Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Someone else’s action should not determine your response.
I defeat my enemies when I make them my friends.
Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.
If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt.
Disagreement is something normal.
A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.
The world doesn’t belong to leaders. The world belongs to all humanity.
To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.
I think technology really increased human ability. But technology cannot produce compassion.
The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless & Free your action will be.
I am a simple Buddhist monk – no more, no less.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
Compassion is the radicalism of our time.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Silence is sometimes the best answer.
An eye for an eye….we are all blind.
An open heart is an open mind.
The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.