Happiness by Dalai Lama – Quotes

 

He says that the meaning of life is “to be happy”.

He won The Nobel Peace Prize in 1989 for his nonviolent tactics to liberate Tibet from China. He is the 14th Dalai Lama and his name is not Dalai Lama.

Lhamo Thondup was born in 1935 and recognised as the 13th Dalai Lama’s reincarnation at the age of two. Byt time he’s six he’s already a monk. Known as the happiest person of our time, Dalai Lama always speaks with love, peacefully and with a bit of humour.

We offer you ten pieces of his wisdom to inspire your day, make you smile and change your thoughts to happier ones.

 

 

The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.

Dalai Lama

 

 

Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

Dalai Lama

 

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

The Dalai Lama

 

 

Choose to be optimistic; it feels better.

Dalai Lama

 

 

 

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you cannot help them, at least don’t hurt them.

Dalai Lama

 

 

 

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 is not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.

Dalai Lama

 

 

 

It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.

Dalai Lama

 

 

 

As you breathe in, cherish yourself. As you breathe out, cherish all Beings.

Dalai Lama

 

 

All suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their own happiness or satisfaction.

Dalai Lama

 

 

 

Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions.

Dalai Lama

 

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