Dalai Lama Top 10 Quotes


To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle.

Dalai Lama


I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

Dalai Lama


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

Dalai Lama


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

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 (Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, 1989)


The creatures that inhabit this earth, be they human beings or animals - are here to contribute, each in its own particular way, to the beauty and prosperity of the world.

Dalai Lama


In our struggle for freedom, truth is the only weapon we possess.

Dalai Lama


Because we all share this small planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. That is not just a dream, but a necessity.

Dalai Lama (Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, 1989)


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 (The Dalai Lama: A Policy of Kindness, 1990)


My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama (Kindness, Clarity and Insight, 1984)

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Dalai Lama Biography

Born: July 6, 1935

The Dalai Lama is the general description of the 14th Buddhist leader, Tenzin Gyatso. He has won a Nobel Peace Prize and is also known for his advocacy for Tibetans.

Notable Works

Kindness, Clarity and Insight (1984)
A Policy of Kindness (1990)
Freedom in Exile (1991)
The Art of Happiness (1998)
An Open Heart (2002)
How to See Yourself As You Really Are

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