One snowflake falling on a burning furnace.
Seek satori within yourself! Where else?
No ugliness in a loved child.
From outside the shoes, to scratch where you itch.
One blind man leads many blind men Into the fire hole hand in hand.
Cast away Dharma, Not to mention non-Dharma.
Angry waves: not so dangerous as man's mind.
Ten thousand laws end in One : Don't stick to that, either!
Not flattered by praise, not hurt by blame.
The Billion Worlds, a bubble on the sea; All Buddhas and Patriarchs, a flash of lightning.
Where no Buddha, the Buddha works.
All things that exist are like a dream, a phantom, a bubble, a reflection; they are like dew or lightning; thus should you view them.
Fire is hot; water, cold.
Ordinary mind is the Way.
A smiling face offers mercy; A troubled mind contains vicious poison.
Teaching beyond teaching; No leaning on words and letters.
He dies, I die - Where can we meet?
What is the color of the wind? Where does the rain come from?
Watch all sentient beings with merciful eyes.
Merciful words come out of the merciful mouth.
Need fire? Best strike a flint. Water? Dig a well.
Heaven, earth, and I: the same root. Everything and I: one thing.
Watch your own steps!
Killing or vivifying is in these hands.
No good thought, no evil thought.
Go a thousand miles not moving a foot!
Much understand, much problem. Little understand, little problem. Complete DON'T KNOW, no problem.
From the origins nothing exists.
Rich food doesn't tempt the man who has eaten.
Day after day a very good day: Winds come and trees bow.
Spring opens a hundred flowers — for whom?
Walking is Zen; sitting, too.
Spring comes: grass grows.
Meeting Sakyamuni, kill him! Meeting Bodhidharma, kill him, too!
Pictured rice cakes dissolve hunger?
Everything is true just as it is: Why dislike it? Why hate?
Sitting motionless, nothing happening — Spring coming, grass growing.
However priceless, a piece of gold In the eye is nothing but grit.
A hungry dog bites a dry bone.
Reach for it, and you'll miss; let it loose, and it'll follow.
The man who's drunk water Knows if it's cool or warm.
Once you preach, the point is gone.
Open your mouth— instantly wrong; Move your tongue— against the truth.
With the slightest yes and no, Mind is lost in confusion.
Never comparable to anything: How can I preach it?
It rains: the earth wet.
To call heaven earth makes it earth? To name earth heaven makes it heaven?
Worldly passions inseparable from satori.
When cold say cold; When hot say hot.
Produce Mind Without attachment to anything.