"To say we should be patient and tolerant in the face of trouble doesn’t mean we should give in. The purpose of engaging in the practice of patience is to strengthen the mind and strengthen the heart. But we need to remain calm. If we lose patience and our minds are swamped ..
"Depression seems to be related to fear, anger and frustration. When you're in a bad mood, even if you meet with your friends, you don't take pleasure in their company. But when you're in a good mood, even if things go wrong, you can cope with them without difficulty. This ..
"There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength."No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster. - His Holiness the Dalai Lama
"Our mind is presently scattered; its energies need to be channeled like the way water in a hydroelectric plant is channeled to create great force. We achieve this with the mind through meditation, channeling it such that it becomes forceful, at which point it can be utilized ..
"Using force is not a sign of strength but rather a sign of weakness." ~ Dalai Lama