"Love and meditation are like two wings. A bird cannot fly with one wing - and for thousands of years man has tried to do just that. Either they have chosen love and ignored meditation, or they have chosen meditation and rejected love."
"Therefore having thought about this well, I should try to put these precepts into practice just as they have been explained. If the doctor's instructions are ignored, How will a patient in need of cure be healed by his medicines?"
"Although wishing to be rid of misery, They run towards misery itself. Although wishing to have happiness, Like an enemy they ignorantly destroy it."
"The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance."
"Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star."
"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance."
"No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance."
"The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion."
"Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom."
"Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom."