Dalai Lama

dalai lama quotes

Dalai Lama is a title given by the Tibetan people to their spiritual leader. Tenzin Gyatso is the 14th and current Dalai Lama. Since the 17th century , the Dalai Lama figure has been a symbol of unification of the state of Tibet.

The current Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso is born on 6 July 1935 in Taktser, Amdo, Tibet. During the 1959 Tibetan uprising, the Dalai Lama fled to India, where he currently living as a refugee.

Dalai Lama Quotes

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Someone else’s action should not determine your response
Someone else’s action should not determine your response.
I defeat my enemies when I make them my friends
I defeat my enemies when I make them my friends.
Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but
Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.
If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you...
If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good...
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day
Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.
There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation
There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt.
Disagreement is something normal.
Disagreement is something normal.
A disciplined mind leads to happiness
A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.
The world belongs to all humanity
The world doesn’t belong to leaders. The world belongs to all humanity.
To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle
To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.
I think technology really increased human ability
I think technology really increased human ability. But technology cannot produce compassion.
The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless...
The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless & Free your action will be.
I am a simple Buddhist monk
I am a simple Buddhist monk – no more, no less.
My brain and my heart are my temples
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful
Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power
The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world...
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
It is very rare or almost impossible that...
It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.
If you think you are too small to make a difference...
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
Compassion is the radicalism of our time
Compassion is the radicalism of our time.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
In our struggle for freedom truth is the only weapon we possess
In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.
Be kind whenever possible
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Silence is sometimes the best answer
Silence is sometimes the best answer.
An eye for an eye….we are all blind
An eye for an eye….we are all blind.
An open heart is an open mind
An open heart is an open mind.
The goal is not to be better than the other man
The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.