A Zen master once said to me, "Do the opposite of whatever I tell you." So I didn't.
Paradise is exactly like where you are right now ... only much, much better.
- What is nirvana?
- "Nothing happens next. This is it." said the old monk to the young one.
I'd like to offer something to help you but in the Zen School we don't have a single thing!
Zen Master Ikkyu
If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
Good judgment comes from bad experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
A student once asked Zen teacher Steve Allen,
"If you were given a wish-fulfilling jewel, what would you wish for?" "To stop wishing," replied Allen.
Q: How much "ego" do you need?
A: Just enough so that you don't step in front of a bus.Shunryu Suzuki