Dalai Lama – Quotes on Spirituality, Peace, Life, Hope, Justice which can be used in ethical cases and Essays.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
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.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.
My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
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.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Sleep is the best meditation.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis.
With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.