Quotes Categories

Zen Saying Quotes

The tighter you squeeze, the less you have.

Category: Attachment

Hide your body in the Big Dipper.

Category: Body

The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences.

Category: Choice

Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.

Category: Inaction

The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say We did it ourselves.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

The obstacle is the path.

Category: Obstacles

Do not seek the truth, only cease to cherish your opinions.

Category: Opinions

If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.

Category: Understanding

In studying the way, realizing it is hard; once you have realized it, preserving it is hard. When you can preserve it, putting it into practice is hard.

Category: Zen

Learning Zen is a phenomenon of gold and dung. Before you understand it, it's like gold; after you understand it, it's like dung.

Category: Zen

Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life -- after that you cannot be deceived.

Category: Zen