Quotation Explorer - 'Dalai Lama Xiv'

Great compassion is the root of altruistic action, the object of amazement to the world;there is no greater source of help and happiness. - Dalai Lama XIV
The purpose of religion is tocontrol yourself, not to criticiseothers. - Dalai Lama XIV
We cannot learn real patience and tolerance from a guru or a friend. They can be practiced only when we come in contact with someone who creates unpleasant experiences. - Dalai Lama XIV
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama XIV
People should never sit alone for too long when they're crying. - Dalai Lama XIV
The more you are motivated by Love, The more Fearless & Free your action will be. - Dalai Lama XIV
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. - Dalai Lama XIV
Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Skepsis wirft Fragen auf, die zu Nachforschungen führen. Das ist sehr hilfreich, um neue Dinge zu entwickeln. - Dalai Lama XIV
Violence can only breed more violence and suffering. Our struggle must remain non-violent and free of hatred. - Dalai Lama XIV
The various features and aspects of human life, such as longevity, good health, success, happiness, and so forth, which we consider desirable, are all dependent on kindness and a good heart. - Dalai Lama XIV
Love is the absence of judgment. - Dalai Lama XIV
Once we are able to combine a feeling of empathy for others with a profound understanding of the suffering they experience, we become able to generate genuine compassion for them. We must work at this continually. - Dalai Lama XIV
We must recognize that the suffering of one person or one nation is the suffering of humanity. - Dalai Lama XIV
I pray for all of us, oppressor and friend,that together we may succeed in building a better worldthrough human understanding and love,and that in doing so we may reducethe pain and suffering of all sentient beings. - Dalai Lama XIV
When I doubt that I exist, I pinch myself. - Dalai Lama XIV
In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. - Dalai Lama XIV
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. - Dalai Lama XIV
Open your arms to CHANGEbut don’t let go of your VALUES. - Dalai Lama XIV
Spend some time alone every day. - Dalai Lama XIV
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. - Dalai Lama XIV
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. - Dalai Lama XIV
Contemplating this suffering which is unbearable to us, and is unbearable to others, too, can produce awake mind, which arises from the compassion that wishes to free all living beings from suffering. - Dalai Lama XIV
The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience. - Dalai Lama XIV
I always tell my Western friends that it is best to keep your own tradition. Changing religion is not easy and sometimes causes confusion. You must value your tradition and honor your own religion. - Dalai Lama XIV
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it. - Dalai Lama XIV
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. And be kinder than is necessary. - Dalai Lama XIV
A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you. - Dalai Lama XIV
The creatures that inhabit this earth--be they human beings or animals--are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world. - Dalai Lama XIV
If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it's not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever. - Dalai Lama XIV
The topic of compassion is not at all religious business; it is important to know it is human business, it is a question of human survival. - Dalai Lama XIV
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. - Dalai Lama XIV
I always try to share with others the idea that in order to become compassionate it is not necessary to become religious. - Dalai Lama XIV
From the scientific view, the theory of karma may be a metaphysical assumption -- but it is no more so than the assumption that all of life is material and originated out of pure chance - Dalai Lama XIV
If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. - Dalai Lama XIV
To remain indifferent to the challenges we face is indefensible. If the goal is noble, whether or not it is realized within our lifetime is largely irrelevant. What we must do therefore is to strive and persevere and never give up. - Dalai Lama XIV
The ultimate source of comfort and peace is within ourselves. - Dalai Lama XIV
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways. - Dalai Lama XIV
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. - Dalai Lama XIV
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. - Dalai Lama XIV
World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion. - Dalai Lama XIV
CIf you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. - Dalai Lama XIV
The practice of cultivating altruism has a beneficial effect not only from the religious point of view but also from the mundane point of view, not only for long term spiritual development but even in terms of immediate rewards. - Dalai Lama XIV
Wenn du verlierst, verliere nicht den Lerneffekt. - Dalai Lama XIV
Ich kenne keine Feinde. Es gibt nur Menschen, die ich noch nicht kennengelernt habe. - Dalai Lama XIV
There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.'No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster. - Dalai Lama XIV
We must conduct research and then accept the results. If they don't stand up to experimentation, Buddha's own words must be rejected. - Dalai Lama XIV
You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions. - Dalai Lama XIV
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality. - Dalai Lama XIV
This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts. - Dalai Lama XIV
Teile dein Wissen, so erlangst du Unsterblichkeit. - Dalai Lama XIV
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection. - Dalai Lama XIV
I found, as every teacher does, that there is nothing like teaching to help one learn. - Dalai Lama XIV
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. - Dalai Lama XIV
The purpose of our lives is to be happy-Dalai Lama - Dalai Lama XIV
If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. - Dalai Lama XIV
Happiness doesn't always come from a pursuit. Sometimes it comes when we least expect it. - Dalai Lama XIV
Compassion is the radicalism of our time. - Dalai Lama XIV
Live a life that transcends your own! - Dalai Lama XIV
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.-Dalai Lama - Dalai Lama XIV
All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness for others. All the misery the world contains has come through wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? - Dalai Lama XIV
Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other. - Dalai Lama XIV
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama XIV
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart, is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness. - Dalai Lama XIV
Be kind to UNKIND people.They need it the most. - Dalai Lama XIV
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures. - Dalai Lama XIV
A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure. - Dalai Lama XIV
All the joy the world contains has come through wishing happiness through others. All the misery the world contains has come through wanting pleasure for oneself. Is there need for lengthy explanation? - Dalai Lama XIV
We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. You always have the choice. - Dalai Lama XIV
Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance - Dalai Lama XIV
Click any word or name in a quote to explore, or search for more. [JSON] [SOURCE]