- The moment seldom presents itself in definite black and white - usually there are shades of gray in there. Take a similarly nuanced approach to life, and you'll limit later mistakes and suffering.
- Among the human species there's tremendous variation of appearance and physique, even within a single race or family. Similarly, we find infinite variety of character. Rejoice in difference: one of the saddest assumptions we can make is that everyone is pretty much like ourselves.
- We enter into a relationship of honor and respect with ourselves by affirming our fundamental nature. We train ourselves to see clearly how things are.