"Only one person in a million becomes enlightened without a teacher's help."
"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."Bodhidharma on Khalil Gibran
"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge."Bodhidharma on Albert Einstein
"If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself."Bodhidharma on Confucius
"You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul."Bodhidharma on Swami Vivekananda
"I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."Bodhidharma on John Steinbeck
"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."