Dalai Lama Quotes and Sayings

Enjoy Dalai Lama quotes and sayings about love, peace, humanity, religion, compassion and the environment!Dalai Lama

A spoon cannot taste of the food it carries. Likewise, a foolish man cannot understand the wise man´s wisdom even if he associates with a sage.

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.

If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.

Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.

Love is the absence of judgment.

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

Sleep is the best meditation.

Silence is sometimes the best answer.

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis.

Through violence, you may ‘solve’ one problem, but you sow the seeds for another.

To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.

There is a saying in Tibetan, “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.”
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.

The creatures that inhabit this earth-be they human beings or animals-are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.

We must recognize that the suffering of one person or one nation is the suffering of humanity. That the happiness of one person or nation is the happiness of humanity.

When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

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  1. Mesothelioma
    January 19th, 2011| 10:52 am

    nice post i am agree with you about peace

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