Three Day Quote Challenge – Day Two

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“When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways – either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.”
– Dalai Lama

 

3 Quotes – The 14th Dalai Lama

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Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama
(Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Dondrub),
Tibetan leader

Nobel Peace Prize (1989)

born:
July 6, 1935 in Taktser, Qinghai, Tibet

 

Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
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Open-minded people tend to be interested in Buddhism because Buddha urged people to investigate things – he didn’t just command them to believe.
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My main hope is eventually, in modern education field, to introduce education about warm-heartedness, not based on religion, but based on common experience and a common sort of sense, and then scientific finding.

 

 

Which is your favourite quote by the Dalai Lama?  🙂


3 Quotes – Compassion

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.

Albert Schweitzer, German theologian

born:  January 14, 1875
died:  September 14, 1965

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Dalai Lama, Tibetan leader
born:  July 6, 1935
died:  –

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher
born:  ?
died:  =

 

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Which are your favourite ‘compassion’ quotes?  🙂

 

3 Quotes – Positive

You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.

Maya Angelou, American poet

born:  April 4, 1928
died:  May 28, 2014

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.

Willie Nelson, American musician
born:  April 20, 1933
died:  –

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.

Dalai Lama, Tibetan leader
born:  July 6, 1935
died:  –

 

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Which are your favourite ‘positivity’ quotes?  🙂

 

3 Quotes – Anger

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.

Maya Angelou, American poet

born:  April 4, 1928
died:  May 28, 2014

Fear is the only true enemy, born of ignorance and the parent of anger and hate.

Edward Albert, American actor
born:  February 20, 1951
died:  –

Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something is wrong. He’s not right in the brain.

Dalai Lama, Tibetan leader
born:  July 6, 1935
died:  –

 

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Which are your favourite ‘anger’ quotes?  🙂

My favourite quote is by James Thurber – as you have probably guessed by my blogs’ subtitles.  😀