• Wealth may contribute to our happiness, but it's not the most important factor; by itself wealth fails to bring us deep inner satisfaction.

    Mar 19th, 2012

  • On a personal level, we all appreciate people who are kind and warm-hearted.

    Mar 16th, 2012

  • A sense of concern for others gives our lives meaning; it is the root of all human happiness.

    Mar 14th, 2012

  • We need to teach about warmheartedness in a secular context.

    Jan 31st, 2012

  • Cultivating inner awareness, introspection and reasoning can be more effective than meditation and prayer.

    Jan 30th, 2012

  • It is because of my wish to be helpful that I share my ideas and experiences; being helpful to even one person is valuable.

    Jan 27th, 2012

  • So long as we are under the control of disturbing emotions, real happiness is hard to find.

    Jan 24th, 2012

  • The human capacity to care for others isn’t something trivial or something to be taken for granted. Rather it is something we should cherish

    Jan 23rd, 2012

  • It is vital that when educating our children’s brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts.

    Dec 5th, 2011

  • We all like to be around kind people; their peaceful, relaxed nature puts us at ease.

    Nov 4th, 2011

  • Even for people who have no spiritual beliefs, a peaceful mind is important.

    Nov 3rd, 2011

  • We should not only cease our negative activities, but also the motivation that gives rise to them.

    Nov 2nd, 2011

  • It is necessary to help others in our daily lives, merely praying for them isn't enough.

    Oct 31st, 2011

  • Each major religion has its own spirit and character. There is no one religion appropriate for every type of people..

    Oct 17th, 2011

  • When you generate a reasoned desire for others to be happy, your humanity increases in strength.

    Aug 31st, 2011

  • The more contact we have with one another and the more we come to understand each other’s values, the greater will be our mutual respect.

    Aug 30th, 2011

  • Enemies teach us inner strength, courage and determination.

    Aug 29th, 2011

  • I feel that a sense of compassion is the most precious thing there is.

    Aug 26th, 2011

  • The point of our existence is that, as human beings, we live purposeful, meaningful lives.

    Aug 25th, 2011

  • Even a small experience of altruism brings a measure of mental peace right away.

    Aug 24th, 2011

  • If you focus only on yourself and neglect others, you will lose; but you will gain if you value others as much as you cherish yourself.

    Aug 23rd, 2011

  • The practice of love can be expressed in one sentence: ‘Do not harm others’.

    Aug 22nd, 2011

  • We must work to resolve conflicts in a spirit of reconciliation and always keep others' interests in mind.

    Aug 19th, 2011

  • Developing love and compassion and reducing anger and spite is a universal activity which requires no faith in any religion whatsoever.

    Apr 21st, 2011

  • Human nature is such that the individual is most happy and relaxed when he or she can share happiness and trust with others.

    Apr 15th, 2011

  • If we make a steady effort, I think we can overcome any form of negative conditioning and make positive changes in our lives.

    Apr 12th, 2011

  • It seems essential to me that the major religions come to agree upon the importance of adopting a basic, universal, set of ethics.

    Mar 2nd, 2011

  • As we develop more love for others, we’ll have more confidence in ourselves; the more courage we have, the more relaxed and serene we’ll be.

    Feb 28th, 2011

  • Developing altruism is one of the most powerful methods for countering negative tendencies and destructive impulses.

    Feb 22nd, 2011

  • It is not enough simply to wish that love and compassion should increase in us, we need to make a sustained effort to cultivate them.

    Feb 2nd, 2011