30 Best Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Teach You Peace

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Are you looking for some peace motivation? If Yes, then the below Dalai Lama motivational quotes will help you to know how you can achieve peace in life.

Best Dalai Lama quotes about life, kindness, worry, never giving up, love, and peace

1. “Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger. Instead of getting angry nurture a deep caring and respect for troublemakers because by creating such trying circumstances they provide us with invaluable opportunities to practice tolerance and patience.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

2. “When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

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4. “World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

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

7. “Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

8. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

10. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

11. “Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

12. “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 XIV

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

14. “Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

15. “Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

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

18. “We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

20. “Love is the absence of judgment.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

22. “To be kind, honest and have positive thoughts; to forgive those who harm us and treat everyone as a friend; to help those who are suffering and never to consider ourselves superior to anyone else: even if this advice seems rather simplistic, make the effort of seeing whether by following it you can find greater happiness.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

24. “If scientific analysis were conclusively to demonstrate certain claims in Buddhism to be false, then we must accept the findings of science and abandon those claims.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

25. “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

26. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

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

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

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

30. “Inner peace is the key: if you have inner peace, the external problems do not affect your deep sense of peace and tranquility…without this inner peace, no matter how comfortable your life is materially, you may still be worried, disturbed, or unhappy because of circumstances.” ― Dalai Lama XIV