A kind word brings hope to the disadvantaged.
A little light brings safety to night travelers.
A little porridge brings strength to the hungry.
An umbrella brings joy to those in the rain.
A skillful sergeant makes tigers of cowards.
A skillful physician cures with weeds.
A skillful worker makes steel from old pots.
A skillful cook delights with scraps.
Life's dignity lies in creating an everlasting memory,not in a brief moment of glory.
Life's meaning lies in one's service as a model for the generations, not in the number of one's years.
Commend others when they do good.
Remind others when they are deluded.
Word harder when others are promoted.
Be alert when others are slandered.
Learn to speak loving words,perform good deeds,and embrace good hearts.This is the way to spread good seeds.
Learn to be benevolent,moral,and grateful.This is the way to spread the spirit of righteousness.
Build bridges and roads to serve commerce.
Theach sentient beings to help them grow.
Purify yourself to transform evil thinking.
Do good to perfect your life.
Be a policeman:promote right-eousness and justice.
Be a volunteer:watch and help each other.
Be a good person:serve others and persuade them to do good.
Be a good citizen:respect the law and be loyal.
When you learn about life from your work,your job is like a school.
Wnen you learn abuot life from your job,your workplace is like a monastery.
Wise parents do not cease caring for backward children.
Competent teachers do not give up on stubborn students.
Generous managers are not put off by dull subordinates.
Honest officials are not fearful of assertive citizens.
Modern information should be instructive.
Modern information should have cultural value.
Modern information should be truthful.
Modern information should communicate.
Journalists shoudld be creative.
Journalists should be ethical.
Journalists should be curious.
Journalists should be discreet.
Journalists,report the grandeur of society.
Journalists,report the brilliance of our thinkers.
Journalists,report the moral side of life.
Journalists,report the world's good deeds.
Drivers,think of safety first.
Drivers,yield the road to others.
Teachers,know your students' talents.
Teachers,emphasize understanding and practice.
Teachers,do not overlook any student.
Teachers,respect all your students.
Education is not a wilerness of facts but the palace of learning.
Education is not the dry vine of doctrine but the garden of life.
Education is not pretty flowers but profound learning.
Education is not a toy for the pampered but the source of the Buddha mind.
Modern education should enhance the essence of humanistic thinking.
Modern education should promote the spirit of joy and harmony.
Modern education should advocate the idea of cultivation of fortune and wisdom.
Modern education should emphasize the importance of both learning and practice.
A mediocre teacher lectures.
A good teacher explains.
An excellent teacher demonstrates.
A great teacher inspires.
Avalokitesvara,Bodhisattva of the suffering sea,responds to sentient beings and removes their fear.
Ksitigarbha,Bodhisattva of the hell,vows to save their inmates before he becomes a Buddha.
An able teacher shines like a candle.
A virtuous teacher is fragrant like a lotus.
Students who study the Buddha's teachings without prejudice will accept them.
Teachers who instruct without prejudice will be believed.
Patients rely on their doctors and nurses.
Doctors and nurses are devoted to patients.
Volunteers add light and warmth to a dull society.
Volunteers bring kindness and justice to a cold society.
Volunteers are models for the greedy and selfish.
Volunteers bring the teachings to the ambitious.
The strength of firefighters averts disaster.
The courage of firefighters restores safety.
The confidence of firefighters minimizes damage.
The kindness of firefighters comforts the injured.
Be a bridge connecting people with each other.
Be society's road to prosperity.
Be a ferry bearing people over rough seas.
Be a car taking people to the future.
Laborers,work hard to build the nation.
Farmers,work hard to feed the people.
Businessmen,work hard to enrich society.
Teachers,work hard to educate the young.
Do not think that volunteers suffer from having no fixed place to work.In truth,they are the world's happiest people.
Do not think that volunteers benefit others at their own expense.In truth,they reap the biggest harvest for themselves.
Journalists,be honest and uplifting.
Businessmen,improve quality and increase production.
Officials,protect society and human rights.
Officeials,be incorruptible and compassionate.
Be modest and pragmatic in society and business.
Show filial piety,be a model for the children.
Accumulate merits by doing good without reward.
Show filial piety to parents right now;don't wait until they die.
Educate children young;don't wait until they grow up.
Good students grow through honor and praise.
Bad students improve with assistance.
Military camp is the cradle of heroes.
School is the melting pot of youth.
Sangha is a pureland to cultivate sages.
Mind is a temple to cultivate oneself.
Reform yourself;don't just talk about doing it.
Without hesitation,act for others.
Don't ask others to do what you cannot do.
Don't ask others to do what they cannot do.
Realize the truth with compassionate eyes,wisdom eyes,Dharma eyes,and Buddha eyes.
Care about the world's suffering with good listening,careful listening,inclusive listening,and complete listening.
In the pureland of ultimate bliss are watered orchards of precious trees,and the birds are teaching.They are the pioneers of modern ecology.
In the pureland of ultimate bliss the houses are beautiful,the roads and stairs are tidy.This is the model of modern urban planning.
In the pureland of ultimate bliss,many offer flowers to the Buddhas of other worlds.This is the model of international communication.
In the pureland of ultimate bliss,all good people gather together.This is the direction for modern leaders.
Only compassion can bring light to the dark world.
Only the Dharma light and wisdom can illuminate dark minds.
Showing that you are grateful wins new friends and keeps old ones.
In business,gain friends through correct practice.
Before you blame,comfort.
Before you criticize,praise.
Before you admonish,commend.
Before you command,respect.
Treat ingratitude with compassion and gratitude.
Treat hatred and jealousy with magnanimity and tolerance.
Treat slander with praise.
Treat those who praise themselves while slandering others with con-science.
Sages hear calls for help from all beings.
Sages speak kind and tender words.
Sages undertake to benefit society.
Sages see the wonderful pureland.
When you are young,repay the world with your strength.
When you are old,repay the world with your wisdom.
Persuade with reason.
Bridle recklessness through tranquility.
Reform the world with sincerity.
Subdue your enemy with compassion.
Better a smile than ages of selfishness.
Better the deed than the praiof the crowd.
Better a diamond than barrels of shining pearls.
Better discretion than bitter regret.
Wise poole understand by their wisdom.
Good people tolerate out of love.
Brave people sacrifice out of courage.
Loyal people are faithful out of devotion.
Above all,serve the truth.
Above all,serve every being.
The water of wisdom cleanses us of delusion and discrimination.
The lamp of prajna lights our inner world.
Imprison the six thieves,the senses:don't let them delude you.
Shun the three poisons:greed,hatred,and ignorance.
Purify your body,mind,and thoughts.
Realize the emptiness of five aggregates;don't worry about anything.
If you practice this,you will be accounted a sage.
The three teachings of discipline,meditation,and wisdom can cure greed and hatred.
The five meditations for settling the mind can get rid of defilement.
The noble eightfold path can wipe out the stains of bad deeds.
The six perfections can ferry us across the suffering sea of life.
Belive in the real,not in gods and ghosts.
Be responsible,don't daydream or be reckless.
Love your family,eschew wine and lust.
Speak true,not hollow words.
Change hate to loving.
Change greed to giving.
Change delusion to wisdom.
Change suspicion to friendship.
Change arrogance to modesty.
Change defilement to purity.
Change worry to peace.
Change illusion to truth.
Besides intelligence,we need compassion.
Besides courage,we need skill.
Besides money,we need morality.
Besides eloquence,we need sinceerity.
With wisdom,make your mind pure.
With compassionate hands,improve the lives of others.
To be outstanding,begin by serving the people.
When we serve the people like cattle or horses,we can become a dragon or elephant.
Vow to be a candle giving light to others.
Vow to be an artist's brush adding to the world's beauty.
Vow to be a streetlight showing the way.
Vow to be a tree offering its branches for shade to passersby.
Vow to be a book of truth and wisdom.
Vow to be the earth that nurtures plants and cradles sentient beings.
Vow to be a flower bearing fragrance.
Vow to be a cloud bringing coolness.
Vow to be a breeze bringing comfort.
Vow to be a rainbow bearing beauty.
Vow to be the full moon shedding light.
Vow to be the winter sun shedding warmth.
Respect others by publicizing their good deeds.
Support others by carrying out their vows.
First,honoring the Buddhas means respecting others.
Second,praising the Buddhas means praising others.
Third,making rich offerings means practicing mental generosity.
Fourth,repenting transgressions means improving our actions.
Fifth,aiding benefactors means supporting good deeds.
Sixth,turning the Dharma wheel means spreading Buddhist teachings.
Seventh,inviting the Buddha to reside in the world means supporting the sages.
Eighth,learning from the Buddha means following the truth.
Ninth,observing public opinion means satisfying people's desires.
Tenth,transferring your merits to everyone means perfecting your merits.
Every day love humanity.
Every day speak kind and gentle words.
Every day do good for your neighbors.
Every day advance towards the world's bright future.
Give people happiness everywhere.
Give people confidence always.
Give people service at every chance.
Give people comfort on every occasion.
If parents carry out the principle of “three parts guidance and seven parts friendship,” children can be both their kin and their friends.
If teachers carry out the principle of “three parts guidance and seven parts friendship,” pupils can be both their disciples and their equals.
If officials carry out the principle of “three parts guidance and seven parts friendship,” subordinates can be both their comrades and their colleagues.
When we bear a parent's concern for all children,every child is our own.
When we bear filial piety for all elders,every elder is our parent.
Conduct yourself virtuously and do business in the spirit of loyalty.
Make friends in the spirit of trust and goodness.
Serve parents in the spirit of filial piety.
Treat good people in the spirit of respect.
Be grateful to the human world.
Cultivate diligence and frugality.
Be content with what you have.
A vow is a lasting promise,not a monmentary impulse.
A vow aspires to action,not just to be a thought.
Accepting what you have and making good affinity with others epitomize righteousness.
Respect and tolerance of others epitonmize magnanimity.
Service and generosity epitomize dedication.
Diligence,frugality,and hard work epitomize courage.
Don't glower:encourage with gentle glances.
Don't be cruel:serve with gentle hands.
Don't scold:speak with gentle words.
Don't hate:uplift with gentle actions.
Cheer with happy words.
Enlighten with wise words.
Protect people from intimidation.
Work for everybody's interest.
It is right to be compassionate;it is wrong to coddle the wicked.
It is right to follow causes and conditions without demanding much;it is wrong to act without principle or to be rigid.
It is right to show filial piety;it is wrong to countenance yourparents'destructive mistakes.
It is right to make friends;it is wrong to gang up on outsiders.
It is right to select candidates according to their test scores;it is wrong to choose bad candidates merely because they scored well.
It is right to study abroad;it is wrong to brag about it.
Reform the greedy with generosity.
Transform the hateful with compassion.
Guide the ignorant with wisdom.
Lead the suspicious with faith.
Use the key of tolerance to open the narrow mind.
Use the sword of wisdom to cut through the defilement of passion.
Use the medicine of love to cure the hurt of the wounded.
Use the Dharma water of joyfulness to nurture troubled lives.
Able workers reach their goals.
Cunning players finish first.
Great writers touch readers' hearts.
Eloquent speakers draw a crowd.
Patience leads to harmony.
Repentance leads to courage.
When you virtuously pursue causes and conditions,you will keep your busines on the right track.
If you cannot be lucky,at least you can learn to tolerate the intolerable.
Be truly righteous,not a phony.
When you study,master your subject by skillful application of proven methods.
When you study,master your subject through diligence and attentiveness.
Honor your family and kin.
Make affinity with friends.
Love with a pure mind.
Respect fellow devotees of the Buddha.
Eye sees the world and all beings therein.
Ear hears the teachings and the chanting.
Tongue hails the sages of the ten directions and speaks Dharma words.
Mind mirrors the Buddha's teachings.
Hand embraces the cosmos.
Foot walks the dharma-dhatu.
Care for the elderly.
Assist the handicapped.
Help the disadvantaged.
Be honest and diligent in your work.
Be compassionate and aspire to do good.
Be tranquil and selfess to get along.
Rise aboy profit and status.
Those who give are rich.
Those who work hard are competent.
Those who endure criticism are virtuous.
Those who tolerate are wise.
You can't speak too well of others:good words bring world peace.
You can't do too much good:good deeds bring hope.
You can't be too kind:kindness makes society glow.
The key to business is solving problems.
The key to speaking is clear reasoning.
The key to practice is practicing every monment.
The key to observing precepts is sincerity.
The key to meditation is forgetting time and space.
The key to chanting is speaking and thinking the Buddha's name.
The key to sleeping is putting aside worries.
The key to spreading the teachings is compassion and affinity.
The key to admitting mistakes is courage.
The key to study is intelligence and flexibility.
The key to health is walking more and eating less.
The key to relationship is, “I am wrong and you are right.”
The key to diligence is self-interest.
The key to Dharma joy is freedom from cares.
Do not count on books and magazines to spread your views unless you can first sell them.
To boost the sales of gooks and magazines,edit them with care.
Civlizing barbarous people requires offering them reasons.
Dispelling hatred requires kind speech.
Diminishing people's desires requires teaching them the truth.
Subduing the stubborn requires modesty.
Acting in the interests of others is the only aspiration of a Bodhisattva.
Acting in the interests of others first is the act of a sage.
Acting in the interests of others and self is the act of a virtuous person.
Acting in self-interest only is the act of a mean person.
Unity means working together;working together leads to unity.
Harmony mean respecting others;respect leads to harmony.
The sage is indifferent to his interests.
The hero cares for others' interests.
The empty man is devoted to his interests.
The scoundrel disdains others' interests.
Equality requires mutual respect: respecting the weak and the poor promotes equality.
Peace demands equal treatment for all: not discriminating against the weak promotes peace.
The state needs Buddhism to educate; without Buddhist education, how can the state carry on?
Buddhism needs the state to spread its teachings; without the state, how can the teachings be realized?
Respect rights: observe the five precepts and do not trespass on others.
Respect feelings: practice generosity and do not hurt others.
Respect property: serve society and do not be selfish.
Respect the earth: protect the environment and do not kill and destroy.
The poor do not necessarily look for help; they want dignity.
The poor do not necessarily need assistance; they need the will to strive.
Conscience is the clothing that dignifies body and mind.
Repentance is the water that purifies heart and mind.
To do good requires compassion.
To educate others requires wisdom.
Doing good and education are both vital.
They conform to the mind of the Buddha.
Avoid grudges; transform hindrance into power.
Persist in your practice;transform defilement into enlightenment.
Live like a Buddhist.
Do business serenely.
To walk the Buddhist path, learn sutra（Buddhist scriptures）， vinaya （disciplines）， and abhidharma（philosophical treatises）。
To practice and cultivate,practice precepts,meditation, and wisdom.
To get rid of defilement, get rid of greed, hatred, and ignorance.
To be attentive, listen, think, and practice what we learn.
Going with virtuous friends is like going to a garden: you will be fragrant.
Going with bad friends is like going to a fish market: you will stink.
At all times,think.
How much do you gain from your reading?
How many acquaintances agree with your opinions?
Respect requires not empty talk,but action.
Unanimity requires not shared ideas, but action.
Those who serve always bring light and warmth.
Those who give always spread happiness.
Those who are friendly always bring cheer.
Those who help always bring joy.