Do not move furniture and chairs noisily.
Do not open doors with violence.
Take pleasure in the practice of humility.
Always strive to learn from everyone.
Speak with moderation, gently.
Express yourself with modesty.
From Shantideva, Buddhist master connected with Nalanda, an ancient Buddhist University in Northern India. Shantideva lived and wrote in the 8th century and is author of Way of The Bodhisattva from which this list has been compiled. His address was to the male monks studying at Nalanda.