Your generation of bodhicitta, the altruistic aspiration to attain enlightenment for the benefit of others, should then be complemented with the practice of the four immeasurables: love, compassion, joy, and equanimity. These are factors that will give great impetus to your realization of the altruistic mind and will also greatly enhance it.

His Holiness The Dalai Lama, The Path to Bliss by His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Christine Cox, editor