“We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves.” ~ Pema Chödrön (born circa 1936)
Pema Chödrön is an American ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1981. She is a teacher and author. Her books include Practicing Peace in Times of War: A Buddhist Perspective (2006).
[Source: GabrielaKortsch tweet on Twitter October 28, 2010. Date and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed October 30, 2010.]