Excerpts

Four Sayings On Being Timely

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Even ‘bad’ experiences become good
if there are good lessons learnt.
Even ‘good’ experiences becomes bad
if there are no good lessons learnt.

— Shilashanti

In this world, knowing the right moment to fall
is what allows flowers to become their utmost.
It is the same for us.

— Hosokawa Gracia
(Death poem)

There is an appropriate way to do things,
at the appropriate time,
and in the appropriate place.

— Ekiho Miyazaki

For every seven times you run,
you should sit once.

— Zen Saying

It is good to suffer a misfortune
when suffering a misfortune.

— Ryokan

Shunmyo Masuno (Translated By Allison Markin Powell)
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It is better to not suffer a misfortune
when ‘suffering’ a misfortune.

— Shilashanti

Please Be Mindful Of Your Speech, Namo Amituofo!

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