We are what we think.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make our world.
[Above image: A figure of a person walking and the cosmos is being born from his or her mind. Below are the words “change your thoughts and you change your world.”]
Mind precedes all mental states. Mind is their chief; they are all mind-wrought. If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows him like his never-departing shadow.