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The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching Quotes

The seed of suffering in you may be strong, but don’t wait until you have no more suffering before allowing yourself to be happy.
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh

Anxiety, the illness of our time, comes primarily from our inability to dwell in the present moment.
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh

Birth is okay and death is okay, if we know that they are only concepts in our mind. Reality transcends both birth and death.
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh

The Three Kinds of Pride are: (1) thinking I am better than the other(s); (2) thinking I am worse than the other(s); and (3) thinking I am just as good as the other(s).
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh

Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh

Usually when we hear or read something new, we just compare it to our own ideas. If it is the same, we accept it and say that it is correct. If it is not, we say it is incorrect. In either case, we learn nothing.
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh

The wave does not need to die to become water. She is already water.
The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching, Thich Nhat Hanh