Dalai Lama quotes


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


“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”


“Silence is sometimes the best answer”


“Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.”


“I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I’m not talking about the short-term gratification of pleasures like sex, drugs or gambling (though I’m not knocking them), but something that will bring true and lasting happiness. The kind that sticks.”


“Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.”


“Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.”


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


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