101.Jealousy reflects an ugly soul.
102.A mind bent on comparison is a mind bent on wickedness.
103.Vanity is as a cancer cell of life.
104.Complaining is a poisoned arrow.
105.Selfishness is the source of trouble and is a primary pass to hell.
106. Anger is the source of all diseases and is like chronic poisoning one’s self.
107. Anger is an emotional cyclone; to get angry is to get hurt.
108. Laziness is a parasite’s consciousness.
109.Gratitude is the first element to sublimate LIFE.
110. Selflessness is the pass to heaven.
111.Giving and dedicating are the best ways to accumulate treasure in the heaven.
112.Money, power, position, fame, and beauty are the devil’s bait.
113.The more things you possess, the more trouble you will also possess.
114. Health, calmness, joy, contentment, and peace are rewards from the Greatest Creator.
115.You can own nothing and yet have everything.
116.Honesty is the best policy.
117.Once the roots are established, the way will grow therefrom.
118.If one can achieve a body and soul of integrity through self-improving and self-refining, then they can have real spirit and great talent and virtue concentrated within themself.
119. Keeping one’s faith is the first priority in life; breaking one’s word is criminal.
120.Being negative is like cutting one’s own and other people’s arteries to release blood.
121. Repentance is an effective way to purify the soul and also a cure to eliminate negative karma.
122.Praying has incredible supernatural power – pray more when you cannot realize your beautiful ideal because you feel trapped by your surroundings.
123.Being cold is a sign of lacking vigor and vitality, and those who lack enthusiasm and passion cannot do great things.
124.Greed is a psychological disease.
125.Arrogance is a devil’s quality.
126.Stubbornness is a symbol of rigid thinking.
127.Truth cannot be found in debates and arguments.
128.Cheating is criminal.
129.Suspicion is psychological perversion.
130.Hate is like poisoning yourself and others.
131.Cursing is wizardry and the cursor will become a demon, so do not curse no matter how angry you become.
132. Hate ruins us.
133.Weak spots with defects are the most vulnerable to injury.
134. Praise shows the richness of one’s soul.
135.Belittling others shows the ugliness of one’s soul.
136.Humbleness is the beginning of progress, sublimation, and a pass to heaven.
137.Trust is like honey and distrust is like a knife.
138.As humans, we need to have religious sentiment.
139.Conducting oneself naturally is the greatest beauty.
140.Do not judge others; be careful about conclusive words before they escape your mouth.
141. Say what you feel like saying, do what you feel like doing, build your own road, and follow your own paths; Do not bother with others or regard other people’s business.
142.Trust is truth; love is LIFE.
143. Forgiving and tolerating others will broaden your path and increase your living space.
144. Chase after the sun, and you will escape the darkness; chase after happiness, and you will escape trouble; chase after paradise, and you will escape this mortal world.
145. Whoever spreads ugliness is ugly.
146. If you escape from yourself but are afraid to face yourself, you will suffer endless pain.
147. Love is a state of being; it is like sunshine and flowers blooming.
148. Love does not have specific objects; it illustrates our most beautiful qualities.
149. Whoever lives for others is trampling on their dignity.
150. Beware of those who say, “I do this for your own good”, as they may have selfish intentions and do it for THEIR own good.
151. Criticizing each other causes misery and suffering, and shows that you are rigid and stubborn.
152. Egalitarianism is unfair; communism without belief in the Greatest Creator does not work.
153. We should have light in our eyes and love in our hearts, thoughts need to be kind, and routine work needs to be done diligently.
154. Quality decides function and the quality of a person decides their value and function in society.
155. Good character can maintain one’s dignity, but power and wealth do not build it.
156. “It is easy to have good relationships with everyone if we do not want anything from them; I would not care about the price of wine if I did not drink it”. The best way to resist something is to “abandon it and ignore it”.
157. We should take things as they are, associate with others by following predestined relations, act in accordance with our nature, and take advantage of opportunities as they arise.
158. Only saints are qualified to guide others.
159. Realize that you are blessed and cherish your blessings，and do not waste your good fortune. Once your rewards are expended, you will have a tough time.
160. Great oaks from little acorns grow; put more effort into basic things.
161. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step; little things make big things happen.
162. What we have seen is where we are going. What have we seen?
163. Deliver the best quality in all jobs you do, or do not do them.
164. Do not desire supernatural powers or magic arts; do not pretend to be supernatural to impress others; be your true and natural self.
165. Allow yourself to return to the zero state. Do not claim credit for yourself and become arrogant.
166. Focus on good things and ignore bad things; the law of attraction is magical.
167. If you are very healthy, then nothing can make you sick.
168. Keep Individuality yet blend with commonness.
169. Do not stop when faced with adversity; things might turn around at the next corner.
170. Happiness comes from collective group, joy is from creation, freedom is earned, and well-being comes from dedication.
171. Do not kidnap, bond, or strangle your loved ones in the name of love.
172. It is better for others to owe you than for you to owe others; this is how we become free.
173. “Everything is consumed in commotion, but is brought into existence in tranquility, and tranquility is the home of the spirit”. “Tranquility gives birth to wisdom, while commotion breeds fatuity”. You cannot achieve much or go very far without peace of mind.
174. Close one door and many other doors will open for you automatically.
175. It is better to create the future than to dwell in the past.
176. Your stubborn perspectives can be the roots of all your hearts’ problems; your cunning can obstruct the advancement of your enlightenment; to enlighten yourself from the regret of consequences whenever you face perplexity is to compose your mind and make your actions righteous.
177. Those who are keen on nourishing themselves from the meat of birds and other animals will be harmed by their instinct, and those who gain extra advantage from others will be punished by Tao.
178. Men are handsome for their masculinity, and women are beautiful for their femininity; Men with too much femininity and women with too much masculinity are ugly.
179. There is no love or hate without any reason.
180. Money does not grow on trees and there is no free lunch; everything is priced.
181. A civilized society is one in which resources are shared by all its members; a barbaric one is one in which they are contested and claimed.
182. Everything is good in moderation but poisonous in excess.
183. All conflicts are irrational.
184. Throwing stones at each other is barbaric behavior.
185. A timely compromise is wise and a timely retreat can move you forward.
186. Associate with people but do not form cliques with them; this is an excellent quality of civilized people.
187. A man of great virtue does not claim virtue; a man of the great mercy does not flash mercy; the great image has no image; Tao never does anything, yet all things happen through it.
188. All are responsible for their words, behavior, and choices; none can escape this.
189. Do not treat others as your emotional trash cans by imposing your misery and sufferings upon them.
190. Be an honest person in word and deed.
191. Encourage frugality and a simple life; eschew extravagance and waste.
192. As a man sows, so he shall reap; good will be rewarded with good and evil with evil. There are no gates to fortune and misfortune; you create your own.
193.Whether broth or cooked rice, remember it is not easy to come by, for half a piece of silk or cotton thread, think of the difficulty in production; prepare for rainy days; do not wait for thirst before you dig a well; live frugally and do not give protracted parties; if utensils be plain and clean, pottery is better than gold and jade; if there is moderation and choice in food, vegetables are better than costly delicacies; do not build luxurious house, do not scheme for rich land.
194.Hyperopia (farsightedness) does not exist in oddity, and moral integrity does not travel along solitary journeys.Tao models itself after nature; union is strength.
195.Let everyone display their talents to their fullest and make the best uses of everything; it is the biggest waste to suppress talents and to let things go unused.
196.The more something is shared, the greater its value becomes.
197.Giving up is masterly gain; letting go is an ever-victorious way of having.
198.Vice is more harmful when concealed than revealed, but benevolence known to all is inferior to that known to none. Do not be arrogant and self-righteous, and claim credit for yourself.
199.Good processes naturally result in good results; if every detail were perfect, then every result would be fruitful.
200.Stay away from all evil conduct, but pursue all kind deeds.
What are evil conducts? Here are some examples:
● Profanity against the Greatest Creator, god, and deities
● Slanderous comments against celestial and Buddha
● Mockery of sages and saints
● Shame on ancestry
● Filial impiety
● Murder and robbery
● Maltreatment and slaughtering of animals
● Bullying the disadvantaged
● Scheming to harm one’s brothers and sisters
● Humiliating one’s superiors and seniors
● Hoodwinking young and inexperienced children
● Cheating kind people
● Defrauding strangers
● Vilifying one’s schoolmates
● Harming one’s colleagues, hideously
● Accusing falsely
● Stirring strife among clan members
● Maltreating one’s inferiors and claiming their merits as one’s own
● Fawning on one’s superiors for personal gains
● Showing no gratitude for favors
● Harboring endless resentment
● Slighting ordinary people
● Disrupting state affairs
● Encouraging injustice
● Torturing the innocent
● Blocking insect caves and overturning nests
● Destroying embryos and eggs
● Pilfering people’s harvests
● Masking people’s good and kind deeds
● Uncovering people’s weaknesses
● Damaging people’s countenances and images
● Forcing women to engage in prostitution
● Wasting people’s properties
● Riding roughshod over people
● Humiliating people to one’s own advantage
● Shifting blames onto others to protect oneself
● Shifting misfortunes onto others
● Acting arrogantly because of one’s wealth
● Deriding poor people
● Frustrating people’s advantages
● Covering one’s own disadvantages
● Theft and burglary
● Lying and deception
● Breaching the dyke and incendiarism
● Damaging people’s residences
● Damaging people’s property
● Ruining people’s accomplishments
● Envying people’s wealth and ranks
● Being jealous of people’s talents
● Trickery in business
● Selling substandard goods for the cost of good products
● Smudging the environment
● Forcing people to do things that they cannot
● Encouraging people to commit suicide
● Digging up others’ ancestral tombs
● Destroying people’s homes
● Disrupting people’s peace of mind
● Jumping the queue
● Showing ferocity
● Plagiarism and piracy
● Harming people behind their backs
● Embezzlement in the name of public welfare
● Concocting pretexts
● Corruption and bribery
● Arranging items randomly
● Dissipation and extravagance
● Instigating public unrest
● Advocating violence
● Destroying mountains and forests
● Uprooting grass randomly
● Polluting rivers
● Plunging people into abysses of misery
● Building dangerous structures
● Gathering people to gamble
● Scheming to cheat people of their money
● Publicizing ghosts and demons
● Poisoning souls
● Engaging in crookery
● Publicizing superstitions
● Building temples randomly
● Corrupting people’s feelings
● Engaging in witchcraft
● Conducting fortune telling
● Extracting human organs
● Injuring others’ limbs
● Cursing people and wishing them evil
● Praying for people’s misfortunes
● Squandering food
● Laziness and acting slickly
● Behaving tumultuously
● Interrupting people’s rest
● Exposing people’s privacy
● Trespassing on the private residence
● Intimidating and threatening
● Kidnapping and hijacking
● Occupying people’s land and belongings
● Defaulting on one’s debts
● Abusing one’s power to seek personal gains
● Bullying people with one’s power
● Complaining and jealousy
● Trumpeting and flaunting
What are kind deeds? Here are some examples:
● Reverence for the Greatest Creator, LIFE, nature, god, and deities
● Following the examples of sages and saints
● Filial piety
● Respecting seniors and loving juniors
● Treating people equally
● Praising kind deeds
● Encouraging others
● Having a kind heart
● Loving others as oneself
● Showing compassion for those with misfortune
● Sharing others’ happiness
● Relieving people of their problems
● Rescuing people from danger
● Displaying others’ advantages
● Uncovering one’s disadvantages
● Relieving people for favors you have afforded them
● Repaying favors that are owed
● Not complaining about humiliation
● Harboring no hatred for hurt
● Let others gain wisdom through your illumination
● Leading people to sunshine
● Imparting knowledge
● Passing your skills on
● Diligence and thrift
● Working intensely, faithfully, and honestly
● Maintaining honesty
● Remaining simple and sincere
● Spreading happiness and joy
● Offering people freedom
● Helping people to find happiness
● Catching thieves and subduing demons when they are spotted
● Singing praises of sincerity and virtue
● Hiding other people’s wrongdoings but praising their good deeds
● Being practical and realistic
● Restricting falsehood
● Not pocketing anything found on the roadside
● Not bolting the door at night
● Finding pleasure in helping people
● Providing conveniences to people
● Consistency in words and deeds
● Acting and thinking in the same way
● Not following the path of evil
● Being scrupulously honest even in private
● Wishing for people’s safety
● Praying for people’s good fortune
● Being neither ostentatious nor extravagant, even when you can
● Engaging in no sycophancy when you are poor
● Feeling thankful
● Feeling appreciative
● Showing no arrogance when you have achieved your ambition
● Never giving up when faced with setbacks
● Encouraging people’s ambitions
● Promoting people’s confidence
● Helping people to fulfill their wishes
● Helping people to do their jobs
● Being faithful and forgiving to others
● Having generosity and tolerance
● Possessing courtesy and civility
● Abiding by order
● Retreating heroically before rushing torrents
● Standing aloof from worldly affairs
● Showing equity and justice
● Having impartiality
● Dedicating voluntarily
● Having a placid and peaceful mind
● Neatness and tidiness
● Having a benevolent and kind countenance
● Offering explanations for any doubt
● Showing hospitality and enthusiasm
● Being philanthropic and contributing
● Helping those in dangerous and strait situations
● Telling the truth
● Planting fruit trees
● Showing no arrogance or impetuosity
● Having a gentle and placid temper
● Restraining from ostentation
● Not envying rank and wealth
● Waking when dawn breaks
● Sleeping when dusk falls
● Being studious and eager to learn
● Shining as brightly as a mirror
● Dressing appropriately for the situation
● Having astounding beauty
● Projecting a pleasant image with every posture
● Being sanguine and lively
● Being good at relaxing and playing games
● Having pleasant voices
● Sweet tongues
● Considering others first in terms of benefit
● Considering oneself first whenever difficulty arises
● Open and aboveboard
● Doing nothing underhandedly
● Keeping to one’s duty cautiously
● Not coveting others’ property
● Loving peace
● Extensive love for the broad masses
● Closeness to nature
● Protecting grass and flowers
● Being easy to approach
● Having compassion for insects
Misfortunes and blessings have no gates; you have only yourself to blame for any possible misfortune;
you will be rewarded with blessings for your good deeds; good will be rewarded with good and evil will be punished with evil; there is a close association between one’s deeds and their consequent reward.
Divine's punishments, though slow, are always sure. With big meshes, yet letting nothing slip through.”