Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Sorrows are our best educator. A man can see further through a tear than a telescope.
Water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
If anyone still believes in racial differences, I think he is too backward and narrow. Perhaps he still does not understand man's equality and love.
It is the life of perfection which seems to be incomplete, and of fullness which seems to be empty. It is the life which is as bright as light, but does not dazzle. In short, it is a life of harmony, unity, contentment, tranquility, constancy, enlightenment, peace, and long life.
False teachers of the Way of life use flowery words.