"Simplicity, Patience, Compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all...
"When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you."
"True happiness is found in simple, seemingly unremarkable things."
"So, again, there are all the major problems of life, and they are complex - one must come to them very simply, not demanding a thing. Then one discovers for oneself a state of mind that is not touched by thought, a totally different dimension that man is always...
"This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness."
"Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, look at the stars. And if you have eyes you will be able to see that the whole existence is joyful. Everything is simply happy. Trees are happy for no reason; they are not going to become prime ministers or...
"Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated."
"Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires."
"I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures."
"If you are ready to be intimate, you will encourage the other person also to be intimate. Your unpretentious simplicity will allow the other also to enjoy simplicity, innocence, trust, love, openness."