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Motivational Dalai Lama Quotes and Sayings

Dalai Lama Quotes:- Dalai Lama, religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Thondup, (6 July 1935) is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism, which was formally headed by the Ganden Tripas. From the time of the 5th Dalai Lama to 1959, the central government of Tibet, the Ganden Phodrang, invested the position of the Dalai Lama with temporal duties.

Dalai Lama Quotes

Inspirational Dalai Lama Quotes


“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.”-Dalai Lama


“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


“All religions try to benefit people, with the same basic message of the need for love and compassion, for justice and honesty, for contentment.”-Dalai Lama


“Appearance is something absolute, but the reality is not that way – everything is interdependent, not absolute.”-Dalai Lama


“As long as I am alive, I am fully committed to amity between Tibetans and Chinese. Otherwise, there’s no use.”-Dalai Lama


“At the beginning when the child is coming, people worry the child may be deformed. When a healthy boy or child comes, people are very happy for a short moment.”-Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama Quotes

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”-Dalai Lama


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“Because of the lack of moral principle, human life becomes worthless. The moral principle, truthfulness, is a key factor. If we lose that, then there is no future.”-Dalai Lama


“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”-Dalai Lama


“China has to go along with world trends. That’s a democracy, liberty, individual freedom. China sooner or later has to go that way. It cannot go backward.”-Dalai Lama


“Chinese people themselves, they really want change.”-Dalai Lama


“Computers make me totally blank out.”-Dalai Lama


“Conversion is not my intention. Changing religion is not easy. You may develop some kind of confusion or difficulties.”-Dalai Lama


“Death means to change our clothes. Clothes become old, then time to come to change. So this body becomes old, and then the time comes, take a young body.”-Dalai Lama


“Disagreement is something normal.”-Dalai Lama


Dalai Lama Quotes On Life


“Even an animal, if you show genuine affection, gradually trust develops… If you always showing bad face and beating, how can you develop the friendship?”-Dalai Lama


“Even when we have physical hardships, we can be very happy.”-Dalai Lama


“Generally speaking, if a human being never shows anger, then I think something’s wrong. He’s not right in the brain.”-Dalai Lama


“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.”-Dalai Lama


“Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.”-Dalai Lama


“I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.”-Dalai Lama


“I always say that people should not rush to change religions. There is real value in finding the spiritual resources you need in your home religion.”-Dalai Lama


“I am a simple Buddhist monk – no more, no less.”-Dalai Lama


“I am confident I will set foot again in Tibet in my lifetime.”-Dalai Lama


“I am just one human being.”-Dalai Lama


Inspirational Dalai Lama Quotes On Life & Success


“I became not on a volunteer basis.”-Dalai Lama


“I consider myself as a free spokesman for the people.”-Dalai Lama


“I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less.”-Dalai Lama


“I feel exhausted if I teach too long.”-Dalai Lama


“I find hope in the darkest of days and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”-Dalai Lama


“I have no trouble sleeping.”-Dalai Lama


“I think governments can’t do much.”-Dalai Lama


“I think really, China, Chinese, I think they really have a long history of civilization, rich culture.”-Dalai Lama


“I think technology really increased human ability. But technology cannot produce compassion.”-Dalai Lama


“I think there’s every reason this 21st century will be much happier.”-Dalai Lama


“I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet after the ” passes away.”-Dalai Lama


“I want to be just a purely spiritual leader.”-Dalai Lama


“If I had remained in Lhasa, even without the Chinese occupation, I would probably have carried the ceremonial role in some orthodox way.”-Dalai Lama


Beautiful Dalai Lama Quotes on Everything


“If some people have the belief or view that the ” has some miracle power, that’s total nonsense. I am just one human being.”-Dalai Lama


“If some people have the belief or view that the ” has some miracle power, that’s total nonsense.”-Dalai Lama


“If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.”-Dalai Lama


“If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.”-Dalai Lama


“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”-Dalai Lama


“In most cases, my visits to the West are for the promotion of human values and religious harmony.”-Dalai Lama


“In order to become prosperous, a person must initially work very hard, so he or she has to sacrifice a lot of leisure time.”-Dalai Lama


“In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision.”-Dalai Lama


“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”-Dalai Lama


“It is difficult to violently suppress people in the long run, as the example of the Soviet Union and the Eastern European countries has shown.”-Dalai Lama


Enlightening Dalai Lama Quotes


“Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.”-Dalai Lama


“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”-Dalai Lama


“Many Tibetans sacrifice their lives.”-Dalai Lama


“More compassionate mind, more sense of concern for other’s well-being, is a source of happiness.”-Dalai Lama


“My aim is to create a happy society with genuine friendship. The friendship between Tibetan and Chinese peoples is very essential.”-Dalai Lama


“My desire to devolve authority has nothing to do with a wish to shirk responsibility.”-Dalai Lama


“My faith helps me overcome such negative emotions and find my equilibrium.”-Dalai Lama


“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”-Dalai Lama


“The number of people has said to me, after hearing your thinking, their mind becomes much happier.”-Dalai Lama


“Open-minded people tend to be interested in Buddhism because Buddha urged people to investigate things – he didn’t just command them to believe.”-Dalai Lama


Dalai Lama Quotes About Friendship


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


“Out of 6 billion humans, the troublemakers are just a handful.”-Dalai Lama


“Sleep is the best meditation.”-Dalai Lama


“Some mischievous people always there. The last several thousand years, always been there. In the future, also.”-Dalai Lama


“The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life. It should be something useful, something good.”-Dalai Lama


“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”-Dalai Lama


“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.”-Dalai Lama


“There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt.”-Dalai Lama


Dalai Lama Quotes About Love


“Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.”-Dalai Lama


“We all have to live together, so we might as well live together happily.”-Dalai Lama


“We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”-Dalai Lama


“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”-Dalai Lama


“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect for others.”-Dalai Lama


Top 10 Most Inspiring Dalai Lama Quotes


“Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.”-Dalai Lama


“Wherever I go meeting the public… spreading a message of human values, spreading a message of harmony, is the most important thing.”-Dalai Lama


“Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.”-Dalai Lama


“Whether you call it Buddhism or another religion, self-discipline, that’s important. Self-discipline with awareness of consequences.”-Dalai Lama


“With the realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.”-Dalai Lama


“The world belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader or that king or prince or religious leader. The world belongs to humanity.”-Dalai Lama