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    All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction
    — Dalai Lama
    Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
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    tags: achievement  risk 
     
    Look at children. Of course they may quarrel, but generally speaking they do not harbor ill feelings as much or as long as adults do. Most adults have the advantage of education over children, but what is the use of an education if they show a big smile while hiding negative feelings deep inside? Children donÂ’t usually act in such a manner. If they feel angry with someone, they express it, and then it is finished. They can still play with that person the following day.
    — Dalai Lama
    Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.
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    We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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    tags: peace  world 
     
    If you can cultivate the right attitude, your enemies are your best spiritual teachers because their presence provides you with the opportunity to enhance and develop tolerance, patience and understanding.
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    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.
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    If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
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    tags: compassion 
     
    Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
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    tags: success 
     
    Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.
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    tags: luck 
     
    This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness.
    — Dalai Lama
    People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
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    tags: happiness  people  lost 
     
    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
    tags: problem  help  worries 
     
    Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.
    — Dalai Lama
    Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
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    tags: hurt  help 
     
    Silence is sometimes the best answer
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    tags: silence 
     
    Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
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    tags: rules 
     
    Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: relationship 
     
    There is a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster.
    — Dalai Lama
    My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
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    tags: kindness 
     
    If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.
    — Dalai Lama
    Love is the absence of judgment.
    — Dalai Lama
    Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: happiness  action 
     
    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
    tags: buddhism 
     
    Open your arms to change but don't let go of your values.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: value 
     
    Sleep is the best meditation.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: sleep  meditation 
     
    If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.
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    Because we all share this planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with each other and with nature. This is not just a dream, but a necessity.
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    The purpose of all the major religious traditions is not to construct big temples on the outside, but to create temples of goodness and compassion inside, in our hearts.
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    The true hero is one who conquers his own anger and hatred.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: anger  true  hatred  hero 
     
    There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: live  believe  right  year  tomorrow 
     
    If there is no solution to the problem then don't waste time worrying about it. If there is a solution to the problem then don't waste time worrying about it.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: time  problem 
     
    True change is within; leave the outside as it is.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: true 
     
    Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: compassion  believe  true 
     
    Compassion is the radicalism of our time.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: time  compassion 
     
    If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: fear  pain  suffering  worries 
     
    The way to change others' minds is with affection, and not anger.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: anger  mind 
     
    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
    tags: peace  education 
     
    Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: wings 
     
    In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
    — Dalai Lama
    tags: enemies  enemy  tolerance 
     
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    dalai lama
    Birth    : July 6, 1935
    Occupation  : Monk

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