Ashoka The Great Inspirational Quotes To Motivate You
It is forbidden to decry other sects; the true believer gives honour to whatever in them is worthy of honour. Father and mother should be respected and so should elders, kindness to living beings should be made strong and the truth should be spoken. All men are my children. What I desire for my own children, and I desire their welfare and happiness both in this world and the next, that I desire for all men. You do not understand to what extent I desire this, and if some of you do understand, you do not understand the full extent of my desire. I have enforced the law against killing certain animals and many others, but the greatest progress of righteousness among men comes from the exhortation in favor of non-injury to life and abstention from killing living beings. Every religion has the wholesome core of love, compassion and good will. The outer shell differs, but give importance to the inner essence and there will be no quarrel. Don’t condemn anything, give importance to the essence of every religion and there will be real peace and harmony. One should not honor only one’s own religion and condemn other religions. One should honor other religions for various reasons. By so doing one helps one’s own religion to grow and also renders service to the religions of others. Let all listen and be willing to listen to the doctrines professed by others.” The most noble victory is that of love, it wins the hearts forever. He who does reverence to his own sect, while disparaging the sects of others with intent to enhance the glory of his own sect, by such conduct inflicts the severest injury on his own sect.
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