We cannot afford to differ on the question of honesty if we expect our republic permanently to endure. Honesty is not so much a credit as an absolute prerequisite to efficient service to the public. Unless a man is honest, we have no right to keep him in public life; it matters not how brilliant his
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official, save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him insofar as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to
The world has also learned that economic growth, by itself, cannot close the gap between rich and poor.
Harmony can not thrive in a climate of mistrust, cheating, bullying; mean-spirited competition.
Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open. Dalai Lam
It is in everybody's interest to seek those [actions] that lead to happiness and avoid those which lead to suffering. And because our interests are inextricably linked, we are compelled to accept ethics as the indispensable interface between my desire to be happy and yours.
Of course, when I say that human nature is gentleness, it is not 100 percent so. Every human being has that nature, but there are many people acting against their nature, being false.
Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful.
I don't know whether the universe, with its countless galaxies, stars and planets, has a deeper meaning or not, but at the very least, it is clear that we humans who live on this earth face the task of making a happy life for ourselves. Therefore, it is important to discover what will bring about th
Peace is the Only Way for the survival of Humanity
The universe that we inhabit and our shared perception of it are the results of a common karma. Likewise, the places that we will experience in future rebirths will be the outcome of the karma that we share with the other beings living there. The actions of each of us, human or nonhuman, have contri
Limitless like the ocean are your excellent qualities.
On those days when I can spend a few hours getting some understanding, I feel fulfilled. I feel as if I have made good use of my time.
Cultivating inner discipline is something that takes time; expecting rapid results is simply a sign of impatience.
Go at least once a year to a place you've never been before.
We need to learn how to want what we have NOT to have what we want in order to get steady and stable Happiness
The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.
Nothing is permanent.
Moving towards better rather than moving away from bad is an attitude of embracing life rather than rejecting it.
My message is the practice of compassion, love and kindness.
A balanced and skillful approach to life, taking care to avoid extremes, becomes a very important factor in conducting one's everyday existence.
It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.