"If human society loses the value of justice, the value of compassion, the value of honesty, the next generation will face greater difficulties and more suffering. Therefore, although bringing about inner change is difficult, it is absolutely worthwhile to try. What is important ..
“All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction” - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
"If we make consistent effort, based on proper education, we can change the world. We are selfish, that’s natural, but we need to be wisely selfish, not foolishly selfish. We have to concern ourselves more with others’ well-being, that’s the way to be wisely selfish. ..
"It’s in our interest to take care of others. Self-centredness is opposed to basic human nature. In our own interest as human beings we need to pay attention to our inner values. Sometimes people think compassion is only of help to others, while we get no benefit. This ..
"Self-centredness leads to #distance, #suspicion, #mistrust and #loneliness." - His Holiness the #DalaiLama #happiness #peace #confidence #compassion