"I respectfully urge you who study the mystery, do not pass your days and nights in vain." - Shitou Xiqian

"Going forward in practice is a matter of everydayness." - Eihei Dogen

"To study the Buddha Way is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be actualized by all things." - Eihei Dogen

"Provoked by the question 'What is right here?' the way actualizes and buddha ancestors emerge." - Eihei Dogen

"The essence of zen is: Thank you very much; I have no complaints whatsoever." - Reb Anderson

"I don't want to waste this one precious life." - Sonja Gardenswartz

"It is not that there is no practice or no realization, it is just that they cannot be divided." - Nanyue Huairang