• No one who truly loves herself could harm another, for she would be harming herself. The essence of morality and virtue is represented by the wisdom of not harming others, even with words.
  • In a time of crisis, simply be present, fully there, without judgment or prejudice, with whatever occurs. Again and again, use mindfulness to see whatever it is, just as it is.
  • Recognize that your judgment of others is rooted in self-judgment.
  • When there is judgment, there is aversion, and when there is aversion, it is impossible to see the truth.


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