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Discipline is creating the situation.

Shunryu Suzuki

Everything is perfect and there is always room for improvement.

Shunryu Suzuki

If you cannot bow to Buddha, you cannot be a Buddha. It is arrogance.

Shunryu Suzuki

If you think your body and mind are two, that is wrong; if you think that they are one, that is also wrong. Our body and mind are both two and one.

Shunryu Suzuki

If your mind is empty, it is ready for anything. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind there are few.

Shunryu Suzuki

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.

Shunryu Suzuki

Preparing food is not just about yourself and others. It is about everything!

Shunryu Suzuki

The world is its own magic.

Shunryu Suzuki

There is no need to have a deep understanding of Zen.

Shunryu Suzuki

We must exist right here, right now!

Shunryu Suzuki

When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.

Shunryu Suzuki

When you understand one thing through and through, you understand everything.

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

Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. 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

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