World  Sacred  Scriptures

The wisdom of Guidelines for Being a Good Person

88 quote(s)  | Page 1 / 4




I f we have a question, we should make a note of it. Then ask someone who knows the answer.


quote 8892  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




W e should not, because of our arrogance, harm ourselves by doing something improper. We should not, because of our lack of confidence, give up on ourselves. With effort, we will gradually become a noble person.


quote 8891  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




E ven when in a hurry, we should carefully put our book away. If it is damaged, we should repair it.


quote 8890  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




I f we do not properly care for our writing tools, it shows carelessness. If our words are written sloppily, it shows disrespect.


quote 8889  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




B ooks should be organized and placed on the bookshelves in their proper places. After reading a book, we should put it back where it belongs.


quote 8888  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




I n our studies, we should set a reasonable timetable and then study hard. With enough time and effort, we will thoroughly understand the text.


quote 8887  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




W e should keep our room clean, our desk tidy, and our pens and pencils in their proper places.


quote 8886  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




W hen studying, our mind, eyes, and mouth must be focused on our learning. All three must be wholeheartedly dedicated to learning.


quote 8885  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




I f we are sincere in what we are doing but not acquiring knowledge, we will only be stubbornly following our viewpoints. We will never see the truth.


quote 8884  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




D o not read books that are untruthful or immoral, for these will block our wisdom and undermine our aspirations.


quote 8883  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




W hen reading a book, do not contemplate another. If we have not completed one, do not start another.


quote 8882  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




A fter Doing the Above, the Arts Come Next ???? If we acquire knowledge but do not sincerely apply what we have learned, we will have only increased our conceit. What then will we become?


quote 8881  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 7 




W e should not readily talk about something we have not seen for it may not be the whole truth. We should not readily pass on to others what we do not know for sure.


quote 8880  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




W hen we see the goodness of others, we should encourage ourselves to learn from them. Even if we are far behind them, gradually we will achieve as they have.


quote 8879  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




W hen we see the faults of others, we should reflect on our own behavior. If we have the same fault, correct it. If we do not have this fault, we should always be alert and not make the same mistake.


quote 8878  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




I f we accidentally make a mistake, it is only an error. But if we do it on purpose, it is definitely wrong.


quote 8877  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




I f criticism makes us angry and compliments make us happy, we will attract bad company, while good friends will leave us.


quote 8876  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




W hen our morals, knowledge, and skills are not as good as those of others, we should encourage ourselves to try harder.


quote 8875  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




I f someone asks us to do something and we are not sure whether it is appropriate, we should not carelessly promise. If we do promise to do something [and it is inappropriate], we will be wrong whether we keep or break our promise.


quote 8874  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




I f the clothes we wear and the food we eat are not as good as what others have, do not feel sad.


quote 8873  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




C unning, deceptive speech and foul language should never be used. We should never conduct ourselves in an unruly manner.


quote 8872  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




I t is better to talk a little than chat too much. Tell the truth; do not speak insincerely.


quote 8871  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




I f we correct our faults and mistakes and do not repeat them, then they will cease. But if we try to cover them up, we will be doubly wrong.


quote 8870  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




B eing Trustworthy ? When we speak, honesty counts the most. Deceit and lies are unacceptable.


quote 8869  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 




S ome people like to gossip and comment about the faults or good points of others. But if something does not concern us, we should not get involved.


quote 8868  |   Guidelines for Being a Good Person
Guidelines for Being a Good Person, Pure Land Translation Team, Chapter 4 



Page:  1 |2 | 3 | 4





Follow the daily quotes on


World Sacred Scriptures
The Dhammapada
The Diamond sutra and the Heart Sutra
The Bible
Corpus Hermetica
The Bhagavad Gita
The Laws of Manu
The Upanishads
The Holy Koran (External Link)
The Zohar (External Link)
Shri Guru Granth Sahib
The Avesta
The Writings of Bahullh
Apocrypha of the Bible
The Dao De Jing
Tibetan Book of the Dead



Quotes from the World Religion


God Love All Beings





Scriptures 360

Bahai 360
Buddhism 360
Christianity 360
Hinduism 360
Islam 360
Jainism 360
Judaism 360
Sickhim 360
Taoism 360
Zoroastrism 360




Quotes by sacred scriptures




Quotes by authors




Quotes by schools of thought




Quotes by subjects




Search quotes by keywords
:

: