Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.
If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.
An open heart is an open mind.
The very purpose of our life is to seek happiness.
Happiness doesn’t always come from a pursuit. Sometimes it comes when we least expect it.
The motivation of all religious practice is similar: love, sincerity, honesty. The way of life of practically all religious persons is consistent. The teachings of tolerance, love, and compassion are the same.
A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.
If a problem can be solved it will be. If it cannot be solved there is no use worrying about it.
Because we all share an identical need for love, it is possible to feel that anybody we meet, in whatever circumstances, is a brother or sister.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Every single being, even those who are hostile to us, is just as afraid of suffering as we are, and seeks happiness in the same way we do.Every person has the same right as we do to be happy and not to suffer. So let’s take care of others wholeheartedly, of both our friends and our enemies. This is the basis for true compassion.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
True spirituality is a mental attitude you can practice at any time.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis .
If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.
As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I believe that the very purpose of life is to be happy. From the very core of our being, we desire contentment….The key is to develop inner peace.
The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.