Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh

Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist

Lived from: 1926-

Category: Politics

Quotes: Thich Nhat Hanh

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    In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change.
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    People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
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    The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
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    We really have to understand the person we want to love. If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love. If we only think of ourselves, if we know only our own needs and ignore the needs of the other person, we cannot love.
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    When we come into contact with the other person, our thoughts and actions should express our mind of compassion, even if that person says and does things that are not easy to accept. We practice in this way until we see clearly that our love is not contingent upon the other person being lovable.
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