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  1. 	

    "We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it."

    ― John Lennon, a founder member of the Beatles.

    “No my friend, darkness is not everywhere, for here and there I find faces illuminated from within; paper lanterns among the dark trees.”

    ― Carole Borges, a book author.

    濟公活佛慈悲:若人清淨,當前便是佛土;若人真修,便悟凡聖一如。

  2. 	

    "To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!"

    ― Charlie Chaplin, a world-renowned comic actor, filmmaker, and composer.

    "Peace begins with a smile."

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    濟公活佛慈悲:笑一笑老變少,笑一笑沒煩惱,笑一笑沒爭吵,笑一笑事事好,笑一笑好運到,笑一笑善緣繞,笑一笑呱呱叫,笑一笑樂陶陶。

  3. 	

    "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything in the Universe."

    ― John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    "Through him God made all things; not one thing in all creation was made without him."

    ― Jesus Christ, John 3:3 from Old Testament of the Holy Bible.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:參乎,吾道一以貫之。

  4. 	

    "Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it's worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains."

    ― Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and a trend leader.

    "When the solution is simple, God is answering."

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    濟公活佛慈悲:什麼是幸福?所謂幸福,就是「簡單」二個字~心若簡單,沒有對待;心若簡單,沒有苦惱;心若簡單,沒有人事;心若簡單,就是幸福。簡單就是不複雜,簡單就是很easy。

  5. 	

    “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    "There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    濟公活佛慈悲:每一件事情,其實都沒有所謂的好與壞,只在於你的心念想法,不要去執著於什麼是好、什麼是不好!

  6. 	

    "God has given you one face, and you make yourself another."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow."

    ― Helen Keller, a world-famous deaf-blind speaker, author and philanthropist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:希望徒兒們!心向光明,心向太陽,陰影的後頭是陽光呀!

  7. 	

    "The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend."

    ― Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    "The only way to have a friend is to be one."

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:與人而交,在誠在敬,相見平淡,久而彌永。

  8. 	

    "Listen to many, speak to a few."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    "Everyone hears what you say. Friends listen to what you say. Best friends listen to what you don’t say."

    ― Anonymous.

    濟公活佛慈悲:多尊重、多傾聽、多付出;好感恩、好歡喜、好自然、好珍惜。

  9. 	

    "It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself."

    ― Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945.

    "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others."

    ― Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation in India.

    仙佛慈悲:要知道人性,才能知道佛性,所以和人相處要先忘記自己、調整自己。

  10. 	

    "Stupid is as stupid does."

    ― Forrest Gump, a 1994 movie winning six OSCARs.

    “I am fortune's fool.”

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    活佛師尊慈悲:徒兒傻傻的沒關係,傻人傻到家就好,是不是?修道是傻人得,而不是精明的人得。

  11. 	

    "Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    活佛老師慈悲:不要小看「沒什麼」,你們要不斷的努力、不斷的做,才會晉級到愈來愈「沒什麼」。

  12. 	

    “You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion.”

    ― Arthur Conan Doyle, noted author for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes.

    “The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.”

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    南屏道濟慈悲:群居要守口,切莫隨俗走,謹言福之本,多話禍之根,善語成之基,惡口敗之源。

  13. 	

    "Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present."

    ― Bil Keane, an American cartoonist most notable for his work on the long-running newspaper comic - The Family Circus.

    “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    月慧師母慈悲:以前的不要想,現在的不要怨,以後也不要多去思考,過去心、現在心、未來心,我們都要除掉,三昧就達到了,三昧就是戒、定、慧,用三昧除去地獄三條根~貪、嗔、痴。

  14. 	

    "He who knows nothing is closer to the truth."

    ― Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States.

    "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."

    ― Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western philosophy.

    濟公活佛慈悲:人生最大的享受,就是從不知到知道,再從知道回到不知道。而最大的知識就是「不知道」。

  15. 	

    "Knowledge is knowing that we cannot know."

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    "As for me, all I know is that I know nothing."

    ― Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western philosophy.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:吾有知乎哉?無知也。有鄙夫問於我,空空如也,我叩其兩端而竭焉。

  16. 	

    "He had but one eye and the pocket of prejudice runs in favor of two."

    ― Charles Dickens, an English writer and novelist of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, etc.

    "The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are good, your whole body will be full of light."

    ― Jesus Christ, Matthew 6:22 from Old Testament of the Holy Bible.

    亞聖孟老夫子慈悲:存乎人者,莫良乎眸子;眸子不能掩其惡。胸中正,則眸子瞭焉;胸中不正,則眸子眊焉。

  17. 	

    "An honest man is always a child."

    ― Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western philosophy.

    "Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven."

    ― Jesus Christ, Matthew 18:4 from Old Testament of the Holy Bible.

    亞聖孟老夫子慈悲:大人者,不失其赤子之心者也。

  18. 	

    "Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."

    ― Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States.

    “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot.”

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:由!誨汝知之乎?知之為知之,不知為不知,是知也。

  19. 	

    "Knowledge is love and light and vision."

    ― Helen Keller, a world-famous deaf-blind speaker, author and philanthropist.

    "A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers."

    ― Plato, a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece.

    濟公活佛慈悲:守著你的耳朵、你的眼睛、你的鼻、你的嘴巴,沒有一點知識的作用,全靠你這個心做為主人。

  20. 	

    “To find yourself, think for yourself.”

    ― Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western philosophy.

    “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”

    ― John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    濟公活佛慈悲:良知者不學而知也,良能者不教而能也,皆吾之天性本能也。此即如來實相,真知無知,無所不知,感而遂通。

  21. 	

    "I have to follow my thoughts and mine for the gold. I have to dig it out."

    ― Bill Cosby, an American comedian, actor, author, television producer.

    "I do not own an inch of land, but all I see is mine."

    ― Lucy Larcom, an American poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:就算現在什麼都沒有,揮一揮衣袖,最少還擁有自由;其實如今什麼都擁有,心中無所求,最大的財富是自由。

  22. 	

    "When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain."

    ― Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."

    ― Nelson Mandela, a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist.

    觀音大士慈悲:心好命就好,念正運自通,改命運不如改念頭,念頭革除清淨,順天而行,自然鴻運亨通。

  23. 	

    "Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor."

    ― Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways he was - the First American.

    "Poor and content is rich, and rich enough."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    活佛恩師慈悲:貧者患得,富者患失,知足則富,迷人不知。

  24. 	

    "The greatest wealth is to live content with little."

    ― Plato, a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece.

    "I am so rich that I must give myself away."

    ― Egon Schiele, a major figurative painter of the early 20th century.

    南海古佛慈悲:富有就是能知足;圓融就是能求退。

  25. 	

    "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself."

    ― Leo Tolstoy, a Russian writer and widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists.

    "Things do not change; we change."

    ― Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:修道就是要「改變」。

  26. 	

    "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

    ― Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation in India.

    "None but ourselves can free our minds."

    ― Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer-songwriter.

    活佛老師慈悲:修道,就是一種改變。改變自己不良的心與念,讓自己能因心轉而得到該有的寧靜與自在。

  27. 	

    "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

    ― Wayne Walter Dyer, an American self-help author and motivational speaker.

    "Change in all things is sweet."

    ― Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    活佛恩師慈悲:唯有改變自己,才會快樂起來,充滿原動力。

  28. 	

    "Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody."

    ― Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways he was - the First American.

    "In heaven an angel is nobody in particular."

    ― George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.

    仙佛慈悲:天道明白說,只是一個「無我」;王道明白說,只是一個「愛人」。

  29. 	

    "When you blame others, you give up your power to change."

    ― Robert Anthony, a celebrated personal motivator, publisher and marketing coach.

    "To change what you get, you must change who you are."

    ― Vernon Howard, an American spiritual teacher, author, and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:當你發覺你處處要求別人照你的意思做,而他人不理睬你的時候,你要告訴自己,先從改變自己開始。

  30. 	

    "The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me."

    ― Meister Eckhart, a German theologian and philosopher.

    "The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands."

    ― Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways he was - the First American.

    濟公活佛慈悲:眼睛要長在心裏─觀察自己;嘴巴要放在心上─評論自己;事事肯放過別人─則德日宏;時時不放過自己─則學日益。

  31. 	

    "The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it."

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    "Diligence is the mother of good luck."

    ― Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways he was - the First American.

    活佛老師慈悲:奇蹟是福報的呈現,幸運是努力的成果。

  32. 	

    "Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."

    ― John Wooden, an American basketball player and national coach of the year six times.

    "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."

    ― Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl.

    濟公活佛慈悲:欣賞別人即是莊嚴自己,稱讚別人即是提昇自己,鼓勵他人即是勉勵自己,信任別人即是相信自己。

  33. 	

    "There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich."

    ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman.

    "Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger."

    ― Abraham Cahan, a Lithuanian-born Jewish-American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician.

    濟公活佛慈悲:不要覺得自己了不起,要謙虛,謙虛才是真正的高貴。我們要把最好的展現出來,毛病脾氣、不好的東西都要丟掉。

  34. 	

    "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose."

    ― Bill Gates, an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist.

    "Failure is success if we learn from it."

    ― Malcolm Forbes, publisher of Forbes magazine.

    南屏和尚慈悲:自己當作是一個新人,重新來做,絕對有好的結果。

  35. 	

    "Action is the foundational key to all success."

    ― Pablo Picasso, a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright.

    "Every action has a consequence, so always try to be good."

    ― Richard Eyre, an English film, theatre, television and opera director.

    天然古佛慈悲:不管是做學問或做事業,行外功修內德,只要功夫下得深,一定會有好結果。

  36. 	

    "God always takes the simplest way."

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    "Condemn me if you choose — I do that myself, — but condemn me, and not the path which I am following, and which I point out to those who ask me where, in my opinion, the path is."

    ― Leo Tolstoy, Tolstoy, a Russian writer and widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists.

    韓大仙慈悲:要超生了死,唯有修行一條路!改毛病、去脾氣,就這麼簡單。

  37. 	

    "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    "Remember when life's path is steep to keep your mind even."

    ― Horace, the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus.

    西湖瘋僧慈悲:時常讓自己平心靜氣,不要常常生氣;我們平心靜氣,表現出一種祥和之美,乾道就會變得很帥,坤道就變得美麗祥和的人。

  38. 	

    "Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others."

    ― Gerald Jampolskym, an American physician and esoteric author.

    "Peace of mind for five minutes, that's what I crave."

    ― Alanis Morissette, a Canadian-American singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress.

    濟公活佛慈悲:把心給平了,把心給淨了看什麼都自在,看什麼都怡然自得,這就是修道。

  39. 	

    "Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all."

    ― Georg C. Lichtenberg, a German scientist, satirist, and Anglophile.

    "To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations."

    ― George Ade, an American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:什麼是善?簡單地說,就是無受想行識,平日做事用一顆直心就對了。

  40. 	

    "You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart."

    ― George Michael, an English musician, singer, songwriter and record producer.

    "I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge."

    ― Gerald Jampolsky, an American physician and esoteric author.

    濟公活佛慈悲:一切唯心善惡顯,修心平心性靈歡;見佛是佛心即佛,大肚能容善德寬。

  41. 	

    "Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing."

    ― Warren Buffett, the most successful investor of the 20th century.

    "I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong."

    ― John Lennon, a founder member of the Beatles.

    活佛老師慈悲:用人心所講出來的,是知識;用自性所講出來的,是體悟。體悟能夠觸動人心,知識人家聽一次就不想再聽了。體悟是從修辦道當中的歷練,以及反省改過的功夫所得來的。

  42. 	

    "Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep."

    ― Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

    “Brevity is the soul of wit.”

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    南海古佛慈悲:你心正,言就正;你心空,言就淨;心是本,言是末,謹心就能謹言。

  43. 	

    "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

    ― Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    "Genius without education is like silver in the mine."

    ― Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways he was - the First American.

    活佛師尊慈悲:人並不是生出來就懂,生出來就會的,那是你的良知、良能。

  44. 	

    "The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman philosopher and politician.

    "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:生而知之者,上也;學而知之者,次也;困而學之,又其次也。困而不學,民斯為下矣!

  45. 	

    "The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%."

    ― Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    "Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people."

    ― Eleanor Roosevelt, the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945.

    老子慈悲:上士聞道,勤而行之;中士聞道,若存若亡;下士聞道,大笑之。不笑,不足以為道。

  46. 	

    "An honest tale speeds best being plainly told."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    "The simpler things are, the happier they are."

    ― Gwyneth Paltrow, an American actress, singer, and food writer.

    三太子師兄慈悲:如果你的心很簡單,聽進去的話,也變得很單純,每一件事做起來也倍覺容易。用簡單的心吸收它,再用簡單的行為把它行出來,保證你可以過很快樂的人生。

  47. 	

    "Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else."

    ― Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    "Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman philosopher and politician.

    活佛老師慈悲:行有不得,反求諸己。

  48. 	

    "Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary."

    ― Blaise Pascal, a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Christian philosopher.

    "Only great minds can afford a simple style."

    ― Stendhal, a 19th-century French writer.

    活佛老師慈悲:為什麼人修得那麼的辛苦,因為心機太多,所以修行之後,要讓心思變單純,看法變祥和,就這樣子,沒有特別的功夫。

  49. 	

    "A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions."

    ― Marcus Aurelius, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    "Big results require big ambitions."

    ― Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    南屏道濟慈悲:要知道佛性是平等的,誰修誰成佛,誰做誰成菩薩,就看你立志向在那裏。

  50. 	

    "I don't really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself."

    ― Steve Earle, an American singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor.

    "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."

    ― Moliere, a French playwright, actor and one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.

    南極仙翁慈悲:想要戰勝別人,那是匹夫之勇;懂得如何戰勝自己,那才是真勇。

  51. 	

    "I am very humble, and I am very gracious and very grateful for everything that happens to me and about me and around me."

    ― Lil Wayne, an American rapper.

    "I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you're grateful, you'll see God open up new doors."

    ― Joel Osteen, an American preacher, televangelist and author.

    濟公活佛慈悲:善緣、惡緣,都是造就你的因緣,懷一顆感恩的心,化腐朽為神奇!

  52. 	

    "I'm grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes."

    ― Eckhart Tolle, one of the most popular spiritual authors in the United States.

    "When you are grateful - when you can see what you have - you unlock blessings to flow in your life."

    ― Suze Orman, an American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and television host.

    南極仙翁慈悲:如果能夠時常懷著感恩的心,我們的福氣就會源源不絕。

  53. 	

    "Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none."

    ― Thomas Carlyle, a Scottish philosopher during the Victorian era.

    "Gratitude is the sign of noble souls."

    ― Aesop, an Ancient Greek fabulist or story teller with Aesop's Fables.

    濟公活佛慈悲:懺悔是重生,感恩是提昇!

  54. 	

    "There are no regrets in life, just lessons."

    ― Jennifer Aniston, an American actress, film director, producer and business woman.

    "The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice."

    ― Clint Eastwood, an American actor, film director and producer.

    仙佛慈悲:盡心則無愧,平心則無偏。

  55. 	

    "Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    "Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence."

    ― B. R. Ambedkar, an Indian jurist, politician, philosopher, anthropologist, historian and economist.

    教化菩薩慈悲:人生本是苦海,為了脫離苦海,不再來人間受苦,一定要修道,要找到自己的根芽、源頭。從哪兒來,就回到哪兒去,就好像你從家裡來,就回到家裡去。

  56. 	

    "The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    "The awareness of our own strength makes us modest."

    ― Paul Cezanne, a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter.

    南屏瘋僧慈悲:一個真正有修行的人,內在是很充實,而且很有智慧,對人謙虛很有禮貌。只有內在沒有東西的人,才會把頭抬得很高。

  57. 	

    "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."

    ― Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation in India.

    "If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way."

    ― Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    南屏狂顛慈悲:我們要活到老學到老,好好改變自己不好的脾氣毛病。

  58. 	

    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."

    ― Charles Dickens, an English writer and novelist of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, etc.

    "Some men see things as they are and say, ‘Why.’ I dream things that never were and say,‘Why not.’"

    ― Robert Francis Kennedy, an American politician.

    濟公活佛慈悲:轉念才能轉境,轉境才能超越,人能超越才有所成。否則啊!因何團團轉?只因繩未斷!繩未斷,自牽纏。

  59. 	

    "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."

    ― Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    "we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way."

    ― Charles Dickens, an English writer and novelist of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, etc.

    仙佛慈悲:找人家好處,就是尋著了天堂路;認自己不是,就是關閉了地獄門。

  60. 	

    "Against eternal injustice, man must assert justice, and to protest against the universe of grief, he must create happiness."

    ― Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

    "Justice means minding one's own business and not meddling with other men's concerns."

    ― Plato, a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece.

    活佛老師慈悲:既然人生無常、不公平,就要求一個公平吧!要怎麼求一個公平呢?唯有時時刻刻讓自己活得很歡喜,這就是你對自己做到的公平。

  61. 	

    "Power is not alluring to pure minds."

    ― Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States.

    "The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    小仙童慈悲:聖賢知其萬物不在神通,乃在於智慧之審判。

  62. 	

    "No speech can stain what is noble by nature."

    ― Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    "If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    三天主考慈悲:道之尊貴非口講,身體力行明真章。

  63. 	

    "We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse."

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    "In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich."

    ― Henry Ward Beecher, an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker.

    濟公活佛慈悲:布施其實就是為自己造福。明的,你是拿出去,但是無形中上天又會讓它到你身邊,太吝嗇的人就會過得很窮苦哦!

  64. 	

    "The point of power is always in the present moment."

    ― Louise L. Hay, an American motivational author, and the founder of Hay House.

    "True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future."

    ― Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature.

    藍大仙慈悲:所謂的「直指人心,見性成佛」,當下即菩提,當下即是天堂。

  65. 	

    "It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past."

    ― Sai Baba, a spiritual master who was and is regarded by his devotees as a saint.

    "Every thought we think is creating our future."

    ― Louise L. Hay, an American motivational author, and the founder of Hay House.

    仙佛慈悲:欲知前世因,今生受者是;欲知來世果,今生做者是。

  66. 	

    "There are no regrets in life, just lessons."

    ― Jennifer Aniston, an American actress, film director, producer and business woman.

    "The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice."

    ― Clint Eastwood, an American actor, film director and producer.

    仙佛慈悲:盡心則無愧,平心則無偏。

  67. 	

    "Where a man's heart is, there is his treasure also."

    ― Saint Ambrose, an archbishop of Milan and one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of the 4th century.

    "Hope is the dream of a waking man."

    ― Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    八仙張果老慈悲:人生真正的寶藏是明心見性;人生真正的希望是認理實修。

  68. 	

    "Home is where the heart is."

    ― Pliny the Elder, a Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher.

    "Heart is what drives us and determines our fate."

    ― Isabel Allende, a Chilean writer.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:「道」就是找到你的本心,又因為學道、修道,命運就不同了。

  69. 	

    "I always try to put a seed of hope into people's hearts."

    ― Joel Osteen, an American preacher, televangelist and author.

    "While there's life, there's hope."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicerom, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    李鐵拐大仙、活佛師尊慈悲:希望是自己給別人的,不是別人給你的,所以希望的種子要種在自己的心田上,讓眾生在你的身上看到希望。

  70. 	

    "Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery."

    ― Warren G. Bennis, an American scholar, organizational consultant and author.

    "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one."

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    濟公活佛慈悲:百心不可以得一心,一心才可以得百人。

  71. 	

    “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    “A great man is always willing to be little.”

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    仙佛慈悲:泰山不擇土壤,故能成其高;河海不擇細流,故能成其深;人能夠謙卑低下,自能成其德。

  72. 	

    "Grief does not change you. It reveals you."

    ― John Green, an American author.

    "Always do what you are afraid to do."

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:有否,沈不住氣、耐不得煩、吃不得苦、受不得誘惑、碰不得釘子、挨不住壓力,當有改變自己的決心。

  73. 	

    "Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom."

    ― Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    "Knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    南屏道濟慈悲:重新認識自己,再次肯定自己,綻放佛性美麗,幸福就在這裡。

  74. 	

    "I need to look like an idiot at least twice a day to keep myself humble."

    ― Janet Evanovich, an American writer.

    "Blessed are the hearts that can bend; they shall never be broken."

    ― Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

    紫衣真人慈悲:在易經裡面「謙」,它是一個卦,裡面有六爻,每一個都是吉祥的。所以謙虛的人,最有福氣。

  75. 	

    "Nothing that’s worthwhile is ever easy. Remember that."

    ― Nicholas Sparks, an American novelist, screenwriter and producer.

    "Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks."

    ― Shannon L. Alder, an American writer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:修自己很困難,講別人很容易,人永遠都是看到別人的過錯,很少看到自己的不是,所以才有痛苦;人若看到自己的不對,那看到別人就都是佛了。

  76. 	

    "Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day."

    ― Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist.

    "If you expect nothing from anybody, you've never disappointed."

    ― Sylvia Plath, an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer.

    南屏道濟慈悲:心裡都充滿著別人的好處,時時都看到別人的優點,看到別人的付出,看到別人的犧牲奉獻,那我們心裡不是很高興嗎?

  77. 	

    "When you don't have anything, then you have everything."

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    "Next to God we are nothing. To God we are Everything."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    和合二仙慈悲:捨己為眾的心腸,能帶來無窮希望。

  78. 	

    "Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort."

    ― Jane Austen, an English novelist.

    "Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home."

    ― James Joyce, an Irish novelist and poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:樹木到冬天,葉子落下來的時候,它知道要歸根,但願你們都知道你們的根,知道你們的根,知道該回家。

  79. 	

    "If you don't imagine, nothing ever happens at all."

    ― John Green, an American writer and vlogger.

    "Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."

    ― Kurt Vonnegut, an American writer.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:當內心無明不見,美好自然會出現。

  80. 	

    "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day."

    ― A.A. Miline, an English author.

    "It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything."

    ― Chuck Palahniuk, an American novelist and freelance journalist.

    天然師尊慈悲:修道、辦道一定要無為而為,一心許天,忘卻自己。

  81. 	

    "Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children."

    ― William Makepeace Thackeray, an English novelist of the 19th century.

    "All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother."

    ― Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    湖隱禪師濟顛慈悲:家裡的媽媽,我們永遠都不會忘掉,也要及時的行孝。我們也有生靈性的媽媽,對靈性的媽媽也要盡孝。把自己修養得很好,就是對 老母娘盡孝。

  82. 	

    "I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?"

    ― Ernest Hemingway, an American author and journalist.

    "Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more."

    ― Robert A. Heinlein, an American science fiction writer.

    哪吒太子慈悲:你們想不想回去天上?不是死掉才可以回去天上,我們每天和和氣氣、高高興興,做事都心安理得,沒有做壞事,吃飯吃得下,睡覺睡得著,拉得出來,那麼天天是不是像在天堂一樣?你們不要笑,吃得進去,拉不出來是很麻煩的事。

  83. 	

    "For whatever we lose, it's always our self we find in the sea."

    ― E.E. Cummings, an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright.

    "You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength."

    ― Marcus Aurelius, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    濟公活佛慈悲:修道要能吃苦,要知天地之大,人外有人、天外有天,沒吃苦怎能找回自己的真主人。

  84. 	

    "There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered."

    ― Nelson Mandela, a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist.

    "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    濟公活佛慈悲:凡事要看得開,道理要想得開,迷惑要解得開,嗔恨要化得開。

  85. 	

    "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

    ― Dr. Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist.

    "I've got nothing to do today but smile."

    ― Paul Simon, an American musician and singer-songwriter.

    活佛師尊慈悲:每個人身上都有一個葫蘆,只要對人笑一笑那麼自己的葫蘆就打開了,那就是仙丹妙藥,而仙丹妙藥就是這裡開始。

  86. 	

    "Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears."

    ― John Lennon, a founder member of the Beatles.

    "A friend is, as it were, a second self."

    ― Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    李鐵拐大仙慈悲:人與人在一起,只是一份關心。當你去想到別人,常常去關照別人,你就會有很多朋友。

  87. 	

    "The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me."

    ― Ayn Rand, an American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter.

    "You never fail until you stop trying."

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    活佛老師慈悲:不怕慢,只怕站;不怕錯,只怕不做。

  88. 	

    “What we know is a drop, what we don't know is an ocean.”

    ― Isaac Newton, an English physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.

    “We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.”

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    "Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."

    ― Ryunosuke Satoro 芥川龍之介, a poet of a Japanese origin and specializes on Japanese poetry.

    活佛老師慈悲:不見諸色相,但淨般若神,一體同觀眾善門。

  89. 	

    "All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming."

    — Helen Keller, a world-famous deaf-blind speaker, author and philanthropist.

    "Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another!"

    ― Douglas McGrath, an American screenwriter.

    活佛老師慈悲:祝福你保有一顆容易感動的心、柔軟的心、慈悲的心,來接納這世間的種種不完美,而能看出這世間種種的好。

  90. 	

    "It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change."

    — Charles Darwin, an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

    "Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."

    ― George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright.

    活佛老師慈悲:把不好看、不好聽的轉化一下心念,這叫做「轉念」。這個念一轉,運就轉了。這個運一轉,就平順了,心平路才會平。

  91. 	

    “What goes up must come down.”

    — Isaac Newton, an English physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.

    "The measure of intelligence is the ability to change."

    ― Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    南極仙翁慈悲:人落在後天就有了「對待」,有好就有壞,有白天就有黑夜。所以修道貴在「轉念」,怎麼把念頭轉成好的,時時往好的念頭去想,就不會痛苦。

  92. 	

    "A room without books is like a body without a soul."

    — Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library."

    ― Jorge Luis Borges, an Argentine short-story writer, essayist and poet.

    南極仙翁慈悲:多讀書或多叩頭,上天自然會給你答案!

  93. 	

    “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    “If you want to be happy, be.”

    ― Leo Tolstoy, a Russian writer and widely considered one of the world's greatest novelists.

    觀世音菩薩慈悲:紫竹林中觀自在,白蓮座上現如來。

  94. 	

    "Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you."

    — Stephanie Klein, a popular blogger and the author.

    "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything."

    ― Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    李鐵拐大仙慈悲:信乃人之言,信乃是誠實。

  95. 	

    "Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit."

    — Molière, a French playwright and one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.

    "Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."

    ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    仙佛慈悲:對人要耐心誠意,你對人有耐心,等於是鍛鍊自己的火侯,成就自己的內涵,誠如古人所云~「行善之人如春園之草,不見其長,日有所增。」。

  96. 	

    "He that can have patience can have what he will."

    — Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways he was - the First American.

    "Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly."

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:無欲速,無見小利。欲速則不達,見小利則大事不成。

  97. 	

    "Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple."

    — Dr. Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist.

    ""Excellent!" I cried. "Elementary," said he."

    ― Arthur Conan Doyle, noted author for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes.

    白水聖帝慈悲:揣測雜思,則加深誤會;修辦道有正知正見,心念得要單純、簡單。「簡單」二字,就是多想別人的好處而已。

  98. 	

    "If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything."

    — Gordon A. Eadie

    "Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching."

    ― C.S. Lewis, a novelist and poet.

    法律主岳飛慈悲:做人做事,要秉持的原則,就是不能違背道德。

  99. 	

    "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will."

    — Charlotte Brontë, an English novelist and poet.

    "I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions."

    ― Lillian Hellman, an American dramatist and screenwriter.

    活佛師尊慈悲:做自己的主人,不要讓環境牽著你走。

  100. 	

    "What does your conscience say? — 'You should become the person you are'."

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer.

    "Conscience doth (does) make cowards of us all."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    中華聖母慈悲:你要能良心作主,一切言行都能以良知來審核。如果有不合理的,就不要表現出來,這就是你克制自己的方法。

  101. 	

    "A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory."

    — Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    “Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation.”

    ― Isaac Newton, an English physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.

    濟公活佛慈悲:因為世間的人都自以為聰明,為師怕你們聰明反被聰明誤,還是傻傻的好,傻人當佛當仙去了。

  102. 	

    “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

    — Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    "The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."

    — Harper Lee, an American novelist.

    "You ask me what forces me to speak? a strange thing ~ my conscience."

    ― Victor Hugo, a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.

    宗聖曾老夫子慈悲:自反而不縮,雖褐寬博,吾不惴焉?自反而縮,雖千萬人,吾往矣。

  103. 	

    "Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live."

    — Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet.

    "The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves."

    ― Helen Keller, a world-famous deaf-blind speaker, author and philanthropist.

    活佛師尊慈悲:「發大心、立大愿、行大功」不是為自己,是為眾人才是立大愿。為自己是小我,大我是大公無私,不要看眼前,眼前容易消失幻滅,眼光放遠,海闊天空。

  104. 	

    “Love to be real, it must cost it, must hurt it, must empty us of self.”

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    "The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude."

    ― Julia Child, an American chef, author, and television personality.

    活佛老師慈悲:你們要多「愛」自己,不要「礙」自己。

  105. 	

    "The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone."

    — Ayn Rand, an American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter.

    "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."

    ― William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    南屏道濟慈悲:真正愛自己的人,一定會真心愛眾生。

  106. 	

    “Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.”

    — Isaac Newton, an English physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.

    “Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”

    ― Coco Chanel, a French fashion designer and founder of the Chanel brand.

    月慧師母慈悲:難啊!難啊!人心各個如牆,要如何拆除這個牆啊?沒能下實實在在功夫的人,是拆除不了的。

  107. 	

    “I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.”

    ― Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    “The best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.”

    — William Wordsworth, a major English Romantic poet.

    “And then we continued blissfully into this small but perfect piece of our forever.”

    — Stephenie Meyer, an American young-adult fiction writer and film producer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:老師不要你們做偉人,也不要你們做超人,要你做平平凡凡的人。

  108. 	

    “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”

    ― John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    “Out of clutter, find simplicity.”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    “May God break my heart so completely that the whole world falls in.”

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    濟公老師慈悲:把萬念歸於一念,再把這一念放下來,那就是你本來面目。

  109. 	

    "If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all."

    — Oscar Wilde, an Irish writer and poet.

    “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.”

    — Isaac Newton, an English physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.

    活佛老師慈悲:多讀聖賢的書典,可以在溫故知新中,明白一以貫之的妙理,由此體會聖賢教化的苦心。

  110. 	

    "A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge."

    — George R.R. Martin, an American novelist and short story writer.

    “When you know better you do better.”

    — Maya Angelou, an American author and poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:要知道,讀經就是開智慧,當你「口而誦,心而惟」時,徒兒與聖賢就差不遠了。

  111. 	

    “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.”

    — Jimi Hendrix, an American musician, singer, and songwriter.

    “The sun shines not on us but in us.”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    天然師尊慈悲:不要只談論人的是非,多看看他人的好處,去發覺人性的美麗與單純,這才是般若智慧。

  112. 	

    "A quiet conscience makes one strong."

    — Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl.

    “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

    — Louisa May Alcott, an American novelist best known as author of Little Women.

    濟公活佛慈悲:愈走要愈真,愈走要愈安心,愈修要愈低謙,老功夫才是不發聲,老實人才會安心的走。

  113. 	

    “We cross infinity with every step; we meet eternity in every second.”

    — Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet and the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

    “I wish I could freeze this moment, right here, right now and live in it forever.”

    — Suzanne Collins, an American television writer and novelist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:人生的際遇,珍惜片刻感恩就擁有永恆回憶;不必有言語,道已融入我們生命中每刻秒息。

  114. 	

    “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!”

    — Dr. Seuss, an American writer, poet, and cartoonist.

    “For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”

    — Stephanie Perkins, an American author.

    濟公活佛慈悲:是因為心緒難斷,理慾起伏執兩端;平海漫漫過千帆,月映江水山是山;隨順因緣理悟穿,調濟陰陽歸自然。

  115. 	

    “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”

    — Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation in India.

    南極仙翁慈悲:認識了真實的本心,就會有無限充足的感覺。

  116. 	

    “Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.”

    — Thomas Jefferson, an American Founding Father and the third President of the United States.

    “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”

    — Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:修道,是要一次又一次的戰勝自己、突破自己、克服障礙,才能夠真正體會到自我成長的喜悅,以及更上一層樓的成就感。

  117. 	

    “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.”

    — Scott Hayden, an African-American composer of ragtime music.

    “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    白水聖帝慈悲:孔子信己可以成聖,故學而不厭;見世人皆可以成聖,故誨人不倦。

  118. 	

    “Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.”

    — Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

    “Hidden in the glorious wildness like unmined gold.”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    濟公活佛慈悲:觀高山壯麗巍峨,乃不棄一土一石,累積而成;視江海浩瀚無垠,乃不擇河川大小,匯渠而成。倘若參酌探索必遊其間,聞道知修,日月賡續,時觀自性守中,溫故而知新,真味不乏。

  119. 	

    “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher and one of the founders of Western philosophy.

    “I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”

    — Robert Frost, an American poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:真正的老師在你自己的心中,你的妙智慧,就是你的老師。

  120. 	

    “There is no Royal Road to Geometry.”

    — Euclid, a Greek mathematician and often referred to as the Father of Geometry.

    “Happiness is an inside job.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    活佛老師慈悲:既然人生無常、不公平,就要求一個公平吧!要怎麼求一個公平呢?唯有時時刻刻讓自己活得很歡喜,這就是你對自己做到的公平。

  121. 	

    “If you do the work, you get rewarded. There are no shortcuts in life.”

    — Michael Jordan, an American former professional basketball player.

    “If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn't call it genius. ”

    — Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:要登堂入室,要真功實善。

  122. 	

    “Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.”

    — Thomas Szasz, a well-known professor emeritus of psychiatry.

    “Never ruin an apology with an excuse.”

    — Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    "Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past."

    — Tryon Edwards, an American theologian.

    濟公活佛慈悲:沒有理由脾氣壞,沒有藉口不和藹,身作則,莫等待,讓自己從此超脫苦海。

  123. 	

    “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

    — Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    “Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.”

    — Maya Angelou, an American author and poet.

    活佛師尊慈悲:很多事情不要事後再來後悔,而是要事前多做準備。

  124. 	

    “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.”

    — Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    “Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    長生大帝慈悲:感恩能化除對待,感恩能平息干戈,感恩能退治愚痴,感恩能消弭仇恨,感恩能了無嗔忿,感恩能剔除我執,感恩能軟化暴力。

  125. 	

    “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”

    — John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.

    “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

    — Maya Angelou, an American author and poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:風風雨雨,我都心存感謝,逆境順境皆是一誠,誠懇待人,誠懇應物,自然天地合和。

  126. 	

    “Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”

    — Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    “To err is human, to forgive, divine.”

    — Alexander Pope, an 18th-century English poet.

    南屏濟顛慈悲:原諒別人就是善待自己,如恨意常存心中,對自己也不好過,何妨寬大心懷,將能愉快過日。

  127. 	

    “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.”

    — Steve Maraboli, a Speaker and Author.

    “Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.”

    — Alphonse Karr, a French critic, journalist and novelist.

    張法律主慈悲:用樂觀來取代悲觀;用希望來取代失望;用鎮靜來取代不安;用愉快來取代煩惱。

  128. 	

    “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”

    — Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet and mystic.

    “If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.”

    — Meister Eckhart, a German theologian, philosopher and mystic.

    白水聖帝慈悲:這是 老母慈悲,人只要感恩,相信老天,死了也能讓你復活!

  129. 	

    “True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience."”

    — Oprah Winfrey, an American talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

    “Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    八仙韓湘子大仙慈悲:我們看眾生就像眾生看我們一樣,自己本身也有不足、不圓滿,如果我們能互相包容、互相體諒,爭吵就會降低,人際關係就會越來越好。希望各位賢士能夠努力去實行,就會發現自己的人生越來越美好。

  130. 	

    “And to every action, there is always an equal and opposite or contrary, reaction.”

    — Isaac Newton, an English physicist and one of the most influential scientists of all time.

    “May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.”

    — J.R.R. Tolkien, an English writer and poet.

    詩仙李白慈悲:朝辭白帝彩雲間,千里江陵一日還,兩岸猿聲啼不住,輕舟已過萬重山。

  131. 	

    “To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.”

    — Isaac Newton, an English physicist and scientist.

    “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”

    — Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet.

    李鐵拐大仙、活佛師尊慈悲:一個人之所以能成功,不在於他有多麼高深的學問,而是在他肯把夢想付諸行動。

  132. 	

    “It's not a big thing, but I guess it's true ~ big things are often just small things that are noticed.”

    — Markus Zusak, an Australian writer.

    “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    南極仙翁慈悲:千丈之樹,基於寸土;千年之業,立於寸心。

  133. 	

    “Well done is better than well said.”

    — Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    “The future depends on what you do today.”

    — Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation in India.

    李鐵拐大仙慈悲:「超生了死」這件大事必須付諸行動,去修去行才走得到。

  134. 	

    "The more laws, the less justice."

    — Marcus Tullius Cicero, one of the most important Stoic philosophers.

    “The more one judges, the less one loves.”

    — Honoré de Balzac, a French novelist and playwright.

    “Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    太上老君老子慈悲:有德司契,無德司徹。

  135. 	

    “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    “Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.”

    — Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:默而識之,學而不厭,誨人不倦,何有於我哉?

  136. 	

    “When you learn, teach, when you get, give.”

    — Maya Angelou, an American author and poet.

    “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”

    — Phil Collins, an English musician and singer-songwriter.

    儒門聖哲慈悲:是故學然後知不足,教然後知困;知不足然後能自反也,知困然後能自強也,故曰教學相長也。

  137. 	

    “The sun doesn't just hang on one family's tree.”

    — Anchee Min, a Chinese-American author.

    “I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.”

    — E.E. Cummings, an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright.

    “All for one and one for all.”

    — Alexandre Dumas, père, a French noted author of The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

    玄覺永嘉大師慈悲:一月普現一切水,一切水月一月攝。

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:善知識!心量廣大,遍周法界。用即了了分明,應用便知一切。一切即一,一即一切,來去自由,心體無滯,即是般若。

  138. 	

    “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”

    — Ambrose Bierce, an American editorialist, journalist, and short story writer.

    “Two rights don't equal a left.”

    — Roald Dahl, a British novelist, short story writer, poet, and screenwriter.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:有顏回者好學,不遷怒,不貳過。

  139. 	

    “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.”

    — Archimedes, an ancient Greek mathematician and physicist.

    “My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The pina and the colada.”

    — Ellen DeGeneres, an American comedienne and television host.

    活佛老師慈悲:平衡就是一種「安」,你這輩子的好命或歹命,端在你是不是握得穩那個平衡點?有求是苦,無求乃安。

  140. 	

    “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    “Not blind opposition to progress, but opposition to blind progress...”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    太上老君老子慈悲:清者濁之源,動者靜之基,人能常清靜,天地悉皆歸。

  141. 	

    “Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard, are sweeter.”

    — John Keats, an English Romantic poet.

    “The more I see, the less I know for sure.”

    — John Lennon, a founder member of the Beatles.

    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”

    — William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    濟公活佛慈悲:不要用耳朵聽,要用心聽,才會聆聽到言語背後所要傳達的訊息;不要用眼睛看,要用心看,才會洞見表象之後所要說明的真象;不要用嘴巴說,要用心說,才會講出口頭之外內心要傳達的聲音。

  142. 	

    “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    “Only the pure of heart can make a good soup.”

    — Ludwig van Beethoven, a German composer and pianist.

    “We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

    — Anaïs Nin, a Chinese-American author.

    韓湘子大仙慈悲:心境美,物物皆美;心境善,事事皆善。

  143. 	

    “you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.”

    — Ernest Hemingway, an American author and journalist.

    “It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”

    — Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet.

    “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    濟公活佛慈悲:道很簡單,只要把心修回單純就可以了。

  144. 	
    	

    “When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    “No persons are more frequently wrong than those who will not admit they are wrong.”

    — François La Rochefoucauld, a noted French author.

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:若真修道人,不見世間過;常自見己過,與道即相當。

  145. 	
    	

    “You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.”

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher.

    “The beginning is perhaps more difficult than anything else, but keep heart, it will turn out all right.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    活佛老師慈悲:磨、磨、磨,磨到極點,痛苦到極點,煩惱才會變成菩提。

  146. 	
    	

    “Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”

    — Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet.

    “Every deep thinker is more afraid of being understood than of being misunderstood.”

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:人不知而不慍,不亦君子乎?

  147. 	
    	

    “If you're afraid of butter, use cream.”

    — Julia Child, an American chef and television personality.

    “When one door of happiness closes, another opens.”

    — Helen Keller, a world-famous deaf-blind philanthropist.

    南海古佛慈悲:只要學會轉念,讓你的心永遠保持快樂無憂,必可化煩惱為菩提。

  148. 	
    	

    “In nature there is nothing melancholy.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet and philosopher.

    “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:能夠輕輕鬆鬆的修道辦道,能夠輕輕鬆鬆的去面對人事物,就已經明心見性。

  149. 	
    	

    “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.”

    — William Wordsworth, a major English Romantic poet.

    “If you can imagine it, you can create it. If you can dream it, you can become it.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    活佛老師慈悲:平靜的心湖,平坦的路。

  150. 	

    “The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    “What comes from the heart goes to the heart.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet and philosopher.

    南海古佛慈悲:周遭的一切,都不是問題,問題都在於你的一顆心。

  151. 	
    	

    “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.”

    — William Shakespearem, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    “Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher.”

    — William Wordsworth, a major English Romantic poet.

    南極仙翁慈悲:每個日月同一個地方,總有著最亮的明光;心裡萬千的變化,作弄有情的人分兩端。

  152. 	
    	

    “A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.”

    — William Blake, an English painter, poet and printmaker.

    “Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting...”

    — William Wordsworth, a major English Romantic poet.

    南海古佛慈悲:如今既然修道了,就要學會低心下氣、不爭不奪、不與人家計較,你的日子一定可以過得很快樂。

  153. 	
    	

    “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

    — Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

    — J.K. Rowling, a British novelist.

    不休息菩薩慈悲:你們要全心、天心,不能分心。

  154. 	

    “All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.”

    — Norman Fitzroy Maclean, an American author and scholar.

    “The river that flows in you also flows in me.”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    白水聖帝慈悲:一本推及於萬殊,萬殊乃歸於一本,得其一,即可貫通萬事也。

  155. 	
    	

    “The sun is within me and so is the moon.”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    “It is difficult to find happiness within oneself, but it is impossible to find it anywhere else.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer, a German philosopher.

    三天主考慈悲:縱有富貴千千萬,不如心中一個禪。

  156. 	
    	

    “The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance.

    “One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    活佛老師慈悲:這個心要守住「一」。

  157. 	
    	

    “To perceive is to suffer.”

    — Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance.

    南屏道濟慈悲:不管環境的好壞,物質的優劣,還是人情的冷暖,我們都不動心。

  158. 	

    “I quote others only in order the better to express myself.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance.

    “With few words I shall make thee understand my soul.”

    — Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

    “Forgive me, Majesty. I am a vulgar man! But I assure you, my music is not.”

    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:述而不作,信而好古,竊比於我老彭。

  159. 	
    	

    “Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.”

    — Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman.

    "Fame changes a lot of things, but it can't change a lightbulb."

    — Gilda Radner, an American comedian and actress.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:到頭來,你是這些權勢名利的主人嗎?還是這些權勢名利做了你的主人?這都要好好的想一想。

  160. 	
    	

    “Here comes another.”

    — H. C. Andersen, a Danish author and best known as author of The Ugly Duckling, etc.

    “All the diversity, all the charm, and all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian writer and one of the world's greatest novelists.

    王祖覺一慈悲:天地間雖有萬殊,推其原本不過動靜兩事。

  161. 	
    	

    “I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    “By perseverance the snail reached the ark.”

    — Charles H. Spurgeon, a British Particular Baptist preacher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:一個成功的人能夠成功,不是他很有才能,而是他緊握著目標,努力的朝著目標做事,所以堅持到底就會成功。

  162. 	
    	

    “Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet and philosopher.

    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”

    — Bernard M. Baruch, a secular-Jewish American financier and philanthropist.

    “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”

    — Emily Dickinson, an American poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:老實修道,老實做你自己。你不懼別人的批評,你不懼面對自己,因為你已經找到這個方法,因為你有所體悟,道才是在日常生活中。

  163. 	
    	

    “A mind forever voyaging through strange seas of Thought, alone.”

    — William Wordsworth, a major English Romantic poet.

    “I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    道濟狂僧慈悲:修道辦道本家事,非由旁人入心房。

  164. 	
    	

    “There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    “The sun also shines on the wicked.”

    — Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman.

    活佛師尊慈悲:像老祖師一樣大肚量包容,大家都好,才是真好。

  165. 	
    	

    “In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian writer and one of the world's greatest novelists

    “Out of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most.”

    — Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    活佛師尊慈悲:徒兒們!喚醒自己沈睡已久的心靈,找回自己。

  166. 	
    	

    “On a day -
    when the wind is perfect,
    the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty.
    Today is such a day.”

    — Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet and mystic.

    “To reach a port we must set sail –
    Sail, not tie at anchor
    Sail, not drift.”

    — Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States.

    仙佛慈悲:過了這村就沒有那個店,船開不等後來客。

  167. 	
    	

    “Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle.”

    — George R.R. Martin, an American novelist and short story writer.

    “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.”

    — Stephen R. Covey, an American educator and keynote speaker.

    三祖僧燦大師慈悲:至道無難,唯嫌揀擇;但莫憎愛,洞然明白。

  168. 	
    	

    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”

    — J.K. Rowling, a British novelist.

    “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    太上老君老子慈悲:平等道平無有異,天堂地獄誰安置。

  169. 	

    “To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer of photo series at Yosemite National Park.

    “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.”

    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

    “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”

    — Maya Angelou, an American author and poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:當你歸於虛空時,也不見善、也不見惡,也無是、也無非,就依此空理好好修吧!

  170. 	

    “What's even worse than a flute? - Two flutes!”

    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era.

    "The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself."

    — Garth Brooks, an American country music singer and songwriter.

    “Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.”

    — Heraclitus, pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    詩聖杜甫慈悲:兩個黃鸝鳴翠柳,一行白鷺上青天。

  171. 	

    "Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

    "Laughter is the closest distance between two people."

    — Victor Borge, a Danish comedian and pianist.

    “Happiness comes the way the wind blows.”

    — Mikhail Lermontov, a Russian Romantic poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:德怨兩忘,恩仇俱泯。

  172. 	

    “We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.”

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

    “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”

    — Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:人啊!最大的敵人是自己,最難面對的也是自己;不是不知道,而是不想面對自己的過錯。

  173. 	

    “This above all: to thine own self be true.
    And it must follow, as the night the day.
    Thou canst not then be false to any man.”

    — William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    “They say: 'If a man knew himself,
    he would know all mankind.'
    I say: 'If a man loved mankind,
    he would know something of himself.”

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

    活佛老師慈悲:你要先安善你自個兒的內心,才能解得了你周遭的一切,才能夠去成就千千萬萬的眾生。

  174. 	

    “I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    “Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.”

    — Chuck Klosterman, an American author and essayist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:在學習的過程中,能做到入迷的境界,便能成功;在生活的過程中,能做到慎獨的功夫,便能善化。

  175. 	

    "If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there's no one like you."

    — Marc Newson, an industrial designer.

    “He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.”

    — William Blake, an English painter, poet and printmaker.

    活佛師尊慈悲:人要學習做自己的主人,這樣你才能夠真的有所成長。

  176. 	

    "Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise."

    — Sigmund Freud, an Austrian neurologist and the founding father of psychoanalysis.

    “A photograph is usually looked at, seldom looked into.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer of photo series at Yosemite National Park.

    濟公活佛慈悲:每一個人都有他修辦的過程,可是要勇往直前,只有一個方法,就是勇敢地面對自己的心,不要逃避。

  177. 	

    “The mind of man is a thousand times more beautiful than the earth on which he dwells.”

    — William Wordsworth, a major English Romantic poet.

    “You don't take a photograph, you make it.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer of photo series at Yosemite National Park.

    活佛老師慈悲:你的心美,處處都美。

  178. 	

    “The Lord is in me,
    the Lord is in you,
    as life is in every seed,
    put false pride away
    and seek the Lord within..”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    “I love you when you bow in your mosque,
    kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
    For you and I are sons of one religion,
    and it is the spirit. ”

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:徒啊!你是天人之間的橋樑,你要「看重自己」,也要「看重每個人」,打開心胸,才能豁達視野,看到每一個人的本心佛性,看到他的初始本心。

  179. 	

    “There are three classes of people: those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    “All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.”

    — Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    述聖子思夫子慈悲:或生而知之,或學而知之,或困而知之,及其知之,一也;或安而行之,或利而行之,或勉強而行之,及其成功,一也。

  180. 	

    “There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.”

    — Plato, a philosopher and mathematician in Classical Greece.

    “There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.”

    — Johann Kaspar Lavater, a Swiss poet and physiognomist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:上智不器,乃成德之君子;中智成器,乃致用之能人;下智不成器,乃固執之愚人。

  181. 	

    “A great mind must be androgynous.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet and philosopher.

    “Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    活佛老師慈悲:這第一面、第一念一定是清靜無善惡的。

  182. 	

    “The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    蘇東坡大仙慈悲:天下為公、世界大同,要藉你的手、藉你的心,憑你的愿立,才能夠成功。

  183. 	

    “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    "If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience."

    — Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States.

    活佛老師慈悲:心平了,脾氣毛病就不容易生啦,而如何冷靜?就是要常常回到真主人處。

  184. 	

    “For all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.”

    — William Blake, an English painter, poet and printmaker.

    "It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited."

    — Lewis B. Smedes, a renowned Christian author, ethicist, and theologian.

    不休息菩薩慈悲:別人不是真的別人,這都是一家人。

  185. 	

    “Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

    "When two people love each other, they don't look at each other, they look in the same direction."

    — Ginger Rogers, an American actress, dancer and singer.

    活佛恩師慈悲:我們的愛,要變成一種大愛,不是私人佔有,這是我的好朋友,他是我的;這種愛,是不夠清淨的愛;我跟他是好朋友,他不能夠去跟別人講話,這種愛,是自私的愛;真正的愛,是說~我成就你,你成全我,大家彼此幫忙、提攜、成長,這個愛才是真正的大愛、真正美好的愛、真正永恆不朽的愛。

  186. 	

    “The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “I only know one story. But oftentimes small pieces seem to be stories themselves.”

    — Patrick Rothfuss, an American writer.

    南極仙翁慈悲:千丈之樹,基於寸土;千年之業,立於寸心。

  187. 	

    "It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn."

    — B. C. Forbes, a Scottish author who founded Forbes Magazine.

    "The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul."

    — Alfred Austin, an English poet.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:吾不如老農,吾不如老圃。

  188. 	

    “My formula for happiness: a Yes, a No, a straight line, a goal.”

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher.

    “God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.”

    — Voltaire, a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher.

    南華真人莊周夫子慈悲:彼是莫得其偶,謂之道樞。樞始得其環中,以應無窮。

  189. 	

    "The straight line belongs to men, the curved one to God."

    — Antonio Gaudi, a Spanish Catalan architect.

    “Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom.
    How do they learn it?
    They fall and falling,
    they're given wings.”

    — Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet and mystic.

    詩聖杜甫慈悲:翻身向天仰射雲,一箭正墜雙飛翼。

  190. 	

    “Superheroes were born in the minds of people desperate to be rescued.”

    — Jodi Picoult, an American author.

    “What's the S stand for?” she asks. “It's not an S,” the mystery man says, “On my world it means hope.”

    — Dialogue of the 2013 film "Man of Steel", a comics series of "Superman".

    漢鍾離大仙慈悲:給人信心,之謂慈;給人希望,之謂悲;給人歡喜,之謂喜;給人方便,之謂捨。

  191. 	

    "A line is a dot that went for a walk."

    — Paul Klee, a Swiss German painter.

    "There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt."

    — Erma Bombeck, an American humorist.

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:但用此心,直了成佛。

  192. 	

    “Many of the bravest never are known, and get no praise. [But]that does not lessen their beauty...”

    — Louisa May Alcott, an American novelist best known as author of Little Women.

    “All good things are wild and free.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    靈妙天尊慈悲:照亮別人要燃燒自己,就算無名也頂天立地。

  193. 	

    "An apology for the devil - it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books."

    — Samuel Butler, an iconoclastic Victorian-era English author.

    "I know I got angels watching me from the other side."

    — Kanye West, an American rapper and songwriter.

    "In seeking truth, you have to get both sides of a story."

    — Walter Cronkite, an American broadcast journalist best known as anchorman.

    濟公活佛慈悲:你自己常會依自己的角度,只看到真相的其中一面,而沒有走到別人的角度去看另一面。

    亞聖孟老夫子慈悲:資之深,則取之左右而逢其原。

  194. 	

    “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian writer and one of the world's greatest novelists.

    "We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another."

    — Luciano De Crescenzo, an Italian writer and director.

    活佛師尊慈悲:互相尊重,智止怨謗;互相體諒,將心比心;互相欣賞,感佩可貴;互相讚美,誠信交心。

  195. 	

    “The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.”

    — Leonardo da Vinci, an Italian Renaissance polymath.

    "This is what I learned: that everybody is talented, original and has something important to say."

    — Brenda Ueland, a journalist and freelance writer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:當你發覺你在固執己見時,你要告訴自己,放下「我」,參考別人的意見。

  196. 	

    "But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?"

    — Albert Camus, a French Nobel Prize winning author, journalist, and philosopher.

    "The simpler it is, the more beautiful it will become."

    — Wilhelm Backhaus, a German pianist and pedagogue.

    濟公和尚慈悲:可記快樂赤子面?否能保持心簡單?找回原本之自己,單純自在無惱煩。

  197. 	

    “Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.”

    — Lucius Annaeus Seneca, a Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman.

    "Believers, look up - take courage. The angels are nearer than you think."

    — Billy Graham, an American Christian evangelist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:學學為師之傻勁,排除萬難闖難關;風雨過後彩虹現,燦爛千陽遍大千。

  198. 	

    “It is never too late to give up your prejudices.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    "The game isn't over till the clock says zero."

    — Paul Anthony Pierce, an American professional basketball player.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:能夠人是人非皆放下,回到最初原點即是故家。

  199. 	

    “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    “Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have someone click the shutter.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer of photo series at Yosemite National Park.

    三天主考慈悲:今時三期應時運,先得後修機緣殊,踏破鐵鞋無覓處,得來全不費功夫。

  200. 	

    “Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you.”

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese artist, poet, and writer.

    “A sight to dream of, not to tell.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an iconoclastic Victorian-era English author.

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:諸佛妙理,非關文字。

  201. 	

    “It isn't the big pleasures that count the most; it's making a great deal out of the little ones.”

    — Jean Webster, an American writer.

    "There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors."

    — Jim Morrison, an American singer-songwriter and poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:幾字佛經號,只是解心勞,須悟經中意,莫執字數高,真假皆兩端,離此名得道。

  202. 	

    “Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    "Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do."

    — Potter Stewart, an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

    濟公活佛慈悲:徒兒當期許自己有聖賢之德,而非冀望有聖賢之位。

  203. 	

    “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    "Focus on the positives and be grateful."

    — Katrina Bowden, an American actress.

    南屏瘋僧慈悲:如果有人反對我們,表示我們還可以更進步;所以遇到跟我們意見不一樣的人,那就是可以讓我們成長的人,我們要感謝他。

  204. 	

    “Never memorize something that you can look up.”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    "Remember to play after every storm."

    — Mattie J. T. Stepanek, a American teen poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:不痴隨緣自在,不愚處處天堂。

  205. 	

    “Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    “By the time you open your eyes, the world might have already changed.”

    — Matsuri Hino, a Japanese manga artist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:內修己過,不見他人是非,則是真修;不斷的看自己,則不會看到他人的是非。

  206. 	

    “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”

    — William Shakespeare, the greatest playwright and poet since the 16th century.

    “He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.”

    — Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    西湖瘋僧慈悲:沒有不能回頭,只有不能低頭,做錯了能悔改,就是最有勇氣的表現。

  207. 	

    "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm."

    — Willa Cather, an American author.

    "A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes."

    — James Russell Lowell, an American Romantic poet.

    唐朝詩人王勃慈悲:落霞與孤鶩齊飛,秋水與長天一色。

  208. 	

    "Philosophy will clip an angel's wings."

    — John Keats, an English Romantic poet.

    “There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer.

    呂法律主慈悲:你一個理字當頭,如何破啊?這就是所謂「理障障菩薩」。

  209. 	

    "I know for sure that loves saves me and that it is here to save us all."

    — Maya Angelou, an American author and poet.

    “Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”

    — Albert Schweitzer, a German-French theologian, philosopher and physician in Africa.

    西湖瘋僧慈悲:正己成人大愛顯,己達達人慈心田,展現自性真智慧,方能導眾同修前。

  210. 	

    “All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”

    — Edgar Allan Poe, an American author and poet.

    "It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual."

    — Oswald Chambers, a Scottish baptist and evangelist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:守著你的耳朵、你的眼睛、你的鼻、你的嘴巴,沒有一點知識的作用,全靠你這個心做為主人。

  211. 	

    “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”

    — William Arthur Ward, one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

    “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”

    — Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation in India.

    南極仙翁慈悲:你們以真誠感動對立的人,就不怕別人說你偏差。

  212. 	

    "Tell the truth, but tell it slant."

    — Emily Dickinson, an American poet.

    “A Curve does not exist in its full power until contrasted with a straight line.”

    — Robert Henri, an American painter and teacher.

    太上老君老子慈悲:曲則全,枉則直,窪則盈,敝則新,少則得,多則惑,是以聖人抱一為天下式。

  213. 	

    “The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

    — Robertson Davies, a Canadian novelist and playwright.

    “He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.”

    — William Blake, an English painter, poet and printmaker.

    吉祥童子慈悲:眼睛是觀看自己,不是看別人。

  214. 	

    “Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    “Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    濟公活佛慈悲:當下即行即是「真」。

  215. 	

    "Life comes full circle."

    — Tracey Gold, an American actress and former child star.

    "Don't reinvent the wheel, just realign it."

    — Anthony J. D'Angelo, an American writer.

    活佛老師慈悲:無形當中我們的智慧已經開始轉動,法輪開始在動。

  216. 	

    "Be yourself. The world worships the original."

    — Ingrid Bergman, a Swedish actress.

    “Set your mind on a definite goal and observe how quickly the world stands aside to let you pass.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    濟公活佛慈悲:你用心,老天一定助你。

  217. 	

    “Imagination means nothing without doing.”

    — Charles Chaplin, a world-renowned comic actor.

    “Nothing ever becomes real 'til it is experienced.”

    — John Keats, an English Romantic poet.

    活佛師尊慈悲:這是經驗,沒有人一生出來就是會縫衣服的。

  218. 	

    “Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    “You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down.”

    — Charles Chaplin, a world-renowned comic actor.

    濟公活佛慈悲:移山反掌,只在一信;地獄天堂,確乎一念。

  219. 	

    “To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.”

    — Aristotle, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    南屏濟公慈悲:批評和分別帶來的是敵對,會讓人生愈來愈貧瘠;讚美與包容得到是友善,能讓心靈愈來愈富足。

  220. 	

    "You can't play a symphony alone, it takes an orchestra to play it."

    — Navjot Singh Sidhu, a former Indian cricketer.

    "It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself."

    — Johann Sebastian Bach, a German composer and musician.

    南屏濟公慈悲:記住喔!為師非常在意一件事情,就是「和諧」,道場一定要和諧,道務才能夠辦得開。和諧,不是要求別人和諧,而是要從自己把那種和諧做出來。

  221. 	

    "Vanity is my favourite sin."

    — Al Pacino, an American actor.

    "By that sin fell the angels."

    — William Shakespeare, an English playwright and poet.

    "The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity."

    — Miguel de Cervantes, a Spanish poet and playwright.

    活佛老師慈悲:修道不在名權位,不在是與非,不在宮殿多聳巍,而在自心能回歸。

  222. 	

    “Life is your art. An open, aware heart is your camera. A oneness with your world is your film. Your bright eyes and easy smile is your museum.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer.

    "Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."

    — Roger Babson, an entrepreneur and business theorist.

    活佛老師慈悲:青天懸明鏡,白日耀當前,眼下觀即是,入聖了凡間。

  223. 	

    "The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through."

    — Edna St. Vincent Millay, an American lyrical poet and playwright.

    "The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart."

    — St. Jerome, an Illyrian Latin Christian priest.

    南極仙翁慈悲:善人知者如明鏡,善自知者如蚌鏡,鏡以曜明故信於人,蚌以含珠故內照。

  224. 	

    "Colors must fit together as pieces in a puzzle or cogs in a wheel."

    — Hans Hofmann, a German-born American abstract expressionist painter.

    "The wheel is come full circle."

    — William Shakespeare, an English playwright and poet.

    亞聖孟老夫子慈悲:萬物皆備於我矣,反身而誠,樂莫大焉。

  225. 	

    “The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.”

    — Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States.

    “Saying nothing sometimes says the most.”

    — Emily Dickinson, an American poet.

    “The world is quiet here.”

    — Daniel Handler, an American author.

    太上老君老子慈悲:多言數窮,不如守中。

  226. 	

    “Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle.”

    — Charles Lewis Carroll, an English writer and mathematician.

    "Our whole life is solving puzzles."

    — Erno Rubik, a Hungarian inventor of Rubik's Cube.

    "The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity."

    — Douglas Horton, an American Protestant clergyman.

    仙佛慈悲:趙州八十猶行腳,只為心頭未悄然;及至歸來無一事,始知空費草鞋錢。

  227. 	

    “In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.”

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher.

    "Pay the thunder no mind - listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody."

    — Eubie Blake, an American composer and lyricist.

    “I would like to paint the way a bird sings.”

    — Claude Monet, a founder of French Impressionist painting.

    南極仙翁、濟公活佛慈悲:當下如是無死生,菩提本清淨,顛倒真妄見已盡,根塵心法物空。

  228. 	

    “The power is in the balance: we are our injuries, as much as we are our successes.”

    — Barbara Kingsolver, an American novelist, essayist and poet.

    “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:意氣平和,恍行光天麗日之下;心體澄澈,如在明鏡止水之中。

  229. 	

    "To know oneself, one should assert oneself."

    — Albert Camus, a French author, journalist, and philosopher.

    "Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand."

    — Lakhdar Brahimi, an Algerian United Nations diplomat.

    濟公活佛慈悲:肯定自己,也要尊重別人;有主意還不夠,還要能圓融。

  230. 	

    “No man is poor who has a Godly mother.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “Whatever you are, be a good one.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    述聖子思夫子慈悲:天命之謂性,率性之謂道,修道之謂教。

  231. 	

    "Light is the symbol of truth."

    — James Russell Lowell, an American Romantic poet.

    "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."

    — Edith Wharton, a novelist, writer, and designer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:鏡子者,修道人也;陽光者,天賜也,故修道者,要心地一片光明,才能「迴向」。

  232. 	

    "Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror."

    — Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet.

    "To love beauty is to see light."

    — Victor Hugo, a French poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:人,就好像一面鏡子,你對他笑,他一定會對你笑,你對他好,他自然會對你好。

  233. 	

    “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”

    — Charles Dickens, an English writer and novelist.

    活佛老師慈悲:你們要抓住心頭,才是真正平等。

  234. 	

    "Conscience is a man's compass."

    — Vincent Van Gogh, a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin.

    "To lovers of the truth, nothing can be put before God and hope in Him."

    — Saint Basil, a Greek bishop and theologian.

    濟公活佛慈悲:求佛不如求自己,先把你自己的心撫平。你的心不能解脫,求佛也無益!所謂「聖人求心不求佛,愚人求佛不求心」,其意即此以。

    文殊菩薩慈悲:說食終不飽,說衣不免寒,飽喫須是飯,著衣方免寒,不解審思量,只道求佛難,迴心即是佛,莫向外頭看。

  235. 	

    “Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.”

    — Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    "When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat."

    — Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States.

    西湖瘋僧濟公慈悲:我們把自己的燈點亮,要讓它變得很亮很亮,可以照耀整個世界,讓別人走路也不跌倒。

  236. 	

    “What wisdom can you find greater than kindness?”

    — Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a Genevan philosopher.

    “I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.”

    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a influential musician and composer of the Classical era.

    “I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.”

    — D.H. Lawrence, an English novelist and poet.

    濟公和尚慈悲:不管別人好不好,不管別人對不對,我們自己要做對,不管別人是真是假,不管別人是正是邪,我們的內心要存著天理良心,存著濟世救人,那你就是佛,你這個佛行得真,就是「在世活佛」。

  237. 	

    “I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    “In the faces of men and women, I see God.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    “I am large, I contain multitudes.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:能充實內德,謂之富;能實行外德,謂之貴;有能力濟人,謂之福。

  238. 	

    "Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are."

    — Alfred Austin, an English poet.

    “It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning.”

    — Vincent van Gogh, a Dutch post-Impressionist painter.

    小鹿童、小鶴童慈悲:我們要去耕耘我們的心田,我們的心中都有一塊田地,看你怎麼耕耘,因為萬法由心生,下地獄也是這個心,上天堂也是這個心。修道修心,要去掉心中的無明草,才可以開智慧花。

  239. 	

    “I don’t know where I am going, but I am on my way.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door.”

    — Emily Dickinson, an American poet.

    "You can always pick up your needle and move to another groove."

    — Timothy Leary, an American psychologist and writer.

    八仙呂大仙慈悲:善道從之不厭倦,自有收穫滿心田;種瓜得瓜豆得豆,望眾賢士握機先。

  240. 	

    “Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    觀音大士慈悲:心好命就好,念正運自通,改命運不如改念頭,念頭革除清淨,順天而行,自然鴻運亨通。

  241. 	

    “Two souls with but a single thought,
    Two hearts that beat as one!”

    — John Keats, an English poet.

    “It keeps eternal whisperings around desolate shores.”

    — John Keats, an English poet.

    “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.”

    — John Keats, an English poet.

    亞聖孟老夫子慈悲:仁也者,人也。合而言之,道也;夫道,一而已矣。

    玄覺永嘉大師慈悲:自從認得曹溪路,了知生死不相關,行亦禪,坐亦禪,語默動靜體安然。

  242. 	

    "It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges."

    — Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

    "In a dark time, the eye begins to see."

    — Cavett Robert, an American professional speaker.

    "One eye sees, the other feels."

    — Paul Klee, a Swiss German painter.

    “Love comes in at the eye.”

    — W.B. Yeats, an Irish poet.

    南海古佛慈悲:千手千眼觀世音菩薩是「一眼觀時千眼觀,一手動時千手動」。

  243. 	

    “All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.”

    — W.B. Yeats, an Irish poet.

    “If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “...I'm looking for the face I had, before the world was made...”

    — W.B. Yeats, an Irish poet.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:能夠人是人非皆放下,回到最初原點即是故家。

  244. 	

    "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    仙佛慈悲:事能知足心常泰,人到無求品自高。

  245. 	

    “Things fall apart; the center cannot hold...”

    — W.B. Yeats, an Irish poet.

    “Two is company, four is a party, three is a crowd. One is a wanderer.”

    — James Thurber, an American cartoonist and author.

    "I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society."

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    太上老君老子慈悲:道生一,一生二,二生三,三生萬物;道之為物,惟恍惟惚。

  246. 	

    "The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude."

    — Aldous Huxley, an English writer.

    "Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone."

    — Paul Tillich, a German American Christian existentialist philosopher and theologian.

    "I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American author, poet and philosopher.

    "Solitude is the place of purification."

    — Martin Buber, an Austrian-born Israeli Jewish philosopher.

    玄覺永嘉大師慈悲:常獨行,常獨步,達者同遊涅槃路。

    詩佛王維慈悲:興來每獨往,勝事空自知。

  247. 	

    "The best thinking has been done in solitude."

    — Thomas A. Edison, an American inventor and businessman.

    “One can acquire everything in solitude except character.”

    — Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle), a 19th-century French writer.

    "To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person."

    — Bruce Lee, a Hong Kong American martial artist and action film actor.

    南海古佛慈悲:終日在家枯坐,豈能成聖、成佛?走入人群,服務眾生,廣結善緣,渡眾離苦。

    濟公活佛慈悲:這叫做了解的人,才是應該服務眾生、體恤眾生。

  248. 	

    "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."

    — Helen Keller, a world-famous deaf-blind speaker, author and philanthropist.

    "Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think."

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist, poet and philosopher.

    關聖帝君慈悲:真道真考古難移,有情無情試根基;美玉經琢方成器,堅心方能步雲梯。

  249. 	

    “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    “To long a sacrifice can make a stone of a heart.”

    — W.B. Yeats, an Irish poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:衝得過逆境,才能學到本領;經得起考驗,才能擔當大任。

  250. 	

    “There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.”

    — Ansel Adams, an American photographer.

    “There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.”

    — Niccolò Machiavelli, an Italian politician and philosopher during the Renaissance.

    歡喜童子慈悲:修道是自己的事,你自己一定要認清自己,對於你要走的這條路,你一定要認清楚,這樣你才能夠到達目的地。

  251. 	

    “It's on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly.”

    — Claude Monet, a founder of French Impressionist painting.

    "There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger."

    — Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet and mystic.

    詩佛王維慈悲:月明松下房櫳靜,日出雲中雞犬喧。

  252. 	

    “I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness.”

    — Frédéric Chopin, a Polish composer and pianist.

    “Be empty of worrying.
    Think of who created thought!
    Why do you stay in prison,
    When the door is so wide open?”

    — Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet and mystic.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:修道最快樂,如人飲水,冷暖自知,心態如果沒有走偏,自然會快樂。

  253. 	

    “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    "When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost."

    — Billy Graham, an American Christian evangelist.

    "Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."

    — Bruce Lee, a Hong Kong American martial artist and action film actor.

    亞聖孟老夫子慈悲:得志,與民由之;不得志,獨行其道;富貴不能淫,貧賤不能移,威武不能屈,此之謂大丈夫。

  254. 	

    “Optimists enrich the present, enhance the future, challenge the improbable and attain the impossible.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    “Happiness is found in doing, not merely possessing.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    “It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not the possession of but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment.”

    — Carl Friedrich Gauss, a German mathematician.

    南極老仙翁慈悲:有智慧的人總是懂得把握當下所擁有的。 老母說過一句話:「多行才有經驗、才有智慧。」

  255. 	

    "No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music."

    — Billie Holiday, an American jazz singer and songwriter.

    “Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty.
    I see a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be.”

    — George Carlin, an American comedian and writer.

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:色類自有道,各不相妨惱。

  256. 	

    "The shortest distance between two points is a straight line."

    — Archimedes, an ancient Greek mathematician and physicist.

    “We were together. I forget the rest.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    南華真人莊周夫子慈悲:天地與我並生,萬物與我為一。

    述聖子思夫子慈悲:萬物並育而不相害,道並行而不相悖。

  257. 	

    “I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”

    — Oprah Winfrey, an American talk show host.

    八仙藍采和慈悲:我們要隱惡揚善,把人家不好的事情放下,他有甚麼好處提出來,你就是有智慧的人。

  258. 	

    “Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    "The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less."

    — Eldridge Cleaver, a American writer and political activist.

    "Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves."

    — Anaïs Nin, a Chinese-American author.

    “Myself I must remake.”

    — W.B. Yeats, an Irish poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:修道途中無所謂別人考你,說穿了都是自己考自己,而自己最大的敵人,就是自己,若能戰勝自己,必能通過千魔萬考。

  259. 	

    “Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”

    — Mattie J.T. Stepanek, a American teen poet.

    “I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot; together we can do great things.”

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    鍾離權大仙慈悲:吾等八仙雖各有不同的人事歷練,但我們依然能和合共辦共修,才有今日的「八仙」美談!

    南極仙翁慈悲:雖各顯神通,但更要「同心同德」。

  260. 	

    “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky."

    — Rabindranath Tagore, an Indian poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:只要肯去做,心存善良去努力,也不必在乎事情的得失成敗,只要盡人事聽天命就可以了。

  261. 	

    “The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “The more I live, the more I regret how little i know.”

    — Claude Monet, a founder of French Impressionist painting.

    "I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing."

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    太上老君老子慈悲:知,不知,上;不知,知,病。夫唯病病,是以不病。聖人不病,以其病病,是以不病。

  262. 	

    “I tell my piano the things I used to tell you.”

    — Frédéric Chopin, a Polish composer and pianist.

    “Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.”

    — Ludwig van Beethoven, a German composer and pianist.

    "Most things in music go full circle eventually."

    — Simon Cowell, an English television music and talent competition judge.

    濟公活佛慈悲:無弦妙音送仙調,知一真神配天高,朗月平空遍宇照,頓明即超九重霄。

  263. 	

    "There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated."

    — Charles Dickens, an English writer and novelist.

    “You speak an infinite deal of nothing.”

    — William Shakespeare, an English playwright and poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:弦外無音乃真音,言中無言是真言。

  264. 	

    “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.”

    — Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philologist and philosopher.

    “Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!”

    — William Shakespeare, an English playwright and poet.

    南屏道濟慈悲:昨日之非不可留,若留則復萌不休,終累根由;今日之是當潛修,知修則源清流遠,揚開世上塵垢。

  265. 	

    “Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    濟公和尚慈悲:西方果位人間證,即知即行不遲延;修道無分快和慢,當下肯行即賢男。

  266. 	

    “Black holes are where God divided by zero.”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    “The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.”

    — Warren Buffett, a noted American investor.

    鍾離大仙慈悲:一日空,一生愁,一回頭,一解脫。

  267. 	

    “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”

    — Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

    “When I am with you, we stay up all night.
    When you're not here, I can't go to sleep.
    Praise God for those two insomnias!
    And the difference between them.”

    — Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet and mystic.

    南極仙翁慈悲:人總是「有一好,沒有兩好」,就是因為有一點缺點,才會成為人、才要修,所以咱們要學著「看人家好的,容忍人家的缺點」。

  268. 	

    “Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “...if you live feeling like
    Your glass is half empty, well,
    It may as well be empty all the way.”

    — Mattie J.T. Stepanek, a American teen poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:什麼叫「溝通」?把你的問題和別人的問題拿出來,互相切磋琢磨,生出求新求進的空間,這才達到彼此的共識,才叫做「溝通」。

  269. 	

    “I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “I am only an average man, but by George, I work harder at it than the average man.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    活佛師尊慈悲:不要小看那些平凡的人,雖然他們沒什麼出色的地方,但他的心最真、最誠的。

  270. 	

    “Now I'd like someone to tell me there is no drama in real life!”

    — Alexandre Dumas, père, a French noted author.

    “Life is a shipwreck but we must remember to sing in the lifeboats.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    仙佛慈悲:生命不能重來,卻是能夠重新;如果你改過了,就可以重新做人。

  271. 	

    “No opinion is worth burning your neighbor for.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    "Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand, do so. If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers, and let them go their own way."

    — Swami Vivekananda, an Indian Hindu monk.

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:若言下相應,即共論佛義;若實不相應,合掌令歡喜。

  272. 	

    "If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    "We are all alike, on the inside."

    — Mark Twain, an American author and humorist.

    靈妙天尊慈悲:用同理心為別人著想,沒有不和諧的人際關係,沒有不美滿的家庭,更沒有不進步的道場。

  273. 	

    “I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.”

    — Meryl Streep, an American actress.

    濟公活佛慈悲:清湯素齋一樣營養,何用殺害同胞手足?一顆慈悲心、同理心對待。

  274. 	

    "The opposite of anger is not calmness, it's empathy."

    — Mehmet Oz, an American cardiothoracic surgeon, author, and television personality.

    “No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    活佛師尊慈悲:笑口常開去關心別人,能夠以同理心去關心別人,那你會算是有人緣的人,則有緣的人會更多,緣份也會更廣,那你的人生才會更精采!

  275. 	

    “...remember that what has once been done may be done again.”

    — Alexandre Dumas, père, a French noted author.

    “Or, rather, let us be more simple and less vain.”

    — Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a Genevan French philosopher.

    "Once in a while the simple things work right off."

    — Phil Gallagher, an American presenter and sports reporter.

    濟公和尚慈悲:我們做人要愈簡單愈好,愈簡單,事情才會愈明瞭,你看得愈複雜,事情愈糊塗。

  276. 	

    “Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    "Nature does not proceed in a straight line, it is rather a sprawling development."

    — Robert Smithson, an American artist.

    “If you've got them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    述聖子思夫子慈悲:其次致曲,曲能有誠;唯天下至誠,為能化。

  277. 	

    “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    "Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend."

    — Jewel, an American singer-songwriter.

    “He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    "Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom."

    — Francis Bacon, an English philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:以溫柔對待倔強,以寬厚對待刻薄,以熱情對待冷酷,以沉默對待謠言。

  278. 	

    “Being unable to make people more reasonable, I preferred to be happy away from them.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “Comparison is the thief of joy.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    濟公活佛慈悲:遇到任何事情「不計較、多微笑」。

  279. 	

    “The face is a picture of the mind with the eyes as its interpreter.”

    — Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Stoic philosopher.

    "Each one of them is Jesus in disguise."

    — Mother Teresa, beatified saint by the Vatican.

    活佛恩師慈悲:「相由心生」你今天是佛、是菩薩,你看每一個人都很和藹、很慈悲、很善良、很有慧根,如果我們今天心裡帶著成見,你看什麼都不順眼。

  280. 	

    “I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.”

    — Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

    “Paradise is where I am.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    月慧師母慈悲:唉,不如不來也不去,亦無煩惱亦無悲!

  281. 	

    “The most exquisite pleasure is giving pleasure to others.”

    — Jean de La Bruyère, a French philosopher and moralist.

    “Sincerity is never having an idea of oneself.”

    — Nadine Gordimer, a South African writer.

    活佛師尊慈悲:只要存大愛,就會無私又無我。

  282. 	

    “Believe you can and you're halfway there.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    “Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    太子師兄慈悲:只要願意自我突破、自我挑戰,天下沒有做不到的事、突不破的困難,要對自己有信心,要自信充滿才能夠發揮最大的力量。

  283. 	

    “Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.”

    — Jonathan Swift, an Anglo-Irish satirist and clergyman.

    “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    濟公活佛慈悲:要有什麼樣的人生,端看存有什麼樣的心念。

  284. 	

    "Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart."

    — Joseph Cook, an Australian politician.

    "I don't believe in failure. It is not failure if you enjoyed the process."

    — Oprah Winfrey, an American talk show host.

    “All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet and philosopher.

    南屏濟公慈悲:好的開始謹慎念,過程之中嚐甘甜;自得其樂掃煩惱,效聖法賢如神仙。

  285. 	

    “How puzzling all these changes are! I'm never sure what I'm going to be, from one minute to another.”

    — Lewis Carroll, an English writer and mathematician.

    “Everyone ends up moving alone towards the self.”

    — Nadine Gordimer, a South African writer.

    “My answer is: Recognize yourself in others.”

    — Nadine Gordimer, a South African writer.

    三天主考慈悲:主誠主敬奉道大,無人無我無私偏,考究道脈一氣貫,成聖成賢睿智選。

  286. 	

    “There are only three events in a man's life; birth, life and death; he is not conscious of being born, he dies in pain and he forgets to live.”

    — Jean de La Bruyère, a French philosopher and moralist.

    “The best doctors in the world are Doctor Diet, Doctor Quiet, and Doctor Merryman.”

    — Jonathan Swift, an Anglo-Irish satirist and clergyman.

    太上老君老子慈悲:我有三寶,持而保之~一曰慈,二曰儉,三曰不敢為天下先。

  287. 	

    “Love truth, but pardon error.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    活佛師尊慈悲:對真理,要有追求的熱誠;對同修,要有平等的觀念。

  288. 	

    “I am a part of everything that I have read.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    “Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    白水聖帝慈悲:一個讀書的人,遇著困難,如忘記了書中的師父,而只訴諸自己的意氣和偏見,那就等於沒有讀書。

  289. 	

    “The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.”

    — Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist.

    “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”

    — Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist.

    吉祥童子慈悲:修道環境再困難,希望不要放棄修行這條路,它是回家唯一的一條路,所以再苦都要學習忍耐放下。

  290. 	

    “I talk to God but the sky is empty.”

    — Sylvia Plath, an American poet.

    “We should meet in another life, we should meet in air, me and you.”

    — Sylvia Plath, an American poet.

    “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery — air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy.””

    — Sylvia Plath, an American poet.

    三祖僧燦大師慈悲:欲知兩段,元是一空;一空同兩,齊含萬象。

  291. 	

    "Character develops itself in the stream of life."

    — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a German writer and statesman.

    “Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”

    — George Washington, the first President of the United States.

    “Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.”

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese poet.

    南屏濟公慈悲:修者何為主副?品格道德,視為主修;己立立人、服務人群則為副修。

  292. 	

    “Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook.”

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    “Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill.”

    — Warren Buffett, a noted American investor.

    龍女慈悲:信心要從自己內心發出,不要受別人影響。你的心敞開了,肯定自己、肯定自己的生命、肯定你的未來。

  293. 	

    “We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “The best is the enemy of good.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:修道沒有最好,只有更好。

  294. 	

    "The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up."

    — William Hazlitt, an English writer.

    "You don't have to reinvent the wheel every day. Today you will do what you did yesterday, and tomorrow you will do what you did today. Eventually you will get somewhere."

    — Chuck Close, an American painter and photographer.

    李鐵拐大仙慈悲:修道應時時求進步,所謂「日就月將」,就是一日比一日更好,明天要比今天更好。

  295. 	

    “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.”

    — William Hazlitt, an English writer.

    “I'm not smart, but I like to observe.
    Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked "why".”

    — William Hazlitt, an English writer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:一切皆要經頭腦細想分析,不要凡事皆點頭稱對,知道嗎?就是仙佛說的也不一定對,仙佛有時出是非題,要大家打「x」你若劃個「○」則不對。你們剛才皆沒有問「為什麼」雖然是很乖,但不能辨別是非,叫人不放心。要知道天這麼廣,地這麼闊,道理只有一個呀!

  296. 	

    “One's work may be finished someday, but one's education never.”

    — Alexandre Dumas, père, a French noted author.

    “Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”

    — Arthur Conan Doyle, a noted English author of Sherlock Holmes.

    活佛師尊慈悲:只要有學習,人生就會很充實。

  297. 	

    “I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.”

    — Sylvia Plath, an American poet.

    “The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure much.”

    — William Hazlitt, an English writer.

    濟公活佛慈悲:你的心若不歇歇,就會跑不動。

  298. 	

    “Presume nothing.”

    — Arthur Conan Doyle, a noted English author of Sherlock Holmes.

    "Your inner knowing is your only true compass."

    — Joy Page, an American actress.

    活佛師尊慈悲:修道人要學習「聰者聽人」,而不是一味地固執;再學習「明者反觀」。

  299. 	

    “When fate hands us a lemon, let's try to make lemonade.”

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    “All human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes.”

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    濟公活佛慈悲:修道一定要改變自己的脾氣毛病,和那個人不好,你更要去他那邊幫辦,不喜歡這個人你更要去渡他。

  300. 	

    "You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb a little."

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    “To a great mind, nothing is little,' remarked Holmes, sententiously.”

    — Arthur Conan Doyle, a noted English author of Sherlock Holmes.

    濟公活佛慈悲:道是用悟的,不是用講的,不是用討論的,自己慢慢去想。

  301. 	

    “Do real and permanent good in this world.”

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    “No man becomes rich unless he enriches others.”

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    濟公老師慈悲:每一個人頭上都要頂著這兩句話 ─ 有功於世,有德於人。

  302. 	

    “If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can tame all.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    "Every cloud has a silver lining."

    — Truth Devour, an Australia writer.

    三祖僧燦大師慈悲:一即一切,一切即一;信心不二,不二信心。

  303. 	

    “Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:己所不欲,勿施於人。

  304. 	

    “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:飯疏食飲水,曲肱而枕之,樂亦在其中矣。不義而富且貴,於我如浮雲。

  305. 	

    “It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    “One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.”

    — Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), a heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:未知生,焉知死?

  306. 	

    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.”

    — Walt Whitman, an American poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:咱們要痌瘝在抱、人飢己飢、人溺己溺;咱們要雪中送炭,這才是真正有慈悲心的人。

  307. 	

    “The hottest love has the coldest end.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    活佛師尊慈悲:有時候人是相當執著的~「我一定要這樣,一定要那樣」。所以要好好想一想,要看透它,為師不是說這些全部都不要,但我們要「看淡」。

  308. 	

    “The human soul needs beauty more than bread.”

    — D.H. Lawrence, an English novelist and poet.

    “Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:君子謀道不謀食。

  309. 	

    “The trouble was, I had been inadequate all along, I simply hadn't thought about it.”

    — Sylvia Plath, an American poet.

    “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:內在的反省,是外在行功的基礎。

  310. 	

    “He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.”

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    “Let him who would move the world first move himself.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:求道後,要試著改變自己的習性,做一個能掌握自己的人。

  311. 	

    “I have no desire to suffer twice, in reality and then in retrospect.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:過去的就讓它過去,把它放下,讓自己每天都有嶄新的一天、全新的自己。

  312. 	

    “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “You never know who's swimming naked until the tide goes out.”

    — Warren Buffett, a noted American investor.

    南極仙翁慈悲:人生的短暫,有錢難買什麼?早知道。人生無常,有錢難買什麼?想不到。

  313. 	

    “When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist.

    “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:學習互相尊重,彼此包容。

  314. 	

    “Do you know whether or not you are in God's grace?
    Joan: If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.”

    — Joan of Arc, a Roman Catholic saint.

    “Act, and God will act.”

    — Joan of Arc, a Roman Catholic saint.

    南極仙翁慈悲:千萬不要小看自己,人怎麼做,天就怎麼撥轉。

  315. 	

    “Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist.

    “It is not the length of life, but the depth.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:每個人的能力無限、潛力無限,只是自己沒發掘,寶山還得自己挖,每個人都有上天賦予的智慧,因此要自己去挖、自己去找,今天想修就去修,想辦就去辦,沒有人能要求你的。

  316. 	

    “True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.”

    — Leo Tolstoy, a Russian novelist.

    太上老君老子慈悲:知者不博,博者不知。

  317. 	

    “I am not afraid... I was born to do this.”

    — Joan of Arc, a Roman Catholic saint.

    “I was born to join in love, not hate - that is my nature.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    活佛老師慈悲:我們皆從天而來,更要做天的事。

  318. 	

    “I pray Thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    “Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it is agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.”

    — Bil Keane, an American cartoonist.

    活佛老師慈悲:歸零,是一種寬恕;歸零,是一種沈澱;歸零,是一種省思;歸零,是一種開始;歸零, 是一種不計舊仇;歸零,是一種給眾生快樂;歸零,是一種付出造就;歸零,是一種反省中的反省。

  319. 	

    “What is God? He is the breath inside the breath.”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    “If you don't break your ropes while you're alive, do you think ghosts will do it after?”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    活佛老師慈悲:生命只在呼吸之間,快樂與痛苦,也只是一個念頭而已。凡事不要想太多,人生就會自在快活。

  320. 	

    “Wherever you are is the entry point.”

    — Kabir, a mystic poet and saint of India.

    “A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    何仙姑大仙慈悲:不管在何地,修道修心地。

    關聖帝君慈悲:直心直受真福,巧計巧來禍因。

  321. 	

    “Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet.

    “The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.”

    — Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Stoic philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:當你時時保有一顆清明的心,才有能力去明辨是非。

  322. 	

    “Good and bad men are each less so than they seem.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet.

    “Be as you wish to seem.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:美醜不待其芬香如蘭綻,兩側無我本只居中。

  323. 	

    “Going to the woods is going home.”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:修真行正。

  324. 	

    “Alone, alone, all, all alone,
    Alone on a wide wide sea!
    And never a saint took pity on
    My soul in agony.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet.

    "Solitude is creativity's best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls."

    — Naomi Judd, an American country music singer.

    張果老大仙慈悲:浪高浪低,水一樣是水;人有苦樂,心一樣是心。那裡來,就從那裡去,癥結都在自己。想得開、化得開就放下、放下了,水依然是水,苦樂也沾不了你的心。

  325. 	

    “Nothing truly wild is unclean.”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    “Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    “Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.”

    — Heraclitus, pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:陶然忘機赤子心胸,抱樸守拙,藏巧放拙。

  326. 	

    "One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    “The unlike is joined together, and from differences results the most beautiful harmony.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    彌勒祖師慈悲:日月對照,二水合一,誰人能曉,誰人能知。

  327. 	

    “Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:學而不思則罔,思而不學則殆。

    活佛老師慈悲:知而不學,為「無緣」;學而不實,為「無份」。

  328. 	

    “What are men? Mortal gods.
    What are gods? Immortal men.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “The waking have one world in common; sleepers have each a private world of his own.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:芸芸的眾生,本是迷失了自性的仙佛啊!快樂的仙佛,本是覺性圓滿了悟的眾生。

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:自性平等,眾生是佛;自性邪險,佛是眾生。

  329. 	

    “The way up is the way down.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “To be evenminded
    is the greatest virtue.
    Wisdom is to speak
    the truth and act
    in keeping with its nature.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    釋迦牟尼佛慈悲:是法平等, 無有高下, 是名阿耨多羅三藐三菩提。

  330. 	

    "To God, everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just."

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    南屏道濟慈悲:原來的我們,即是仙佛菩薩,具足圓滿無礙的大智慧,能夠跳出生死、有無、是非、成敗、貴賤及美醜,種種的對待與執著,而常住光明清靜,瀟灑自在又莊嚴曼妙的極樂淨土。當下如此,無盡的未來,也不會改變。

  331. 	

    "Look the world straight in the eye."

    — Helen Keller, a deaf-blind philanthropist.

    “The world is round.”

    — Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer.

    南極仙翁慈悲:心圓,事事就能圓。如果你的心不圓,看什麼就不圓。

  332. 	

    “Tomorrow is tomorrow.
    Future cares have future cures,
    And we must mind today.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

    — Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

    "Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men."

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:為師希望徒兒都能把握今天、把握當下,活在人世間,做個頂天立地的人,做對這世間有貢獻的事。

  333. 	

    "I searched myself.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Traveling on every path, you will not find the boundaries of soul by going; so deep is its measure.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Travel's greatest purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.”

    — William Hazlitt, an English writer.

    仙佛慈悲:山重重又水重重,透出重重重見功,重重妙意重重意,不管東南西北風。

  334. 	

    "You cannot step into the same river twice."

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “The only thing that is constant is change.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    至聖孔老夫子慈悲:逝者如斯夫,不舍晝夜。

    濟公活佛慈悲:人生一場,沒有停留的景,只有過不去的心。

    不休息菩薩慈悲:那個心是不能休息的。

    六祖慧能大師慈悲:故吾說無常,正是佛說真常之道也。

  335. 	

    “The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our separate ways, I to die, and you to live. Which of these two is better only God knows.”

    — Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher.

    "For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one."

    — Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese poet.

    “We all need to be mocked from time to time, lest we take ourselves too seriously.”

    — George R.R. Martin, an American novelist.

    鍾離權大仙慈悲:余今引你一條路,超生了死還故鄉,不在閻君之管束。浩然長養貫三千,紅蓮能出污泥土,笑看人間,粉墨登場唱一齣。

  336. 	

    "You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

    — Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer.

    "If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends."

    — Enoch Powell, an English politician and poet.

    濟公活佛慈悲:做人要圓融,圓融活潑之後,才能進入「道」中,所以不要執於自己的想法。

  337. 	

    “If you try to cure evil with evil, you will add more pain to your fate.”

    — Sophocles, an ancient Greek poet.

    “The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:如果有了執著,有了愛慾,想要追求而得不到,就會生恨,恨就會有行為的報復,就會造過錯,所以修道要管住自己的心。

  338. 	

    “All things come into being by conflict of opposites.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    "While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change."

    — Max Muller, a German-born philologist and Orientalist.

    “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:徒兒們心量要打開,心量若打開,善惡都可以納入,心若不開,你會看到善的,你也會看到惡的,是不是就落入對待之中,有善必定有惡。善惡之分別,除非居中,站在中間,不善、不惡,才可實證。

  339. 	

    “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.”

    — Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American poet and philosopher.

    “Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet.

    靈妙天尊慈悲:我們有時候有理,但是不用那麼大聲啊!人家說有理才能大聲,這不需要,我們有道理,口氣還是可以緩和一點。

  340. 	

    “Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    “The sun is the width of a human foot.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    六祖慧能大師:善知識!迷人口說,智者心行。

  341. 	

    “You should neither play bad compositions, nor, unless compelled, listen to them.”

    — Robert Schumann, a German composer and musician.

    "Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls."

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    報事靈童慈悲:話要是聽不懂就容易傳錯,傳錯就造成謠言,謠言就造成是非,是非就容易造成考啊!

  342. 	

    “Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.”

    — Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer.

    “Tis not too late to seek a newer world.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “May you live every day of your life.”

    — Jonathan Swift, an Anglo-Irish satirist and clergyman.

    藍采和大仙慈悲:人都有自己習性、稟氣,要慢慢的改變自己,讓自己能夠煥然一新,你所學就是要苟日新、又日新,每天修每天有一點進步,才有所成。

  343. 	

    “The sun is new each day.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Renew thyself completely each day.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    湯之盤銘曰:茍日新,日日新,又日新。

  344. 	

    “If all would play first violin, we could not obtain an orchestra. Therefore esteem every musician in his place.”

    — Robert Schumann, a German composer and musician.

    “When you play, never mind who listens to you.”

    — Robert Schumann, a German composer and musician.

    “Play always as if in the presence of a master.”

    — Robert Schumann, a German composer and musician.

    活佛老師慈悲:真正濟公,是公心一片,理路清明的;祂不管人世的是是非非,只管怎麼樣去通達自性之路。

  345. 	

    “Life is neither good or evil, but only a place for good and evil.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    “Minds differ still more than faces.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:你有所兩心,就有所妄心,有妄心就有慾心,有慾心就會產生無數無數的心。

  346. 	

    “The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Our life is what our thoughts make it.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:修道修觀念,念頭若正,煩惱就沒有了,要越修越快活,不要越修越痛苦。

  347. 	

    “On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, an French writer.

    "Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful."

    — John Wooden, an American basketball player.

    月慧師母慈悲:修道如修塔,「愈高要愈小,高而不危」、「愈大要愈低,滿而不溢」。

  348. 	

    “No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or to get all the credit for doing it.”

    — Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist.

    "Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble."

    — John Madden, a former American football player.

    復聖顏淵夫子慈悲:願無伐善,無施勞。

    濟公活佛慈悲:為師希望徒兒們要養德,德不是口說,德性的好壞,是要讓人去感受的。

  349. 	

    "Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeated all things."

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.”

    — Nadine Gordimer, a South African writer.

    玄覺永嘉大師慈悲:上士一決一切了,中下多聞多不信。

  350. 	

    “It is all one to me where I begin;
    for I shall come back again there.”

    — Parmenides, an ancient Greek philosopher.

    “One thunderbolt strikes root through everything.”

    — Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “I have a room all to myself; it is nature.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:一行三昧、一念三千、一門深入,這是在一起的修行功夫。

  351. 	

    "Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone."

    — Anthony Burgess, an English writer and composer.

    "To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity."

    — William Arthur Ward, an American writer.

    “No mind is thoroughly well-organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet.

    和合二仙慈悲:有道是:「出手不打笑臉人」,這個彌勒法寶打開來,會心一笑,笑世人的愚痴,也笑自己的無知。爭什麼?不服什麼?一笑置之,笑開天下古今愁。

  352. 	

    “This world is but a canvas for our imagination.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    “Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, an French writer.

    活佛師尊慈悲:咱們說大智若愚,有時徒兒們就是太聰明、太計較、太細膩、太會想像了。

  353. 	

    “Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, an French writer.

    “Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, an French writer.

    李鐵拐大仙慈悲:在我們揣測別人的當下,其實也是在傷害自己的心靈。

  354. 	

    “He prayeth best who loveth best, all things both great and small.”

    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge, an English poet.

    “We are constantly invited to be who we are.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    活佛老師慈悲:在靜心中,才能觀照到奇蹟。

  355. 	

    “Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.”

    — Max Muller, a German-born philologist and Orientalist.

    活佛老師慈悲:要有「擇善而從」的智慧,才能走出一條光明的路。

  356. 	

    “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    “It is all one to me.”

    — Parmenides, an ancient Greek philosopher.

    “Keep all your eggs in one basket, but watch that basket closely.”

    — Warren Buffett, a noted American investor.

    活佛老師慈悲:本立而道生,心就是本,常「用心」才能體會道。

  357. 	

    “I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, an French writer.

    “For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    濟公活佛慈悲:別人不相信你,關你什麼事?所以這就是迷,迷住自己,分辨真假唯有自己的心頭。

  358. 	

    "If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music."

    — Thomas Carlyle, a Scottish philosopher.

    “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.”

    — Maria von Trapp, original character of the movie "The Sound of Music".

    濟公活佛慈悲:無弦妙音送仙調,知一真神配天高,朗月平空遍宇照,頓明即超九重霄。

  359. 	

    “My art and profession is to live.”

    — Michel de Montaigne, an French writer.

    “To send light into the darkness of men's hearts, such is the duty of the artist.”

    — Robert Schumann, a German composer and musician.

    南屏道濟慈悲:徒兒們下凡的使命是甚麼呢?濟世救人、渡化眾生。

  360. 	

    “How can you hide from what never goes away?”

    — Heraclitus, pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    述聖子思夫子慈悲:莫見乎隱,莫顯乎微,故君子慎其獨也。

  361. 	

    “Whatever anyone does or says, I must be emerald and keep my colour.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    “Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    南屏濟公慈悲:是沙、是忍耐、是包容;蚌,才有一團圓明,輝映日月的珠光。

  362. 	

    “Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    “Receive without conceit, release without struggle.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    道濟天尊慈悲:命裡有時終須有,命裡無時難有焉,擁有放下功課習,隨緣自在樂無邊。

  363. 	

    “I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.”

    — John Muir, father of the National Parks in the US.

    "Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea."

    — Mikhail Lermontov, a Russian Romantic poet.

    彌勒祖師慈悲:放心處,收心法,來去布袋宜須拋;拋布袋,得自在,動靜自如勝算操。

  364. 	

    “There are two men in me--one lives in the full sense of the word, the other reasons and passes judgment on the first. The first will perhaps take leave of you and the world forever in an hour now; and the second . . . the second?”

    — Mikhail Lermontov, a Russian Romantic poet.

    “It ever was, and is, and shall be, ever-living fire, in measures being kindled and in measures going out.”

    — Heraclitus, pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    "God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger."

    — Heraclitus, pre-Socratic Greek philosopher.

    南極老仙翁、漢鍾離大仙慈悲:若解禪,是非是,費隱之間莫執著,一切盡虛渺。

  365. 	

    "Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places."

    — A. R. Rahman, an Indian singer and songwriter.

    "As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness."

    — Henry David Thoreau, an American poet and philosopher.

    “What we do now echoes in eternity.”

    — Marcus Aurelius, a Stoic philosopher.

    達摩祖師慈悲:萬法歸一,一歸於眾生、歸於道,一就是道;做不出來,行不出來,就不是道。

  366. 	
    	

    “Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it.”

    — Voltaire, a French philosopher.

    “More gold had been mined from the mind of men than the earth it self.”

    — Napoleon Hill, an American author.

    活佛老師慈悲:人人皆是我師。

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