Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
Those who worship don't know, and those who know don't worship.
To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion.
If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past.
Once you stop clinging and let things be, you'll be free, even of birth and death. You'll transform everything.
Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help.