"If I cannot live with myself, there must be two of me."
"All the suffering in the world comes from seeking pleasure for oneself. All the happiness in the world comes from seeking pleasure for others."
"Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but we don't realize this because almost everybody is suffering from it, so...
"Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner."
"To have a body is to suffer."
"Not suffering another existence is reaching the Way."
"Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain."
"All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions."
"…you have to learn to live without violence in such a violent world. It is difficult to live sanely in an insane world but that...
"A wise man, recognizing that the world is but an illusion, does not act as if it is real, so he escapes the suffering."