I take up the Way of Not Stealing...If we agree on what is the difference between you and I, then let that also be the difference between our stuff.
I take up the Way of Not Misusing Sex...STEALING someone's heart away is yet another case of stealing.
I take up the Way of Not Speaking Falsely...The Path of Liberation is not a way of calculation and hiding.
I take up the Way of Not Giving or Taking Drugs...Body and mind have an energy all their own; Drugs have a body and mind of their own: Be careful!
I take up the Way of Not Discussing the Faults of Others...In seeing others, I am already 200 miles off-course; In seeing a fault, all hands are lost.
I take up the Way of Not Praising Myself While Abusing Others......If Comparisons are odious, then how much moreso are Contrasts. -- OR: -- With a fulcrum like that, and with such an unsound lever, this is the kind of leverage that otherwise lands one straight in Hell.
I take up the Way of Not Sparing the Dharma Assets...The Light of the Dharma cannot be hidden under a bushel, except by ME.
I take up the Way of Not Indulging in Anger...Storms come and storms go, naturally; for God's sake, don't put an anchor or a saddle on one.
I take up the Way of Not Defaming the Three Treasures...Why tell lies about our Home and Ourselves?