The death penalty is
The death penalty is pure violence, a barbaric and useless act. Dangerous even, because it can only lead to other acts of violence.
The death penalty is pure violence, a barbaric and useless violence. Dangerous even, because it can only lead to other acts of violence-as all violence does. The supreme punishment ought to be a life sentence, and one without brutality.
You cannot stop death with your wealth, through your magic performances or recitation of mantras, or even your medicines. Therefore, it is wise to prepare for your death.
Life asked Death- Why do people love me and hate you? Death replied- Because you are a Beautiful Lie. And I am a Painful Truth.
Between birth and death there is nothing else but love.
If you miss love between birth & death,
you have missed the opportunity of life. Happy Buddha Jayanti.
I am absolutely opposed to the death penalty. My predecessor abolished it in Tibet. Today I find it unbelievable that it persists in large countries like China and India.
I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. Nancy Reagan
The Buddha said if a man speaks or acts with pure thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.
Meditation on death cuts off attraction toward transient and meaningless activities.
When we contemplate death and the impermanence of life, our minds automatically begin to take an interest in spiritual achievements.