Śāntideva Quotes About Others

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"When happiness is liked by me and others equally, what is so special about me that I should strive after happiness only for myself?" ~ Śāntideva
"When fear and suffering are disliked by me and others equally what is so special about me that I protect myself and not the other?" ~ Śāntideva
"All the happiness there is in this world comes from thinking about others, and all the suffering comes from preoccupation with yourself." ~ Śāntideva
"Those desiring speedily to beA refuge for themselves and othersShould make the interchange of "I" and "other,"And thus embrace a sacred mystery." ~ Śāntideva
"What need is there to say more?The childish work for their own benefit,The Buddhas work for the benefit of others.Just look at the difference between them.If I do not exchange my happiness, for the suffering of others, I shall not attain the state of Buddhahood.And even in Samsara I shall have no real joy. The source of all misery in the world lies in thinking of oneself;The source of all happiness lies in thinking of others." ~ Śāntideva
"We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger?" ~ Śāntideva
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