To know her was to love her.
When I first was exposed to Buddhism in the mid-1960s, I said it was so practical and utterly pragmatic. That’s what attracted me to Buddhism.
Compassion has enemies, and those enemies are things like pity, moral outrage, fear.
The mood of the 80s – Get what you can, can what you get, and sit on the can.
My work has been in the field of engaged Buddhism. That is my own practice, which began in 1965 that formed the base for the work I was doing in the civil rights and anti-war movement.
When a new book is published, read an old one.
The only study that the federal government has engaged in with a vengeance is in trying to see if they can make women fertile after menopause.
The Pledge of Allegiance says, ‘liberty and justice for all’.
My entire history with the Navy have been trying to get the Navy to focus on families and child care and all the things that they were way behind in – housing, all of those things.
Nobody ever says to men, how can you be a Congressman and a father.