The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys of the Chief Writings of Each Nation...

Charles Francis Horne
Parke, Austin, and Lipscomb, 1917

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˹ 72 - Therefore, O Ananda, be ye lamps unto yourselves. Be ye a refuge to yourselves. Betake yourselves to no external refuge. Hold fast to the truth as a lamp. Hold fast as a refuge to the truth. Look not for refuge to any one besides yourselves.
˹ 40 - There is a middle path, O Bhikkhus, avoiding these two extremes, discovered by the Tathagata (ie, the Perfect One, The Buddha) a path which opens the eyes, and bestows understanding, which leads to peace of mind, to the higher wisdom, to full enlightenment, to Nirvana!
˹ 89 - Behold now, O brethren, I exhort you, saying, " All component things must grow old. Work out your salvation with diligence. The final extinction of the Tathagata will take place before long. At the end of three months from this time the Tathagata will die...
˹ 332 - Let a man overcome anger by love, let him overcome evil by good; let him overcome the greedy by liberality, the liar by truth!
˹ 343 - He who is without thirst and without affection, who understands the words and their interpretation, who knows the order of letters (those which are before and which are after) , he has received his last body, he is called the great sage, the great man.
˹ 334 - The fault of others is easily perceived, but that of one's self is difficult to perceive; a man winnows his neighbour's faults like chaff, but his own fault he hides, as a cheat hides the bad die from the player.
˹ 108 - It is most curious to find this exact analogy to the notorious discussion as to how many angels could stand on the point of a needle in a commentary written at just that period of Buddhist history which corresponds to the Middle Ages of Christendom.
˹ 60 - Great is the fruit, great the advantage of earnest contemplation when set round with upright conduct. Great is the fruit, great the advantage of intellect when set round with earnest contemplation. The mind set round with intelligence is freed from the great evils, that is to say, from sensuality, from individuality, from delusion, and from ignorance.
˹ 73 - And whosoever, Ananda, either now or after I am dead, shall be a lamp unto themselves, and a refuge unto themselves, shall betake themselves to no external refuge, but holding fast to the...
˹ 52 - ... so long as they honour and esteem and revere and support the Vajjian shrines in town or country, and allow not the proper offerings and rites as formerly given and performed to fall into desuetude...