Dalai Lama quotes
Whether you believe in God or not does not matter much, whether you believe in Buddha or
not does not matter so much; as a Buddhist, whether you believe in reincarnation or not does
not matter so much. You must lead a good life.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
The deep root of failure in our lives is to think, "Oh how useless and powerless I am." It is
essential to think strongly and forcefully, "I can do it," without boasting or fretting.
Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful
and afraid, or we can let them soften us, and make us kinder. We always have the choice.
It is not enough to be compassionate, we must act.
The foundation of the Buddha's teachings lies in compassion, and the reason for practicing the
teachings is to wipe out the persistence of ego, the number one enemy of compassion.
I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and
long-term happiness to our lives. I'm not talking about the short-term gratification of pleasures
like sex, drugs or gambling, though I'm not knocking them, but something that will bring true
and lasting happiness. The kind that sticks.
Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make
money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.