The greatest achievement is selflessness.
The greatest worth is self-mastery.
The greatest quality is seeking to serve others.
The greatest precept is continual awareness.
The greatest medicine is the emptiness of everything.
The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways.
The greatest magic is transmuting the passions.
The greatest generosity is non-attachment.
The greatest goodness is a peaceful mind.
The greatest patience is humility.
The greatest effort is not concerned with results.
The greatest meditation is a mind that lets go.
The greatest wisdom is seeing through appearances.
“It is necessary to help others, not only in our prayers, but in our daily lives. If we find we cannot help others, the least we can do is to not harm them.”
“When we are able to recognize and forgive ignorant actions done in one’s past, we strengthen ourselves and can solve the problems of the present constructively.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
-His Holiness the Dalai Lama (For books of teachings by HH Dalai Lama here)
“It is the nature of the mind to become addicted to certain ways of seeing things. By habitually seeing as a problem every tiny thing that does not accord with the wishes of your self-cherishing thought, you exaggerate small things into huge problems. If you see even small sufferings as big problems and get irritated by them, you will be unceasingly overwhelmed by a heavy, unhappy mind.”
“As long as the mind is unsubdued, there is always outside harm. Once the mind is subdued, once there is no anger in the mental continuum, there is no outside enemy. An outside enemy exists only if there is anger inside.” – Lama Zopa Rinpoche
“To enter the spiritual path, you must begin to understand your own mental attitude and how your mind perceives things. If you’re all caught up in attachment to tiny atoms, your limited, craving mind will make it impossible for you to enjoy life’s pleasures. When your mind is narrow, small things easily agitate you. Make your mind an ocean!”- Lama Yeshe
Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. — Emory Austin
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. — Chinese Proverbs
Physical strength is measured by what we can carry; spiritual by what we can bear. — Unknown
Forgiveness is not an occasional act: it is an attitude. – Martin Luther King Jr.
If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude. — Amy Tan
An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. — G. K. Chesterton
What happens to a person is less significant than what happens within him. — Louis L. Mann
Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same. — Francesca Reigler
You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die, or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. — Joan Baez
One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value. – Jim Rohn
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude. – James Truslow Adams
Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it. – Robert H. Schuller
Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon
Impossible situations can become possible miracles. — Robert H. Schuller
When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment. — Source Unknown
Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow. — Les Brown
Determination that just won’t quit — that’s what it takes. – A.J Foyt
About the only thing that comes without effort is old age. — Source Unknown
People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. — Abigail Van Buren
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand. – Saint Thomas Acquinas
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst. — Marcus Valerius Martial
Forgiveness is not a one-time-only event. It is a process. — Rhonda Britten
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, un-forgiveness, selfishness and fears. — Glenn Clark
We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome. — R. C. Allen
Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out. — Jack Buck
“To put the world in order,
we must first put the nation in order;
To put the nation in order,
we must put the family in order;
To put the family in order,
we must cultivate our personal life;
To cultivate our personal life,
we must first set our hearts right.” ~ Confucius
“What actions are most excellent?
To gladden the heart of a human being.
To feed the hungry.
To help the afflicted.
To lighten the sorrow of the sorrowful.
To remove the wrongs of the injured.
That person is the most beloved of God
who does the most good to God’s creatures.” ~ The Prophet Muhammed
“The solution to the problem of the day
is the awakening of the consciousness
of humanity to the divinity within.” ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan
1. Out of clutter, find simplicity.
2. From discord, find harmony
3. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
three rules of work” ~ Albert Einstein
“Be kind whenever possible…
It is always possible” ~ H. H. The Dalai Lama
“It is better to live one day
wisely and reflectively
than to live a hundred years
in ignorance and indulgence” ~ Buddha
” People do not grow old;
When they cease to grow,
They become old.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“And the more souls who resonate together
the greater the intensity of their love
and, mirror like, each soul reflects the other.”~ Dante
“Joy is the echo of God’s life in us.”~ Abbot Columba Mormion
“Our own true nature is Infinite Joy!
Always happy, Always peaceful, Always free.” ~ Sri Swami Satchidananda
“You can never be content with what you have until you make peace with
who you are.”- Anonymous
“Love is never absent from our lives.
We do not have to find it.
We are it.” ~ Robert Rabbin
“The person of benevolence never worries.” ~ Confucius
Earthly things must be known to be loved;
Divine things must be loved to be known. ~ Blaise Pascal
We would have much peace
if we would not busy ourselves
with the sayings and doings of others.~Thomas À Kempis