Quotes by Dalai Lama, in exile Associated Press, 5/14/01

It is essential to know that to be a happy person, a happy family, a happy society, it is very crucial to have a good heart, that is very crucial. World peach must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just the absence of violence but the manifestation of human compassion.

Dalai Lama, in exile Associated Press, 5/14/01

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