Great Dalai Lama Quotes

Go at least once a year to a place you’ve never been before.

If we are demoralized, sad and only complain, we’ll not solve our problems. If we only pray for a solution, we’ll not solve our problems. We need to face them, to deal with them without violence, but with confidence – and never give up. If you adopt a non-violent approach, but are also hesitant within, you’ll not succeed. You have to have confidence and keep up your efforts – in other words, never give up.

The earth is not just our environment. The earth is our mother.

When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.

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

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.

The key to human happiness lies within our own state of mind, and so too do the primary obstacles to that happiness.

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

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

The natural environment sustains the life of all beings universally.

As long as we observe love for others and respect for their rights and dignity in our daily lives, then whether we are learned or unlearned, whether we believe in the Buddha or God, follow some religion or none at all, as long as we have compassion for others and conduct ourselves with restraint out of a sense of responsibility, there is no doubt we will be happy.

Compassion can be put into practice if one recognizes the fact that every human being is a member of humanity and the human family regardless of differences in religion, culture, colour and creed. Deep down there is no difference.

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