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

— Dalai Lama

The most satisfaction Dalai Lama quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done.

One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.


Don't ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.


Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.

Dalai Lama quote Remember that sometimes not getting what

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


Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.


Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.

And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.


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Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Dalai Lama quote Don’t let the behavior of others destroy

Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.


When you think everything is someone else's fault, you will suffer a lot.

When you realize that everything springs only from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy.


I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.


Follow the three R's: - Respect for self.

- Respect for others. - Responsibility for all your actions.

Dalai Lama quote Open your arms to change, but dont let g

Open your arms to change, but dont let go of your values.


When you talk, you are only repeating what already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.


The planet does not need more successful people.

The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of all kinds.


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

Dalai Lama quote Open your arms to change, but don't let

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.


About Dalai Lama

Quotes 1464 sayings
Nationality Tibetan
Profession Leader
Birthday 1391

Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.


True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed.


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 quote Compassion and tolerance are not a sign

Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.


Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.


A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.


The purpose of our lives is to be happy.

Dalai Lama quote Choose to be optimistic, it feels better

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.


Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.


Instead of wanting more, give thanks for the blessings you already have.


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


If someone does not smile at you, be generous and offer your own smile.

Nobody needs a smile more than the one that cannot smile to others.


Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace.


A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility


Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.


We often add to our pain and suffering by being overly sensitive, over-reacting to minor things, and sometimes taking things too personally.


If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation


Anger cannot be overcome by anger. If someone is angry with you, and you show anger in return, the result is a disaster. On the other hand, if you control your anger and show its opposite - love, compassion, tolerance and patience - not only will you remain peaceful, but the other person's anger will also diminish.


Happiness mainly comes from our own attitude, rather than from external factors.


The challenge today is to convince people of the value of truth, honesty, compassion and a concern for others.


Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.


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.


I have found that the greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being. Cultivating a close, warmhearted feeling for others automatically puts the mind at ease. It is the ultimate source of success in life.


Today, as we wish each other a Happy New Year, let us determine to be more sincere, compassionate, warm-hearted human beings, trying to make our world a more equal place. That way we'll actually make it a happy year.


My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.


If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others.

You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.


Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.


Sleep is the best meditation.


The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one's life.


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


Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.


I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less.


I remain convinced that most human conflicts can be solved through genuine dialogue conducted with a spirit of openness and reconciliation.


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.


The problems we face today, violent conflicts, destruction of nature, poverty, hunger, and so on, are human-created problems which can be resolved through human effort, understanding and the development of a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood. We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.


The way to change others' minds is with affection, and not anger.


Never give up. No matter what is happening, no matter what is going on around you, never give up.


I am open to the guidance of synchronicity, and do not let expectations hinder my path.


All suffering is caused by ignorance.

People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction.