Student says, “I am very discouraged. What should I do?” Master says, “Encourage others.”

“You may think the grass is greener on the other side. But if you take the time to water your own grass it would be just as green.”

“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” — Lao Tzu

“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings…” — Lao Tzu

“If the love within your mind is lost, if you continue to see other beings as enemies, then no matter how much knowledge or education you have, no matter how much material progress is made, only suffering and confusion will ensue.” ― His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV

“When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot. When you realize that everything springs only from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy.” ― His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV

“Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll realize what little chance you have in trying to change others.”

“Self-righteous morality is not a means for experiencing higher consciousness. Higher consciousness, spontaneously leads to moral and ethical behaviour.”

“Irrespective of whether we are believers or agnostics, whether we believe in God or karma, moral ethics is a code which everyone is able to pursue.” ― His Holiness The Dalai Lama XIV, The Path To Tranquility: Daily Meditations By The Dalai Lama

“Don’t think too much; you’ll create a problem that wasn’t even there in the first place!”