One of the greatest failures of every generation is that it refuses to read the minutes of the last meeting.
Who would seriously want to listen to anything emanating from a quasi-chimpanzee's irrational bundle of mental accidents and energies?
Respect People, Inspect Ideas.
If you want to be a leader, you've got to be a reader.
Those who like myself, consider themselves to be followers of Buddha, should practice as much as we can. To followers of other religious traditions, I would like to say, 'Please practice your own religion seriously and sincerely.' And to non-believers, I request you to try to be warm-hearted. I ask
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them. Dalai Lam
In our daily life a certain way of thinking makes us happy, and a certain way of thinking makes us unhappy. In other words, there are certain states of mind which bring us problems, and they can be removed...
As long as we observe love for others and respect for their rights and dignity in our daily lives, then whether we are learned or unlearned, whether we believe in the Buddha or God, follow some religion or none at all, as long as we have compassion for others and conduct ourselves with restraint out
However capable and skillful an individual may be, left alone, he or she will not survive. When we are sick or very young or very old, we must depend on the support of others. There is no significant division between us and other people, because our basic natures are the same. If we wish to ensure e
Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.
No matter what activity or practice we are pursuing, there isn't anything that isn't made easier through constant familiarity and training (I think you can apply this to soccer as well)
If one assumes a humble attitude, one's own good qualities will increase. Whereas if one is proud, one will become jealous of others, one will look down on others, and due to that there will be unhappiness in society.
The wiser course is to think of others when pursuing our own happiness.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
If we want to save the world, we must have a plan. But no plan will work unless we meditate.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
All beings want to live in peace and happiness, undisturbed. Therefore the concept of human rights is universal.
The very purpose of our life is to seek happiness.
From one point of view we can say that we have human bodies and are practicing the Buddha's teachings and are thus much better than insects. But we can also say that insects are innocent and free from guile, where as we often lie and misrepresent ourselves in devious ways in order to achieve our end
Our ancient experience confirms at every point that everything is linked together, everything is inseparable.
In order to meditate correctly, you must have knowledge.
Look at children... If they feel angry with someone, they express it, and then it is finished. They can still play with that person the following day.
Just as compassion is the wish that all sentient beings be free of suffering, loving-kindness is the wish that all may enjoy happiness.
The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience.