Sincere motivation and concern

English: The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso in...

English: The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso in Antwerpen, Belgium 2006 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

‎”If you help others with sincere motivation and sincere concern, that will bring you more fortune, more friends, more smiles, and more success. If you forget about others’ rights and neglect others’ welfare, ultimately you will be very lonely.”– the XIV Dalai Lama

It is our motivation…

HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche at Sakya Ward St Ce...

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‎”It is our motivation that direct our acts, just as an irrigation channel makes water flow where it is wanted. If our acts are constantly inspired by the desire to relieve others from suffering, in the end this desire will be fulfilled. But if we ignore this a great deal and instead limit ourselves to achieving a long, comfortable and prosperous life, we may well get it -but certainly nothing more.”

– Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche