Top 100 quotes by Dalai Lama

Top 100 quotes by Dalai Lama

, , , and tolerance are qualities common to all great , and whether or not we follow any particular tradition, the benefits of love and kindness are obvious to anyone.

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What is compassion?

Compassion is the source of . Compassion gives inner strength to keep in any situation.

Compassion has two functions: it causes our brain to function better and it brings inner strength. These, then, are the causes of happiness.

As human beings we need to assess whether has any value – it destroys our of . Compassion, on the other hand, brings optimism and hope.

Love and Compassion are the true religions

“Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.”

Dynamic impression and compassion

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression

“Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.”

Development of compassion and understanding

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“Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.”

A truly compassionate attitude

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“A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you.”

Compassion is the basis of Human Survival

Dalai Lama:

“I truly believe that compassion provides the basis of human survival.”

"I truly believe that compassion provides the basis of human survival.”

“I truly believe that compassion provides the basis of human survival.”

Compassion is the basis of religion

The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, , tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.

The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.

The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness.

Compassion is the root of Happiness

“Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.”

“Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.”

“Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.”

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries

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

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

Compassion and loving-kindness

“Generosity is the most outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.”

“Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindnes

 
 

What is Love?

Everyone is struggling to know what is the true meaning of Love. Love is the natural state. It does not come and go. It is the ever-present baseline, the only truth, but it is only known when nothing disturbs it.

Judgment divides and separates, creating you and me, while love does not see a difference. The ego does look upon as to its ultimate acquisition for itself, however, if attained, there will be a surprise that there are no others to not be . Enlightenment is the dissolution of me.

Love is the absence of Judgment

According to Dalai Lama :

“Love is the absence of judgment.”

“Love is the absence of judgment.”

“Love is the absence of judgment.”

Love is Motivation

The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.

The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.

The more you are motivated by love, the more fearless and free your action will be.

Love is Freedom

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

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

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

Give the ones you love wings to fly

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

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

Love at the foundation of human existence

“The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence.”

“The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence.”

Love and compassion is the main source of inner strength

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

Loving atmosphere  

Loving atmosphere 

“A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.”

Love is a wish

“If love is defined as a wish that others be happy and compassion as the wish that they be free from , and you cultivate love and compassion within yourself, it will ensure happiness, good and peace of mind.”

Beautiful or Valuable make us feel loved.

“No material object, however beautiful or valuable, can make us feel loved.”

Love is real families, real brotherhood, real equanimity, real peace

If there is love, there is hope that one may have real families, real brotherhood, real equanimity, real peace.

“If there is love, there is hope that one may have real families, real brotherhood, real equanimity, real peace.“

Today is the right day to Love

“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.”

Love for each other exceeds your need for each other

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

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

Love and kindness toward others

“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.”

Love is the foundation of all spiritual practice

“The foundation of all is love. That you practice this well is my only request.”

Kindness

Kindness and a good heart are the foundation for in this life, progress on the spiritual path, and the fulfillment of our aspirations. Our need for them is not limited to any specific , place, society, or .

Kindness can melt even the coldest heart.

Be Kind Whenever Possible

Dalai Lama :

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.

My religion is Kindness

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

My religion is very simple. My religion is a kindness.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Kindness is always an option

“Kindness is always an option. Choose it.”

kindness is superpowers

“If every person adopted the mindset that love, compassion and kindness were superpowers, and set about using them daily, imagine how different the world would be.”

What is Happiness?

Happiness and stress-free life, every sentient being that experiences pleasure or pain has a to be happy. There are many different levels of happiness because , including birds, insects, and fish, do not have the brains that we have. Their lives are entirely directed towards sensory experience. It’s what their survival depends on, which is why some animals have much sharper senses than we humans do.

Happiness is your positive action

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

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.

Happiness is discipline

A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.

A part of becoming successful is becoming disciplined. Nature, governments, schools, and individuals need a level of discipline in order to function successfully. A disciplined person expresses this skill through perseverance, tenacity, self-control, and resistance to temptations and distractions.

A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.
A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.

Happiness is being optimistic

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.

Happiness is not something ready-made

Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions. ~ Dalai Lama

Happiness never decreases by being shared

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

Happiness or satisfaction

“All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction”
“All suffering is caused by . People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction”

“All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction”

People take different roads seeking happiness

“People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost.”

True and Lasting Happiness

“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.”

Human Happiness and Human Satisfaction

“Human happiness and human satisfaction most ultimately come from within oneself.”

Purpose of our lives is to be happy

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”

Mental Happiness is my peace of mind

“The ultimate source of my mental happiness is my peace of mind. Nothing can destroy this except my own anger.”

True happiness comes from inner peace.

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

Happiness is determined more by one’s state of mind.

“Happiness is determined more by one’s state of mind than by external events.”

Happiness is the highest form of health.

“Happiness is the highest form of health.”

Happiness doesn’t always come from a pursuit.

“Happiness doesn’t always come from a pursuit. Sometimes it comes when we least expect it.”

Happiness comes through taming the mind.

“Happiness comes through taming the mind.”

The happiness of one person or nation is the happiness of humanity.

“The happiness of one person or nation is the happiness of humanity.”

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