慈濟傳播人文志業基金會
Jing Si Aphorisms

The Buddha says:

It is not the people who resent or hate you…

Your own mind is your worst enemy!

The evil things you do because of your bad thoughts

harm you much more than your enemies.

The worries in your own mind are much more fierce than any enemies outside you. Therefore, you should constantly stay alert. Don’t let your conscience fall asleep.

 

Once your conscience falls asleep, you will start to commit all kinds of evil deeds—killing, stealing, adultery, lying…

Many teachers feel a sense of helplessness in trying to teach their students to be good people.

It is not enough to just educate students. We must also educate the families of these students. Problem students usually come from problem families.

January 2018