474 Margaret Ayer Barnes
Character comes before scholarship.
The trouble with education is that we always read everything when we’re too young to know what it means. And the trouble with life is that we’re always too busy to reread it later.
The basic tenets of Buddhism, its "four noble truths." They are:
1) the nature of life is suffering;
2) suffering is caused by human cravings;
3) there is relief from suffering in the state of Nirvana, which is attainable; and
4) Nirvana is attainable by following an eightfold path to self-improvement.