Failure is something I can deal with. Regret is not.
I think I am about 5 for 500 when it comes to successful ideas vs flops.
People can't relate to someone who only talks about their successes.
We are visitors on this planet. We are here for one hundred years at the very most. During that period we must try to do something good, something useful, with our lives. if you contribute to other people's happiness, you will find the true meaning of life.
Warm-heartedne ss and concern for othersâ€™ well-being are a condition for happiness, whether you are religious or not.
Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
Conversion is not my intention. Changing religion is not easy. You may develop some kind of confusion or difficulties.
I never dreamt, in my dream, I'm Dalai Lama. Dalai Lam
If humanity is to survive, happiness and inner balance are crucial. Otherwise the lives of our children and their children are more likely to be unhappy, desperate and short. Material development certainly contributes to happiness - to some extent - and a comfortable way of life. But this is not suf
It is our custom to say that someone is 'lucky' or 'unlucky' if they meet with fortunate or unfortunate circumstances, respectively. It is, however, too simplistic to think in terms of random 'luck.' Even from a scientific point of view, this is not a sufficient explanation.
I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.
I just want to live as a simple Buddhist monk, but during the last thirty years I have made many friends around the world and I want to have close contact with these people. I want to contribute to harmony and peace of mind, for less conflict. Wherever the possibililty is, I'm ready. This is my life
We all have to live together, so we might as well live together happily.
The 20th century was the century of war and blood. The 21st century is the century of dialogue.
From adversity we can learn the value of patience.
Affection is important because it counters anger, hatred and suspicion that can prevent our minds from functioning clearly.
I believe in justice and truth, without which there would be no basis for human hope
Unlike physical progress, which is subject to natural restrictions, the qualities of the mind can be developed limitlessly.
I am sometimes sad when I hear the personal stories of Tibetan refugees who have been tortured or beaten. Some irritation, some anger comes. But it never lasts long. I always try to think at a deeper level, to find ways to console.
What unites all beings is their desire for happiness.
The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness
Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart w
Unfortunate events though potentially a source of anger and despair have equal potential to be a source of spiritual growth. Whether or not this is the outcome depends on your response.