1. “You can’t know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself.”
  2. “The mind is the root from which all things grow if you can understand the mind, everything else is included.”
  3. “The mind is always present. You just don’t see it.”
  4. “If you use your mind to study reality, you won’t understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you’ll understand both.”
  5. “A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad.”
  6. “Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions.”
  7. “As long as you look for a Buddha somewhere else, you’ll never see that your own mind is the Buddha.”
  8. “Your mind is nirvana.”
  9. “According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings.”
  10. “All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions.
  11. The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion.”
  12. “Words are illusions.”
  13. “Buddha means awareness, the awareness of body and mind that prevents evil from arising in either.”
  14. “Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher’s help.”
  15. “Whoever realizes that the six senses aren’t real, that the five aggregates are fictions, that no such things can be located anywhere in the body, understands the language of Buddhas.”
  16. “You can’t know your real mind as long as you deceive yourself.”
  17. “Whoever knows that the mind is a fiction and devoid of anything real knows that his own mind neither exists nor doesn’t exist.”
  18. “Your mind is nirvana.”
  19. “And as long as you’re subject to birth and death, you’ll never attain enlightenment.”
  20. “The Way is basically perfect. It doesn’t require perfecting.”
  21. “Your nature is the Buddha.”
  22. “To see nothing is to perceive the Way, and to understand nothing is to know the Dharma, because seeing is neither seeing nor not seeing and because understanding is neither understanding nor not understanding.”
  23. “To have a body is to suffer.”
  24. “To go from mortal to Buddha, you have to put an end to karma, nurture your awareness, and accept what life brings.”
  25. “To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn’t apparent because it’s shrouded by sensation and delusion.”