I love these quotes Dr. Elisha Goldstein compiled on his post, “10 Quotes for a Mindful Day”:

* “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama

* “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~ Dalai Lama

* “There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

* “If it isn’t good, let it die. If it doesn’t die, make it good.” ~ Ajahn Chah

* “If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” – Pema Chodron

* “As soon as we wish to be happier, we are no longer happy.” ~ Walter Landor

* “Hatred never ceases by hatred; it only ceases by love. This is a timeless truth” ~ Joseph Goldstein

* “There is no enlightenment outside of daily life.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

* “Realize that this very body, with its aches and it pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.” ~Pema Chodron

* “When we scratch the wound and give into our addictions we do not allow the wound to heal.” ~ Pema Chodron

What are some of your favorites?

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