Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.

We choose our destiny in the way we treat others.

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

Be gentle first with yourself if you wish to be gentle with others.

We may have all come in different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.

The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.

Genuine sincerity opens people’s hearts, while manipulation causes them to close.

Compassion and happiness are not a sign of weakness but a sign of strength.

The thought manifests as the word. The word manifests as the deed. The deed develops into habit. And the habit hardens into character.

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

Friendship isn’t a big thing. It’s a million little things.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless.

In separateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion lies the world’s true strength.

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