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55.對于過去，無怨無悔；對于未來，積極準備；對于現在，步步踏實。55. Do not resent or regret the past; actively prepare for the future; and steadily tread in the present.
56. Don't just talk about gratitude; act it.
57. Worry not when first facing a task: find the right person, use the right method, and at the right moment, you will pass with flying colors. (pass the hurdle safely.)
58. Relinquish gains or losses for the self and the omniscient wisdom that embraces everything in heaven and earth will manifest.
59. Give your illnesses to the doctors and your life to the Bodhisattvas, thusly; you'll be a healthy person free from all things.
60. A lack of self-understanding brings unnecessary aggravation.
61. The first priority in life is to learn how to comport yourself; namely, to be 100% responsible, devote wholeheartedly, do your best, and act your role.
62. "Feelings" can be used in personal matters; but "principles" must be applied to public affairs.
63. Rather than attempting to gain the impossible, cherish and dexterously manage what you have.
64. Forget about the past, future, and everything that is good or bad; just manage well the present.
65. If we can really let go of everything, we can tolerate everything and own everything.
66. Picking up is a method, the beginning of our endeavor, and letting go is in order to pick up again. Progress is tiered with picking up and letting go.
67. Do not compare with others; just wholeheartedly do your best.
68. Our circumstances are never better or worse. It all depends on how you see them.
69. After a disaster is the opportune time for positive thinking. People can learn a myriad of lessons from disasters.
70. As long as a person is without craving or attachment, his dignity is intact. Others can do nothing to him.
71. Every present moment is unique if we can cherish its cause and condition.
72. Any thing will become problematic and troublesome if we put our ego into it. Eliminate the objective self, all are liberated.
73. Happiness does not come from the measurement of fame or fortune, but from contentment, or less desires.
74. Carry out your words, tell the truth sincerely, use euphemism with goodwill— this is establishing the merits of speech.
75. We, although ordinary, should take on our responsibilities and let go of our attachments.
76. Don’t feel frustrated when busy, don’t fall into ennui when at leisure, thusly, the tide of life will not sway you hither or thither, drifting purposelessly.
77. Don’t let success get to your head when things are going smoothly; don’t be defeated or lose your will when facing life’s vicissitudes.
78. A person, even living a rich life, will never be happy or blissful if he is narrow-minded and always covetous.
79. Make progress in the mundane, see light in hardship.
80. Seek prosperity steadily and see grace in adversity.
81. Having a serene disposition is the foundation of success.
心靈成長 Maturity of the Mind and Spirit
82. A mind not distracted by circumstances is the result of meditation; a mind not detached from circumstances is the function of wisdom.
83. Utilize retreat as a tactic for progress; silence as a mechanism for debate; devotion to others as the best way for self-actualization.
最佳方法。The Best Measure.
84. Always keep the Buddha in our mind, speech, and daily activities.
85. Compassion is a feeling with rationale; wisdom is rationale with flexibility.
86. South, north, east, west are all fair directions; walking, standing, sitting, and lying down are none other than the Path; bear contrition in mind always; repentance and repayment of other’s kindness yield the highest of virtues.
87. A practitioner should be open and honest, treat everyone sincerely, and harbor no evil thoughts or non-meritorious thoughts; this is the meaning of "a straightforward mind is the Path."
88. When affliction occurs, do not confront them head-on, dissolve them with remorse, shame, repentance, and gratitude.
89. To experience life earnestly is Zen practice.
90. The only greatest wealth in life is the possession of a healthy body and mind.
91. To be able to breathe is wealth enough; so long as we are alive, there is hope.
92. When the mind is “knotted,” it is best to examine within the place where thought arises.
93. The best time to enjoy the feeling brought by our breathing is when we are hit by vexation.
94. When the mind is obscured, we see the world as unfair; when the mind is untroubled, the world is beautiful.
95. Suffering occurs when the mind is not sanguine; when the mind is open and wise, suffering turns into happiness.
96. The manifestation and de-manifestation of phenomena are common in the world. A wise person is one who can penetrate behind the manifestation and de-manifestation of phenomena.
97. Transform your mind and your fate is transformed for the better.
98. Wisdom is not just erudite in cannons; it is the expertise to transform defilement.
99. "Defilement is enlightenment" does not mean that you do not have defilement, but that you do not treat (regard, see) it as defilement.
100. So long as we have a serene temperament, we can live happily.
101. In the face of anger, learn to “look within,” introspect our thoughts, and ask “why angry?”
102. When you are worried, you are occupied with things; when you let go, you are free from things.
103. Self-affirmation, self-transcendence, and self-dissolution, from "self" to "no-self," are the three stages of cultivation.
104. Emphasize on the cultivation of good causes, don’t just expect to enjoy the fruition of good causes.
105. When you realize that you lack wisdom, your wisdom is actually increasing imperceptibly.
106. The mind should be like a wall—though immovable but have actual functions.
107. Be like a dustless mirror-- reflects everything clearly but adheres to nothing.
108. When people are competing blindly, it is better to choose another path.
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