What are the most inspirational quotes said by Dalai Lama? What does he think about happiness and love? Read the article to learn more about the spiritual leader and to get inspired by his quotes.
Dalai Lama is a spiritual leader of regions of distribution of Tibetan Buddhism. The main purpose of the leader is to extend moral ideas. He is known for quotes for women and men. There is the list of the best Dalai Lama inspirational quotes and phrases, which were widespread in life, Internet, books and films.
Inspirational quotes by Dalai Lama about life
- Before condemning someone, take his footwear and go his way, try his tears, feel his pain. Come across each stone about which he has stumbled and only after that say that you know how to live correct.
- Our houses become bigger and bigger, and families – less. We have more conveniences, but less time. More academic degrees, but less than common sense. More knowledge, but fewer abilities to sober judgment. More experts, but even more problems. More drugs, but less health. We have done a long way to the moon and back, but it is difficult to us to cross the street to meet a new neighbor. We have created a lot of computers for storage and copying of huge volumes of information, but we began to communicate with each other less. We have won in quantity, but have lost in quality. This is a time of fast food, but slow assimilation. We are people of high growth, but low morality. High income, but petty relations. This time when there is a lot things of outside the window, but nothing in the room.
- People were created to be loved. Things were created so people use them. But our world is embraced with chaos. Because, things are loved, and people are used.
- Be ready to change your purposes, but never change the values.
- When it seems to the person that everything goes wrong way, something wonderful tries to enter his life.
- Sometimes silence is the best answer.
- At first, the person endows the health to earn money. Then he spends money for recovery of health. At the same time, he worries about future that never enjoys present. As a result, he lives neither in present nor in future time. He lives as if he will never die, and dying regrets that he didn't live.
- The person who trusts in fairy tale will be included in it once because he has a big heart.
- Conform to three rules: respect yourself, respect others and have a responsibility for all your actions.
- I consider that the best religion is a kind heart.
- Remember that sometimes impossibility to get what you want is improbable luck.
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- Always care for others. If you can't help them, then don't do harm.
- There are no circumstances when it is necessary to lose hope. Feeling of despair is a true reason of failures. Remember: you can overcome any difficulty. Be quiet, having appeared in the difficult and confused situation: it will influence you a little if your mind is imperturbable. On the contrary, if your mind allows you to be angry, you will lose your peace of mind even if the world around you will be serene and cozy.
- The planet doesn't need a great number of 'successful people'. The planet desperately needs peacekeepers, healers, restorers, storytellers and loving people. It needs people with whom it is nice to live. The planet needs people with morals who are ready to join fight to make the world lively and humane. And these qualities have a little general with 'success' as it is defined in our society.
- Arrogance is never justified. It comes because a low self-assessment or temporary, superficial achievements. Remember these negative features. Let's be mindful of our own shortcomings, of assessment of our real opportunities realizing that generally we differ in nothing from those over whom we approve our superiority.
- What are you looking for? – Happiness, love, peace of mind. Don't go to look for them on other end of the earth, you will return disappointed, afflicted, deprived of hopes. Look for them at other edge of yourself, in the depth of your heart.
- Every morning, having woken up, begin with thoughts: 'Today I was lucky — I have woken up. I am living, I have this precious human life, and I won't begin to waste it. I will aim all the energy at the internal development to open my heart to another people and, to reach enlightenment for the good to all beings. I will have only kind thoughts about others. I won't be angry or think of them bad. I will try to bring benefit to others in every possible way'.
- Instead of becoming angry, it is necessary to show deep care of those who have created problems for you, and respect them because having created such difficult situation they have given you an invaluable opportunity to practice the power of your patience.
- Love in its purest and sublime meaning is a strongest, absolute and unconditional desire of happiness for other person. This desire goes from heart not depending on how this person treats us.
- In this constantly changing world, there are two important things, which it is necessary to remember. The first is introspection. We have to reconsider our relations with others again and again and check whether we do everything properly. The second is that we have to be ready to recognize our mistakes and to correct them.
- I don't celebrate birthdays. It seems to me that it is waste of time. To my opinion, this day differs from others with nothing. In some way, every day is a birthday. You wake up in the morning, everything is fresh and new, and the main thing is that this new day can bring you something important.
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