Dalai Lama Quotes

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  • “All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Better you mood, better you are.”
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  • “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have not compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Silence is sometimes the best answer.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “In our struggle to freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “Sleep is the best meditation.”
    Dalai Lama
  • “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”
    Dalai Lama

About Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama is the highest lama in the Yellow Hat sect, school of Tibetan Buddhism (Lama – “High Priest” or “Chief”). Traditionally, Dalai Lama is thought of as the latest reincarnation of the highest spiritual leaders who have chosen to be reborn in order to enlighten others. Also in religious terms Dalai Lama is believed by his devotes to be the rebirth of a long line of Tulkus (highest-ranking Lama).

Journalist: How do you view yourself?

Dalai Lama: I always considered myself as a simple Buddhist monk.

Journalist: What are your commitments?

Dalai Lama:  In general, I always state that I have three commitments in life. Firstly, on the level of a human being, my first commitment is the promotion of human values such as compassion, forgiveness, tolerance, contentment and self-discipline. All human beings are the same. We all want happiness and do not want suffering. Even people who do not believe in religion recognize the importance of these human values in making their lives happier. My second commitment is the promotion of religious harmony and understanding amongst different religious traditions. Despite philosophical differences, all major world religions have the same potential to create better human beings. My third commitment is to the Tibetan issue. I have a responsibility to act the free spokesperson of the Tibetans in their struggle for justice – I will carry on till my last breath.