Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. And be kinder than is necessary.
Everywhere and in every society, people endure suffering and adversity—even those who enjoy freedom and material prosperity. Indeed, it seems to me that much of the unhappiness we humans endure is actually of our own making.
Fanaticism leads to counterfanaticism, which is just as much to be feared.
Historically, the East was more concerned with understanding the mind and the West was more involved in understanding matter.
As an old Tibetan proverb puts it, The next life or tomorrow—we can never be certain which will come first.
I think really, China, Chinese, I think they really have a long history of civilization, rich culture.