The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
If scientific analysis were conclusively to demonstrate certain claims in Buddhism to be false, then we must accept the findings of science and abandon those claims.
The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality
When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.
Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.
Anger or hatred is like a fisherman’s hook. It is very important for us to ensure that we are not caught by it.
It is not enough to be compassionate, we must act.
We need to learn how to want what we have NOT to have what we want in order to get steady and stable Happiness
An open heart is an open mind.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.