Stealing harms others' property and welfare, and disturbs their peace and happiness. When a house is built, an ugly screen and iron bars are put on the windows to protect what is inside from thieves. Have you ever thought how just the sight of those bars, that screen, makes us uneasy and steals some of our peace and happiness?

His Holiness The Dalai Lama, The Path to Tranquility by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Renuka Singh, editor