A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
I think there’s every reason this 21st century will be much happier.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.
Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
We all have to live together, so we might as well live together happily.
I am confident I will set foot again in Tibet in my lifetime.