“We begin from the recognition
that all beings cherish happiness
and do not want suffering.
It then becomes both morally wrong
and pragmatically unwise
to pursue only one’s own happiness
oblivious to the feelings and aspirations
of all others who surround us
as members of the same human family.
The wiser course is to think of others
when pursuing our own happiness.”
~ Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama is the leader of the Gelug or “Yellow Hat” branch of Tibetan Buddhism. The name is a combination of the Mongolian word dalai meaning “Ocean” and the Tibetan word bla-ma (with a silent “b”) meaning “teacher”… Source | 14th Dalai Lama | More