"A Buddha is someone who finds freedom in good fortune and bad."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Bodhidharma on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Bodhidharma on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Bodhidharma on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Bodhidharma on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Bodhidharma on Mahatma Gandhi
"The ignorant mind, with its infinite afflictions, passions, and evils, is rooted in the three poisons. Greed, anger, and delusion."
"And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment."
"Life and death are important. Don't suffer them in vain."
"Buddhas move freely through birth and death, appearing and disappearing at will."
"All the suffering and joy we experience depend on conditions."