The tighter you squeeze, the less you have.
Hide your body in the Big Dipper.
The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences.
Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.
The best leaders of all, the people know not they exist. They turn to each other and say We did it ourselves.
The obstacle is the path.
Do not seek the truth, only cease to cherish your opinions.
If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life -- after that you cannot be deceived.
Learning Zen is a phenomenon of gold and dung. Before you understand it, it's like gold; after you understand it, it's like dung.
In studying the way, realizing it is hard; once you have realized it, preserving it is hard. When you can preserve it, putting it into practice is hard.