"No matter what is going on...Never give up! Develop the heart, be compassionate, work for peace in your heart and in the world, and I say again...Never give up!"
Dalai Lama XIV
"The ultimate source of a happy life is warm-heartedness. This means extending to others the kind of concern we have for ourselves. On a simple level we find that if we have a compassionate heart we naturally have more friends. And scientists today are discovering...
"There is only one important point you must keep in your mind and let it be your guide. No matter what people call you, you are just who you are. Keep to this truth. You must ask yourself how is it you want to live your life. We live and we die, this is the truth that...
"Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace."
"The Paradox of our Times Is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers Wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints We spend more, but we have less. We have bigger houses, but smaller families More conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees, but less sense...
"Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk."
"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost."
"If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding."
"I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives."
"The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness."