Mere restraint… is insufficient to attain happiness… – Dalai Lama

Mere restraint may prevent us from grossly negative misdeeds, but it’s insufficient to attain the happiness characterized by inner peace. In order to transform our habits and dispositions so that our actions are compassionate, it is necessary to develop what we might call an ethic of virtue. As well as restraining ourselves from negative thoughts … Read more

Protection from the destructive effects of anger and hatred ~ Dalai Lama

Insofar as the destructive effects of anger and hateful thoughts are concerned, one cannot get protection from wealth nor education. The only factor that can give protection from the destructive effects of anger and hatred is the practice of tolerance and patience. ~Dalai Lama