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Quotes by The Dalai Lama

  1. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”
  2. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.”
  3. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”
  4. “There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.”
  5. “If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.”
  6. “In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”
  7. “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.”
  8. “If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.”
  9. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”
  10. “There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’
  11. “No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.”
  12. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.”
  13. “Silence is sometimes the best answer.”
  14. “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.”
  15. “Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”
  16. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.”
  17. “If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.”
  18. “People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.”
  19. “Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.”
  20. “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.”
  21. “The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless & Free your action will be.”
  22. “When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.”
  23. “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.”
  24. “Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.”
  25. “The way to change others’ minds is with affection, and not anger.”
  26. “respective of whether we are believers or agnostics, whether we believe in God or karma, moral ethics is a code which everyone is able to pursue.”
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