- #1678390lilith7 May 2, 2018 at 11:30 am
He definitely was SG, & a very interesting chap who’d experienced some tough times along the way.
“The focal point of all reforms should be human liberation, and the respect for human value and human rights. The free development of each individual is the basis for all social progress.”
“To see heaven in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.”
“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again. ”
Stephen Grellet#1678628supergold May 3, 2018 at 2:05 pm#1678719supergold May 4, 2018 at 6:31 am#1678732lilith7 May 4, 2018 at 11:20 am
“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”
“Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.”
Lao Tzu#1678885supergold May 5, 2018 at 9:39 am#1678889lilith7 May 5, 2018 at 11:05 am
“In the present circumstances, no one can afford to assume that someone else will solve their problems. Each one of us has a responsibility to help guide our global family in the right direction. Good wishes are not sufficient; we must become actively engaged.”
“Just as we should cultivate more gentle and peaceful relations with our fellow human beings, we should also extend that same kind of attitude towards the natural environment. Morally speaking, we should be concerned for our whole environment.”
Dalai Lama#1678893jensMemberMember since: May 3, 2006
Replies: 7580jens May 5, 2018 at 1:32 pm
Housing and poverty biggest concerns for Kiwis –
a headline in todays (5/5/18) Weekend Herald, page A9.
So what can be done on the basis of Dalai Lama’s wisdom, that “in the present circumstances, no one can assume that someone else will solve their problems…….”
We must all participate in the effort towards adequate housing and wealth ownership creation.#1678894supergold May 5, 2018 at 1:41 pm
a headline in todays (5/5/18) Weekend Herald, page A9. So what can be done on the basis of Dalai Lama’s wisdom, that “in the present circumstances, no one can assume that someone else will solve their problems…….”
Supergold-Wainuiomata (Wellington)#1678896jensMemberMember since: May 3, 2006
Replies: 7580jens May 5, 2018 at 1:48 pm
Thanks supergold, but what else can I be expected to do, than “spread the light” that has helped me and family and friends, and try to have more people “spreading it” for some stable, majority supported constructive action to gain momentum ?
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