Quotes by Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama

It's best not to get too excited or too depressed by the ups and downs of life.

Dalai Lama
True change is within; leave the outside as it is.
Dalai Lama

There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt. Dalai

Dalai Lama
We must generate courage equal to the size of the difficulties we face.
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Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.

Dalai Lama
Everyone wants to be happy; happiness is a right. And while on a secondary level differences exist of nationality, faith, family background, social status and so on, more important is that on a human level we are the same. None of us wants to face problems, and yet we create them by stressing our differences. If we see each other just as fellow human beings, there'll be no basis for fighting or conflict between us.
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Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.

Dalai Lama
Each of us in our own way can try to spread compassion into people's hearts. Western civilizations these days place great importance on filling the human brain with knowledge, but no one seems to care about filling the human heart with compassion. This is what the real role of religion is.
Dalai Lama

There is competition, but it is used in a good way. It is positive to want to go first, provided the intention is to pave the way for others, make their path more easy, help them, or show the way. Competition is negative when we wish to defeat others, to bring them down in order to lift ourselves up.

Dalai Lama
Peace is the Only Way for the survival of Humanity