50 Inspirational Dalai Lama Quotes On Life & Success

50 Inspirational Dalai Lama Quotes On Life & Success

Tenzin Gyatso is the current Dalai Lama. Dalai Lamas are important monks of the Gelug school, the newest school of Tibetan Buddhism which is nominally headed by the Ganden Tripas. From the time of the 5th Dalai Lama to 1959, the central government of Tibet, the Ganden Phodrang, invested the position of Dalai Lama with temporal duties. May his quotes inspire you to be the best that you can possibly be.

“Love is the absence of judgment.” Dalai Lama

“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.” Dalai Lama

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

“Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.” Dalai Lama

“Many of our problems stem from attitudes like putting ourselves first at all costs.” Dalai Lama

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

“Help others, and if you can’t help them at least don’t hurt them.” Dalai Lama

“The planet does not need more successful people. The planet needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lovers of all kinds.” Dalai Lama

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” Dalai Lama

“My philosophy is kindness.” Dalai Lama

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.” Dalai Lama

“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know; But when you listen, you may learn something new.” Dalai Lama

“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” Dalai Lama

“When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot. When you realize that everything springs only from yourself, you will learn both peace and joy.” Dalai Lama

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

“Be happy to change your goals, but never change your values.” Dalai Lama

“I find hope in the darkest days, and focus in the brightest.” Dalai Lama

“When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others.” Dalai Lama

“Look at situations from all angles, and you will become more open.” Dalai Lama

“Sleep is the best meditation.” Dalai Lama

“The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.” Dalai Lama

“Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.” Dalai Lama

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

“There are always problems to face, but it makes a difference if our minds are calm.” Dalai Lama

“The first step toward living a happy life is to treat every other human with kindness.” Dalai Lama

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” Dalai Lama

“If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.” Dalai Lama

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.” Dalai Lama

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

“If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others.” Dalai Lama

“We all seek happiness and do not want suffering.” Dalai Lama

“When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, oh yes, I already have everything that I really need.” Dalai Lama

“It is necessary to help others not in our prayers but in our daily lives.” Dalai Lama

“I defeat my enemies when I make them my friends.” Dalai Lama

“Live a good honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.” Dalai Lama

“Silence is sometimes the best answer.” Dalai Lama

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

“The ultimate source of comfort and peace is within ourselves.” Dalai Lama

“Do not avoid the responsibility of your actions.” Dalai Lama

“A good friend who points out mistakes and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure.” Dalai Lama

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” Dalai Lama

“World peace must develop from inner peace.” Dalai Lama

“When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.” Dalai Lama

“Inner peace is the key. If you have inner peace, the external problems do not affect your deep sense of peace and tranquility.” Dalai Lama

“True change is within. Leave the outside as it is.” Dalai Lama

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” Dalai Lama

“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

“To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.” Dalai Lama

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama

“The seed of goodness is found in the soil of appreciation.” Dalai Lama

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