If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Cleanse ye your eyes, so that ye behold no man as different from yourselves. See ye no strangers; rather see all men as friends, for love and unity come hard when ye fix your gaze on otherness.
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.
He who cannot give anything away cannot feel anything either.
Be the change you want to see in the world.
By giving one unites friends.
-Samyutta Nikaya I.215
Creation, all of it, is like the family of God living under His shade, the most beloved to Him are those that are the kindest to His family.
-Shams al-Dīn al-Sakhāwī (d 902H), al-Maqāsid al-Hasanah
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.
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