Serving the common interest ~ 17th Karmapa

Try to serve the common interest. Whatever happens, think about what is best for the group rather than acting for yourself alone. The benefit of many is more important than that of each individual. If you cannot tell the difference, there is no way you can serve the public. What’s more, your own interests will be ill served.


17th Karmapa

from the book The Future Is Now: Timely Advice for Creating a Better World


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