Seek satori within yourself! Where else?
Much understand, much problem. Little understand, little problem. Complete DON'T KNOW, no problem.
Rich food doesn't tempt the man who has eaten.
Spring opens a hundred flowers — for whom?
One snowflake falling on a burning furnace.
Walking is Zen; sitting, too.
He dies, I die - Where can we meet?
Merciful words come out of the merciful mouth.
Not flattered by praise, not hurt by blame.
Produce Mind Without attachment to anything.
Where no Buddha, the Buddha works.
Worldly passions inseparable from satori.
Watch all sentient beings with merciful eyes.
Reach for it, and you'll miss; let it loose, and it'll follow.
A smiling face offers mercy; A troubled mind contains vicious poison.
When cold say cold; When hot say hot.
The man who's drunk water Knows if it's cool or warm.
Need fire? Best strike a flint. Water? Dig a well.
Ten thousand laws end in One : Don't stick to that, either!
Everything is true just as it is: Why dislike it? Why hate?
Meeting Sakyamuni, kill him! Meeting Bodhidharma, kill him, too!
Ordinary mind is the Way.
Day after day a very good day: Winds come and trees bow.
Killing or vivifying is in these hands.
Go a thousand miles not moving a foot!
No ugliness in a loved child.
Open your mouth— instantly wrong; Move your tongue— against the truth.
Watch your own steps!
One blind man leads many blind men Into the fire hole hand in hand.
Seeking words, chasing phrases: When do you have time for satori?
To call heaven earth makes it earth? To name earth heaven makes it heaven?
The Billion Worlds, a bubble on the sea; All Buddhas and Patriarchs, a flash of lightning.
With the slightest yes and no, Mind is lost in confusion.
Never comparable to anything: How can I preach it?
Once you preach, the point is gone.
What is the color of the wind? Where does the rain come from?
All things that exist are like a dream, a phantom, a bubble, a reflection; they are like dew or lightning; thus should you view them.
A hungry dog bites a dry bone.
Cast away Dharma, Not to mention non-Dharma.
However priceless, a piece of gold In the eye is nothing but grit.
Angry waves: not so dangerous as man's mind.
From outside the shoes, to scratch where you itch.
It rains: the earth wet.
Heaven, earth, and I: the same root. Everything and I: one thing.
Teaching beyond teaching; No leaning on words and letters.
Spring comes: grass grows.
Fire is hot; water, cold.
From the origins nothing exists.
Sitting motionless, nothing happening — Spring coming, grass growing.
No good thought, no evil thought.