Josei Toda

Born: February 11, 1900

Die: April 2, 1958

Quotes of Josei Toda

Josei Toda

True greatness means that, even if you forget what you've done for others, you never forget what others have done for you. It means always doing your utmost to repay debts of gratitude. Such people radiate...

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Josei Toda

You can either tell yourself, 'It's too hard, I don't think I'll be able to do it,' or 'Yes, I can do this. Let me at it!' Only a fine line separates the two. But I'll tell you one thing: if you work like...

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Josei Toda

Do not be angry with people who are weak. That is the mark of a coward. There are plenty of things to be angry about in the world--people wielding political or religious authority who have been blinded...

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Josei Toda

When we are upset, it’s easy to blame others. However, the true cause of our feelings is within us. For example, imagine yourself as a glass of water. Now, imagine past negative experiences as sediment...

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Josei Toda

The fundamental goal of Buddhism is the realization of the peace and happiness of humankind.

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Josei Toda

Enlightenment, or true happiness, is not a transcendental state. It is a condition of broad wisdom, boundless energy, and good fortune wherein we each shape our own destiny, find fulfillment in daily activities,...

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Josei Toda

Philosophy must never be divorced from action. Unless it is put into practice, philosophy is nothing more than an intellectual game.

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