In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Love the whole world as a mother loves her only child.
Radiate boundless love towards the entire world.
As rain falls equally on the just and the unjust, do not burden your heart with judgments but rain your kindness equally on all.
Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
Radiate boundless love towards the entire world — above, below, and across — unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.
Just as a mother would protect her only child with her life, even so, let one cultivate a boundless love towards all beings.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.