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10 Zen Quotes and Proverbs

by Ina Jürgens - Freelance Writer

Ten of the most famous Zen Proverbs that will make you reflect.

  1. When the pupil is ready to learn, a teacher will appear.
  2. Let go or be dragged.
  3. Student says. "I am very discouraged, what should I do?" Master say. "Encourage others"
  4. When you reach the top, keep climbing.
  5. Knock on the sky and listen to the sound.
  6. The world is like a mirror you see? Smile and your friends smile back.
  7. We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
  8. When the character of a man is not clear to you, look at his friends.
  9. You will not be punished for your anger; you will be punished by your anger.
  10. Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes, it obstructs your vision.
published: 12/09/2014

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