tighter you squeeze the less you have."
"When the pupil is ready to learn, a teacher will appear."
"Knock on the sky and Listen to the sound."