Attentiveness to our deeds, but above all to our thoughts and our words, which precedes deeds.
There cannot be right thinking and action without right speech.
Buddhist’s duty of awareness: The precondition for this most important of practices is constant research into oneself, becoming aware of one’s own thoughts, prejudices and mistakes.
A person’s use of words is a gauge of his or her spiritual attitude.
One cannot get rid of what has been said and done; it does not simply vanish, but continually exerts an impact. From that a personality is formed.
Right speech. Right action. Right conduct of life.
If you understand, things are as they are. If you do not understand, things are as they are.
Acceptance of self-knowledge in order to promote responsibility for one’s life, actions and thinking.