Find the best quotes, maxims and aphorisms of: Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
Biography : Tenzin Gyatso born Lhamo Dhondup,14th Dalai Lama. Nobel Peace Prize (1989).
Place of birth: China
Place of birth: China
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
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.
Today, we are truly a global family. What happens in one part of the world may affect us all. This, of course, is not only true of the negative things that happen, but is equally valid for the positive developments.
Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free. True peace with oneself and with the world around us can only be achieved through the development of mental peace.
The time has come to educate people, to cease all quarrels in the name of religion, culture, countries, different political or economic systems. Fighting is useless.
Each of us has the potential to contribute… You have a great opportunity to make a new shape of the world.
I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet, after the Dalai Lama passes away.
There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples my philosophy is kindness.
I have always had this view about the modern education system: we pay attention to brain development, but the development of warmheartedness we take for granted.
The important thing is that men should have a purpose in life. It should be something useful, something good.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
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.