Quotation Explorer - 'Shunryu Suzuki'

In your big mind, everything has the same value...In your practice you should accept everything as it is, giving to each thing the same respect given to a Buddha. Here there is Buddhahood - Shunryu Suzuki
Christopher McCandless:"I will miss you too, but you are wrong if you think that the joy of life comes principally from the joy of human relationships. God's place is all around us, it is in everything and in anything we can experience. People just need to change the way they look at things. - Shunryu Suzuki
In zazen, leave your front door and your back door open. Let thoughts come and go. Just don't serve them tea. - Shunryu Suzuki
Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer. - Shunryu Suzuki
In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities. In the expert's mind there are few. - Shunryu Suzuki
In your very imperfections you will find the basis for your firm, way-seeking mind. - Shunryu Suzuki
We sit to express our true nature - Shunryu Suzuki
Whereever you are, you are one with the clouds and one with the sun and the stars you see. You are one with everything. That is more true than I can say, and more true than you can hear. - Shunryu Suzuki
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