His Holiness XIV Dalai Lama
"True compassion is not just an emotional response but a firm commitment
founded on reason. Therefore, a truly compassionate attitude towards others does
not change even if they behave negatively......"
"I believe that at every level of society --- familial, tribal, national
and international --- the key to a happier and more successful world is the growth
of compassion. We do not need to become religious, nor do we need to believe in
an ideology. All that is necessary is for each of us to develop our good human