Dalai Lama is one of the greatest spiritual leaders. What I find the most valuable is that he can teach us a lot of things, which we can use in our day-to-day lives. Love, hope, compassion, sincerity, peace and humanity may seem like a distant phrase but if we look closer, they form the meaning of our lives. Here are 10 of his quotes, which are my favourite.
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1- Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.2- If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.3- If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.4- My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.5- Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.6- The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual’s own reason and critical analysis.7- We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.8- We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.9- Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.10- 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.
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