Smile if you want a smile from another face.
The human mind is something very unique and precious. Possessing an unusual elasticity and capacity for wisdom, it can evolve at a rate found in no other life-form.
Today more than ever before life must be characterised by a sense of universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life. Life is as dear to the 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'.
What the Buddha himself considers to be truly wondrous are not the miracles accompanying his conception and birth, but his mindfulness and clear comprehension in the midst of feelings, thoughts, and perceptions.
Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something's wrong. He's not right in the brain.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.