Dalai Lama, Tibetan Leader ( July 6, 1935 - )

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

Strength Good Health

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.~Dalai Lama

Motivational Be Kind Kind

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

Morning Day Old Friends

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

Love Compassion Humanity

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

Positive Vision Action

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.~Dalai Lama

Kindness Religion Heart

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

Life Purpose Hurt

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

Happiness Ready Own

When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.~Dalai Lama

Life Strength Hope

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.~Dalai Lama

Kindness Religion Simple

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

Happiness Happy Compassion

Sleep is the best meditation.~Dalai Lama

Best Dreams Sleep

Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.~Dalai Lama

Attitude Fear Loneliness

A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.~Dalai Lama

Deep Insecurity Results

The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.~Dalai Lama

Appreciation Roots Lie

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.~Dalai Lama

Life Happy Purpose

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

Respect Thankful Practice

In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.~Dalai Lama

Teacher Best Practice

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

Home You Feel

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

Peace World Never

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.~Dalai Lama

World Better Potential

All religions try to benefit people, with the same basic message of the need for love and compassion, for justice and honesty, for contentment.~Dalai Lama

Love Justice Honesty

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.~Dalai Lama

Religion Live Meditation

My faith helps me overcome such negative emotions and find my equilibrium.~Dalai Lama

Faith Me Emotions

Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.~Dalai Lama

Kindness Religion

If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.~Dalai Lama

Help Others Help You