Dalai Lama's Phrases

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Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.

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Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.

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Nowadays the world is becoming increasingly materialistic, and mankind is reaching toward the very zenith of external progress, driven by an insatiable desire for power and vast possessions. Yet by this vain striving for perfection in a world where everything is relative, they wander even further away from inward peace and happiness of the mind.

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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.

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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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With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.

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

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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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I am open to the guidance of synchronicity, and do not let expectations hinder my path.

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My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

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I believe deeply that we must find, all of us together, a new spirituality.

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I pray for a more friendly, more caring, and more understanding human family on this planet. To all who dislike suffering, who cherish lasting happiness, this is my heartfelt appeal.

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This we can all bear witness to, living as we do plagued by unremitting anxiety ? It becomes more and more imperative that the life of the spirit be avowed as the only firm basis upon which to establish happiness and peace.

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Basically we are all the same human beings with the same potential to be a good human being or a bad human being ... The important thing is to realize the positive side and try to increase that; realize the negative side and try to reduce. That's the way.

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I truly believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world.

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For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist, it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart -- then no problem.

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I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.

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In Buddhism we have relative truth and absolute truth.

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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved through the cultivation of altruism, of love and compassion, and elimination of ignorance, selfishness, and greed.

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I am a simple Buddhist monk.

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