Dalai Lama Quotes.
As a human being, anger is a part of our mind. Irritation also part of our mind. But you can do – anger come, go. Never keep in your sort of – your inner world, then create a lot of suspicion, a lot of distrust, a lot of negative things, more worry.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
I have done one thing that I think is a contribution: I helped Buddhist science and modern science combine. No other Buddhist has done that. Other lamas, I don’t think they ever pay attention to modern science. Since my childhood, I have a keen interest.
I became the Dalai Lama not on a volunteer basis.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Don’t be a person of success, be a person of value.
When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.
If I had remained in Lhasa, even without the Chinese occupation, I would probably have carried the ceremonial role in some orthodox way.
I am a simple Buddhist monk – no more, no less.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Forget the failures. Keep the lessons.
As long as I am alive, I am fully committed to amity between Tibetans and Chinese. Otherwise there’s no use.
I never dreamt, in my dream, I’m Dalai Lama.
I think there’s every reason this 21st century will be much happier.