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The drive for happiness is vital; it's what keeps us in motion.
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality.
Well I think on a simple ecological level that the diversity of this planet is important for our survival, that all of our different cultures, people are important to the health of the whole the same way that a species of animal should be saved and at a simple ecology level.
There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there.
When His Holiness won the Nobel Peace Prize, there was a quantum leap. He is not seen as solely a Tibetan anymore; he belongs to the world.
I'm not that tough; I'm not that smart. I need life telling me who I am, showing me my mind constantly. I wouldn't see it in a cave.
Sometimes I'm kind of spacey. I'm like Ferdinand the bull, sniffing the daisy, not aware of time, of what's going on in the real world.
Everyone responds to kindness.
In saving Tibet, you save the possibility that we are all brothers, sisters.
I tend to be a bit of a dreamer.
I've had an interesting life.
Mindfulness is a quality that's always there. It's an illusion that there's a meditation and post-meditation period, which I always find amusing, because you're either mindful or you're not.
It's nice to have money, but the first thing I did with money was buy my father a snow-blower, because my job was to shovel snow, and I wasn't there to do it any more, so I was able to buy him a blower.
The secret of my success is my hairspray.
I'm voting for Gore because the other is unthinkable. Which most of us will probably do. I hope all of us. I've always liked Ralph Nader and would like to see a real third party, but the thought of George Bush as president is unthinkable.
I don't think that bravery is about skin. Bravery is about a willingness to show emotional need.
When you work as an actor, you've got to feel safe even in what appears to be the simplest things.
People don't understand what happiness is, so they have an idea of what will make them happy, but it never does.
I've got a lot of opportunities, a lot of love in my life, a lot of things going for me. Still, it's not complete. I know this is not the whole thing. There's much more.
I meet human beings who are flawed, who are mentally ill and have enormous problems, but I don't think I've ever met someone who was a totally dark energy that had no humanity or sense of love or affection for anything in their life. That's very rare.
When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection.
I think most of our religious institutions are pretty corrupt, so they're not reliable. I think the Christian religion that I was brought up with has very little to do with Christ, really, and more an institutions that have built up around the church.
The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.
I would rather be loved than have money and all that other stuff.
All of our energy should be in sacrifice and services. Suffering, at least.
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