Basic human values oriented by nature ~ 14th Dalai Lama

We are all, by nature, clearly oriented toward the basic human values of love and compassion. We all prefer the love of others to their hatred. We all prefer others generosity to meanness. And who is there among us who does not prefer tolerance, respect and forgiveness of our failings to bigotry, disrespect, and resentment?


14th Dalai Lama

from the book Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World


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